In 2020, Edinburgh has been Europe’s leading DMO on WeChat and Weibo. We spoke to Edinburgh Tourism Action Group’s Alice He about their live streaming debut, content planning during lockdown, and staying connected to Chinese university students.
There's a new trend taking off for Chinese social media marketing by international tourism brands: Emoji-themed posts. Check out some of the highest performing examples on Weibo and WeChat to see how emojis can be used to boost readership and engagement.
Fewer overseas tourism accounts were active on Weibo in Q2 2020, but national tourism boards, attractions, and hotels all saw increased engagement. Check our full rankings report for the quarter, with analysis of the most successful content strategies.
Over the past two months, Dragon Trail’s “Thinking of you” tourism marketing campaign on Weibo has inspired and connected to Chinese travelers, with more than 11,645,000 views, 10,000 discussions, and 31 participating tourism brands.
Live streaming is the top trend for tourism marketing in China to emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. In our essential guide, learn how the Chinese travel industry fell in love with this medium, and how you can reach Chinese consumers through live streaming.