We’ve recently implemented a new design for Cape Lodge. The new layout was designed by Tracy Graffin. Tracy has developed some beautiful custom maps – for Cape Lodge’s location, as well as for the grounds – that communicate clearly and succinctly and help visitors get their bearings. The hotel photographs have been given a new […]
If you operate a tourism business, this article in All Things Digital reports some important information about iPads. Full Article: Why Travel Related Mobile Ads Are Taking Off On The iPad Some of the key points are: “the overwhelming majority of iPad owners, or 91 percent, used their device for a travel-related activity. …Specifically, it […]
Interesting statistic from latest PhoCusWright Australian Online Travel Traffic Report: “traffic to travel websites increased more than 30% year over year in 2010, compared to just 3% for all Internet traffic.” Clearly the big travel sites are growing strongly. But the growth is there for small operators too.
Google Maps is a very useful tool for a lot of tourism websites. Used well, it can pinpoint a location for your visitors, and let them zoom out to get their bearings. But there is a gotcha to do with map points – if you aren’t careful with map points, it can go horribly wrong. […]
Visit Tourism Australia and get your own copy of The Australia Content Widget. Once you’ve signed up, you get to have a content widget like this on your website.
Margaret James is someone who feels passionate about early literacy. Her years working in indigenous education in Central Australia led Margaret to conclude that not all Australians have fair access to the opportunity to be literate. So it is that Margaret became an advocate for Aboriginal education and for Aboriginal English as a language in […]
Recently we’ve had the pleasure of working with the team at Seashells Hospitality Group to help launch their new website, which went live yesterday. The site was designed by Steve Binnie and the team at First Nature Design. It features the new branding that has earned Seashells a nomination in the Tourism Marketing category for […]
A blog is an incredible tool to help promote your tourism business and David Doudle (aka Lunch) over at Goin’ Off Safaris provides a great example of a tourism blog in action. Lunch’s blog is a great read – his posts are personal and conversational, and create a vivid impression of the experiences on offer. […]
Daniel Hackett has possibly one of the best jobs in the world. He is a fly fishing guide in the north of Tasmania, meaning he spends his days fishing some of the best trout rivers in the world. Nice work if you can get it! Daniel is also the author of In Season Fly Fishing, […]
We were fortunate enough to be approached by Don and Jan Hodgson of Amsara Luxury Retreat to help with the redevelopment of their website. Amsara is a very special retreat. Don and Jan have a passion for food, wine and travel, and launched The Essential Ingredient in 1987. Consider that Amsara was launched when Don […]