Three Vancouver-based vegan influencers joined Intrepid Travel at a launch event this week to highlight the company’s first three vegan food tours, set to launch in 2019.
Vegan influencers weigh in
Zach Berman, Steph Yu and Erin Ireland joined the pilot trip to India and helped shape the final itinerary. All three agreed that the tour offered the opportunity to dive into local foods and culture in a way that’s often not available to those with dietary restrictions.
“Our guide pre-vetted the s...
The prevalence of mobile devices has “made traditional desktop marketing playbooks obsolete,” according to Facebook’s head of global travel strategy. Speaking at the Phocuswright Europe conference in Amsterdam, Nikhilesh Ponde outlined five key strategies marketers need to implement now to keep up with the move to mobile.
Hosting the International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship was a tourism boon for Copenhagen and nearby co-host city Herning.
Hotel occupancy of Copenhagen’s 22,000 rooms was nearly 100 per cent for most of the tournament, which wrapped up Sunday (May 20) at Royal Arena. Compare that to 86 per cent occupancy in May of last year, according to statistics from Wonderful Copenhagen. The municipality estimates that the tournament has resulted in 60,000 bed nights...
Phocuswright Europe, Europe’s largest meeting of travel industry executives, investors and startups, wraps up today (May 17) in Amsterdam. With the theme of “New. Power. Distribution,” the conference focused on ways travel companies can better connect with consumers in the modern marketplace.
Executives from Facebook, Best Western, and Lufthansa shared a common message: The top priority for travel brands and tourism professionals is to proactively reach out to potential customers...
From the Rhine to the Danube to the Elbe, Europe’s rivers are the backbone of this continent, connecting major world capitals and small country towns. Here, we look at 10 of our favorite European destinations to explore from a river cruise ship.
Sure, Amsterdam offers plenty of fine dining – but you’ll get your share of that on your river cruise ship. Fueling yourself with classic grab-and-go street food favorites gives you a real taste of Dutch life for just a few euros as you snack your way through the city.
Just two hours up the coast from Los Angeles, you’re driving through the bucolic Santa Ynez Valley surrounded by vineyards when suddenly you spot a traditional Danish windmill on the horizon. Welcome to Solvang, “California’s Denmark.” In this picture-perfect village, you feel as if you’re strolling back in time.
With more than 45 million fans on Facebook and 86 million followers on Instagram, National Geographic is one of the top non-celebrity brands in the social sphere. If you’re following Nat Geo on any of their channels, you already understand why. Their photos and videos are stunning and their storytelling is top notch.
Behind the scenes, National Geographic’s social strategy is based on four core guiding principles, as we learned from Annabelle Canwell (National Geographic’s SVP of travel partn...
ITB Berlin wrapped up Sunday after five days of trade and consumer interactions with more than 10,000 exhibitors from 186 countries and regions spread across the 26 halls of the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.
The show was booked to capacity, with a five per cent increase in business volume over 2017. Approximately 110,000 trade visitors and 60,000 consumers visited the trade show.
The ITB Berlin Convention, held in conjunction with the trade show, featured 150 sessions and more than 300 speakers....
ITB Berlin, the world’s largest travel trade show, kicked off March 6 in Berlin with an opening ceremony featuring speeches from German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Secretary of the UN World Tourism Organization, Zurab Pololikashvili, among other dignitaries.
When you just can’t look at one more version of your seating chart, grab your best girls and hit the road for a planning-free weekend that’s all about good food, good wine, and great friends. Less than five hours’ drive from Vancouver, Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country is a perfect staycation destination for to reconnect with your friends before the big day.
“What is the best tequila?”
It’s a common question for visitors to Mexico. But even after 15 years of studying Mexico’s national spirit, it’s one Audrey Formisano can’t answer.
“I can tell you which one I like,” says Formisano, the tequila sommelier (or “tequilaier”) at Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa. “But you have to try a lot to find out which one you like best.”
When you think of Golden, B.C., your mind probably skips straight to flying through powder on the 1,260 metres of vertical drop at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. But if your partner or the kids aren’t quite as into skiing as you are (hey, nobody’s perfect), there’s plenty more action to keep them entertained in this charming mountain town.
When crafting a marketing strategy, data is your best friend. Knowing exactly who is using a particular social network—and what they’re looking for when they do—is key to creating a social presence that creates engagement, brand awareness, and even sales.
Here, we dig deep to uncover all of the most important Twitter stats for social media marketers, so you can plan and execute a Twitter marketing plan that works for your brand.