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League Table of European Tourist Offices on Social Media [Friday, March 22, 2019]

With the Eurovision Song Contest just around the corner our attention will hopefully turn to more joyful news than seems […]

Visitors Behaving Badly [Thursday, March 7, 2019]

‘Over Tourism’ everyone clamours. Like it is something of the tourists own making. But what they should really be shouting […]

Authentic tourism – Tobago style [Wednesday, January 30, 2019]

Blue Sail’s Neen Kelly has just returned from a holiday in the Caribbean. But a tourism consultant is never off […]

Building the visitor experience – brick by brick [Tuesday, September 18, 2018]

Blue Sail’s good friend and associate Elizabeth Parbutt recently visited the LEGO house in Denmark with her family.  She spoke […]

Dare to be different [Wednesday, August 22, 2018]

In a world of worthy tourism advertising campaigns and greige websites, this year’s Vilnius multi media campaign is fun and […]

How Social? The UK Cities Instagram Index [Tuesday, May 29, 2018]

Social Media has been around long enough for most destinations to have worked out that it is vital to their […]

Ten pearls of wisdom [Wednesday, January 3, 2018]

For the tenth and last in our series of “Tens” to mark Blue Sail’s first decade – here is our […]

Ten engaging experiences [Tuesday, December 19, 2017]

It’s the latest in our series of Top 10s to celebrate Blue Sail’s 10th birthday – our personal picks of […]

Ten characterful towns [Monday, November 27, 2017]

  These small towns certainly punch above their weight when it comes to character!  Here are 10 personal favourites from […]

Ten standout ‘scapes [Monday, November 6, 2017]

Landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes … the Blue Sail team have picked their favourite UK “scapes” for the latest in our […]

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Turkey comes top of the first league table of European National Tourist Offices on Social Media now published… https://t.co/N71jFFLeoK
22 March 2019

Faroe Islands prepare for summer rush by saying no to tourism in April. Good management in action with 'volunto… https://t.co/kXAOEevnsW
21 March 2019

Launch of new event the Wicklow EcoTrail a series of running events from 17k to 80k. Wonderful example of the way i… https://t.co/F6UPEscOei
20 March 2019

London Mayor launches drive to 'bring back domestic visitors' to capital because they tend to spend more… https://t.co/iTe2Cq4tiT
20 March 2019

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19 March 2019

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