Tag Archive | "travel"

What You Can Learn From BP’s Mistakes

July 7, 2010 View Comments

Of all the lessons learned from the BP debacle, the most important was the first one BP learned. The internet is a powerful PR tool that can crush you quickly. Bad news gushed across the internet like…well, like a broken pipe. In the days, and now weeks, following the initial report, BP continued to make [...]

Promoting Restaurants Provides Hospitality To Tourists

July 30, 2009 View Comments

Some people have the opportunity to travel often. Whether on official business trips or traveling for fun, these folks can tell you all the best places to eat, sleep and visit in cities across America. I personally think these are the best friends to have. They give me the heads up on all of the [...]

Target Your Tourism Advertising To Golfers

July 30, 2009 View Comments

For some travelers, golf is a perfect relaxation getaway. If your destination includes or is close to golf courses, country clubs or golf trails, don’t let your CVB or tourism bureau miss out on an important traveler coming to your neck of the woods: the golfer. Reach out to these tourists by adding a link [...]

Travel Advertising and Destination Marketing Through Pictures

July 30, 2009 View Comments

If pictures are truly worth a thousand words, tourists and travelers are singing songs in unison about destinations worldwide on photo sharing sites. Photo sharing is a genre of social media that often gets left out of discussions around the social media watercooler conversations about Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. This is something CVB and tourism [...]

In Leisure Travel: Forgo the Flight, Travel By Train

July 29, 2009 View Comments

Tired of the hassle of airports? Inspecting each item you pack in FAA regulated bags, walking through lines of security with your shoes off, only to wait even more in the terminal before boarding a stuffy plane with tiny seats isn’t something you look forward to when you think of a vacation. In addition, bad [...]