Corporate Outdooractive News

Outdooractive supports the Christmas Trucker campaign

Companies have a social responsibility. At Christmas in particular, there is an increasing need for social commitment and doing good. Every year, the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e. V. encourages a joint relief campaign, in which Outdooractive is again actively involved: the Christmas Truckers.

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Extension of the DMS: more content for more reach

The Outdooractive Destination Management System (DMS) is the key to sustainable data management. DMS users have every reason to rejoice: From now on they can create more content types. The extension is available without additional costs and fully automatically in the DMS. In this article you can find out exactly what is possible in addition and what added value this has for our partners.

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More time for your guests: The SaaS principle at Outdooractive

Outdooractive offers the digital all-round-carefree package for destinations. Our products have long been based on the SaaS model, which is why we are now officially renaming them: the “license” becomes the “Software-as-a-Service-Fee”. In this article you can find what this term exactly means and how it affects you.

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Open Data by and for Tourism: Outdooractive’s Open Data Portal

As part of the information event “Outdooractive Inside”, we presented Outdooractive’s new Open Data Portal in the run-up to the Outdooractive Conference. For the company as well as its entire partner network, the portal is a further milestone in the digitization for tourism destinations. It is a joint project and everyone is free to contribute. In order to keep up with the future, we have to network. We must create uniform data structures for everyone in tourism. Today, it is not enough to keep your data on your server. Data is meant to be available to whoever needs it. What exactly this portal is, what possibilities it offers and what you can do to become part of the project, you can find out here.

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All in one: Official launch of the Destination Website

The product launch of the Destination Website introduced a new era of websites for tourism organizations. The public release event took place on September 18, 2018 at Immenstadt Castle. At first, Outdooractive’s founder and CEO, Hartmut Wimmer, introduced the participants to the product variety of the digital holistic solution before presenting the project of our pilot partner Siegen-Wittgenstein. Learn more about why you should switch today rather than tomorrow.

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Guest entry by Dirk Rogl: Open Data by itself is not enough

Dirk Rogl has accompanied the global tourism economy as an editor, analyst and consultant for more than 20 years now. He is an analyst at Phocuswright, deputy director of the “Kompetenzzentrum Tourismus des Bundes” and advises DMOs, online travel services as well as service providers with Rogl Consult.

As a keynote speaker at the Outdooractive Conference 2018 Dirk Rogl explained to the participants who – in times of open data – is still relevant to the guest. You will find the most important findings here in this blog.

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This was the Outdooractive Conference 2018

From September 18-20, 2018 Immenstadt was once again a hotspot of digital tourism: The Outdooractive Conference took place at the Castle of Immenstadt for the sixth time. During the three-day event, participants joined a diverse program – lectures of international experts, interactive workshops and seminars as well as an energetic outdoor program.

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