A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing

A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing

November 14, 2008 13:17 ET

Internet Marketing Firm A Couple of Chicks Expands Reach with Appearances at Leading Tourism and Travel Events

Canada's leader in providing online marketing strategies for the travel and tourism sector, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing continue to speak and present e-marketing workshops at leading Tourism and Travel Marketing Conferences across Canada and the US

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2008) - As over 42% of all consumers research travel online (PhoCusWright), travel and tourism industry leaders continue to focus on how to maximize their online marketing dollars to increase ROI. With competition increasing and the economy volatile, the need for quality education about how to market travel online is a high priority for the hospitality industry.

A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing, Canada's leader in providing travel industry online marketing strategies, has expanded its education outreach with a series of speaking engagements designed to educate Destination Management Organizations and their partners to achieve success in the online marketplace.

"On site Website clinics reviewing website design, online marketing strategy, social media and analysis of web analytics have become a very popular part of our programs," says Patricia Brusha, Co-Founder of A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing. "We have the opportunity to offer some solutions that can be implemented immediately to improve results of marketing online."

Working with clients and partners that include Marriott, Nova Scotia Tourism, and Yahoo! Canada, A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing has emerged as a leader in online Marketing strategy for the hospitality industry in Canada and beyond. The firm has also developed the Online Revealed Conference series with events in Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Puerto Rico, and this April 13-15, in Niagara Falls Canada. The Conference has become a resource for the tourism community to learn practical applications for marketing tourism online in a non intimidating environment.

Feedback from the sessions was ..........."Your e-marketing workshop was brilliant! I really appreciated your no-nonsense approach - it was so refreshing!" said Jenifer Christenson, Director Marketing & Communications for Edmonton Tourism.

Destinations that have hosted the sessions this Fall include; York Tourism, Destination Halifax, the Grey-Bruce Regional Tourism Board and Niagara Falls Tourism.

Alicia Whalen, Co-Founder of A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing, will add to the series of over 50 speaking engagements presented by the Chicks over the past three years as a high profile panellist for the Blogger's Summit at the 2008 PhoCusWright Conference in Hollywood, California November 17-19, 2008.

Alicia will be joined by other expert travel bloggers from all over the globe including Stephen Joyce, Travel & Tourism Technology Trends, Kevin May, Travolution Blog, Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY's Today in the Sky and Timothy J. O'Neil-Dunne, T2Impact Blog. The 2008 PhoCusWright conference attracts over 900 delegates many of whom are online marketing leaders in their fields.

A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing is expanding its program for Destination Marketing Organizations in 2009 offering a customized one day program for DMOs to educate their membership on how to leverage the power of their DMO to maximize online marketing strategies.

For information on the 2009 DMO Speakers Series, or to inquire about other Workshops and Presentations, contact Sandie Currie, Director of Media Relations and Communications at scurrie@onlinerevealed.com or 888-235-6009 x 202.

About A Couple of Chicks

A Couple of Chicks e-Marketing is a leading online marketing firm specializing in Web Strategy, search engine optimization, paid search marketing, social media marketing and online PR. The "Chicks" have published over 30 articles, produced a successful online marketing Blog; www.ideahatching.com , co-founded and produce the Online Revealed Conference series for the past 3 years in association with Yahoo! Canada, and have worked with such notable brands as Marriott International, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Ottawa Tourism, and Yahoo! Their popular e-marketing workshops have also lead to the upcoming book focussed on the "Chicks" non-intimidating approach to marketing online.

Contact Information

  • Online Revealed Canada
    Sandie Currie
    Director of Media Relations and Communications
    1-888-235-6009 x 202
    Email: scurrie@onlinerevealed.com