Articles tagged “music”

Tour Operators

How One Tour Operator Is Using a 1977 Hit Tune to Lure Back Travelers

A powerful, succinct message coupled with humor can go a long way in drumming up more interest in a product — and drive people to buy when there's already a high demand.

How One Tour Operator Is Using a 1977 Hit Tune to Lure Back Travelers

Tourism

Meet the Springsteen Fans Who Created Tours That Bring the Star’s Legend to Life

While celebrity tourism isn't new, these two guides have certainly carved out a unique niche in covering Springsteen's origins at the Jersey Shore. Small and genuine experiences like the tours they offer may outperform generic, mass-market offerings during the travel sector's recovery.

Meet the Springsteen Fans Who Created Tours That Bring the Star’s Legend to Life

Hotels

How to Get Music Right in Luxury Lifestyle Hotels

Music is getting better at hotels. What was once piped through in muted tones has now moved front and center. The strongest hospitality companies are investing in experiences in an effort to map from the soul of a brand and capture its signature sound. And, as Sister City has shown with its Björk collaboration, hotel music can become high-concept performance.

How to Get Music Right in Luxury Lifestyle Hotels

Tourism

West Virginia Finally Has a John Denver Song as Its New Tourism Anthem

West Virginia tourism's version of the song probably goes something like "take me home, to more tourism dollars" as it hopes tourists will have a newfound appreciation for the song and state.

West Virginia Finally Has a John Denver Song as Its New Tourism Anthem

Tourism

Puerto Rico Isn’t Really Having a ‘Despacito’ Tourism Boom Yet

Simple lesson here is that young people who love a pop song are not always the first people to book a trip to a new destination.

Puerto Rico Isn’t Really Having a ‘Despacito’ Tourism Boom Yet

Hotels

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

Since this hotel has been making this connection for decades without issue, we hope this doesn't mean the Eagles are opening up a chain of Hotel California-themed hotels.

The Eagles Sue a Hotel California for Having the Same Name as Their Old Hit Song

Tourism

Visit Florida Chooses Performer Pitbull as Tourism Ambassador

This is likely a brilliant, forward-thinking marketing move that will bring a new generation of travelers to Florida.

Visit Florida Chooses Performer Pitbull as Tourism Ambassador

Tourism

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

It's great to see a tourism initiative that connects destinations by visitors' interests rather than by annual marketing budgets by particular cities and states.

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

Tourism

Music Festivals Follow Museums With Selfie Stick Bans

What can only be described as the selfie stick phenomenon proved so distracting that organizations and institutions are now placing sweeping bans on the sticks. Attractions without clear entry points won't have such luck.

Music Festivals Follow Museums With Selfie Stick Bans

SkiftX

New York City Taps Taylor Swift As Its Global Welcome Ambassador

NYC & Company is smart to attach the city's brand to the global "it girl;" however, Taylor appeals to a very specific kind of audience that could in some ways limit the influence of the new global campaign.

New York City Taps Taylor Swift As Its Global Welcome Ambassador