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How to take great Social Media images this season

Tourism is lucky in that it has a wonderful amount of opportunities all the time for great social media shots. So have your smartphone at the ready for the season, and capture those really important moments, the things that tell people a little bit about your story, that allow them get to know you and your team, that show your visitors having a fantastic time. Basically, anything that would make people want to spend time with you.

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3 benefits of online training you need to know

Sceptical of e-learning and online training programmes?  Here are 3 benefits of online learning that make it particularly attractive for business owners and managers in tourism and hospitality.   

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6 Things you need to know when choosing an online training programme.

How do you know if an online training programme is for you? How do you know if it is worth the time and money you need to invest?  Here are 6 important things you need to know that will help you answer those questions.

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Omni Channel Activation is where it’s at in retail – what are the implications for tourism?

The retail industry is finely tuned into the visitors experiences at each point on the path to purchase. With the path to purchase changing, what can tourism learn from retail?

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Irish – a tourism differentiator for Ireland?

Knowing that visitors travel for difference and knowing that language is the most tangible difference when we get to a new destination, Tina wonders if the Irish language could become a national differentiator for the tourism industry.

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What creates spend in retail?

Sustainable businesses are profitable businesses and the first step to profit is to achieve spend.  Tina speaks about driving retail spend in tourism and shares some learnings from retail experts and the science of retail. 

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The Internal Fam Trip

To be a destination in a visitor’s mind, you must first be a destination in your own mind.  This blog looks at how an internal familiarisation trip can help create a destination mindset across the operators in a destination.

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Food Tourism – is it all about the story?

Uncovering the stories behind local ingredients, traditional dishes and the people behind it all – is this the fundamental first step in developing food tourism destinations?

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Destinations – what motivates engagement?

While stakeholder engagement within destinations is highly desirable, it is not without its challenges.  Tina looks at the factors that motivate engagement in the first instance.

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Can you see your target?

Inspired by a scenario described Robin Sharma’s story of ‘The Monk who sold his Ferrari’, Tina talks about the importance of being able to clearly visualise our desired outcomes.

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Food Tourism Networks - What is the point?

Tina talks through what the true purpose and objectives of food tourism networks might be, highlighting the need to differentiate the means from the end.

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Dreading the network meeting??

Meetings are an essential feature of tourism networks.  Tina gives some key pointers on how to ensure the meetings serve the network, rather than sabotage it.

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