Travel South USA names Reach Global Marketing as agency of record

Travel South USA names Reach Global Marketing as agency of record

TORONTO — Travel South USA (TSUSA), the official destination marketing organization of U.S. southern state tourism offices, has named Reach Global Marketing Ltd. as its new agency of record.

Canada is the top market for drive and fly-drive travel to the U.S. South. TSUSA says it has retained Reach to represent TSUSA partner states and elevate Travel South USA’s Canadian presence through PR, social media and influencer promotions, and strategic partnerships.

Says Liz Bittner, President and CEO of Travel South USA: “In 2019, we saw 2.89 million Canadians to the region. We know we need to strengthen our presence and enhance our strategy in preparation of the borders reopening and the shifts in consumer behaviour. Therefore, we are excited to work with the team at Reach Global in collaboration with other partners such as Brand USA and state agencies to leverage our resources to inspire and welcome Canadians back when they feel comfortable.”

Travel South USA will deploy digital marketing and social media/influencer programming in fall 2021 and host Canadian tour operators for International Showcase in November 2021. It will oversee a media mission to bring state tourism offices and city DMOs to Toronto and Montreal, Feb. 7 – 10, 2022.



The Southern USA is known for its distinctive charm and unique seasonal offerings, highlighted by its pristine beaches, mountain views, lively music, historic sites, and delicious regional dishes alongside great weather and world-renowned southern hospitality: “We have the perfect holiday for travellers on a budget, seeking that authentic one-of-a-kind experience with bragging rights or those just ready to just relax and enjoy a bit of luxury.”

Charmaine Singh, President & CEO of Reach Global, says the options are limitless. “There are hundreds of places Canadians can make plans. From a long-weekend getaway with girlfriends, golf, whitewater rafting or foodie trips with bourbon and moonshine, to planning a 10+ night holiday in the sunny south.” says Singh. “Whether you’re driving or renting a car upon arrival, we know Canadians are eager to experience all the flavours, outdoor adventures, and family fun available across the region. There is so much more to know about the South, and my team and I are excited to work to generate media and create partnerships that share these experiences.”

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