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State of Travel Marketing in Africa

Unless you have been living under a rock the last ten years, the past decade has been a period of dynamic change for digital advertising in the travel industry. Travellers across the globe have adopted smartphones at a rapid pace, putting mobile and cross-device campaigns at the center of industry advertising strategies. Meanwhile a growing trend toward automation and algorithm- driven techniques like programmatic advertising is remaking the entire process of how marketing campaigns are planned and managed. On top of all this, a continuously growing universe of new advertising formats like social media, connected TV, and more are forcing travel marketers to be creative about where to allocate limited budgets.

Each of these changes is creating new challenges, as well as opportunities, for travel industry marketers.

  • How should the industry use the growing information about traveller habits to target and deliver more relevant products?
  • What’s the best way for marketers to stay ahead of continuous changes in travel shopping habits?
  • Which advertising formats and buying techniques will yield the highest return on investment?

If those in the industry are not careful about how and why they align their marketing strategies with the shifts above, they risk falling behind, or even worse, not connecting with today’s fickle and demanding travel consumer.
Our in depth research will uncover the trends that will shape digital advertising in Africa’s travel industry.

What You’ll Learn

  • Biggest trends that will impact travel industry advertising strategies in the year ahead
  • Insights from advertising industry executives currently working with some of the biggest travel brands
  • Look at the most important ad formats and media buying strategies for travel marketers
  • Insights into advertising themes like privacy, personalization and automation

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Miriro Matema
the authorMiriro Matema
Born in Zimbabwe and living in South Africa, Miriro is a seasoned publishing editor and writer, having worked with leading brands in investment, business leadership and entrepreneurship. Passionate about Africa’s development, Miriro is also a dynamic marketing consultant with 10 years experience working with startups and large multinational corporations. With a heart for travel, Miriro spends her time discovering the nooks of crannies of Africa’s hidden gems, taking the roads less travelled, meeting the beautiful people that call Africa home while exploring their food and culture. Miriro is currently a writer with Byolife Travel and Gallivant Africa

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