Articles tagged “ohio”

Cedar Point Theme Park in Ohio Plans Renovations Under New CEO

Cedar Point Theme Park in Ohio Plans Renovations Under New CEO

Associated Press

This family resort in Sandusky, Ohio keeps breaking revenue records, while other parks in the country struggle. It has just installed a new CEO who wisely plans to market the park more broadly to try to lure visitors from Chicago and beyond.

2 years ago

Tourism and Economic Impact of Republican Convention — Even Researchers Can’t Agree

Tourism and Economic Impact of Republican Convention — Even Researchers Can’t Agree

Associated Press

One of the other short-term impacts that Cleveland's tourism industry must address is whether it wants to be known as a bastion of conservative values. It's usually a bad idea to mix politics and destination marketing.

2 years ago

Ohio to Use Virtual Reality to Pitch State Tourism During Republican Convention

Ohio to Use Virtual Reality to Pitch State Tourism During Republican Convention

Associated Press

Events and conferences have proven to be a great fit for virtual reality and the upcoming Republican National Convention will likely be no exception.

3 years ago

Ohio Tourism to Spend $8 Million Advertising to Ohioans

Ohio Tourism to Spend $8 Million Advertising to Ohioans

Associated Press

While it's smart to focus on local tourism, we doubt Ohioans are any more receptive to this lackluster campaign than residents of other states are.

3 years ago

Ohio’s New Tourism Initiative Includes Changing Logo Colors

Ohio’s New Tourism Initiative Includes Changing Logo Colors

Associated Press

We're not going to say that Ohio is boring, but we're not sure if changing colors is what's going to do it for tourism in the state.

4 years ago

Ohio’s New Tourism Campaign Wants Visitors to ‘Find It Here’

Ohio’s New Tourism Campaign Wants Visitors to ‘Find It Here’

Associated Press

It's a bit of a mystery how such a lackluster tagline was approved by the destination marketing organization. It evokes no emotional response and says even less.

4 years ago

The City Using Its Tourism Board to Lure Young Professionals to Relocate

The City Using Its Tourism Board to Lure Young Professionals to Relocate

Greg Oates, Skift

How the Columbus tourism bureau is partnering with the local economic development organization represents a major role shift in the destination marketing industry.

4 years ago

Ohio’s $2 Million Search for a Catchier Marketing Campaign

Ohio’s $2 Million Search for a Catchier Marketing Campaign

Associated Press

A smart slogan isn't the determining factor in any consumer's travel plans, but it can serve to coordinate and organize a destination's marketing efforts behind a single strong message.

4 years ago

Shawshank Redemption Prison Becomes Tourism Magnet in Rural Town

Shawshank Redemption Prison Becomes Tourism Magnet in Rural Town

Maria Sciullo, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It's like Field of Dreams, but for prisons.

5 years ago

Ohio Tourist Board Calls Gay Games a Tourism Success

Ohio Tourist Board Calls Gay Games a Tourism Success

Rick Armon, Akron Beacon Journal

The spread of LGBT events to destinations outside of major cities demonstrates both the growing acceptance and a clear understanding of the economic impact.

5 years ago

Cedar Point Theme Park Expansion Means A Lot More Thrills and Memories

Cedar Point Theme Park Expansion Means A Lot More Thrills and Memories

John Seewer , Associated Press

There's a theme that runs through this story: Amusement parks aren't all about the biggest roller coasters, and the highest this or that. They are also about the little things, and the permanent memories they create that keep families coming back year after year.

5 years ago

Ohio Looks to Michigan for Inspiration on Transforming Brand Ohio

Ohio Looks to Michigan for Inspiration on Transforming Brand Ohio

Chelsey Levingston, The Dayton Daily News

Looking to Michigan for inspiration isn't a bad idea at all. Much better than looking to neighbor Indiana.

5 years ago