On the flip side, it's a good season for inbound Canadian travel from the U.S.
Although most travelers research more than a dozen sites when planning a trip, information and direction shared by official tourism boards are key to building awareness of a destinations' offerings and opportunities.
Atlanta's new stadium will encourage higher visitor spending by strategically placing shops and restaurants alongside the popular stadium.
On the surface PreCheck seems like a step in the right direction, but in reality it is building on top of the country's already outdated and unstable transportation infrastructure. Airports should be streamlining security for all passengers instead of creating more lanes under a new name.
Destinations should be heavily investing in real-time social engagement to build brand awareness, improve visitors' experiences, and share meaningful content that fuels inspiration. Destinations that don't are missing out.
Bike-sharing is no longer restricted to large cities as smaller municipalities such as Savannah get involved. This speaks to the success and attractiveness of the trend.
The rise of the marathon and other day-long sports events are driving tourists to nearby cities and across the country. And the bump in tourist spend almost always outweighs organizing costs.
Savannah’s largest market of incoming visitors is comprised of day-trippers from cities that are driving distance away, but an increase in designer hotels and larger festivals and attractions has started to widen the city’s tourism base.
If you’re the mayor of a small U.S. town and Hollywood producers come knocking, you owe it to your community to hear them out -- especially if they start talking about eating brains.
A fountain with free flowing vodka? Advertise this and Georgia’s tourism industry will surely flourish, although its seaside location and noted hospitality has also succeeded in attracting top global investors.