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Las Vegas expands campaign
Las Vegas is expanding its 10-year-old “What Happens Here, Stays Here” campaign with new TV and digital and social extensions.
Natchez hopes to double efforts with proposed tourism funding, more marketing and advertising
Natchez tourism officials say a statewide effort to increase tourism funding will help double their efforts to showcase the area as a top tourism destination.
Yahoo Travel reveals most searched destinations in 2014
Other than the "White Marlin Capital of the World," there weren't many surprises among the top destinations, with Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and New Orleans coming in first, second and third, respectively, for the second consecutive year.
2015 DMAI Annual Convention call for session proposals
DMAI is seeking compelling session proposals to ensure a substantive convention program in Austin.
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Join DMAI March 20-26, 2015 for Destinations Week in Washington, a gathering of DMO professionals from across the U.S. and abroad to celebrate our industry, generate new business and advocate for our destinations.
Best Practices, Trends & Technology
How the rise of Instagram is changing travel
Instagram has become a natural social media platform for travelers—and travel companies—to share their photos from around the world.
Drone videos will change perspectives in travel
Aerial drone videos change perspective on landscapes, literally and figuratively, and smart travel brands will have to figure out how to incorporate them in their marketing arsenal.
VP Operations & Strategic Planning
Visit West Hollywood
The Vice President of Operations & Strategic Planning will be responsible for managing the budget and finances of the company while simultaneously aligning and mobilizing the organization to successfully implement our strategic plan.
Survey: Kids drive trip decisions for multi-gen travel
According to a new study by Preferred Hotel Group, kids are the big drivers of decisions on multigenerational trips, which is still one of the fastest and sustained growing segments in the travel business.
Thinking about a mobile website? 3 types exist, but only 1 is worthwhile
By Randall Craig
If your organization is considering a new website, you likely already know that the site must be mobile-friendly. In developer-speak, this means that the site must be developed using responsive design — the site must be usable no matter what device is knocking at the Web server's door. Unfortunately, not all responsive design is the same.
Several states could regulate and tax short-term rentals in 2015
More than a handful of state legislatures could be taking up regulating — and taxing — the short-term rental industry in 2015.
US cabinets reveal travel employment growth, export increase
The U.S. Department of Labor released its monthly employment situation summary last Friday, and it reveals encouraging growth within the travel industry. According to the Labor Department's summary, the industry saw its fifth consecutive month of growth, adding 8,500 jobs in the month of November.
Sam's Club launches retail travel app
Travel Industry Wire
Sam’s Club announced availability of a new, free Sam’s Club Travel mobile application exclusively dedicated to members-only savings on hotels, rental cars, vacation homes, and other travel activities, becoming the first mass market retailer to offer members a mobile app exclusively dedicated to leisure and business travel needs.
Cyber Monday saw more offers from travel players, more revenue
Amid the deluge of Cyber Monday deals last week, a number of travel companies were among the retailers and suppliers angling to leverage the post-Thanksgiving promotional period to boost sales. Despite the barrage of inbox-cluttering offers from every nook and cranny of the retail world, several travel sellers reported that their messages did make their way through the noise, resulting in a healthy bump in revenue.
10 most popular US destinations for Facebook check-ins in 2014
Record-setting Q3 for Florida tourism
More Germans visiting Santa Monica, summer guests staying longer
Santa Monica Daily Press
Charleston, W. Va., visitors bureau targets millennials with new marketing video
US visitor numbers up in Oct., Japan numbers down for Hawaii
Texas cities differ on funding for CVB over questions of tourism contributions
What's looking hot for Canada's cold winter season
Travel Market Report
Medellin now known for holiday lights, not drugs
The Associated Press via The Columbus Dispatch
California's Irvine Chamber hires Demea Metcalf to drive Destination Irvine sales
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