Holiday Reading List: 2014 Tourism News Recap

December 9, 2014


What couldn’t we stop reading this year? Check out our favorite news stories on travel trends and the blog posts our followers read most on the DCI News & Views blog and let us know what you found most useful to you!

The top-10 most read DCI blog posts of 2014:

1. Top Eight Digital Influencers for Travel

2. Top Social Media Conferences for 2014

3. PR Bulletin: Q2 Travel Media Outlet Updates

4. Top 5 Meetings and Conventions Tradeshows for 2014

5. Top 3 Ways to Qualify Travel Bloggers

6. PR Bulletin: Travel Media Outlet Updates

7. The ROI Dilemma In Media Relations: CEOs and PR Professionals Face-Off

8. Going Beyond The Restaurant Week: DMO Promotions

9. Travel Leaders Agree 2014 is a Year of Significant Growth, But Not Much Else

10. What’s in Your PR Bag?


Top Five Travel Trend Stories from 2014:

1. Millenials become top business travel demographic
2. Social media valued higher by meeting planners than attendees
3. Instagram influencers change the traditional press trip model
4. Travel agents book vacations with increasingly longer lead times
5. Latin America travel becomes US traveler hotspot
6. Canadian travel abroad hits a high

Written by Karyl Leigh Barnes

Karyl Leigh Barnes is managing partner of DCI’s Tourism Practice. Since joining the firm in 1998, Karyl Leigh has led destination strategy and created marketing communication programs for destinations on every continent except Antarctica.

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