Our Roadmap Package for your digital tourism marketing

Does your digital tourism marketing need some tweaking and focus to be more effective? We have a roadmap for you. We're launching a new service in our Tourism Currents Store. It is something that we are doing right now with two different clients, and we decided to give it a name...

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12 years in business: THE most important things we’ve learned

Holy macaroni, we launched Tourism Currents 12 years ago today! Want to know the most important things that we've learned? Never stop being curious. Never stop learning and educating yourself. Never stop being willing to try something worthwhile, even when you're terrified. (Yes, there are times when we're terrified, even after all these years.) Never stop evaluating whether what you are doing...

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Park your tourism marketing videos on YouTube

Is your YouTube channel gathering dust? Something we've been mentioning in our recent social media workshops seems to really resonate with people, and that is paying more attention to YouTube. If your channel is active and you're adding tourism marketing videos on YouTube fairly frequently, good for you. If your channel's most recent upload...

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New to social audio? Here is what it’s like.

We've been hearing about social audio, so we decided to try it out. Stop! 🛑 Before we go any further, remember what we say about "shiny object syndrome" and new social media channels... The questions to always ask yourself first are: 1)  Is my audience, are my markets, on this platform in significant numbers, and 2) ...

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How to use LinkedIn for destination marketing

A lot of CVBs and DMOs are asking us about the best ways to use LinkedIn for destination marketing, especially on the B2B and Sales side. Let's give you some content ideas and real-world examples. It's great to see so much interest. After all, LinkedIn is the biggest social media business...

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Cheat sheet for social media engagement 🧐

Hey there, hardworking destination marketer, want your social media posts to get more engagement? More engagement on a post means more attention and reach for that post, on every social platform controlled by an algorithm (which is all of them.) Is it hard for you to think of words that will...

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Why cross-promotion matters, especially right now

  Destinations and their tourism partners need to use every available marketing tool in this competitive travel environment. You hear about cross-promotion all the time, but what exactly is it? Will it cost you an arm and a leg to get involved in cross-promotion? How does it benefit your DMO, CVB,...

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4 ways to do simple SEO research

What if we showed you a simple SEO research technique that is right under your nose? Many destination marketers and tourism partners are a little intimidated by SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for their websites and blogs. Let's make it easier for everyone by showing you how to get a lot of solid SEO...

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How training helps a CVB, DMO, or tourism partner

Lifelong learners (is that you?) have the confidence to succeed in today's fast-paced world, because they have the knowledge. It would be a lot simpler if marketing communications stayed the same over time, especially the digital tools. You would figure out how social media or digital marketing work for your destination, attraction, hotel, or...

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Running out of content ideas? We can help.

After this past year, who can blame you for running a little short on creative energy? Some days, it feels impossible to come up with any more content ideas for your tourism marketing, especially the endless demands of social media. Brain lock sets in, and who can THINK of one more...

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