Articles tagged “destinations international”

Tourism

Pure Michigan Is the Latest Casualty in U.S. Tourism Promotion Funding

Tourism promotion is in a tough spot in the U.S. The axing of Pure Michigan, a popular and award-winning campaign, is a good example of the reasons why.

Pure Michigan Is the Latest Casualty in U.S. Tourism Promotion Funding

Tourism

Fight to Save U.S. Tourism Marketing Dollars Tracks Politicians’ Threats

The fight to protect destination marketing organizations from losing their funding has always been political — but the tactics used are getting more sophisticated than you might think.

Fight to Save U.S. Tourism Marketing Dollars Tracks Politicians’ Threats

Tourism

Bridging the Disconnect Between Destination Marketers and Communities They Serve

The talk at the Destinations International annual conference in St. Louis was all about how destination marketing organizations need to transform themselves into destination management organizations. The shift is starting to take place. Progressive destinations that have a head-start on this strategy will take a bigger slice of the pie.

Bridging the Disconnect Between Destination Marketers and Communities They Serve

Meetings

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns

Convention and visitors bureaus promote all corners of their destinations to entice both planners and conference attendees, using both technology and tried-and-true marketing methods.

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns

Tourism

Discriminatory Bathroom Bills Won’t Keep Most Travelers Out of Affected States

Many U.S. travelers don't want to be labeled as racists or bigots, and publicly oppose discriminatory legislation. But that doesn't mean they won't take a trip they've been planning all year, especially if the legislation doesn't involve them.

Discriminatory Bathroom Bills Won’t Keep Most Travelers Out of Affected States