Tag Archives: local

Travel Post Friday: Feeding an OnoPops Obsession in Hawaii

While in Honolulu recently for the Hawaii Social Media Summit, I picked up a copy of Pacific Edge Magazine and read a blurb about the growing number of pop-up (mobile or temporary) businesses, including Hawaii’s local ice pop maker OnoPops. … Continue reading

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Kickstart 2012: reach visitors anywhere with local radio

First in a blog post series for the get-revved-up week between Christmas and New Year’s Here’s a way to reach fans of your destination who live far away, but still want to connect even when they can’t visit …. tell … Continue reading

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The secret sauce for invites to press trips or fam tours

If you are a blogger, here is how you develop a professional reputation┬áto catch the eye of tourism and hospitality organizations that offer press trips and fam (familiarization) tours…. Start in your own town. Yes, start with the assets right … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: the Paris Coffee Shop

It’s the kind of unpretentious downtown diner where the owner pauses at the table of a longtime customer, and they commiserate about how their bum shoulders keep them from playing tennis as much as they’d like. The kind of place … Continue reading

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