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See The #TourismReelsChallenge Engagement Winners

After a full month of learning together, tagging one another, and full-diving into Instagram Reels, it is FINALLY time to announce the #TOURISMREELSCHALLENGE winners!! The amount of participation blew our minds, and the increase in engagement from screenshots we received followed suit. Because there was just SO MUCH growth to be recognized, we decided to recognize not one, not two, …

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Should You Go Phygital?

Advertainment. Freemium. Hyperlocal. Marketers just love mashing words together, and “phygital” is the latest installment. Love or hate the grammatical decision, it encapsulates a pretty cool, and growing, advertising trend. So what does it mean to “go phygital”? And what does it look like in action in the travel and tourism industry? We’ll break it down and give you a …

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Can You Go Video for FIVE Days? An Incentivized Learning Challenge with A Chance to Win Big

If you’ve heard anything about social media lately, it’s that video is here to stay. And while this unfortunately means that your steady roll of crowd-sourced images does far less for your brand than it did in 2017, we have good news! With practice, video posts are not as time consuming or as complicated as you would think. Now, after you …

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Adam Vigueira Steps Into Producer Chair at Von Mack

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Von Mack Agency, Inc. – They say that “content is king.” And these days, it’s becoming more and more performative. New Orleans’ leading boutique tourism marketing firm has hired Louisiana native Adam Vigueira to meet this need for clients worldwide. “Adam’s background in theatre and in travel makes him uniquely perfect for the job. From day one, …

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A New Von Mack Series? We’ve Got The Tea

Say hello to The Tourism Tea – a limited series Social Cast! Each week, we’ll release a sip-sized animated convo of what’s hottest in the NOW. This is our way of weeding through the burdensome details of ALL of the webinars, ALL of the podcasts, and ALL of the news on social… and providing the skinny on what really matters …

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An Interview With JAMNOLA: How They Opened to Sky-High Ticket Sales Mid-COVID.

New Orleans thrives on joy, art, and music. But after the last few months, folks in the Crescent City could certainly use another reason to smile. And in the face of a global pandemic, we saw something special set up shop. It was a brand new experience breaking the downturned tourism mold with sell out tours and innovative safety precautions. …

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The Comeback Story of 2020: QR Codes

We’ve all spent at least half a year in partial isolation: meeting up with friends over Zoom instead of a coffee shop, sitting at arm’s length from relatives who normally give the best hugs, and pushing back the family reunion another year.  It’s left us all craving experiences that are personal, immersive, and ideally, sterile. And as it turns out, …

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Missed The Webinar? We Got You, Boo!

Welcome to new territory. Global pandemic? Check. Tourism lock down? Virtually everywhere. Feelings of hopelessness and despair? Sometimes. Oh! And now there’s all of those things you need to learn. We get it. We’ve been bombarded too. It’s that anxious, nagging sense of “running in place.” That’s why we decided to break things down and create a guide for navigating …

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UX Design for Tourism Sales

UX (or user experience) design has become a hot topic in every industry, and travel is no exception. As consumers are booking more and more features of their trip on the go – from the hotel room to the paddle boat tour, and transportation in between – a hassle-free and even enjoyable website could make or break your business.  First …

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