Articles tagged “tourism funding”

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

2 months ago

Why Is Visit Florida Still Fighting for Its Survival?

Why Is Visit Florida Still Fighting for Its Survival?

Rosie Spinks, Skift

Destination marketer Visit Florida could find itself on the chopping block — again. Its perilous future is a symptom of what some call the "weaponization of travel" in political funding battles.

4 months ago

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

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

Rosie Spinks, Skift

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.

6 months ago