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NJ DMOs declare post-Sandy tourism marketing campaign vital
Cape May County Herald
Members of New Jersey Destination Marketing Organizations are declaring their support of bills proposed by the New Jersey Travel Industry Association for an emergency supplemental allocation of $20 million to market New Jersey tourism in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. NJDMO members contend that without immediate action, the state will see significant business repercussions.
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Chicago tourism bureau sees new taxes doubling budget to $32 million
Chicago Tribune
Choose Chicago, the city's tourism and convention bureau, is expecting its annual budget to nearly double this fiscal year, to $32.6 million, as it pulls in additional city funding as well as a relatively new tax on airport taxi rides.
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There's more to Mexico than fun in the sun, says new tourism secretary
Travel Pulse
Mexico is working toward diversifying its tourism product and moving away from an emphasis on sun and beach to focus on a variety of tourism niches including luxury, culture, archeology, sports, medical and meetings and conventions.
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NYC tourism campaign spotlights the city's lesser-known attractions
Gadling
More than 52 million people visit New York City each year but the vast majority of visitors never stray far from the well-trodden streets of Manhattan. Neighborhood X Neighborhood is a new tourism initiative from NYC & Company encouraging travelers to take a bigger bite out of the Big Apple by venturing out of the typical tourist hotspots and deep into the city's five boroughs.
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2012 tourism in New Orleans: A record $6 billion
Huffington Post
The number of visitors was the highest since Hurricane Katrina and the second-highest ever, according to the UNO study commissioned by the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau and the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp.
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  Travora Launches Wifi Advertising Platform

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DMAI Spotlight


CMO Summit attendees believe in the power of storytelling
DMAI
DMAI's inaugural Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Innovation Summit, designed specifically for DMO professionals who oversee all marketing functions of their organization, took place during Week in Washington, and revealed some of the pressing issues facing DMOs today.
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The Destination & Travel Foundation continues to invest in the future of destination marketing
DMAI
The Destination & Travel Foundation has been a silent but significant funding source, supporting a broad range of projects and initiatives.
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Best Practices, Trends & Technology


A social signal for 2013: is Google+ where it's at?
Eyefor Travel
Most travel brands use Facebook and Twitter but growing numbers are using are using Google+ to engage with users in a compelling way.
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  Destinations Working with Travel Bloggers: Q&A with Germany Tourism

Germany Tourism sat down with travel bloggers at a TBEX community meet-up recently. See what they had to say about finding the right bloggers to collaborate with, from a tourism standpoint… Read the post
 


Multichannel marketing strategies prove best
Hotel News Now
The most effective marketing strategies are multi-channeled and build brand awareness across various mediums. Today, it's less about the device and more about the content.
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Think email is dead when it comes to marketing? Think again
Memeburn
Email marketing can arguably be seen as the great grandfather of internet marketing or at the very least the great grandchild of the knock-and-drop mass produced leaflet depending on your point of view. No matter your point of view, though, email marketing is still one of the strongest forms of B2B marketing today.
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Industry News


Survey: Foreign travelers say they'll avoid US
USA Today
Overseas travelers say they'll avoid the United States because of long wait times and inefficient entry procedures at gateway airports — and recommend to others that they too stay away, a new survey of foreign visitors indicates.
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Visa finds 6 percent boost in worldwide travel spend
Travel Pulse
Visa's 2012 Travel Snapshots survey found that spending by Visa account holders traveling to Brazil, Canada, Mexico and United States jumped 6 percent to $57 billion compared to 2011.
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NTA: China announces plan to boost travel
Travel Industry Wire
The Chinese government has announced a series of initiatives aimed at increasing travel among its citizens. The government emphasized the importance of travel as an avenue to enhance both the nation's economy as well as individuals' quality of life.
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BTN's 2013 Corporate Travel Index
Business Travel News
The 2013 edition of the Corporate Travel Index, Business Travel News' annual effort to establish business travel per diems for 200 cities around the world, underscores the regional nature of the industry's fragile economic recovery.
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Destination News Digest


10 countries with fastest-growing tourism
Market Watch
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Group hopes to promote arts tourism in Wilmington, NC
Greater Wilmington Business Journal
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Buffalo, NY, tourism braces for minimum wage, longer school year
Buffalo Business First
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New pope may boost Argentina, Rome tourism
USA Today
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Florida's Palm Beach County 'outgunned' on selling tourism
Palm Beach Post
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Travel Wisconsin taps local celebrity director for summer video ads
Skift
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New Zealand, Iceland 'friendliest' countries for tourists
eTravel Blackboard
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Minnesota governor drops sales tax expansion proposal
Travel Pulse
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People


New Corinth, Miss., CVB director selected
NEMS Daily Journal
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Reynolds named VP of Tennessee's Rutherford County CVB
Nashville Post
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Kansas' Finney County CVB names new executive director
The Garden City Telegram
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