A consortium of eight counties in western New York State, including tourism-reliant Niagara, is looking to hire an agency to develop a destination marketing and branding study to help "unite" its tourism pitch.
APCO Worldwide and its StrawberryFrog ad unit have won a unique competitive pitch to guide travel PR and marketing for Albania, the Southeastern European country on the eastern shores of the Adriatic Sea.
Quinn + Company with client Waldorf Astoria New York and Weber Shandwick working with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. shared "Best in Show" honors for PR last night at the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International's annual Adrian Awards.
Bermuda has launched a review of its North American PR account with the expectation of awarding a three-year contract through March 2017 as the island getaway looks to reverse a trend of declining visitors since 2006.
The Beehive State has cast a net for an agency to promote its established tourism slogan, "Utah: Life Elevated," on a national and global scale to expand its use to areas like economic development and create an "integrated global brand."
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