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Marketing Local: Future of Travel Events

Today’s live Wednesday hangout focused on the future of travel events and trade conferences. The consensus of our panel was that more innovation is needed to make events more engaging locally and globally via the social web and simply being … Continue reading

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Marketing Local: Geolocation and Social Web Tips #MarketingSA

Here’s the latest Marketing Local hangout with @thistourismweek, @localtravels, @alastairmck and yours truly @ronmader Buzzwords: Alebrije – Archive – Beta – Check In – Claim Your Place – Customize – Flow – Foursquare – Game – Gameification – Geocaching – Geography – Geolocation – Geotag – Google Earth – Google Maps – GPS – Idle Time – Ingress – Livestreaming – Local – Location – Maps – … Continue reading

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Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros

Wednesdays in April Details on Planeta.com, Planeta Wiki Marketing Local: Social Web Tips for South Africa’s Tourism Pros from ron mader  

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Listening to locals: Tourism marketing survey debuts

Today Planeta.com, the Local Travel Movement and the WHL Group are teaming up to review how satisfied you are with the way local tourism is marketed. This survey endeavors to understand how localities are promoted by asking the locals. From survey responses we will compile … Continue reading

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We Need Cape Town

Brand new! Here is today’s conversation with Cape Town Tourism CEO Mariëtte Du Toit-Helmbold who always inspires. I had the privilege of meeting Mariëtte earlier this year at the Responsible Tourism in Cities Workshop. What I love dearly is how … Continue reading

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Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award Update

Who should apply for the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award? I’d say any indigenous owner of a tourism service that seeks to conserve cultural traditions and biodiversity. If you have a website at any level of development, your participation … Continue reading

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