The DMO Download
A weekly digest on economic development and cultural, heritage tourism news.
This week, we dive into a new website featuring lake vacations, talk about a unique trend in the travel industry, discuss the importance of Google My Business for stakeholders, learn more about community-based travel and more.
Check out how Boston is implementing influencer tourism to boost local businesses, how Pennsylvania is promoting Juneteenth celebrations, why travelers are changing their summer plans and more.
Read about how inflation is affecting travel decisions, why tourism needs to be more autism inclusive, a new app launched by Canyons & Plains in southeastern Colorado and more.
From Metaverse tactics for rural destinations to culinary tourism trends to travelers’ desire for deeper experiences and more, keep reading to check out the newest stories and resources to help DMOs achieve success.
Learn about how to sell experiences to LGBTQ+ travelers, check out a new online course about sustainable destination management, prepare yourself for the big tourism wave this summer and more.
Learn about Brand USA’s new funding and what it means for tourism, check out a DMO’s clever marketing tactic, read about building trust with visitors and more
Read about innovation districts, learn how NYC is building strong stakeholder relationships, get the inside scoop on what Brand USA’s latest funding means for DMOs and more.
Learn about how dynamic websites contribute to your brand promise, how empathy builds stronger relationships with your guests, check out some successful adaptive reuse examples, get tips on building a strong blog strategy and more.
This week, learn about what travelers are looking for in short-term rentals, how having fewer visitors could benefit your marketing strategy, how to shoot videos for beginners and more
These resources offer tactical advice for influencer and social media marketing, explore a great environmental and tourism initiative for urban areas and learn how analytics can help DMOs and CVBs make informed decisions that convert their website users.
Read how Destination Quebec is attracting resident to local amenities, why DMOs need to provide deeper experiences for visitors, how electric vehicles offer opportunities to destinations along the highway system and more.
Read about the state of Washington’s new branding, check out some tips on making hotels sustainable, learn about the vegan travel trend and more.