Interview with Mike Fabricius on Africa, Destination Marketing and Place Brand Management

In this interview with Mike Fabricius Managing Director of The Journey Tourism Advisors based in South Africa, we delve into the depths of what place branding and destination marketing really mean. We further discuss examples from his work on place brands and his involvement with destinations in Africa and across the world.

Learn about:

  • Why sector-specific brand strategies are often better to gain competitive advantage, rather than generalized brands for cities or nations;
  • Which approach the UN World Tourism Association recommends for measuring ROI of destination branding;
  • The intertwined relationship between place branding and destination marketing;
  • Different approaches to place brand management;
  • Different types of partnerships for place marketing and branding.

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