Our work with TEAM Tourism Consulting

Assisting tourism destinations and organisations

 

Introducing TEAM Tourism Consulting

TEAM Tourism Consulting is a specialist tourism consultancy which focuses exclusively on working for tourism destinations in the field of tourism planning, strategy, development and reorganisation; experience development; destination branding, marketing and digital; consumer trends and tourism insight. TEAM’s consultants combine extensive experience as hands-on practitioners, managing destination operations, with many years of consultancy experience working for DMOs and related organisations around the world.

Karin Elgin-Nijhuis has been an associate consultant since 2006.
Below a selection of the projects she contributed to.
See also Publications.

Photo: Scotland, UK | © Monique Nijhuis

Visit England

Travel trade research in the Netherlands (2017)
Travel trade research in the Netherlands and Belgium (2018)
Included: researching and reporting trends; gathering insights through interviews; testing concepts.

Photo: Dog water fountain in Kensington Gardens, London | © Karin Elgin-Nijhuis

 

UNWTO Destination Web Watch

Development of an evaluation and benchmarking scheme (services, website, database) for destination web activities (2003-2005)
Co-authoring/managing UNWTO publication Evaluating and Improving Websites – The Destination Web Watch (2005)

Performing Website Audits and Evaluations at the request of, for example, Hadrian’s Wall, Yorkshire Moors and Coast, Cornwall, ETAG (Edinburgh Tourism Action Group; as part of the project Optimising the use of technology for tourism in Edinburgh), UK; Friesland Marketing and Gelders en Overijssels Bureau voor Toerisme, Netherlands; Lošinj Hotels & Villas, Croatia (2005 – )

Photo: Hadrian’s Wall, UK | Source: unknown

Lošinj Hotels & Villas, Jadranka Hoteli, Croatia

Workshop on online branding and marketing for tourism stakeholders on Mali Lošinj and Cres, in collaboration with IZTZG, Institute for Tourism, in Croatia (2008)

E-marketing training for Lošinj Hotels’ marketing staff (2009)

Assistance in developing a new www.losinj-hotels.com website, defining the terms of reference and review of proposals (2009)

Photo: From Zadar to Mali Lošinj | © Karin Elgin-Nijhuis

Slovenian Tourist Board

Preparing the development of a new www.slovenia.info website including aspects such as making an inventory of wishes and requirements, defining the terms of reference, reviewing design and development proposals (2008)

Assistance in the development of a social media marketing strategy plan (2011)

Photo: Liubljana, Slovenia | © Karin Elgin-Nijhuis

North West Development Agency, UK

Destination Web Watch audits and evaluations of the websites of the cities/regions Liverpool & Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire, Manchester, Lake District & Cumbria (2006)

Writing the booklet Social Media Marketing for Destination Management Organisations and Tourism Businesses in the Northwest. (2011)

Photo: Lake District | Source: Britain Express

Malta Tourism Authority

Seminar Online Branding and Marketing – Strategies for Success for tourism stakeholders on the island, in collaboration with Iris Hillier (2009)

Coaching in social media strategy development and campaigning, for MTA staff and 5-star conference hotels (2010)

Photo: Marsaxlokk, Malta | Source: MTA

Fáilte Ireland – National Tourism Development Authority

E-business educational needs assessment for Fáilte Ireland’s staff, Irish entrepreneurs in the tourism and hospitality industry and their staff (2008)

Development of an E-business Education and Training Programme, consisting of several modules; training, coaching, evaluation (2008-2009)

Researching into opportunities for visitor experience development on Ireland’s East Coast (2018)

Photo: Landscape Ireland | Source: Unknown