Resources for Travel Marketers

Community Stories Hub

The Community Stories Hub is a curated stream of content to equip you with the insights and knowledge of what other travel & tourism brands are doing to effectively respond to this current pandemic.

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Keeping Your DMO’s Website Relevant in 2021 — January 27, 2021

We’re teaming up with Simpleview and West Virginia Tourism to explore what tourism brands can do to create engaging web experiences for locals and visitors this year.

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3 Clever Staycation Campaign Ideas for DMOs — October 27, 2020

In this live Q&A, we’ll hear from three DMOs who have developed creative & unique staycation campaigns that encourage locals to visit like tourists.

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How DMOs Use UGC to Run High-Impact, Low-Budget Campaigns — August 25, 2020

In this timely conversation, we dive deep into the latest strategies and tactics these lean DMO teams are using to drive results and keep costs down while remaining flexible and adaptable amidst the ongoing changes and opportunities in our industry.

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Balancing Local and Visitor Messaging as Your Destination Reopens — July 30, 2020

How do you clearly communicate with future visitors and your community about your destination’s reopening? Join this important conversation focused on tactics and strategies North American DMOs are using to build consumer trust without sacrificing resident sentiment.

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6 Local Campaigns from DMOs starting to Re-open — June 25, 2020

In this webinar, we showcased 6 DMOs who are starting to re-open to locals, and the campaigns they’re implementing to do so. This event featured guest panelists from Huntsville/Madison County CVB and Visit Bloomington.

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How to use CrowdRiff in your DMO’s recovery strategy — May 26, 2020

In this webinar, we will discuss how you can be using CrowdRiff’s visual marketing software in your COVID-19 recovery plan. From the “No Travel” phase to “Regional Travel”, there are a lot of different tactics you can employ to drive travel interest and reignite local tourism. We will include actionable examples from customers around the world at various stages of recovery.

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The Future of Tourism Podcast: The Rise of User-Generated Content — May 12, 2020

CrowdRiff’s CEO Dan Holowack, joined Simpleview to discuss how tourism marketing may change as we adjust to the new normal of travel, and how user-generated content will fulfill travelers’ cravings for authentic marketing experiences.

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Skift Summit: Why Local is the Leading Edge of Destination Recovery — April 22, 2020

Our CEO, Dan Holowack, spoke with SkiftX Research Editor Jeremy Kressman about why locals matter more than ever and why CrowdRiff is building

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