Destination Management

Interactive Art: A catalyst for urban revival and community engagement

Cities and towns using art and technology to transform their public spaces into places of convergence and human connection. Creos' Alexandre Lemieux explores how the adoption of art in urban planning is a strategic move towards creating immersive experiences that foster community engagement and stimulate local economies.

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What makes a healthy place?

Today, the buzzwords of ‘wellbeing’, ‘wellness’, ‘sustainability’, ‘eco’, and ‘regenerative’ lay heavily on the imperatives of developers and placemakers. Hunter Design's Crispin Reed explores five factors for how places around the world are rising to the challenge and building health – both personal and environmental – into the DNA of their designs.

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Beyond growth: indicators that reveal the true cost and benefits of tourism

Prioritising growth in terms of visitor numbers alone means that local residents are likely to lose out. The Travel Foundation's Kelly Galaski explores how destinations can embrace a holistic approach to planning that includes a broader range of key performance indicators to ensure you can make informed decisions for residents and visitors alike.

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Destination organizations, stakeholders and residents Creating a shared vision for a successful future

As destination organisations globally are increasingly looking inward at stakeholders and residents, they’re addressing what organisational changes are needed to support a shared “social licence” for tourism. Simpleview's David Peacock talks about the importance of having a local voice in destination marketing, and answers your burning questions about community engagement and resident sentiment.

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From recovery to resilience and beyond: Insights from the 2023 CNP Americas conference

We’re in a period of global transition. As we welcomed 200 place brand and marketing leaders to New Orleans for the seventh annual City Nation Place Americas conference, this new momentum for change was clear. Here are a few of the ways that cities, regions, and states across the USA and Canada are evolving their strategies to prepare for new challenges and opportunities.

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