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Instagram And Influencers: The Overlooked Challenges For Destinations


March 8, 2019

16:00 - 16:45

CityCube Berlin, Auditorium A4/A5

Too many destinations are still using logos and advertising slogans, while the digital world has long been crying out for other content. Influencers have more reach and credibility than classic destination marketers. Alongside influencers, customers are taking over destination marketing: Instagrammability is an important reason for travel in the growing target group of experienced travel consumers. Those who ignore this development will be dropped and punished mercilessly. How do DMOs have to change in order to meet these challenges? How can occasions be created for modern tourists to report on “just in time” via their digital channels and platforms? And particularly explosive: How can social media hype be slowed down when destinations get overrun by overtourism? And last but not least, what does the customer say? We look forward to the presentation of exclusive study results from infas quo on the importance of influencers for travel decisions.

Introductory presentation:

Daniela Briceño Schiesser, Senior Project Director, infas quo

Moderated by:

Daniela Briceño Schiesser, Senior Project Director, infas quo

Panel guests:

Colin Fernando, Senior Brand Consultant, BrandTrust

Vicky Smith, Founder, Earth Changers