DMA West/Sparkloft Media Podcast
“Is social media destroying tourism?”

Recorded LIVE at the 2018 DMA West Tech Summit in Spokane, a podcast from Sparkloft Media asks attendees a difficult question: “Is social media destroying tourism?” Listen here to find out the answers. Special thanks to representatives from these DMA West-member DMOs for participating in the conversation: Davis County Tourism & Events, Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority, Lincoln City Visitor and Convention Bureau, Visit Santa Barbara, San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, and Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory.

Social media, for better or for worse, has helped people discover parts of the world that they may have never seen otherwise. Social media, no doubt, caused this boom in tourism, but is it also destroying it?  

Social media at its best connects the world to people and places they would never have seen otherwise and at its worst… well, it depends on who you ask.