15 Interesting Facts About Fiji (That Will Have You Craving Tropical Adventure in 2024)

15 Interesting Facts About Fiji (That Will Have You Craving Tropical Adventure in 2024)

If you’re looking for paradise beaches, vibrant culture, and adventure, the Fiji archipelago needs to be on your bucket list! I dug up these 15 interesting facts about Fiji to show you why these sundrenched islands are such a magical destination. #1. Out of 300+ Islands, Only One-Third Are Inhabited Fiji is comprised of over…

Building ‘Brand Morocco’
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Building ‘Brand Morocco’

Malcolm Allan discusses a recent conference on building Brand Morocco By Malcolm Allan On 27 May in Casablanca, the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and the Digital Economy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc Export and the Amadeus Institute held the first annual conference on developing a strategy for Brand Morocco. As MD of Placematters,…

Place branding in strategic spatial planning: New research
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Place branding in strategic spatial planning: New research

Placesbrands is delighted to announce the publication of an important piece of doctoral research, which we’ve been eagerly following since this site’s inception in 2012. Dr Eduardo Oliveira, Placesbrands deputy editor and resident expert, has just published his PhD thesis, exploring the role of place branding in strategic spatial planning. Firstly, congratulations Eduardo! Here’s the brief…

Turkey to join the great Trans-Europe walk
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Turkey to join the great Trans-Europe walk

Recent months have been difficult for Turkey. How has the country brand been affected? Turkey is still reeling from damage suffered after a string of unfortunate incidents.  Since summer 2015 there has been growing unrest in Turkey’s east, combined with increasing security concerns and an unfolding diplomatic crisis with Russia. These events have had an…

A world that could have been

A world that could have been

Some places have bad reputations and most tourists avoid them. Although these places can be menacing, they can also be compelling. Even more so when you remember how they used to be. Perhaps war zones or rugged areas where rebel groups lurk, nations with unfriendly governments, or otherwise unstable locations where conflict has recently ended….