T. Rex in Topeka is One of Seven True DMO Things
T. Rex in Topeka is one of seven true DMO things, which means we found six more in NYC; Washington DC; Humboldt County, Calif., Denver; Nevada; and Barbados, plus Tahoe. See who’s doing what here.
CrowdRiff: 5 Clever Ideas to Integrate Stories and UGC Into Your Holiday Strategy
Destination marketers get creative with digital content in the run-up to the holidays. CrowdRiff highlights some of the best examples of user-generated content (UGC). Quick, it’s December! Take a look here.
What Just Happened? #Omicron
Just ugh. Fragile consumer confidence is knocked again as the world produces a messy mosaic of mixed curfews, quarantines, full and partial lockdowns in response to the latest coronavirus variant. By the way, TSA numbers at U.S. airports over Thanksgiving were sky-high. More here.
Nations Are Brands, Too. How Are We Doing?
Nice job, Canada! Clocking in at #2 in the 2021 reputational ranking of nations by Anholt-Ipsos Nation Brands Index. The U.S. ranks #8, an improvement over 2020. Check out the rankings here.
People and (So Many) Jobs, Plus a New Podcast
Knock, knock, who’s there? Dozens of jobs. Call to action: Browse. Share. And help us keep this list up-to-date. It’s a free weekly service from Connect Travel to the eTourism Community. Click here for the latest.