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Social media for tour operators

(Update March 2015 – we expanded on this topic in our latest Tourism Currents newsletter and blog post, Social Media Marketing for Group Tour Operators.) Some of the best advice we’ve gotten from the SOBCon business conference was to think … Continue reading

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Mobile goodies for your visitors: wallpaper and ringtones

One of the presentations at SoMeT 2010 (Social Media Tourism Symposium) was from MMG Worldwide and covered a variety of ways that tourism organizations can engage visitors through their mobile devices. As a travel enthusiast who is beginning to really … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 23 March 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.) Thanks to Best Family Travel Advice … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 9 February 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.) The previous edition was here … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 26 January 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.) The previous host was the Perceptive … Continue reading

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Feeding the beast: 5 ways to come up with blog post ideas

For me, content is either preplanned or is triggered by something that bothers me and I simply HAVE to blast out a post. I often ask myself, “What is driving me nuts right now, or what makes me happy just … Continue reading

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Don’t want to offend? That means confused visitors and vanilla content

Many tourism organizations that are not member-based have told me they’re reluctant to mention specific businesses or events in their towns for fear of offending someone. They say things like…. ** “If I RT (retweet) something on Twitter from that … Continue reading

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Carnival of Cities for 15 December 2010

Welcome to the December 15, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one city (or fair-sized town.) … Continue reading

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Are you an event sponsor? Ideas for better print collateral and handouts

Although our Tourism Currents online learning community is a pretty new startup, we decided this month to sponsor an event for the first time. Now we’re in the “big leagues,” right?  🙂 It’s the Get Smart professional development conference run … Continue reading

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The napkin holder as integrated marketing communications

Connect the offline and the online, and you have yourself a more effective means of communicating with your customers. Many of this sandwich/coffee shop’s clients sit in front of these napkin holders with either a laptop or a smartphone, or … Continue reading

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