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Year: 2010

Consumer Trends for 2011

December 7, 2010

I have some friends who live for last minute travel deals.  They are signed up to at least two dozen travel discount sites and are bombarded daily with deals to take them to exotic locals all for $250 all inclusive plus taxes.   While there was a time that this was solely the realm of volume discounting… Read More

Monitoring Your Social Media – Know What People are Saying About You!

November 18, 2010

Came across this great blog post originally posted by Lauren Fisher in Social Media.  Below is a transcript of the article that outlines some really cool freebies to track what people are saying about your business. The importance of knowing what people are saying about you online, shouldn’t be underestimated. By now, you should all… Read More

Creativity at its Best – Tales from da Trailz!

October 25, 2010

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society and Parks Canada teamed up this past summer to do a very unique project aimed at exposing people to what is great about Canada’s National Parks.  The Celebrate Canada’s Parks Video Contest created some incredible video content that looks at people’s experiences in unique and interesting ways.  One of… Read More

A Season of Opportunities – Transform Your Tourism Business!

October 6, 2010

As summer fades from memory and we slip into the comforts of fall in Atlantic Canada we take time to reflect on a busy season and get ready for upcoming training opportunities that can help transform our tourism businesses.  October is one of the busiest months for training in Atlantic Canada with numerous opportunities to… Read More