Tag: Tourism trends

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.

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.

Reaching Millennials- Tips from Music Festival Marketing

Millennials are one of the latest challenging target segments, requiring innovative products and marketing. This article provides some tips on how to develop effective marketing to attract them.

Inspiration for Mixed Reality projects

As explained in the previous article, Mixed reality is one of the ultimate technologies that can help the tourism industry in developing cutting edge experiences to reproduce how life used to be during a visit to an old heritage site. This article explains further details that help us understand about the potential uses of this technology.

Envisioning Mixed Reality in tourism destinations

Mixed reality is the ultimate technology to help us envision how an old heritage site used to look like and experience how life used to be in its golden times. This is the best approach to what a “Time Machine” would let us experience in such kind of settings

How Pokemon Go can inspire tourism experiences: envisioning augmented reality in destinations (I)

Augmented Reality has been progressively integrated in the visitor’s experience, namely in tourist guide apps. However this technology could be leveraged for more ambitious marketing goals

Destination Marketing For Millennials

Millennials are the new tourist generation. Even if they still account for a small percentage of the market, they are an interesting target to consider. This article explains how destination marketing has to adapt to this new wave of tourists.

The Economic Impact of Tourism Development

Tourism used to be regarded as a secondary sector to care about, but figures state it very clearly: is the number 1 export business worldwide, and moreover is the key business sector for most developing economies

Collaborative tourism: is it an original business model?

A lot has been written about the new sharing economy business models, also labelled as collaborative tourism models. However, despite some innovative aspects of the models, it is interesting to reflect about all the building blocks of the models, so to see to what extent are these models really innovative