attraction Tag

Guerrilla marketing attracts guests to a start-up escape room

Escape rooms have only become popular in the last ten years or so, and advertising this kind of experience involves a lot of explanation. Many people still aren’t familiar with the concept of escape rooms. So how are you supposed to effectively and creatively market this new interactive form of entertainment while educating the public at the same time? Well, Chris Sparks has it all figured out. Chris is the owner of Surelocked In Escape Games in Frederick, Maryland. His family-owned business dabbles in what he calls “special unorthodox marketing” -- and it’s working! Surelocked In has been tremendously successful and has earned an impressive return on its start-up investment, all thanks to Chris and his family’s energetic and unique marketing tactics.

Thirty Zesty Podcast Episodes Reveal The Best (and Worst) of Tourism and Attraction Marketing

For a tightly niched audience, “The Zesty Marketing Podcast” delivers an edu-tational way to eavesdrop on conversations with marketing professionals from destinations and attractions. In its first year, episodes featuring guests from Madison Square Garden, Flying Dog Brewery, Dollywood, Jellystone Campgrounds, the Newseum, The Public Theater and more have gathered over 1500 listens.

How an outdoor adventure company makes a splash with visual marketing.

With a new website launch this summer, Natasha Baihly of River & Trail Outfitters has her hands full. In this podcast episode, Natasha shares how she is using videos and photos on their website to show off the thrilling, visual experiences like whitewater rafting and tubing that River & Trail offers. We talk about why visual elements are so important in marketing attractions these days, and how to use videos across a variety of digital marketing platforms, including programmatic ad buys.

How vacations can improve your work performance and boost your marketing efforts

Vacation days are all that Katie Denis thinks about. Jealous, right? Well, she’s just as concerned with your vacation days as she is with her own. Katie is the Lead Researcher for Project: Time Off, a non-profit initiative of the U.S. Travel Association that strives to get us workaholic Americans to use more of our allotted vacation time. P:TO’s campaign is especially advantageous when marketing for travel, leisure, and destinations! This week’s episode delves into the importance of taking time off from work as both a benefit to yourself and your company. We'll also go into how planning your vacation days ahead of time will ensure you’re using them efficiently. And of course, we’ll talk about some of the ways you can use Project: Time Off’s campaign to market your destination or attraction.

Engaging content plus correct targeting gives animal preserve some WILD results!

We thought you'd enjoy seeing the snapshot of the recent video ad we produced and then promoted on Facebook for a client. It got outstanding results, about 6X the national average! Want to know how we did it?