How should tourism and hospitality entities respond to Coronavirus?

HMA Public Relations

Coronavirus has dealt the entire tourism and hospitality industry a devastating blow. Learn more about how these entities should respond, and recent updates from the Arizona Office of Tourism. The post How should tourism and hospitality entities respond to Coronavirus? Crisis Communications Featured PR Observations and Preferences Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) coronavirus COVID-19 tourism and hospitality

AirAsia pulls ads that critics say ‘promote sex tourism’

PR Daily

The post AirAsia pulls ads that critics say ‘promote sex tourism’ appeared first on PR Daily. The airline said the campaign was meant to promote a new route between Australia and Thailand, but the double entendre stoked backlash online. Can the company make amends?

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The REAL Impact of "Influencers": Travel & Tourism

TrendKite

You see them everyday: bloggers, influencers, the “Insta-famous”. They’re eating our favorite snacks, repping our favorite brands.but do you know what metrics to track to understand REAL influence

What the Ohio Restaurant Association Is Doing for Travel and Tourism in the Buckeye State

PRSay

How do travel and tourism relate to the Ohio Restaurant Association and your role there? It’s important for us to keep a finger on the pulse of travel and tourism in our state, because our industry is very much a part of it. How does travel and tourism helps support Association members?

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#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! What changes have you seen in the PR travel & tourism industry, and its measurement? The post #MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition appeared first on Shonali Burke Consulting.

Think bigger! How to make the most of your content marketing ‘universe’

PR Warrior

Content marketing Featured Public Relations Black Hops Brewing Clarissa Rayward Content Marketing Institute Farrow & Ball GE Goulet Pens Grant Thornton Jay Baer Mark Masters Seth Godin Tourism WhistlerWhen it comes to content marketing for PR, there’s a lot you can do. Hence the importance of having a strategy. But let’s put that aside for the moment.

Online Reviews and How to Handle Them

Maine PR Maven

TourismOnline reviews – on Google, Yelp, Facebook, TripAdvisor – are a big deal. They are the first things that come up with practically any online search.

The world now spins a story

Mark My Words

When the Virgin Group—an oddness of businesses that include health clubs, banking, air travel, bridal, mobile and space tourism—tried to sort out its corporate identity a few years ago, its leaders realised that there was a paradox at the heart of the company. Mark My Words Branson PR starbucks storytelling virgin paradox invite premise bridal tourism—tried hippie Yesterday we got the news that Starbucks is to back a social storytelling start up. Of course.

Coronavirus crisis’ consumer impact—new data on purchase decisions and behaviors

Agility PR Solutions

The coronavirus outbreak is creating unprecedented challenges for consumer industries of all shapes and sizes—from travel & tourism to dining & recreation, and whether for business or pleasure, consumers today are showing a reluctance to get involved in many of the things that just weeks ago they didn’t think twice about. Of course, retailers, business […]. The post Coronavirus crisis’ consumer impact—new data on purchase decisions and behaviors appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations crisis

Journalists on the move – Week of February 24

Agility PR Solutions

USA AND CANADA Follow us on Twitter @Press_Moves News and Media Albuquerque Journal: Stephen Hamway (@Shamway1) is now reporting on economic development, health care and tourism in Albuquerque and across the state. Here you have it!

PR pulse: Is coronavirus messaging generating irrational fear?

Agility PR Solutions

As the global tourism industry gears up for the inevitable coronavirus (2019-nCoV) contagion in new markets, it is worth noting that the outbreak poses industry risk well beyond the reality of the health hazards involved.

How Social Media has Changed Public Relations for Destination Marketing?

Maine PR Maven

She has managed their client, the Maine Office of Tourism, for many years — if anyone understands destination marketing, it’s Charlene. She shared some great tips about using social media for the tourism industry.

Taking It To The Street

HMA Public Relations

Public relations programming is essential to the tourism and hospitality industry. Build it and they will come” just doesn’t work all by itself. A destination is […]. The post Taking It To The Street appeared first on HMA Public Relations. PR and HMA PR

Civic branding case study—PR’s role in the growth of municipalities

Agility PR Solutions

This is particularly true in the state of South Carolina where tourism is a $20+ billion industry, and public […]. More and more businesses are turning to public relations to tell their stories. Today, municipalities across the U.S.

How to Create a Signature Event

HMA Public Relations

We in the PR industry, and those who provide tourism public relations, often […]. Creating a signature event that eventually becomes a tradition is no small feat. The post How to Create a Signature Event appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

10 tips for effective press releases in the digital age

Maine PR Maven

I was with a travel writer friend a couple weeks ago, and she was lamenting the fact that she hardly ever receives real press releases from tourism destinations any more. Reports of the premature death of press releases have been overly exaggerated.

Prove you’re the best in the PR business

PR Daily

Hospitality, travel or tourism campaign. Birthdays. Christmas. Thanksgiving. The Super Bowl. Some of our favorite things come around just once a year—including your favorite awards program. We want to recognize the industry’s best communicators.

#MediaMonday – Deb Krol

HMA Public Relations

Today’s journalist is Debra Krol Deb is a Native American community journalist, writing about science and environmental issues, economic development, business, Native American art; and travel/tourism (both Native and mainstream). One of my favorite things about #MediaMonday is the chance to highlight freelance journalists.

3 ways to woo deep-pocketed travel audiences

PR Daily

Travel journalism continues to boom as international tourism receipts top $1 billion annually, according to World Tourism Organization figures. So, how do you successfully pitch your travel destination or tourism-related product or service into this exceedingly lucrative news hole?

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The Secrets to Creating a Successful Brand

Maine PR Maven

A strong brand can help boost economic development, tourism and the sense of community residents enjoy. By Nancy Marshall All municipalities need a brand. A brand is more than a logo or a tagline.

‘Pure Michigan’ campaign under fire as water crisis worsens

PR Daily

As scrutiny surrounding the lead contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, increased this week, PR pros took to social media to express dismay at the state’s seemingly tone-deaf continuation of its “Pure Michigan” tourism campaign.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Australia Food and Wine, Tourism Australia. Tourism Australia: Luxury, Tourism Australia. Australia Food and Wine, Tourism Australia. The digital communications and social media industries are always changing. Those who innovate stand out.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council , the tourism industry is one of the world’s largest, with more than 277 million jobs globally. It’s far from the only company in the travel and tourism industry that has job openings, however.

PR Strategy: 5 Powerful Secrets to Awesome Media Attention

B2B PR Sense

Travel / Tourism / Geographic (1.14M). Your B2B PR strategy is a complex machine, with earned, owned, shared, and paid media components all working together. Today, we're focusing on the earned media portion of your public relations strategy. What is earned media ?

Content Marketing Manager - Helena, MT

Flack Me

Company: Montana Office of Tourism Location: Helena, Montana Industry: Not Specified Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor's Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: $39,920 - $59,880

Guest Post: The PR Generalist vs. The Industry Specialist

PR Expanded

Those with a penchant for finance may go the IR route or look to represent banks or investment products, as someone with a love of travel takes a position with a destination or tourism bureau. A Guest Post By Suzanne Mannion, EVP & Co-founder, Newsmaker Group.

3 reputation management lessons from the Indiana 'anti-gay' law controversy

PR Daily

Tourism officials are in full crisis mode, with millions in conference spending threatened. When things get ugly, a light touch can be a way of deflecting outrage like the activist anger that threatens to depress tourism and economic development for the year or longer.

Prove you’re the best in the PR business

PR Daily

Hospitality, travel or tourism campaign. Enter Ragan’s 2018 PR Daily Awards to showcase your innovative and impressive public relations work from the past year. Birthdays. Christmas. Thanksgiving. The Super Bowl.

Turning social media clichés into art

PR in High Definition

Instravel – A Photogenic Mass Tourism Experience from Oliver KMIA on Vimeo. Often you catch yourself watching short, inane videos for quite a while before you’re hit with the realisation that you’ve wasted boat loads of time and got nothing out of it.

Businesses should offer Honesthicity to attract the #Travennial-generation

Engage PR

Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) recently hosted its Joint Tourism Network meeting featuring speakers from VisitScotland, Visit Aberdeen and the local Area Tourism Partnership. By Chris Rae, Engage PR account executive.

How Macon, Georgia, uses video to attract music fans

PR Daily

Here’s how the city’s tourism team created enduring visual stories. The city’s tourism team wanted to change that, so it brought in a couple of young musicians influenced by these great artists to see Macon and connect with its musical history.

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Audience Development and Community Manager - Tallahassee, FL

Flack Me

Company: FLORIDA TOURISM INDUSTRY MKTG CORP, Dba VISIT FLORIDA Location: Tallahassee, Florida Industry: Marketing - Digital Career Level: Mid Level Career (5+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Communications and public relations senior manager—Wyoming Office of Tourism (Wyoming). The fashion world is focusing its attention on Milan. The second installment of this year’s Milan Fashion Week is underway and continues through Sept. What began in 1958.

Summer FAM Trips: Keep Your Cool When Things Get Hot

Barokas

But when you have a tourism client and are tasked with bringing travel reporters and influencers to the area, you might need some extra convincing. Ah, summer in Washington. When I moved to Seattle from Milwaukee, Washington’s summer was the recurring selling point.

What’s Your Social Media Elevator Pitch? Join #PRStudChat on June 21 To Find Out How to Leverage Your Network

PR Expanded

She has a BA degree in Asian Studies with a minor in Korean Language and Culture from the University of California, Berkeley and, as a San Diego native considers herself the city’s number one tourism ambassador.

A Message of Hope and Relatability: If COVID-19 Has You Worried About Your Business, You Are Not Alone

Melissa Agnes

After much discussion with our leadership, research on COVID-19 and tourism, and a serious headache, I am better able to keep the fear at bay. I received the following letter today from a client and it spoke to me. It spoke to me because of how pure, true and relatable this message is.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

PR and communications manager, United Kingdom—Tourism and Events Queensland (United Kingdon). Where are the top metro areas for creatives to find exciting work without having to pinch pennies? Find out, and then browse our roundup of current job openings.

Behind the Headlines With Scott Peacock

Cision

Scott Peacock, public relations manager at Visit North Carolina, discusses how he lead the state’s tourism marketing during a summer marred by several shark incidents. In this case, most credible journalists were talking about how the incidents might affect tourism.

Public Affairs Manager of Airbnb Hong Kong and Taiwan Shares Perspectives with Hoffman APAC Team

The Hoffman Agency

Therefore by revitalizing underutilized resources — idle houses — around the world, we are promoting sustainable tourism that is beneficial to both travellers and local hosts.”. Emergence of tech democratizing tourism. By Lauren Lee, Account Manager, Hoffman Hong Kong.

Rumors of journalist’s murder spur exodus from Saudi biz summit

PR Daily

Virgin Group’s chief executive, Richard Branson, wrote in a blog post : I had high hopes for the current government in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and it is why I was delighted to accept two directorships in the tourism projects around the Red Sea.