Tag: Collaborative culture

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.

Decorated Street Festival in Gracia, a living example of Tourism 3.0

This old festival in a popular district of Barcelona is turning out to be a good benchmark for other destinations on how to develop Tourism 3.0

Envisioning Alternate Reality Games for marketing destinations

Alternate Reality games have been spreading worldwide since earlier than a decade ago. They are a very interesting phenomenon to use both as a marketing strategy, as a marketing product and as a strategy to attract and engage contributors to tackle social and environmental challenges in the destinations.

How collaborative leaders manage to build a collaborative culture

Building a collaborative culture, as in any culture change process, requires appropriate leadership. Collaborative leaders are therefore the first and most important change driver.

Building a culture of collaboration: key success factors

One of the hallmarks of destinations 3.0 is the power of the collaborative culture. However, building such kind of culture is sometimes a daunting challenge, which needs to take into account several success factors

How to Involve Locals in Destination Management & Marketing

Involving locals in the tourism development is one of the key hallmarks of Tourism 3.0. This article explains an interesting case study showcasing how this collaboration can be achieved.

For Smart Cities, to collaborate is the smartest thing to do

As long as we learn about Smart city development we also manage to shape Smart destination development, so long as they can share most of their principles. One of them is collaboration.

It Takes a Culture of Collaboration to Deliver a Place Brand

So long as the destination brand promise is delivered through each of its service business and local population, a successful brand delivery requires not only convincing all local stakeholders to buy in but also to make them collaborate

Making collaboration efficient when face to face is not possible

Collaborative innovation is always a challenge. However, when innovation teams are spread out geographically, virtual collaboration becomes the only solution. This entails a new collaborative approach.

Shared decisions feel better

Empowering the local community to participate in the decision making of the destination’s development is not only a smart way to leverage the collective intelligence but also to commit the locals in the tourism business, as they are actually a very important factor in its success