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Category Archives: Digital Marketing

Four Steps to great reviews on Google

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For many years the primary focus for building reviews for tourism businesses has been with Tripadvisor listings. However the ways in which travellers now access information and reviews about your tourism business has evolved.

Travellers no longer solely use Tripadvisor - now they will make judgement calls from a variety of review sources including Facebook (pages and friend referrals), Instagram, OTA review listings, and most prominently, from your Google Business Profile.

Why Google Reviews are important for your tourism business

Your business reviews are part of the Google local search results.

For travellers, local search is a vital tool for both travel research and as a guide when on the road. Your Google Business Profile will appear in results along with your...

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Increase Bookings with Ads Triggered by Weather Forecasts

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We all talk about the weather on a daily basis and for tourism businesses the weather often has quite a significant impact on your bookings and visitation numbers. Whether it be for seasonal or simply short-term weather conditions, the weather can dictate who turns up. 

What if you could be a bit more clever about the weather and integrate it into your digital marketing plan to attract bookings? This brings us to what we call “Weather Ads.” 

What are Weather Ads? 

As the name suggests, “Weather Ads” is an ad campaign tactic based around the weather forecast to match an activity or location with upcoming weather conditions.  

Will it be snowing next weekend? Then ski packages are a timely ad to use. Will it be hot and sunny on the coast? Then let people know they can...

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Cryptocurrency, blockchain, marketing and tourism...A whole new world, or business as usual?

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Crypto. Bitcoin. Blockchain. You’re probably starting to hear these words more and more frequently. And even for Millennials who are used to quickly grasping new digital concepts and trends, they can still seem like a lot to digest.

At Tomahawk we’ve been hearing a bit of chatter recently about the role of cryptocurrency in marketing . Naturally, tourism operators have questions. Do they need to be using it? Is there a commercial opportunity to get involved sooner rather than later? Should they be preparing for the Metaverse in some way? What systems do they need to have in place? There are a lot of questions, but not a lot of answers that make sense.

So let’s start at the beginning – what is cryptocurrency, and what is blockchain?

Cryptocurrency is a form of currency that...

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Five Reasons Why Your Tourism Business Needs a Google Business Profile

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As of 2022 "Google My Business" has been renamed "Google Business Profile". Before you get reading, download our free Google Business Profile setup guide that will give you step by step instructions to create or claim your business listing!

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One of the most effective ways to get your tourism business noticed is by utilising a fantastic free tool from the good people at Google: ‘Google My Business’. Google My Business is what we call your ‘digital storefront’. It can appear when customers search for your business specifically or for business like yours on Google or Google Maps.

You’ve probably seen Google My Business listings plenty of times before. If you search or a specific business on Google, it’s the listing that appears to the right side of Google...

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Tourism Resilience, Re-imagination and Rebound - 10 Training Workshops

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Tomahawk has designed a new series which is comprised of ten Online Training Workshops. They are crafted to empower tourism operators and aligned all industry sectors so they can:

  • Be more Resilient online where their business is showcased and booked

  • Re-imagine their business and product set where necessary in order to reset to our new tourism landscape

  • Prepare best to Rebound when travel is open again both domestically and internationally  

The series of workshops have an actionable worksheet or e-book to support the learning and after each workshop.

There is also the opportunity for businesses to register on the Regional Support Network and apply for funded one on one consulting after each Workshop.

Introducing: The Tourism Resilience,...

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Website Fitness Program For Your Tourism Business During COVID -19

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Huge thanks for signing up to our 'Website Fitness Program for your Tourism Business during COVID-19' webinar. We are thrilled that 256 people signed up and 187 joined us one the day! What a shining example of how our tourism industry is ready to take on this challenge and thrive.  

Looks like everyone has some great snacks on hand to get them through. Hot Cross Buns definitely led the race, closely followed by anything alcohol infused! Both great choices in our books. 

We asked you to share what mix of your business was traditionally international 'Before COVID-19' (BC). Of the 62 people that responded 6 had 50% or less and 25 of you had 80% or above International visitor mix. 

For those in doubt that domestic travel can help your business, according to Statistics New...

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