Travel & Destination
People only go to places they have first gone in their minds. How do you help someone imagine the experience you offer? How do you take care of the person who wants to figure it all out beforehand AND the person who likes to make it up as they go? How do you build a relationship that lasts beyond the trip itself?
Whether for work or pleasure, a great travel experience begins long before you leave the house, and ends long after you return home. Even though much of the experience is outside your control, you can still shape it as you invite people to share your story.
The Blue Ridge Parkway Association has launched the Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Planner Mobile app on the Nomad platform. Nomad Mobile Guides is a subsidiary of NewCity providing a toolkit for publishing travel apps and websites. The app was developed in close collaboration with the National Park Service.
The Blue Ridge Parkway Association is the official partner organization of the Blue Ridge Parkway dedicated to providing tourism and hospitality information to the Parkway traveler.
Nomad Mobile Guides™, a spin-off company of NewCity, is excited to introduce quality, interactive mobile guides for iPhone and iTouch users with the new successful release of the Great Smoky Mountains applications, developed in cooperation with the Great Smoky Mountains Association and National Park Service.
Two different applications are available for visitors to enjoy.
This week NewCity Labs unveiled its first major product, called the NOMAD Mobile Guides app. We attended the Association of Partners for Public Lands conference in San Diego to show it off. APPL is an organization for the national parks and the cooperating associations that support them.
We teamed up with the Great…
One of the themes at the VA1 Tourism Conference last month was the fact that Gen-Xers with young children are rapidly overtaking baby boomers as the biggest demographic in vacation travel. Speakers had much to share about what these parents (like me) are looking for in a great vacation.
I attended the VA1 Tourism Conference in Alexandria on September 28th and 29th. We work with several destinations in the state as well as the Blue Ridge Parkway, and I wanted to get some fresh insights into trends for travel. I'm writing a series of short posts with takeaways from the conference.
Joe Couceiro, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer of Busch Entertainment Corporation, spoke on "Tourism Marketing for the New Norm." Read on for my takeaways...
We love it when our clients are successful. Take The Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA, for example. While we've all been seeing stories about how far tourism numbers have fallen, Barter has quietly had a good year with an increase in attendance.
This is quite a feat when you consider that 91% of the theatre's loyal patrons travel up to 250 miles…
Examples from our Portfolio
Results that speak.
"...everything about working with NewCity has been superior to almost any other outside organization that Barter has work with."
- Richard Rose, Producing Artistic Director of Barter Theatre