DMOs, Attractions Get Certified: April is Autism Awareness Month
Visit Mesa recently became the country’s first-ever destination marketing organization designated as a “Certified Autism Center.” How can other DMOs get certified, too? Find out here.
ASMR: The Sounds of VisitLEX, ‘Horse Capital of the World’
YouTube and Reddit can confirm that ASMR is a very popular phenomenon. VisitLEX decided to get Hank the horse behind the mic to munch his lunch. Take a listen here.
It’s Not About the Numbers: Micro-Influencers Are Creating Credibility & Community
Zyper is a peer-to-peer software startup that’s helping brands to identify the top 1% of their online following to encourage them to become ambassadors. It’s working; read more here.
Destination 2030: A Shift From Destination Marketing to Destination Management
Food for thought. Is counting more and more millions of visitors the wrong measurement of DMO success? Thought leaders say yes at WTTC Global Summit. Read more here.
People on the Move, New Jobs, Updates, and a Bit of Green Slime
Who’s in the news? Madden Media, Marriott, Massachusetts, Maryland, Macy’s, Pride Month, green slime, and more. Catch up on miscellaneous items here.
And…Announcing Keynote Brian Fanzo at eTourism Summit
Can’t wait! Technology evangelist Brian Fanzo, Founder & CEO of iSocialFanz will take to the stage at the 20th Annual eTourism Summit this October in San Francisco. More info and best registration rate found here.