Here are the results of our quick survey this month about dealing with TikTok restrictions. We ran a short four-question survey earlier this month about how digital destination marketers are handling the many restrictions that government entities are imposing on brand and business TikTok usage, because of privacy concerns. This is the first time...
Over 1 billion users in more than 150 countries, but are you allowed to talk to them? It is a challenging time for marketers on TikTok. In the U.S., we're seeing a lot of TikTok bans on government-provided work devices and WiFi networks, because of privacy concerns. The app is also forbidden in other...
Want some early tourism 2023 wins? Focus on this To Do list from us, shown as an infographic. We put our heads together to think about what you can do RIGHT NOW to set yourself up for a more successful 2023 as a destination, attraction, hotel, or tourism partner business. No one...
We recently spent time speaking with an organization that we think could benefit our North American DMO followers (DMOs are Destination Marketing Organizations such as CVBs, Chambers of Commerce, Visitor Bureaus, Tourist Boards, and Main Street organizations). The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) is a very affordable way for...
Since Covid, we’ve noticed a renaissance in boutique hotels/small hotels use. To say that hotel stays have changed dramatically over the past few years is an understatement. Between battling Airbnb’s and Covid, hotels have been through the wringer. Of course, all aspects of travel have been affected over the...
The best influencer marketing campaigns are a true partnership. Yes, a paid one, but still a partnership. When travel creator Lauren Gay asked DMOs that she'd worked with for some feedback to use during her breakout session at the recent TBEX North America 2022 conference, one comment stood out to her,...
There is a lot going on with LinkedIn these days. How do your LI personal profile and Page look? It is the world's biggest social network; over 875 million members in more than 200 countries and territories. Your destination, attraction, hotel, or business Page on LinkedIn is your organization's storefront on...