Travel & Tourism

How Millennials Are Altering the Traditional Vacation Paradigm

Employers, forget vacations and say hello to staycations. Those darn millennials are at it again. They’ve killed department stores, the 9-to-5 workday and now they’re ready to say farewell to the typical vacation. By typical vacation we mean the one where you take a week or two off and travel outside…

Going Social with Your Destination Marketing Organization

Destination marketing organizations (DMOs), for the most part, are focused on one thing: getting visitors to eat, play, and shop ‘til they drop while vacationing. What tends to fall by the wayside, though, is the social aspect of the vacationer experience. Custom Snapchat filters, promotional Facebook contests and simple word-of-mouth…

Social Media: Changing the Way Consumers Travel

Social media is affecting everything about consumers’ travel decisions from researching and planning to posting during a vacation. Travel statistics report that 19 out of 20 travelers are active on Facebook, and over 50% of travelers look to social media before deciding on their next travel destination. If your brand…

Solo Travel: The Freedom to Do What You Want

After publishing a recent blog about the latest in travel trends, solo travel received many comments and inquiries, so we decided to follow it up with a blog dedicated to solo travel. Have you dreamed of traveling to an exotic location to relax in the ocean, or visiting France to…

2017 Top Travel Trends: Staycations, Wellness, Solo Travel and More

What does modern-day travel look like? Not long ago, the answer to that question would have involved mentions of travel agents, guide-led tours and annual visits to distant family members. While each of those factors still play a role in how people choose, plan and book vacations today, 2017 has…