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Doug Lansky on destination management
Q&A: Doug Lansky on "unbalanced" tourism and tech's role in destination management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2019
Author and speaker Doug Lansky says a digital infrastructure will enable destinations to manage visitor volume and timing. Read More
News | Online
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My Method... How Visit Savannah reached the right travelers - and profited
By David Chastain - Conversant  | September 16, 2019
With tourism budgets getting tighter, it’s more important than ever to understand the impact of every marketing dollar.  Read More
News | Online
Destination marketing, part 2: Opportunities in search and social
Destination marketing, part 2: Opportunities in search and social
By Mitra Sorrells | September 16, 2019
Destinations are embracing platforms such as Google, WeChat, Facebook and Instagram to educate and inspire travelers. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination marketing, part 1: The evolving - and expanding - role of DMOs
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2019
We begin our month-long look at destination marketing with analysis of how the role of DMOs has grown over the years. Read More
News | Online
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
By Kevin May | September 3, 2019
The quartet will work together in a series of initiatives to educate, raise awareness and, in their words, "promote positive change." Read More
News | Online
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2019
Investment in infrastructure - especially tech-led - is needed for Thailand to keep maintaining its current tourism growth trajectory. Read More
News | Technology
TripAdvisor DMO advertising product
TripAdvisor launches sponsored content options for DMOs
By Mitra Sorrells | July 25, 2019
TripAdvisor has created new advertising options for DMOs within the destination-focused travel feed. Read More
News | Online
Pickyourtrail Tourism Australia partnership
Travel tech startup Pickyourtrail targets booming market of Indian travelers to Australia
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Indian travel planning startup Pickyourtrail is partnering with Tourism Australia to target the booming market of Indian travelers to that country. Read More
News | Startups
You’re not in tourism - a digital world means you’re in entertainment
You’re not in tourism - a digital world means you’re in entertainment
By Charles Cunningham - Sparkloft Media  | July 12, 2019
In today’s social-focused world, competition for double taps, likes, favorites and shares is more intense than ever, with distractions not only coming from other brands, but also your audience’s own... Read More
Opinion | Online
In The Big Chair LIVE - Gloria Guevara of WTTC
In The Big Chair LIVE - Gloria Guevara of WTTC
By Mitra Sorrells | July 5, 2019
The former-Sabre executive and minister of tourism in Mexico has been president and CEO of the WTTC since 2017. Read More
Interview | Online
What can we learn from top tourism boards about the digital experience?
What can we learn from top tourism boards about the digital experience?
By Iñigo Valenzuela - Smartvel  | June 25, 2019
With the unprecedented increase in tourism in recent years, destinations have been experiencing an impact on the social, cultural and economic environments. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
How Instagram breathed new life into destination marketing
How Instagram breathed new life into destination marketing
By Richard Black - Sojern  | June 21, 2019
A few years ago, DMOs where just dipping their toe in the digital advertising water. Now, there's no stopping them as Instagram illustrates its huge opportunity for marketers. Read More
Opinion | Online
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
By Voyager HQ  | June 20, 2019
The in-destination segment - worth an estimated $150 billion - continues to capture its fair share of attention in the broader travel industry. But it is evolving fast. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Understanding the biometric future for travel
VIDEO: Understanding the biometric future for travel
By PhocusWire | June 17, 2019
Biometric technology is becoming an accepted part of the journey for travelers in more parts of the world. Read More
News | Technology
Will sightseeing buses be first to globally scale with autonomous vehicles?
Will sightseeing buses be first to globally scale with autonomous vehicles?
By Alex Bainbridge - Autoura  | June 12, 2019
Robo-taxis are a fool's errand. Instead, delivering experiences such as sightseeing via autonomous vehicle makes for a better near-term strategy. Read More
Opinion | Technology