Category: Tourism marketing

Trends, ideas and case studies on tourism marketing

Maximize Your Social Media Exposure: A Mini Case Study

Social media marketing may appear to be simple to the eyes of many entrepreneurs, but an optimum and effective social media strategy entails many complexities that need to be well understood. This article features a case study that illustrates on how a social media strategy needs to be designed and executed to attain optimum results.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest is a Good Tool for Destination Marketing

Pinterest is one of the least known social media platforms, and has been little used for marketing destinations. However, this fact is actually an opportunity for destinations to be among the first movers and make a difference. This article explains all the advantages of using Pinterest for destination marketing.

The art of persuading prospect tourists to visit our destination

Marketing has traditionally been rather focused on unidirectional communication, with little listening beyond marketing research or conversations in the sales meetings. As long as the competition is fiercer than ever, and the market audience is overwhelmed with thousands of marketing messages every day, it is necessary to make this strategy evolve towards a more interactive communication that works on persuasion and tailoring the conversation.

Generating Sales Leads Through Travel Guides

The online marketing of a DMC (incoming travel agency or similar) can adapt many ideas from other industries to design a sales funnel that gets and engages leads in the smartest possible way, mainly through offering Travel Guides. This article explains what to take into account when integrating Travel Guides within your marketing strategy.

Create Great Tourism Marketing Content that Works for your Business

Even if I am always stressing the importance of storytelling as the key marketing strategy for destinations, tourism marketing content needs to go beyond stories, to offer all the information that prospect visitors may need to know when planning their trip, and also during their stay, among other considerations. This article explains all the variables to take into account for an effective content marketing strategy.

Pop Culture in Tourism Marketing

Marketing is not always about bold creativity, but also taking advantage of the social conversations about the destination and turning them into a funny and appealing claim to visit the destination. This article provides many examples of marketing campaigns with Pop culture or social conversations as the starting point from where they were created.

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.

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 (IV)

This is the last article of the 2019 Marketing trends series, where I make special emphasis in the evolution of the traditional components of the marketing mix