Caribbean Tourism has always been promoted as islands of sun, sand and sea, but things are changing. The head in the sand attitude is slowing opening up to its heritage and culture. In the latest promotions by Barbados we see its feet of clay as it digs into the earth to uncover a fascinating diversity of history, architecture, and art. The islands pulses with music, crafts and an endless beat of dance. This article looks at its heritage in clay and its amazing organic pottery arts influenced by an eclectic mix of people, cultures and technique.
With Head in Sand Caribbean Heritage has Feet in Clay
How the Caribbean SunTan Tourism finds gold in its heritage of mud.
In this thoughtful and fun review HolidayHotelReviews gives the low down on what’s great and maybe not so great about visiting the Animal Flower Cave on a family holiday. Kids love it because they just have fun being underground with the sea raging beside them as they discover secret pools and tiny caves just for them. But the report cautions families that it may not be suitable for all, and seniors who have any balance issues will find it slippery in places and hard to get around. It’s well worth a visit otherwise and there is a fun story about one adventure that we think you will enjoy! See Blog here
Its only 14 miles across at the widest point and 21 from north to south, but this tiny island of Barbados offers a wide range of things to do and see for families with kids. Check out the top 10 experiences reported by Tripsavy and the video on our TavelWatchNews blog
Website Strategy Process Implementation is a special report which was written as an accommpanyment and bonus for those who purchased the book “WEBSITE” The forst in the series “Marketing Hotels & Tourism Online” The report is now in limited distribution and available for FREE to interested hotel and destination managers, and marketers. It was originally part of a 6 pack bonus show in the video here.
The eBook Hotel Website Marketing Strategies By Ian R Clayton was a #1 bestseller on Amazon. It is now in paperback for all those who don’t want to look at screen and who like the tactical feel of a book. It is also the sort of book you can highlight and make notes in much more easily. Book buyers are also able to access a free membership site and download case studies and videos that will help with planning and executing website marketing strategies.
The new Partnership with HowToFacinate and PersonaHolidays hit the news with a splash as 100s of media outlets feature the article explaining how to fascinate travelers with hotel personality branding matching hotel with travelers of similar character.
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The report by TheNextWeb shows mobile growth at thirty 30% over the last year to accounting for 55% of all web access. Now way ahead of lap top and desktop at just 45% mobile is set to dominate the web and our lives.
In the latest travel planning sofware by mariott hotels they are offering woulf be travelers a test that can help them create their travel persona and get matched up with hotels that offer the kind of experience that compliments who they are and what sort of holiday experience they like. See examples of how it works and what it means for travel at Personalize your travel here>>
Travel Weekly Magazine has featured PersonaHolidays and its innovative Personality Matching Hotel App. The app analyzes travelers clicks and creates a travel persona which it matches to hotels of compatible character. The resuls is that hotel search is very targeted and personal. Travelers have increased engagement and bookings since the app was installed on the Barbados.org destination marketing site. The App is suited to hotel chains, groups and associations including destination marketing organization.