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Successful events now rely on getting the participants involved

Social media, technology and more involved participants all foster greater delegate engagement.

Innovative promotions from the events industry

Pop-up cinemas in unusual locations, custom lineups for Web users, and menus created to reflect the film being screened: these are just some of the creative ways in which festivals are staying competitive.

Generation Y, the new face of business travel

When travelling for business, Millennials enjoy meeting new people and exploring new cities. As they advance in their careers, their decision-making power within their companies will grow, creating with it a new form of business travel.

Get off the beaten path with electric vehicles!

To reduce their environmental footprint and improve their accessibility, many outdoor destinations offer an array of electric vehicles that includes ATVs, Segways and electric bicycles.

Dance ‘til dawn with party tourism

Forget about museum visits and organized city tours; clubbers rate destinations on the quality of their nightlife. Since party tourism is so popular among young adults, some cities are promoting it as part of their new brand image.

Adventure tourism goes sustainable

To counter the vulnerability of outdoor travel products, adventure businesses are embracing sustainability in the hopes of preserving their key resources and meeting the needs of their clientele.

SOS! My business is having a social media crisis!

Thanks to social media, information that used to take several hours or even days to reach the public can now be spread almost instantaneously. When a crisis sets alarms bells ringing in today’s world, it’s impossible to ignore! A well-prepared crisis unit an[...]

Using Technology to Measure Tourist Traffic (Records of 2012 Symposium)

Measuring visitor traffic and profiles at tourism destinations was the focus of discussions at the Symposium of the Transat Chair in Tourism of UQAM’s ESG, which took [...]

Community Based Tourism Gives Sustainability a Local Flair

Recent growth and popularity has made sustainable tourism better known and has lead to the introduction of many addition alternative forms of tourism that focus on the[...]

Examples of best practices for improving accessibility

From train stations to youth hostels and tourism offices, best practices in accessibility are now in place in France, thanks to the Law of February 11, 2005, which promotes the equality of rights and opportunities, participation and citizenship of people with disabiliti[...]
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