Rhodes To Host Tripadvisors Destination Academy Europe
- by XpatAthens
- Monday, 30 November 2015
The island of Rhodes has been selected as the first European destination to host the Destination Academy with TripAdvisor (DATA) event.
The DATA event is an initiative by E-Tourism Frontiers and TripAdvisor to bring together destination managers, marketing executives and digital media experts at regional events to discuss the growing importance of user-generated content in travel planning. The DATA event was first held in 2014 in Singapore and this year took place in Victoria Falls. This is the first DATA event to be held in the Mediterranean.
The event will take place on Rhodes on February 16-17, 2016, and aim to improve the way destinations use digital tools and content created by travellers. Such events include interactive training sessions, guided discussions, best practices, destination case studies, multimedia, as well as analysis and trends from TripAdvisor.
The tourism department of the South Aegean Region is co-organizing of the event.
Chad Shiver, Senior DMO Sales Executive of TripAdvisor, with Marietta Papavasileiou, Vice Governor of Tourism for the Region of South Aegean.
“E-Tourism Frontiers, TripAdvisor and the South Aegean Region are working together to organize the first DATA MEDITERRANEAN event on Rhodes”,Chad Shiver, Senior DMO Sales Executive of TripAdvisor, said in an announcement on Tuesday 26NOV15.
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