Destination Marketing to Grow Your Travel and Tourism Business

It’s often said that seeing is believing, and that’s certainly the case with Destination Marketing. Many people don’t believe the powerful impact a successful digital marketing campaign can have until they see the impressive results and the transformation of their business for themselves.

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Retargeting and Paid Search
  • Upstate NY Guides
  • Website Design & Development
  • Content Marketing
  • Brand Services

We know how to grow your travel brand

Mannix Regional Marketing

We’ve built our own sites to help Upstate NY businesses connect with vacationers and staycationers when they plan their leisure activities. Our regional guides see high online traffic due to high quality reporting and top positioning in the search engines for thousands of keywords. Whether you own a luxury hotel in Lake George, a restaurant in Albany, a wedding shop in Saratoga, or are hosting an event, we can help make your business or event a success. Our niche marketing guides reach over 15 million consumers a year who are looking for businesses in Upstate New York and Virginia.

  • 5MM Website visits per year
  • 500K Followers on Social Media
  • 400K People reached every week

Tourism Marketing Resources

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How to Make a Hotel Website Accessible for the Disabled

*Please note: we are not lawyers and this is not legal advice. Your website needs to be accessible to people with disabilities or you could face a lawsuit—but what does that mean? Numerous local businesses are being sued as their websites are not coded to be read by screen readers and to be used by […]

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How Hotels Can Use PPC To Increase Reservations

If you do any marketing for a hotel, having a PPC campaign (also known as paid search, SEM, search engine marketing) ready to go at the drop of a dime is a must. Even if you don’t have it active all the time, the ability to market to segmented audiences whenever the need arises is […]

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20 Tips To Increase Direct Bookings on Your Hotel Website

In my last blog post on digital marketing for hotels, I discussed how online travel agencies (OTAs) are brandjacking your direct bookings by bidding on your brand terms in branded search results. If you’ve followed those tips, hopefully you’ve beaten the OTAs at their own game and are now getting more paid search traffic to […]

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Don’t Let OTAs Brandjack Your Direct Bookings

“Letting the OTA bid on your brand is like giving Expedia their own check-in desk at your hotel.” Del Ross, Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company Any hotel manager in their right mind would not allow Expedia to take over their front desk. Yet, when it comes to your branded search results—the front-desk of the online […]

Customer using a smartphone to leave a positive hotel review to rate her experience.

How to Get More Hotel Guest Reviews

“Wow, our stay at your hotel was amazing! If you get a chance to visit Saratoga, be sure book a reservation.” “Had an amazing time in Lake George. Our hotel stay rocked!” Looking for reviews like this? Do you have the best hotel in the area, hands down, but don’t seem to be as busy […]

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Don’t Miss These 15 Critical Rules When Designing Your Hotel Website

Naturally, when doing a redesign, you want the result to be the best hotel website. One that entices lookers to become bookers, choosing your lodging over all the others available. You know the site has to be mobile friendly and easy-to-navigate, with beautiful photography to showcase everything your hotel has to offer… but what else do […]

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3 Key SEO Strategies for Hotels and Resorts

More and more travelers are discovering the benefits of direct booking with hotels, making search engine optimization strategies more important than ever for hotel and resort marketing. Our digital marketing specialists have determined the top three SEO strategies for hotels and resorts based on decades of combined experience getting hotels, resorts, and B&Bs found online.

Chris Archibee Winter

5 Must-Have Website Features for All Hotels, Restaurants, and Attractions

Winter is coming, and for seasonal businesses such as hotels, restaurants, activities, and attractions in the Lake George region this means it’s the best time to start planning your website and online marketing strategy for next season! There are so many factors that play a role in helping you get found online, build trust with […]

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Is Your Hotel or Attraction Missing out on this Critical Buyer Persona?

As inbound marketers for the travel and tourism industry it’s important that we understand travelers’ needs, goals, and of course what factors influence their purchase. Having just returned from an amazing trip to Europe with my family, I looked back at how we planned our journey. Like any traveling family, this trip wasn’t planned on […]

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About Mannix Marketing

At Mannix Marketing, we’re focused on one thing: helping your tourism business thrive online! Our award-winning digital marketing agency does it all when it comes to marketing hotels, motels, attractions, and events. From regional marketing websites to responsive website design and development, SEO services, paid search, and social media management, our team of web designers, programmers, digital marketing strategists, and copywriters can help you achieve measurable success for your business.