NYC & Company became a major blip on our radar when it locked in the first ever city-to-city partnership with Cape Town to boost tourism between the two iconic cities. We caught up with Makiko Matsuda Healy, MD of tourism market development, to find out what New York tourism is all about...
Cari Coetzee 15 Jun 2018
The co-marketing agreement between Cape Town Tourism and NYC & Company which sees the two destination marketing agencies pool their resources to market each other's destinations is going live...
“Millennial travellers are always looking for their next big adventure where they want to see, feel and taste their destination, explore every aspect of the culture, and, of course, give back to the communities they visit."
We chat to the MD of Cheapflights to mine some insights from the Compass Report 2017...
Cari Coetzee 13 Jul 2017
Data from Cheapflights indicates that South Africans still have travel fever and a hunger to explore international destinations despite the sluggish local economy...
RESTON, US: Total online travel spending up 9% to US$103bn, led by Air Travel Southwest, Expedia and Marriott led respective travel sub-categories in 2012 web page views.
Joining up with a travel group is a great way to see Idaho. In the winter, there is plenty to do and numerous ways to enjoy the snow, including skiing. This is the perfect location to get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors. And you'll find it a great deal cooler than South Africa right now.
NUREMBURG, GERMANY / NEW YORK, US: Retailers embarking on a seasonal hiring binge this year may want to rethink their plans, according to a new survey by GfK Custom Research North America. As unemployment remains above 9% and median household incomes decline, economic anxiety continues to preoccupy the thoughts of US consumers.
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand stands to reap a US$62.8 million* windfall from the Rugby World Cup 2011 final weekend, according to MasterCard Research.
NASHVILLE / WASHINGTON DC, US: STR named newBrandAnalytics as its social media analytics partner this week. The joint venture will launch a product suite for the hospitality industry, integrating Social Guest Satisfaction and revenue performance.
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 368.6 million unique visitors went online in June 2011 for an average of 26.1 hours per person.
TOKYO, JAPAN: In the aftermath of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent nuclear accident, the city of Tokyo has seen no significant erosion to its city image according to the 2011 Anholt-GfK Roper City Brands Index study.