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Entries from March 31st, 2006

Taking Adirondack Tourism 2.0 the Next Level

March 31st, 2006 · No Comments · Destination Marketing

Tourism marketing, particularly destination marketing, is heavily information dependant. In once sense, our primary mission is the gathering and dissemination of relevant data. Witness our massive lodging and events databases. Over at Microperuasion, Steve Rubel notes an interesting article at eMarketer which points to some advertising trends in the mobile communications market.

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Trumpeter Swan – Status and Origin Unknown, but apparently tasty

March 29th, 2006 · No Comments · News

Trumpeter SwanA once nearly extinct Trumpeter Swan has been seen near the Moody Bridge in Tupper Lake. First sighted on Monday March 20th by Charlcie Delahanty, the bird has been seen several times over the last week. According to the Trumpeter Swan Society, this is North America’s largest waterfowl and one of our rarest native birds. Nearly lost to hunting and habitat loss, the Trumpeter Swan has made a comeback but still have not returned to much of their traditional range. The big news is that the Adirondacks is not this swan’s typical range.

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Solar Eclipse Tourism for the Adirondacks

March 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Destination Marketing

Total Eclipse of the Sun“A few seconds before the sun was all hid, there discovered itself round the moon a luminous ring about a digit, or perhaps a tenth part of the moon‘s diameter, in breadth. It was of a pale whiteness, or rather pearl-colour, seeming to me a little tinged with the colors of the iris, and to be concentric with the moon.”

Refers to a total solar eclipse of 3 May 1715.
From: Edmund Halley. [via Mr Eclipse]

Did you know that the biggest event in Libyan tourism is happening tomorrow? What about an all-inclusive Solar Eclipse vacation in Ghana? Or maybe Western Turkey instead?

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