Tag Archives: ideas

How I decorated a conference trade show booth for less than $40

At the recent TACVB (Texas Association of CVBs) annual conference in Lubbock, my business partner Becky McCray and I negotiated a trade show booth for our Tourism Currents online course in social media for tourism as part of our speaker fee. … Continue reading

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What about QR codes and video tags for tourism?

This is a video tag sort of QR code; you can point your smartphone’s camera to it and with the right app (usually a barcode reader but in this case the Microsoft Tag app) some sort of content will pop … Continue reading

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Ideas for a travel and tourism Web site overhaul

There’s a lot of action going on right now in my Travel 2.0 LinkedIn Group. One of the members (Mike Huber, working with a commercial Arizona travel company not affiliated with the Arizona Office of Tourism ) asked this question … Continue reading

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10 ideas for your next tourism blog post

Some days, the ideas come pouring out of your head and it’s hard to get them recorded fast enough. Other days, not so much. An editorial calendar can really help with “blogger’s block.”  It’s simply a calendar (looking forward through … Continue reading

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How to use Twitter for tourism: fall foliage reports

Does part of your destination marketing include trying to attract “leaf-peepers”  —  visitors who particularly enjoy traveling to see autumn foliage? (Soon I hope to visit the Lost Maples area here in Texas for those pretty reds and yellows.) Why … Continue reading

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Tourism marketing note: put social media links on your main Web site

This may be stating the obvious for many, but I’m seeing the same problem so often that there’s obviously a disconnect…. If your tourism organization is participating in social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc., do not forget to … Continue reading

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