Laura Aalto is a marketing and communications professional with 20 years of experience in international marketing, brand building, sponsorship and event marketing. She will take over as a CEO of Helsinki Marketing this September. More in this press release. Laura will be joining us on stage at #DTTTGlobal on 30th November & 1st December in […]
“What if we scrapped the DMO, would anybody notice?”. This is a favourite topic at debates and one that often comes up in my experience of circling the globe talking at destination conferences, one that I occasionally indulge in but at the same time never really buy into. Others, however, are deadly serious when they […]
Here at the #DTTT, we used the last year to slowly change the way we work with our #DTTT Experts and destinations by embracing remote design as an integral part of how we deliver ideation workshops, audits, plans and frameworks across a range of topics. For many destinations, the remote design concept is fairly new, so […]
In the run up to Content | Campus we managed to get our hands on a pair of Spectacles, the latest ‘must have’ piece of wearable tech from Snapchat, currently only available in the US. First of all just to clarify, ‘must have’ refers to agencies and opportune eBay resellers to whom we paid over […]
Between looming travel bans, terrorist attacks and passengers forcibly being removed from planes, destination marketing has become increasingly difficult. “There is a fear factor of travelling,” says Peter Greenberg, CBS News Travel Editor. Travellers are more anxious than ever before to travel. What does this mean for the industry? How do you as a DMO […]
In the world of entrepreneurship, founders are regarded as role models, leaders, ambitious, successful, highly driven and uniquely adept at identifying opportunities overlooked by others. This admiration is well deserved, considering 90% of start-ups fail within the first year, but a recent visit from to Nuuk reveals a richer side to earning a living as […]
Ramona has been with the Digital Tourism Think Tank since before the inaugural Digital Tourism Innovation Campus took place in Barcelona in 2012. Her experience of working with countless destinations, industry bodies and businesses throughout Europe’s tourism industry makes her well placed to head up the Digital Tourism Think Tank’s day to day activities and ensure our exciting programmes, from events to research, continue to set the industry benchmark in thought leadership.
Mastering the skill of benchmarking and with a passion for digital, Ramona is as passionate about the #DTTT’s new Transformation work as she is about core research and consulting.
Nick is one of the travel industry’s leading experts on destination marketing. As founder and CEO of the Digital Tourism Think Tank, Nick has worked with hundreds of destinations helping to navigate the complexities of an increasingly digital visitor experience.
Passionate about the future of travel, Nick is an experienced consultant, passionate keynote speaker and great storyteller with a sharp understand of how to react to change and disruption.
Ilaria joined the Digital Tourism Think Tank heading up our project coordination and extensive programme of events. With her previous experience organising events for TTG Italia, Ilaria has brought her own Italian flair to the team and indeed to the Think Tank, with the inauguration of #DTTT Italia.
With a passion for tourism and communication, Ilaria devotes energy to ensuring the #DTTT is known for running some of the most impressive events in the tourism industry and working hard to get us on every stage from Kristiansand to Cape Town.
Rob is a key member of the Digital Tourism Think Tank team leading our own transformation by recognising the huge impact of video to coney meaning. In the time that Rob has been with the team, he has helped transform the #DTTT into a video first company.
Taking care of our filming, graphics, visual and post-production needs, Rob takes charge of everything from those fantastic live streams through to communicating the team’s passion for transformation through rich and engaging content creation.