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DMO Social Media Manager Finds Success as an Early Adopter of Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at a rapid rate and the destination marketing organization (DMO) for Savannah, Georgia has found that it is a great way to showcase their destination. Perhaps the hottest social media platform of 2012, Pinterest is a community that is perfectly suited for lifestyle, food and travel brands. According to the recently published […]

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“Yamete!”: Japan Reneges on Offer of 10,000 Free Flights to Foreign Visitors

Last October, in an effort to bolster the country’s reputation following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, the Japan Tourism Agency announced that it would give away 10,000 free flights to Japan in 2012. However, the day after Christmas, officials announced that the flight giveaway will be a no go. After initially reporting the story about […]

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Jordan Tourism Launches Innovative Marketing Collaboration with Bloggers

In 2011 the Jordan Tourism Board has gone “all in” with their effort to work with travel bloggers and they are not about to end this alliance. Yesterday, the Jordan Tourist Board continued its foray into digital media by announcing a unique marketing collaboration with a group of eight travel bloggers. The concept, called iAmbassador, […]

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Girona Tourism Board Gives it Another Go with Blogtrip #InPyrenees

Beginning this Monday, a group of ten travel bloggers from around the world will journey to Spain where they will make their way to Cerdanya in Catalonia to start the 7 day #InPyrenees blogtrip. After pulling off the very successful #InCostaBrava blogtrip this past May, the Girona Tourism Board is at it again. This time, […]

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Interview With Blogtrip Organizer Arantxa Ros On Creating The Best Trip

Thinking about hosting a Blogtrip? According to Arantxa Ros, an online travel marketer who has managed five international blogtrips from beginning to end, it’s all about the people. Over the past few years, blogtrips have become an increasingly popular and attractive option for PR companies and Destination Marketing Organisations (DMOs) looking to increase the visibility […]

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