The State of Fall and Holiday Travel

We are eight months into the pandemic and the holiday season is nearly upon us. As we prepare for the upcoming season, it’s important that we use data and insights to help guide our marketing strategy. The holiday shopping season will look different this year, but it still looks to be a season of…

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The One Where Destination Marketers Give Advice

The COVID-19 pandemic may be one of the worst crises in living memory for many of us, and you’d be hard pressed to find an industry as hard hit as travel. But it is without question that the travel and tourism industry has done one thing really well — that is, it has banded together, and in some…

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Using Storytelling to Connect With Your Audience

One of the most important things we can do as marketers during COVID-19 is to stay connected to our audiences. We do so in many ways and across multiple channels, including our website, social media and email marketing. But, it’s not enough to just post content if we hope to keep our audience…

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Engaging with your Audience through Email Marketing

Last week on The Layover Live, we focused on the importance of sharing informational and engaging content through social media marketing. This week, our focus was email marketing, as email should also play an important role in your content strategy. Over the course of COVID-19, we’ve shared the…

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Hopeful But Cautious: Re-imagining Travel After COVID-19

We’re starting to see some indicators that people are beginning to research travel a bit more—with a shift in destination marketing organization (DMO) traffic bouncing back 16 percent week over week. So this week on The Layover Live, we decided to chat with Justin Bresler, VP of marketing and…

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