Course Level 3: Advanced
Estimated Study Time: 1-2 hours
Offered by: Alison
In order to attract tourists, any organization or business in the tourist industry must create successful marketing and promotion campaigns. The tourist industry is one of the most important in the world, worth up to one trillion dollars annually, so successful marketing and promotion campaigns have the potential to generate huge revenue.
This course will explain how tourist destinations and tourism businesses can successfully market themselves. The first section of the course explains the main challenges of promoting tourism and how they may be overcome.
The second section explains how to identify the target audience of tourism campaigns as well as which methods of advertising are best suited for tourism.
The third section explains the customer buying process and how it can be used to determine the objectives for a tourism promotional campaign.
The final section of this course explains how an effective marketing campaign can instill brand loyalty in customers and encourage repeat purchases.