film tourism experts
Here at Film Travelers, we are experts in film tourism and we love what we do -- increase tourism by promoting the filming locations of popular movies and TV series.
Today 1 in 5 travelers pick a destination to visit because they saw it in their favorite movie or TV show -- Game of Thrones tourism has brought a half a billion dollars to Northern Ireland, the Harry Potter studio tour is the UK's number one attraction, more popular than Buckingham Palace. Shows like The Walking Dead and the Marvel movie franchise productions and other films helped bring $9.5 billion dollars to the state of Georgia by 2018.
So how can you get in on this? You've come to the right place! Here's a list of our services. Contact us for a free consultation.
Panelists, Speakers and Experts
Community partnerships and Coalition building
Film production pitches and partnerships
Themed events and retreats
Film Tourism Consulting Services for B2B
Group & Corporate Travel
Customized filming location itineraries and interactive maps
Tour scouting and booking
Themed Events and Travel experiences
Film Tourism Consultant
Seeing the excitement on a person's face when they experience the real-life filming locations of their favorite movies or TV shows is transformative. My great passion is to bring those magical moments to travelers and help communities all over the world bring the travelers to them.
First step, I connect with your team to better understand the complexities of tourism and hospitality in your backyard. I am a big believer in the power of the ecosystem to drive tourism; Building coalitions and partnerships with local businesses, arts organizations, state and federal government agencies, educational institutions.
Technology plays a critical role in my promotional campaigns. Having extensive experience with immersive technologies and digital platforms, I use Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile applications -- if it's advanced, trending and an effective way to promote your message, I'm using it.
My film tourism projects include the Louisiana Film Trail for the state of Louisiana, Mapping Harry Potter UK for VisitBritain,The Walking Dead walking tours for the city of Senoia, Georgia and Salem Haunted Happenings Hocus Pocus campaign and It's Alive! for the city of Salem, Massachusetts and the Peabody Essex Museum.
Over the course of my 20 year career I have built global promotional campaigns and produced events for Canon, Sony, Apple, Adobe, Samsung, Microsoft and non-profit organizations like The American Film Institute (AFI), Sundance Film Festival, Boston University and San Diego Comic-Con. I hold a B.S. in Broadcasting and Film Production from Boston University. In 2017 I became a Certified Travel Specialist and a member of Travel Quest and Travel Leaders Network. I am a featured panelist at conventions and a guest lecturer at The American Film Institute (AFI) and Boston University, speaking on the impact of film tourism and digital storytelling.