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From committee room to classroom - starting a second career in tourism

In the latest TMI blog post, Colin Potts FTMI reflects on six things he’s learned in the six years since he changed career from managing Chester’s tourism service to lecturing tourism students at its university. Among them, that tourism is not a career any more...

Date: 28th September 2015

From committee room to classroom - starting a second career in tourism

Who do they think they are?

This month's TMI blogger - Blue Sail director Amanda Shepherd FTMI - asks whether destination marketers really understand what makes the Baby Boom generation tick

Date: 27th July 2015

Who do they think they are?

Destination Slogans: Silver Bullet or Meaningless Puff?

Virginia “is For Lovers”, Egypt is “Where it All Begins”, and Dubai is “Definitely Dubai”. This month's TMI blogger, Tom Buncle FTMI, explores how much impact destination slogans truly have.

Date: 1st July 2015

Destination Slogans: Silver Bullet or Meaningless Puff?

Destinations: socially adept or socially inept?

This month's TMI blogger, Jackie Ellis, wonders whether DMOs really 'get' social media, or whether they fail to embrace it fully because of fears of losing control of the message

Date: 22nd May 2015

Destinations: socially adept or socially inept?

Funding announcements - unalloyed good news for all?

In the run up to the general election Tim Manson MTMI ponders the upsides and downsides of recent funding announcements:£18m extra money for promotion of some destinations = good; not taking displacement factor into account = not so good

Date: 28th April 2015

Funding announcements - unalloyed good news for all?