Insights for Destination & Leisure Marketers

How Pensacola Got My Attention on Twitter

May 15 | Posted by: | Social Media, Travel

pensacola destination ads on twitter

I’m not booking a trip to Pensacola. Yet. After all, I just got back from New Orleans, who planted the seed in my head a long time ago with their jazzy, well-done campaign. Pensacola doesn’t have the same coolness factor that New Orleans does, but they are certainly advertising to me in the right place […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: Catskills, 1985

May 5 | Posted by: | Retro Ad of the Week, Travel

northeast tourism ad

This ad for the Catskills is part of a series the famous Milton Glaser created for the New York Tourism Board, starting in the early 1980’s. And there’s so much to love about it – it perfectly embodies the spirit of the Catskills. Natural beauty? Check. Fresh mountain air? Check. Kooky character? Indeed, check. Since Glaser himself had […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: India Tourism, 1964

There’s a reason the 1960’s is referred to as the golden age of travel. From cheap airfare to the introduction of the all-inclusive holiday package, celebrities and bohemians alike were all traveling internationally – but mainly to Europe. Luxury destinations like the French Riviera provided glamour, and the bustling cities across Europe offered a variety of culture-fixes. India […]

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