Not only is Maggiano’s Little Italy encouraging users to follow their Instagram account, they are also asking diners to share photos taken at the restaurant on Twitter with the hashtag, #Maggianos.
On May 5, Kings Dominion, a popular amusement park near Richmond, will be the latest place in the state to have LOVE pop up, and with it, a chance to win one of 25 season passes being awarded by the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s leading airline carrier, recently announced its “Inspiration of Japan” service brand and products will be introduced to the Los Angeles-Narita (Tokyo) route beginning January 2012.
Google+ opened up brand pages today and it’s great to stay ahead of the curve and get your page up and running. There are a few tips to get the most out of your page and make sure people know about it and are able to find you.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Hawaii, which has 11 great properties in Hawaii, just held a Tweetup. But rather than host it at one of their properties or even on the islands, it was in Los Angeles.
There were some great panels at the Food Service Social Media Conference, and one of the stand-outs was on “rewarding brand loyalty.”
Dallas-based Two Trucks LLC will launch its food-truck brand, The Butcher’s Son, in October with two Dallas trucks, followed by five trucks in February, ten trucks in May, and, hopefully, a total of 200 trucks by 2014.
Il Fornaio Restaurants’ Festa Regionale menu offers the finest in authentic Italian cuisine. Diners who participate in the monthly promotion receive a passport to be stamped during each visit. This is an awesome marketing campaign in that it thrives on the roots of the restaurant, and everything ties in to the concept of traveling through Italy.
The Virginia Tourism Corporation is out to prove that love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation. In July, they unveiled oversized LOVE artwork at several Welcome Centers across the state. Then, the local tourism offices jumped into the fun with the Virginia Tourism “Bring LOVE to Your Town” event.
Yahoo! News recently ran a Forbes article entitled, “Why Facebook is a Threat to Lifestyle Brands.” It argues that the ways we express ourselves via social networks have replaced the expression stimulated by utilizing products of specific brands. Rather, I’d argue it’s enhanced it.
The Gap, one of the largest retail clothing brands, is shaking things up with the debut of its food truck, Pico de Gap. The truck serves to stimulate buzz about Gap’s new 1969 Fall denim collection.
House of Blues considers social media one of their most valuable marketing outlets. It provides brand awareness as well as an open forum to communicate with fans directly.
After being hacked, a business’ twitter page lashed out online against their attacker. But they did it the wrong way.
Roger Smith Hotel is setting a stellar example of engaging consumers both in-person and online.
A behind-the-scenes tour of Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.
Tourism Vancouver is doing a fantastic job of providing straightforward information. They’re taking full advantage of social media and hosting awesome, interactive contests.
The Virginia Tourism Bureau has taken some unique strides to increase their social viability. Between their ground-breaking iPhone app and life-size mascot, they’re out-of-the-box makes them stand out amongst other destinations.
Coupa Café is a lively Venezuelan restaurant featuring a completely new style of international dining. Not only does Camelia Coupal own and operate the Beverly Hills location, she also maintains their social media.
“Pei Wei is a place just outside of your usual routine where you can experience the vibrant flavors of dishes inspired from five Asian cultures.” Indeed, outside of the usual routine they are. In an interview with Pei Wei’s VP of Marketing…