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?

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?

#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.

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

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.

TrendKite New Orleans Bound for The 2018 PRSA Travel & Tourism Conf

TrendKite

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ?

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.

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

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.

#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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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.

‘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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

PR Rock Stars: Explore Minnesota’s Alyssa Ebel

Communications Conversations

Do you think that’s absolutely necessary for success in this kind of position with a tourism organization? I like to practice what I preach to media near and far, so living the Explore Minnesota brand has lent success in publicizing statewide travel and tourism opportunities.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Using Social Amidst a Crisis: Q&A With Scott Peacock & K.C. Brown

Cision

How did Scott’s team keep the state’s tourism afloat? Scott: We communicated to local tourism officials in each community and they then communicated directly with businesses in their areas.

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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.

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.

8 steps to better social media marketing

PR Daily

Don’t forget to explore niche sites as well (the graphic mentions Wayn to reach travel and tourism people and Etsy to find more artistic types)—you might find your most avid fans there. It’s one thing to be on social media; it’s quite another to be good at it.

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.

Twitch: Video gaming platform offers expansive marketing opportunities

PR Daily

Red Bull, the Macau Tourism Board, Kaisun Energy, Sephora, and Youku (China’s YouTube) have sponsored events. The livestreaming site attracts a young, largely male demographic, and top players can be potent influencers. Check out how your company might tap into this ardent audience.

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Behind the Headlines With Caroline Michaud

Cision

In this interview, Caroline sat down with us to discuss travel and tourism brands and how they must adapt as media rapidly changes. It’s also important to ensure that the destinations’ tourism assets are aligned with those audiences in the most appropriate way.

7 PR wins for the first half of 2018

PR Daily

The winners reaped a harvest of publicity for causes that ranged from World Cup soccer to gay and lesbian tourism in Las Vegas. ( I’m sitting here crying at a lesbian wedding commercial for the LAS VEGAS TOURISM BOARD,” the magazine quoted one Twitter user as saying.

An Amazon Executive’s 4 Secrets to Capturing and Maintaining Your Audience’s Attention

PRSay

Named a Rising PR Star by PR News in 2018, she carries 10 years of experience working with technology, health care and travel/tourism brands. For Amazon’s Kristin Graham, attention is the new professional currency. During a Jan. 18 talk to PRSA Dallas , the company’s head of global employee communications tackled a recurring challenge in today’s information-heavy world: how to keep your audience invested and interested in your work.

How digital marketers should take risks

PR Daily

However, according to the tourism bureau, it was just right for some adventurous folks. Playing it safe when responding to negative reviews might mean you are missing an opportunity. Consider these examples of brand managers making waves.