Sun 26 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson Emerging Tourism Markets / google analytics / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / New Media / On-Line Booking / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Prometeus - The Media Revolution / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Sustainable Tourism / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology Comments Off on Travolution Summit followed by many on Twitter / / / / / / / /

Travolution Summit followed by many on Twitter

One of the new and unique ways of following a conference today is by a twitter group. Travolution Summit 2009 , a one day conference on tourism online marketing, held on April 21 at Renaissance Chancery Court in London, UK,  was tag #travsummit when you go to twitter search . Because Twitter only...Read more

Sun 19 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / Web 2.0 / web analytics / youtube 1 comment / / / / /

Twitter and Social Media Rocks at ORC’09

Canada’s top Tourism Online Marketing Conference – Online Revealed ’09, provided a number of surprises in its 4th Annual conference, April 13-15, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. What was hot in its Calgary ORC 08 Conference – the paper clip (trading) and blogging ( but still...Read more

Sat 11 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson A Couple of Chicks / Internet Marketing / Marketing Gets Personal / Media Revolution / New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Online Travel / performance based marketing / Search Engine Optimization / SEO / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / tracking marketing results / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / web analytics 1 comment / / / / / / / /

The Big Event – Online Revealed Starts Soon

Canada’s top tourism online marketing conference, Online Revealed, begins in a few days.  Over 275 delegates from across North America have registered for the 4th Annual Online Revealed Conference at Sheraton on the Falls hotel in Niagara Falls. Thirty-five of the top presenters in tourism...Read more

Sun 05 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / tracking marketing results / Web Site Statistics Comments Off on Nova Scotia Tourism Research Symposium – April 28th / / / / / / / / /

Nova Scotia Tourism Research Symposium – April 28th

Spring brings us tourism educational opportunites including the 3rd Annual Nova Scotia Tourism Research Symposium, Tuesday, April 28 at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton, NS  from 11:00 am. to 4:00 pm.  This year’s topics include – Competitive Assessment, 2009 Outlook,  Explorer...Read more

Sun 05 Apr 2009 Tom Wilson Internet Marketing / Media Revolution / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Online Travel / Social Media / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Tourism Research / Tourism Technology / Tourism Web sites / tracking marketing results / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on Online Marketing Opportunities with novascotia.com / / /

Online Marketing Opportunities with novascotia.com

Nova Scotia tourism has a number of free and paid opportunities to help market your business online. Lets start with the free opportunities for tourism businesses listed with Nova Scotia tourism and in the Doers and Dreamers Guide – a) Photo gallery – you can have six photos in the...Read more

Sat 28 Mar 2009 Tom Wilson New Media / Online Revealed Conference / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Web 2.0 1 comment / / / / / / / / /

Social Media gets the Headlines

What an interesting week … I got the opportunity to discuss and work with two groups on Cape Breton Island with social media..  Both are including social media with their online marketing campaign. This is a first for them and I look forward to working with them on their exciting...Read more

Sat 21 Mar 2009 Tom Wilson Media Revolution / Social Media / Tourism E-Marketing / Tourism Internet Marketing / Web 2.0 Comments Off on Twitter is Hot / / / / / / /

Twitter is Hot

It seems like everybody is talking about Twitter these days …. for example – a) “All a Twitter about New Zealand,”  b) Nova Scotia Tourism embraces Social media and Twitter, c) Why businesses should use Twitter by Japdog, d) What the Tweet is going on by P. Caines,  e) How...Read more

Sun 15 Mar 2009 Tom Wilson Media Revolution / New Media / Nova Scotia Tourism / NS Tourism / Social Media / Travel Blog / Video / Web 2.0 / youtube 2 comments / / / / / /

Nova Scotia Tourism embraces Social Media & Twitter

Nova Scotia Tourism Division is moving forward with social media in its online campaign in 2009-2010.  Kristi Wenaus, Director of Sales & Partnerships, outline some of their plans during her presentation at the Destination Cape Breton Association Annual General Meeting.  Nova...Read more

Sun 15 Mar 2009 Tom Wilson New Media / Online Travel / Podcasts / Social Media / Web 2.0 / youtube Comments Off on Communicating with Customers and Social Media / / / / / / / / /

Communicating with Customers and Social Media

Communication with customers is so important these days as markets get smaller and more competitive.  Those who provide the personal touch and communicate more will win.  It is more time consuming but in the end you get the sale. For example – There are ten or so companies offering a land...Read more

Sun 08 Mar 2009 Tom Wilson On-Line Booking / Online Travel / Skype / Technology Tools for Tourism Operators 1 comment / / / / / /

Online Booking and Online Chats

Nova Scotia’s tourism website now has online booking for accommodations and online chat to assist you in your bookings. This new service is available now and still includes the  1-800-565-0000 toll free number as well. Nova Scotia on-line booking system is managed by Blue Ocean Contact...Read more