Tourism

Branding

Why Millennials Are Flocking to… Tulsa?

City Nation Place Americas is a gathering of enlightened CMOs, city planners, civic leaders and place makers in New York on June 14 and 15. As a presenting sponsor...

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Branding

5 Lessons From NYU’s Placemaking Class

Here are the key takeaways from my online class about how placemaking can help attract talent, tourism, residents and investment to your city or community. Course registration is now...

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Branding

How the Toronto International Film Festival Helps Shape the City’s Brand

City Nation Place Americas is a gathering of enlightened CMOs, city planners, civic leaders and place makers in New York on June 14 and 15. As a presenting sponsor...

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Branding

Canada’s best city brand opens up

Toronto was a Top 10 finisher in our recent World’s Best City Brands ranking. Its latest ad campaign doubles down on the attributes that make Canada’s urban heart so...

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Branding

Announcing City Nation Place Americas: A new place branding and marketing summit

City Nation Place, a London-based gathering of enlightened CMOs, city planners, civic leaders and real estate developers, is coming to New York on June 14 and 15. And we at Resonance...

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Featured

Why “togethering” is reshaping the future of destinations

Multigenerational travel has been the biggest trend in tourism for more than five years. Now it’s changing the configuration of resort and second-home destinations as the wealthy demand ever-larger...

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Branding

Why the DMO needs more ‘manager’ than ‘marketer’

DMOs need to morph into DMMOs—Destination Marketing and Management Organizations—in order to align with the trends that are shaping travel and tourism in the very near future. Here’s a...

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Branding

Key insights from the world’s premier place marketing conference

Four key takeaways from this month’s City Nation Place conference in London. Two weeks ago, the Resonance team and I traveled to London to attend the second annual City...

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Cities

Why London, Singapore and New York are the World’s Best City Brands

These three global centers rule the world in reputation, identity and the perceived quality of place. The wealth of cities and nations has historically been determined primarily by location:...

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Economic Development

Asian Hospitality Comes West

Asian hospitality companies are buying up western brands while targeting wealthy travelers. Asian hotel brands have their sights set westward. Certainly, with China becoming the largest outbound travel market...

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