• Transform magazine
  • November 14, 2018

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Interactive video campaign attracts tourists to Charleston

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Charleston, the charming city located in South Carolina founded in 1670, is known for its picturesque beauty, with cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and pastel-coloured houses. Now, for the eighth year in a row, the c...

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Amsterdam in over its head with tourism

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Over the past few years, the number of tourists visiting Netherlands’ picturesque capital, Amsterdam, has dramatically increased, with the city expecting over 18m visitors this year, a number that is believed to reach 30m in 2...

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California dreamin' drives place brand transformation

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The unique history of California has always inspired dreamers. There are sub-genres of literature and film dedicated to the California dream and to the dream of what California could be. In reality, the dreams that get portray...

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Place, diplomacy and perception at upcoming City Nation Place conference

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Perception has always benefited – or plagued – certain countries in their dealings with other nations and their leaders, in economic growth and in terms of tourism appeal. Country brand is so important to some nations as to ef...

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Around the world in three place brands

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This month, place branding made news around the world as three major projects celebrated the unique nature of cities, regions and nations. We highlight stories from Ireland, Australia and the UK...

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Five minutes with Gale Foster

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The Southbank Centre is an acclaimed, multi-venue arts centre in London, with a festivals programme that spreads across the year, a diverse audience and an inclusive brand philosophy. Gale Foster, head of design and brand at t...

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Brand in action: City of Lausanne

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Who: City of Lausanne and Base DesignWhat: The Swiss city of Lausanne sits about 40 minutes from Geneva, on the shores of Lac Léman. Its contribution to science, design and culture date back to its founding as the Roman city of Lousonnensium...

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Lithuanian capital Vilnius rebrands as 'G-spot of Europe'

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The combination of cheap flights, a better work-life balance and an increasingly curious generation of travellers means place makers develop ever-unique strategies to attract tourists, business and residents. And, with some ci...

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Disconnect between external and local identity for French place brand

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As the capital of the quiet and rural Nièvre Department in central France, Ville de Nevers is a town characterised by its mediaeval and Renaissance heritage. Acclaimed for its art, architecture and rich history, Nevers, often...

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Place branding: Tel Aviv

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Though situated in a historic region, Tel Aviv is a thoroughly modern, business-focused city. Now, it is changing its image to promote its startup culture, economic evolution and liberal attitudes. Amy Sandys reports on the Me...

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