Insights for Destination & Leisure Marketers

Category: Design

Paid Search Landing Pages for Tourist Attractions – Attracting Action

paid search landing pages

With summer winding down and fall right around the corner, it’s a good time for tourism sites to re-examine their paid search campaigns. One frequent challenge for tourist attractions is that their websites can be large and unwieldy, offering a lot of information across a lot of pages, without really guiding visitors to take the next step. Instead of pushing […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: World’s Fair Chicago, 1933

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The Chicago World’s Fair is often referred to as the Fair that Changed America. It spread over 600 acres and introduced fairgoers to many innovations. Electrical innovations such as elevators and the first electric chair debuted there. As did “new” products we take for granted like the zipper. Fairgoers got a first look at Edison’s kinetoscope and the first voice recording. Another […]

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Retro Ad of the Week: The Beverly Hills Hotel, 1989

timeless hotel advertising

Movie stars, politicians, rock stars. The distinctive pink-and-green color scheme. A pool surrounded by the classic pinstripe lounge chairs. The Polo Lounge, fine dining, and of course, secluded bungalows for high-class celebrities looking for privacy. For years, the Beverly Hills Hotel has been equated with the rich and famous residents who inhabit it. And the decor […]

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The Rise of Hand-Drawn Fonts

March 14 | Posted by: | Design, Museum Week

rise of hand drawn fonts

Personally, I am a big fan of custom creation. So I am happy to see the current trend of brands using hand-drawn fonts in their branding and advertising. I have always said that if you have the opportunity to create a custom photo or illustration for an advertising piece, you should go for it. It is a […]

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