Virginia â€œis For Loversâ€, Egypt is â€œWhere it All Beginsâ€, and Dubai is â€œDefinitely Dubaiâ€. This month's TMI blogger, Tom Buncle FTMI, explores how much impact destination slogans truly have.
Date: 1st July 2015
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
In the run up to the general election Tim Manson MTMI ponders the upsides and downsides of recent funding announcements:Â£18m extra money for promotion of some destinations = good; not taking displacement factor into account = not so good
Date: 28th April 2015
The restriction on taking children out of school in term time, introduced in Sept 2013, is impacting on the domestic tourism industry. Robin Barker FTMI gives a personal view on unintended consequences in this month's blog post
Date: 24th March 2015
Wellness tourism offers opportunities but Dr. Philip Long, Associate Dean (Tourism), Bournemouth University, suggests there may also be tensions around perceptions of alcotourists and their impact on destinations.
Date: 24th February 2015