Julia Manoukian

Julia Manoukian is the Senior Content Marketing Manager at CrowdRiff, where she is responsible for strategy, execution and SEO. Every day, she looks forward to the challenge of creating educating and engaging content for travel and tourism brands. Julia has a passion for storytelling, travelling and tech.

  • 5 Tourism Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

    5 Tourism Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

    International tourism, sustainable travel, and more. Here are the top 5 tourism trends for 2020, and how your travel or hospitality brand can respond.

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  • Instagram is Hiding Likes in the US—Why?

    Instagram is Hiding Likes in the US—Why?

    Instagram is rolling out these new changes over the coming months. The platform isn't removing likes entirely, though. You can still see how many of your followers like your posts.

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  • How Hotels Use UGC at Every Stage of the Traveler's Journey

    How Hotels Use UGC at Every Stage of the Traveler's Journey

    Forty percent of hotels use UGC on their Instagram, but only 20 use it on their websites. Read on to see how you can use authentic social proof at every stage in the traveler's consumer journey.

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  • Selfies for a Cause: How DMOs Can Promote Sustainable Tourism

    Selfies for a Cause: How DMOs Can Promote Sustainable Tourism

    How can brands balance sharing beautiful images and videos of destinations with the responsibility to protect them? Here's how DMOs can teach travelers about sustainable travel and have fun doing it.

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  • Tying Website Metrics to Economic Impact: How One DMO Does It

    Tying Website Metrics to Economic Impact: How One DMO Does It

    Here's how Travel South Dakota is driving increased visitor numbers and repeat visitors with a compelling website, a focus on user-generated content and a close watch on website performance metrics.

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  • The Rise of Destination Management in Tourism

    The Rise of Destination Management in Tourism

    The idea of destination management is everywhere these days. What have been some of the key drivers of this shift, and how can destination marketing organizations respond?

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  • The Ultimate List of Travel Statistics for 2019 & 2020

    The Ultimate List of Travel Statistics for 2019 & 2020

    The travel and tourism industry is always moving. The following travel statistics will help you better connect with your consumers, lift conversions and drive direct bookings and ticket sales.

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  • 10 Clever Instagram Story Ideas for Travel Brands

    10 Clever Instagram Story Ideas for Travel Brands

    Want to use your Instagram page for acquiring new customers? Browse through these 10 creative Instagram Story ideas that won't only engage your followers, but also convert them into paying customers.

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  • 12 Unique CTA Examples in Travel and Tourism

    12 Unique CTA Examples in Travel and Tourism

    Come along on a tour of some of the most effective and unique CTAs in travel and tourism, from DMOs, resorts to hotel chains to tour operators.

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  • The Best Theme Park Websites (And Why They Work)

    The Best Theme Park Websites (And Why They Work)

    What elements do all the best theme park websites have in common? And how can you apply these strategies to your park's own site to increase visitor engagement and ticket sales?

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  • The Role of Visuals In Your Resort And Hotel Distribution Channels

    The Role of Visuals In Your Resort And Hotel Distribution Channels

    Whatever online distribution channel a resort or hotel is using to get bookings, from an online travel agency to a GDS or its own website, the power of exceptional visual content is immeasurable.

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  • How the Rise of Experiential Travel Benefits Tour Operators

    How the Rise of Experiential Travel Benefits Tour Operators

    Tour operators helped give rise to the experiential travel movement but resting on laurels isn’t enough. Travelers expect real-time content and actual photos of people and what they’re doing.

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  • The Complete List of Resort and Hotel Marketing Metrics

    The Complete List of Resort and Hotel Marketing Metrics

    What resort and hotel marketing metrics actually matter? This blog outlines general metrics, metrics related to your visuals, and KPIs that will help you increase conversions and direct bookings.

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  • The Elements of the Best Resort and Hotel Website Designs

    The Elements of the Best Resort and Hotel Website Designs

    The best resort and hotel website designs emphasize visual imagery, but do so in a way that’s easy to understand, to navigate, and best of all, easy to book a stay.

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  • The Best Tour Operator Websites to Inspire You In 2019

    The Best Tour Operator Websites to Inspire You In 2019

    The best tour operator websites today are a source of inspiration, information, and action. Here are some of our favorites from a visual and conversion perspective and why they work.

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  • 12 KPIs to Measure Your Website Performance

    12 KPIs to Measure Your Website Performance

    What KPIs do you need to measure your website's current performance? How do you know if your website redesign was successful? In this blog, we'll cover 12 essential KPIs for your marketing team.

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  • Online to Offline: How to Improve Your Visual Marketing Strategy

    Online to Offline: How to Improve Your Visual Marketing Strategy

    How can you improve your visual marketing strategy across online and offline channels, such as your website, digital ads, and visitor guides and brochures?

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  • 14 Tour Operator Industry Leaders to Follow on Social Media

    14 Tour Operator Industry Leaders to Follow on Social Media

    These tour operator industry leaders will help you stay up to date with the latest industry news, as well as offer a glimpse into what's next and provide inspiration for your next campaign.

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  • 17 Hospitality Leaders You Should Be Following On Social Media

    17 Hospitality Leaders You Should Be Following On Social Media

    Following these hospitality leaders will not only keep you in the know about the latest hotel news, but also give you a sneak peek into what’s next, and provide inspiration for your next campaign.

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  • We Analyzed 1663 Facebook Ad Examples. Here's What We Found.

    We Analyzed 1663 Facebook Ad Examples. Here's What We Found.

    We analyzed more than 1600 Facebook ad examples by State Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), Tour Operators, and Resorts and Hotels. Here's a handful of the most significant findings.

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