Travel Manitoba Articles http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/ Recent Articles - Travel Currents Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:59:46 GMT 2014 Campaign Results & 2015 Partnership Opportunities http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/2014-campaign-results-2015-partnership-opportunities/879/ 2014 saw the launch of our new brand: Manitoba, Canada's Heart...Beats. To date the brand is performing very well, and we are eager to show it off again with our 2015 partnership opportunities. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/2014-campaign-results-2015-partnership-opportunities/879/ The Beat Goes On at 2014 Tourism Conference http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/the-beat-goes-on-at-2014-tourism-conference/880/ This year's Manitoba Tourism Conference was an engaging mix of speakers, including Olympian Jon Montgomery and TripAdvisor's Andrew Wiens and discussions to make the most of Canada's 150th in 2017. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/the-beat-goes-on-at-2014-tourism-conference/880/ And the winner of the Manitoba Tourism Award is... http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/and-the-winner-of-the-manitoba-tourism-award-is-/881/ Travel Manitoba’s 16th Annual Manitoba Tourism Awards was filled with a special pride and celebration of the achievements of the very best in Manitoba’s tourism industry. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/and-the-winner-of-the-manitoba-tourism-award-is-/881/ Manitoba shows off its momentum at Rendez-vous Canada http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/manitoba-shows-off-its-momentum-at-rendez-vous-canada/871/ International tourism industry representatives experienced the momentum of Manitoba’s tourism industry at this year’s Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) in Vancouver. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/manitoba-shows-off-its-momentum-at-rendez-vous-canada/871/ The Beat Goes On –Manitoba Tourism Conference and Awards September 25 & 26 http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/the-beat-goes-on-manitoba-tourism-conference-and-awards-september-25-26/874/ Manitoba’s tourism industry felt the beat at June’s Tourism Rally and now you’re invited to see how the beat goes on at the annual Manitoba Tourism Conference and Awards September 25 and 26. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/the-beat-goes-on-manitoba-tourism-conference-and-awards-september-25-26/874/ GoMedia Canada Marketplace Welcomed in Manitoba http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/gomedia-canada-marketplace-welcomed-in-manitoba-/875/ From August 17-20, 110 travel bloggers, broadcasters, editors, photographers and writers descended on Manitoba for the 2014 GoMedia Canada Marketplace. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/gomedia-canada-marketplace-welcomed-in-manitoba-/875/ “Amazing”: Manitoba Shows off at GoMedia Canada http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-amazing-manitoba-shows-off-at-gomedia-canada/876/ From dancing polar bears to fighting catfish and breathtaking architecture, Travel Manitoba, Tourism Winnipeg and our partners put on quite a show for GoMedia Canada Marketplace delegates. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-amazing-manitoba-shows-off-at-gomedia-canada/876/ #ExploreMB with social media campaign http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-exploremb-with-social-media-campaign-/872/ This summer, Travel Manitoba wants you to explore Manitoba. The social media campaign is aimed at harnessing the pride of locals – encouraging them to submit their Manitoba photos and stories. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-exploremb-with-social-media-campaign-/872/ Canadian Geographic Travel to showcase Manitoba http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/canadian-geographic-travel-to-showcase-manitoba/873/ Manitoba is taking over Canadian Geographic Travel. The Summer 2015 issue of the magazine will be dedicated solely to Manitoba. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/canadian-geographic-travel-to-showcase-manitoba/873/ Future pondered at TIAC Town Hall and Manitoba Tourism Rally http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/future-pondered-at-tiac-town-hall-and-manitoba-tourism-rally/864/ About 150 industry members convened on June 19 to consider the pivotal developments taking place in tourism at the local, provincial and national levels. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/future-pondered-at-tiac-town-hall-and-manitoba-tourism-rally/864/ CTC: seizing momentum through ingenuity http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/ctc-seizing-momentum-through-ingenuity-/866/ Momentum is happening in the global tourism sector for the first time in a long time. But how can the Canadian industry make the best use of limited resources as we ride this wave of growth? Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/ctc-seizing-momentum-through-ingenuity-/866/ TIAC: Time for a U.S. marketing revival http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/tiac-time-for-a-u-s-marketing-revival/865/ Now is the time for “more traction and more action” in Canadian tourism – particularly in the U.S. market, which is moving past its economic woes and ready to begin exploring the world once again. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/tiac-time-for-a-u-s-marketing-revival/865/ What 5% tourism growth would mean for Canadians http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/what-5-tourism-growth-would-mean-for-canadians/867/ At the Tourism Town Hall on June 19, the industry heard that tourism is one of the most promising sectors of the global economy, growing by about 5% annually. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/what-5-tourism-growth-would-mean-for-canadians/867/ Tips from a social media pro http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/tips-from-a-social-media-pro/868/ “The smart phone in your pocket is the second most important communications revolution in human history,” according to David Meerman Scott. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/tips-from-a-social-media-pro/868/ 20 BOLD ideas for our industry http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/20-bold-ideas-for-our-industry/869/ A tweeting polar bear and 1,947 pounds of poutine were among the concepts fueling imaginations during the “BOLD ideas” segment of the June 19 Manitoba Tourism Rally. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/20-bold-ideas-for-our-industry/869/ Rolling out the welcome mat http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/rolling-out-the-welcome-mat/870/ As the industry gathered for the June 19 Tourism Rally, the clock was counting down toward the opening of two eagerly awaited new attractions – the Journey to Churchill exhibit and CMHR. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/rolling-out-the-welcome-mat/870/ Reeling in fish/hunt prospects with more digital marketing http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/reeling-in-fish-hunt-prospects-with-more-digital-marketing/860/ An expanded emphasis on social media is one of the new marketing directions inspired by Travel Manitoba’s latest Fish/Hunt Summit, held on April 10. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/reeling-in-fish-hunt-prospects-with-more-digital-marketing/860/ Advertising dominates Calgary LRT stations http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/advertising-dominates-calgary-lrt-stations/861/ Imagine yourself enduring the crowded commute on the LRT in one of Canada’s largest cities. Suddenly you’re enveloped by breathtaking images of wide-open spaces and amazing wildlife in Manitoba. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/advertising-dominates-calgary-lrt-stations/861/ Website earns top honours http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/website-earns-top-honours/862/ An international organization has presented a 2014 Platinum Hermes Creative Award to the new website launched by Travel Manitoba in January. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/website-earns-top-honours/862/ Summit generates ideas for international marketing http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/summit-generates-ideas-for-international-marketing/863/ Visitors from outside Canada are smaller in number, but they tend to open their wallets much wider than their domestic counterparts during their stays in our province. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/summit-generates-ideas-for-international-marketing/863/ $4M worth of media coverage generated in 2013 http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-4m-worth-of-media-coverage-generated-in-2013/847/ Travel Manitoba’s media relations team is always hard at work, courting the interest of influential writers, broadcasters and bloggers in our key markets. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/-4m-worth-of-media-coverage-generated-in-2013/847/ Manitoba-shot film becomes launching pad for promotion http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/manitoba-shot-film-becomes-launching-pad-for-promotion/846/ The breathtaking Manitoba landscapes in the new feature film Aloft were the perfect backdrop for a successful promotion of our province at the Berlin Film Festival, where the film premiered in Februar Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/manitoba-shot-film-becomes-launching-pad-for-promotion/846/ Olympic TV ads boost web traffic http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/olympic-tv-ads-boost-web-traffic/848/ Travel Manitoba’s new television spots made their Canadian debut during the Olympics, pushing web traffic on travelmanitoba.com significantly higher than normal for mid- to late-February. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/olympic-tv-ads-boost-web-traffic/848/ Seeking a bigger piece of the MC&IT pie http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/seeking-a-bigger-piece-of-the-mc-it-pie/849/ Travel Manitoba is joining forces with the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) to help Manitoba’s tourism industry capture more of the growing market for meetings, conventions and incentive travel. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/seeking-a-bigger-piece-of-the-mc-it-pie/849/ Marketing campaigns earn international awards http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/marketing-campaigns-earn-international-awards/850/ A trio of clever marketing pitches were winners of prestigious Adrian Awards, presented at a gala in New York in February by the Hospitality, Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI). Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/marketing-campaigns-earn-international-awards/850/