DMO

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Opinion / Online
Concrete steps toward a more sustainable travel industry
By Melissa Novotny - Sea Going Green | July 29, 2021
Sustainability consultancy Sea Going Green offers tips travel and tourism organizations can use to boost their environmental-friendliness. Read More
The sustainable DMO: Building a future for destinations of all sizes
Opinion / Online
The sustainable DMO: Building a future for destinations of all sizes
By Luca Romozzi & Katy Gallagher - Sojern | July 22, 2021
Technology and data-driven strategies can help destinations of all sizes build sustainable business models. Read More
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Opinion / Online
Yes, there's crazy travel demand today. But what's next?
By Clayton Reid - MMGY | July 20, 2021
MMGY CEO Clayton Reid outlines the short- and long-term market conditions impacting the travel industry’s recovery. Read More
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News / Online
Google expands Travel Insights tools with new features, U.S. search data
By Mitra Sorrells | July 15, 2021
Following a partnership with the UNWTO announced in May, Google is now also working with Destinations International and HSMAI to hep destinations and hoteliers use travel search data more effectively. Read More
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Online
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2021
Establishing a new industry standard for car travels with curated routes and connecting travel destinations to in-car experiences. Read More
VIDEO: The destination dilemma - how to know it’s safe to reopen
News / Online
VIDEO: The destination dilemma - how to know it’s safe to reopen
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2021
Speaking during Phocuswright Europe, Turespaña director general Miguel Sanz Castedo explains Spain’s strategy to welcome vaccinated tourists. Read More
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2021
The company's Data Appeal Studio is a data-driven destination analysis platform based on location and experience intelligence. Read More
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News / Startups
JetBlue Technology Ventures invests in short-term rental analyst Transparent
By Mitra Sorrells | July 2, 2021
JetBlue Technology Ventures says the financing aligns with its goals of “reimagining the accommodation experience” and providing startup-led innovation for JetBlue. Read More
How to evolve destination marketing for the future of travel
Opinion / Online
How to evolve destination marketing for the future of travel
By Katie Anderson and Alli Bolger - Colle McVoy | June 28, 2021
We believe COVID‐19 is allowing the travel industry to reevaluate, readjust and reimagine the definition of sustainable travel and, as a result, what that could mean for the future of destination... Read More
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
News / Technology
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2021
Non-fungible tokens could present an opportunity for travelers to gain clout and for providers to connect with their audiences. Read More
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Interview / Startups
STARTUP STAGE: NaviSavi is an app for sharing short-form travel videos
By Mitra Sorrells | June 1, 2021
Founded in June 2019, NaviSavi is an app for individuals and businesses to share videos of 30 seconds or less about a destination or experience. Read More
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News / Technology
Simpleview invests in location-based marketing company Stroll
By Linda Fox | May 28, 2021
Stroll helps destinations engage with visitors in real time based on their interests. Read More
google-unwto-partnership
News / Online
Google, UNWTO partner to provide data and training to aid destinations in recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | May 24, 2021
The new agreement between Google and the UNWTO builds on pilot programs launched in the Middle East and Africa starting last September.  Read More
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Opinion / Technology
How to help DMOs transform travel through data and technology
By Luca Romozzi - Sojern | May 14, 2021
A modern approach to destination marketing is needed, especially in this upcoming recovery phase, combining technology and collaboration. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: What's next for travel influencers?
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, Travel Mindset’s Jade Broadus discussed how influencers fit into travel marketing strategies as travel resumes. Read More