Victoria County 2012 Tourism Webinar Series
Victoria County Recreation & Tourism Dept. is pleased to announce the launch of the Tourism Webinar Series to assist the tourism industry in planning and preparing for the upcoming 2012 tourism season.
What is a webinar? A webinar is an on-line learning opportunity that is generally 35 minutes to an hour with one or more presenters. Generally, participants will hear the audio of the presenter along with seeing the powerpoint presentation on the screen of your computer. Participants can ask questions in the webinar by typing on their computer and they will be answered at the end of the presentation.
The first webinar in the series is “Making Informed Decisions using Tourism Research ” with Karen McNutt, Senior Research Analyst, Tourism Division, NS Economic, Rural Development and Tourism. This webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 2, 2012 beginning at 12:00 noon.
Description: The webinar will allow participants to learn how to interpret and use tourism research in planning and preparing for the upcoming 2012 tourism season. Specifically:
1) Occupancy Rates
2) NS Tourism Key Indicators,
3) Visitor Origins,
4) NS 2010 Visitor Exit Survey – community report & ten key segments of the market.
Five takeaways will be provided at the end of the presentation for the tourism industry. A short question and answer period will follow the presentation.
In the next few weeks, more tourism webinars will be announced with presenters names & bios. Topics that are being looked at are – Product Development & Experiences, Online Marketing & Social Media, Websites and more.