To raise the profile of South Devon as a destination of choice among domestic and international travellers lifting visitor numbers and spend
To build the profile and reputation of Visit South Devon and its website as the leading source of information on what’s on, things to do, attractions to visit and places to stay in South Devon
To raise Visit South Devon’s profile as a key source of bookings and a generator of income for tourism businesses advertising on its website
To increase numbers of visiting empty nesters, DINKS/SINKS and families with pre-school children
Absolute works with Visit South Devon to develop a constant flow of news stories promoting the rich range of destinations, events and attractions to enjoy in the South Devon area. Press trips are arranged for online, regional, national and international journalists, showing off the very best of the area’s food, accommodation and destinations.
In addition to proactive pieces such as round-ups on what’s new and survey-based stories, Absolute’s press office monitors the media and liaises with travel journalists on a daily basis, enabling Visit South Devon and its members to respond swiftly and effectively to media requests and enquiries.
New services are regularly launched, such as the Visit South Devon visitor app, and Absolute has led on the creation of new attractions, such as the Taste of the Teign food trail, giving journalists new reasons to write about South Devon. Combined with festivals, TV series’ and films featuring South Devon, which have all been used to leverage coverage, Absolute has achieved impressive results for Visit South Devon.