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The Memorable Experience Design Framework - Gamification in tourism

The Memorable Experience Design Framework - Gamification in tourism | Destination Management | Scoop.it
An experience design guide for staging unforgettable experiences.
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Place Brand Rankings: Advice for City and Destination Managers

Place Brand Rankings: Advice for City and Destination Managers | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Place brand expert Svetlana Masjutina on how to use place brand rankings and reputation indices. Useful tips for city, destination, nation brand managers.
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What is your destination's brand essence? Workshp February 23, 2016 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

What is your destination's brand essence? Destinations can no longer be marketed as a collection of hotels, restaurants, attractions, and retail to be successful in the marketplace.

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1) Understand the context for the destination brand management transformational opportunity;

2) Understand the evolving role of branding in destination marketing;

3) Consider DMO strategies for responding to the transformational opportunity;

4) Learn about a case study example of a NEXT Practice focusing on destination brand management

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My place to be

What is your favourite environment for a holiday in Europe? What does the landscape there look like? Europe has many beautiful landscapes to spend you holiday. This website helps you to find the holiday destinations of your choice. In three steps you can discover which part of Europe will most appeal to you.
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Fantastic site for determining where in Europe you should go on holiday based on a number of criteria: landscape, villages, activities. Great!

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In praise of boring places

In praise of boring places | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Eric Weiner finds that when you relinquish the spectacular, you’re rewarded with the quieter joy of the ordinary.
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I love this story! I've been actively visiting boring places for years and you can always find space, nice people, and fun things to do. The more 'boring', the better...!

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Brussels unveils quirky campaign to win back tourists after terror scares

Brussels unveils quirky campaign to win back tourists after terror scares | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Description: 'War zone' image has had dire consequences for tourism, Author: Bev Fearis - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 08 January 2016, Image: , Category: Travel News
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Survey Shows Marijuana Is Beneficial to Colorado Tourism

Survey Shows Marijuana Is Beneficial to Colorado Tourism | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Colorado tourism survey shows beneficial effects of marijuana.
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A Power Plant Turned to a Conference Venue

A Power Plant Turned to a Conference Venue | Destination Management | Scoop.it
New conference venue in Tallinn has remarkable history.
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Creative re-use of post industrial infrastructure.

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Chinese Tourism Industry Can’t Reach Its Goals

Chinese Tourism Industry Can’t Reach Its Goals | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Chinese tourism is not able to fulfill the goals set in the 5-year plan.
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Visit Phoenix CEO on How Conventions Drive Downtown Development

Visit Phoenix CEO on How Conventions Drive Downtown Development | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Downtown Phoenix illustrates how the convention industry can drive the successful redevelopment of an entire urban core in a major city. In 2002, the Arizo
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Scheveningen will be rebranded The Hague Beach abroad - DutchNews.nl

Scheveningen will be rebranded The Hague Beach abroad - DutchNews.nl | Destination Management | Scoop.it
The seaside resort of Scheveningen will be branded as The Hague Beach in contacts with foreign companies and organisations,
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What is in a name? Small change, but a smart one for the international market...

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Brazil Olympics 2016 Brings Visa Waiver for 4 Countries

Brazil Olympics 2016 Brings Visa Waiver for 4 Countries | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Brazilian government plans visa waiver during the Olympics 2016.
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Greek Tourism: Entry Fees of Museums to Double

Greek Tourism: Entry Fees of Museums to Double | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Greek tourism sector to receive additional revenue from increased entry prices.
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Place Branding Tutorial: Approach and Principles

Place Branding Tutorial: Approach and Principles | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Place branding approach and principles - a tutorial for city, country and destination branding professionals, developed by Robert Govers and colleagues.
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UNWTO Global Report on Shopping Tourism

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“One of the most used tools in the promotion of destinations” this is how Shopping Tourism was described at the opening of the 2nd Conference on this segment, organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the occasion of the Spanish Tourism Fair (FITUR) (22 January 2016).  

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Tunisian and Egyptian Tourism Hit Hard by Terrorism

Tunisian and Egyptian Tourism Hit Hard by Terrorism | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Egyptian tourism professionals hope for positive turn this year.
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Exclusive Insights From Destination Chiefs

Exclusive Insights From Destination Chiefs | Destination Management | Scoop.it
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Series of short video interviews with managers of tourism destinations. Quebec, Abu Dhabi, Las Vegas...

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Oslo wins “Place Brand of the Year”

Oslo wins “Place Brand of the Year” | Destination Management | Scoop.it
We aim to build Oslo`s startup ecosystem into a world class economic driver. We work to improve both the product and the perception of Oslo
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2024 Olympics: Hamburg says 'No' to hosting Games - BBC News

2024 Olympics: Hamburg says 'No' to hosting Games - BBC News | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Residents of the German city of Hamburg vote against hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in a referendum.
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Bridging the gap between perception and reality with effective place branding

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Does Sharm prove tourism is overheating?

Does Sharm prove tourism is overheating? | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Description: Destinations created solely for economic development look very unsustainable now, Author: Valere - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 10 November 2015, Image: , Category: Travel News
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Digital Innovation: Milan Ranked the Best among Italian Cities

Digital Innovation: Milan Ranked the Best among Italian Cities | Destination Management | Scoop.it
Milan is among the best Italian cities regarding digital innovation.
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German Tourism Industry Faces Decreasing Saless

German Tourism Industry Faces Decreasing Saless | Destination Management | Scoop.it
German Tourism Industry needs to fight decreasing sales figures.
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