Saturday 25th October 2014
Welcome to the Tourism Management Institute (TMI) - the destination management section of Tourism Society.
Find out here about TMI's Events, becoming a member of TMI, developing your career through TMI recognised undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and events/seminars for tourism professionals.
Download presentations given at recent events such as the June's TMI Hot Topic event, held in Cheltenham, read the fortnightly TMEye e-newsletter and find out about the latest tourism job vacancies. Full details of upcoming TMI events can also be found at www.tmi-events.org.uk
You can also search for Suppliers offering services to Destination Managers from web designers to consultants, or browse the extensive library of documents, articles and news items.
The draft programme for this year’s TMI Annual Convention in Stoke-on-Trent on 10-11 November is now available on the TMI Events web site.
Please note there will be no extension to the Early Bird deadline for best rates this year, so make sure you book your place by 5 pm on Thursday 24 October.
Special accommodation rates are also only available until this date, subject to availability.
120 DMO representatives from 7 countries including the UK got together at the Knowledge Exchange held byTMI sponsor NewMind¦tellUs last month and heard the expert judges announce the winning destinations in a variety of categories from best SEO campaign to Best web content.
The Knowledge Exchange sessions covered digital opportunities for destinations, creation and distribution of destination content, enhancing visitor experience through digital, the changing face of destinations, making business sense of digital strategy, digital in focus, and mastering social, mobile and content.
For full details of the awards and a round up of the two day programme, visit the New Mind¦tellUs web site
The Pembrokeshire Holiday Guide is due to return for 2015 after a year’s absence.
Pembrokeshire County Council’s tourism team decided to concentrate on digital marketing during 2014, but are bringing back the traditional brochure next year after being “inundated” with requests for the guide both from potential visitors and past advertisers, whose bookings had suffered without the publication.
Following discussions, Carrier Direct Marketing, one of the UK’s leading tourism marketing support specialists, and the tourism team at Pembrokeshire County Council have entered into a new public/private sector arrangement, believed to be a first . The brochure is now a private venture produced with the Pembrokeshire branding in a joint partnership, where the County team are providing copy, images, events and in-region support while Carrier sell the advertising, design and produce the brochure, arrange the media and distribution and fulfil consumer and TIC requests. Read more here
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