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Articles tagged “national parks”

Tourism

Mitt Romney Turns Travel Blogger for New Medium Post

National parks' popularity is strong among both domestic and international travelers. Profiles from public figures like Romney only further that trend.

Mitt Romney Turns Travel Blogger for New Medium Post

Media and PR

How the U.S. Department of the Interior Takes America’s Great Outdoors Into Digital Territory

Investing in a photo and video strategy with user generated contests and periodic programming has allowed this government agency to compete with big brands and destinations in the travel world.

How the U.S. Department of the Interior Takes America’s Great Outdoors Into Digital Territory

Tourism

10 Most Visited U.S. National Parks Based on Facebook Check-Ins

Although Facebook check-ins don't give an accurate view of who or how many people visit parks each year, they do give travel providers and brands insights into which of those visitors are available for engagement and mobile deals on their phone.

10 Most Visited U.S. National Parks Based on Facebook Check-Ins

Tourism

U.S. State Parks Encourage Visits with ‘First Day’ Hikes

The parks are smart for aligning their marketing with the health-minded resolutions of Americans, although the long-term effectiveness of the messaging is unknown.

U.S. State Parks Encourage Visits with ‘First Day’ Hikes

Online Travel

15 Most Popular Photos of U.S. National Parks on Twitter in 2013

The national park service would be wise to embrace social media's sharing capabilities to the greatest extent it can. Repeat visitors are its best ambassadors, and amplifying their voices via social and mobile is a cheap and easy way to spread the word.

15 Most Popular Photos of U.S. National Parks on Twitter in 2013

Tourism

Arizona Wants a Full Refund for Reopening the Grand Canyon

The National Park Service took reigns of the Grand Canyon before the state's money was exhausted, but legislators are now fighting for the full amount and could be waiting for a long time.

Arizona Wants a Full Refund for Reopening the Grand Canyon

Tourism

‘Instagramming’ Across America’s National Parks, in 1972

What struck us is that most of these would not look out of place now, if they were filtered through the lens of Instagram, figuratively and literally.

‘Instagramming’ Across America’s National Parks, in 1972

Tourism

U.S. Government Releases 1,300 Stunning Park Photos Before Shutdown

The recent shutdown has demonstrated that taking national parks out of the mix can devastate both local and state finances. On top of that? They're amazing to experience.

U.S. Government Releases 1,300 Stunning Park Photos Before Shutdown

Tourism

Statue of Liberty To Reopen This Weekend, After New York State Pays For It

Lady Liberty has been through enough over the past year. From Hurricane Sandy to Hurricane Shutdown, the tourists who've come so far to see the monument have been held back.

Statue of Liberty To Reopen This Weekend, After New York State Pays For It

Tourism

Cost of U.S. Shutdown: Hundreds of Millions in Lost Tourism Revenues

It is a travesty for American travel and tourism industry, and no one cares. At least no one in power who wants to do anything about it.

Cost of U.S. Shutdown: Hundreds of Millions in Lost Tourism Revenues