“…Today’s travelers are no longer just going to one resource or turning to visitor guides alone to research and plan. With so many outlets, it’s vital for destinations to be at the ready and reach travelers wherever they are.” – Fred Dixon, President and CEO, NYC & Company. To read about NYC’s trial partnership with Chute’s new Destination Concierge, click here.
In case you missed it, a key presentation from 2017 eTourism Summit by Erin Cummings, President & CEO of Destination Analysts. Get the powerpoint, “Designing Websites for Tomorrow” here.
The Montana Office of Tourism and Business Development‘s Facebook Canvas campaign, called the first-ever by a U.S. state tourism office, is cited as a Success Story by Facebook Business. Get the details here.
CANRVE is a travel startup tapping into the niche market of 2.5 million registered medical marijuana patients in the U.S., offering private accommodation listings in up to 29 states where marijuana is legal for medical and/or recreational use. Read more here.
CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm in the world, has acquired a 50 percent interest in Bethesda-based Streetsense, a privately-held experience-driven strategy and design company with a travel and tourism division headed by Ralph Thompson. Read more here.