When a botched tourism promotion campaign goes viral, it’s not a pretty sight.
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Last week I started to dream the perfect Website and handheld application for our tourism business.
I’m working on an idea I’ve had for a long time with the working title “Disneyworld as the perfect DMO”.
I will be twittering all week at PhoCusWright in Orlando. Follow me @timothychughes or watch hashtags #phocuswright and #pcw09.
Plenty of reasons to hate domestic travel in the US - age of the aeroplanes, on board food (or lack of it), the “no way am I going to pay $25 to check this, it will fit in the overhead locker” attitude that has added 25 plus minutes to the boarding process etc.
I had a really great conversation with Barbara Vega, founder of I Heart BackPackers, a tour operator who specializes in backpacking tours all over the World.
Tracking organizations say the rate of decreases in international tourism is slowing — or, put another way, fewer folks are not globetrotting lately, which lends hope these numbers could climb out of the red and into the black in the near future.
Yellow Hostel, a Youth Hotel in Rome put together this catchy video that will undoubtedly appeal to their ideal client – backpack toting twenty-somethings.
On Thursday, at the end of the ‘Future of U.S. Aviation’ Forum, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the Obama Administration’s plans to create a taskforce which will come up with a plan to nurse the ailing airline industry back to health.
Word-of-mouth is the core of tourism marketing. Remarkable tourism product and experiences drive word-of-mouth. No amount of advertising can build credible awareness or brand like word-of-mouth.