Category: Intelligence

Tourism trends and other business’ trends influencing or applicable to the tourism industry

Tourism trends 2020 (III)

There are many trends shaping the travel industry that should be taken into account by travel marketers to properly reorient their product development.

Tourism trends 2020 (II)

The will for living experiences nowadays is going far beyond than ever before. Travelers not only want to discover new places, relax or have fun, but also want to learn new skills and develop themselves personally and even professionally in some cases. This article synthesizes what transformative experiences are about.

Destinations with a soul (II)

Following with the first part of the article released last November, this second part explains some of its limitations and some insights on how to put it into practice, providing also reference literature.

Top tourism trends for 2020 (I)

As it happens in all industries, tourism is changing faster than ever due to social, economic and technological changes. Integrating them within your business strategy turns them into new opportunities to leap forward. This series of articles presents the key trends that will shape the travel industry along this coming year 2020, and probably beyond.

Great opportunity to boost Tourism 3.0: Video game industry is trying to leverage its potential for fighting against climate change

Concern about climate change and the need to protect the environment is reaching its highest levels ever. Video game industry players are also embracing this concern into their business model and their products, trying also to raise awareness among their clients, and to move them to take action in addressing environmental challenges.

From customer acquisition to customer recommendation marketing

Despite the effectiveness of the conventional marketing tools such as the booking websites and collaborative platforms, marketing innovation is attainable to all business -no matter their size- and it pays off! It is all about imagination.

Destinations with a soul (I)

Ingraining values and a mission related to sustainability in the vision of an organization or a destination is much more than an idealistic purpose. It is a truly visionary venture, so long as the spirit or soul of the organization not only transforms its environment, but also creates conditions for business sustainability and delivers extra value to its clients and stakeholders that pays off in the mid and long term.

Using Facebook’s Updated News Feed for Your Tourism Marketing

Facebook is with no doubt one of the most expanded social media platforms worldwide, and therefore offers priceless opportunities for marketing purposes.

Marketing trends for 2019 (II)

In line with the trends of Marketing 3.0, there are some shifts in the marketing practices that all marketers should be aware of. These series of four articles explains them in detail.

Attracting creative residents as a key success factor for destinations

Destinations focusing its development on the principles of the Tourism 3.0 approach need to be attractive not only for potential visitors but also for potential residents, especially those from the creative class. This article presents some research findings on this issue.