Creative Bespoke Leisure And Travel Content

Why choose us for bespoke leisure and travel content creation?

With more than three decades of travel publishing expertise and an ever-expanding network of talented global writers, Columbus Travel Media can deliver bespoke editorial solutions tailored to suit your business needs.

Whether you are looking to inspire your customers with sparkling, compelling, expertly written destination guides and features, enhance your website with digital images, videos and maps selected from a database of thousands, or engage diverse audiences in multiple languages, we can deliver.

Producing copy on time and on budget, we can handle everything from one-off editorial jobs such as newsletters to complex, multi-site, multilingual publishing solutions. What makes us unique is our ability to respond quickly to any brief, thanks to our dedicated team of in-house travel editors.

At the heart of our ability to deliver are our core assets: passion, expertise and insider travel knowledge gleaned from a growing pool of creative, world-class writers based in destinations across all five continents.

The benefits to your company

The bespoke copy we produce is unique, SEO-friendly and targeted in tone and style to your audience. This means you own the rights and can use the copy wherever and whenever you please. We can provide support by collaborating with you to devise an editorial strategy that is aligned with your brand and objectives.

Provide your users with insightful, relevant and inspiring travel content, and you could soon see increased traffic and sales.

Put our talented travel writers to work for you

If you’re looking to expand or outsource part or all of your editorial operations, our content solutions packages include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Customised destination guides for leisure and business travelers;
  • Bespoke features, e.g.: destination-focused features, round-ups, top 5's, ‘24 hours in’;
  • High-resolution images of thousands of global locations;
  • More than 500 top-quality videos covering over 50 destinations;
  • Live weather feed with forecasts of up to 14 days available;
  • High-quality airport maps;
  • XML feeds or API access to destination content.

Clients and testimonials

We have worked with a variety of leading brands in the travel sector, including Amadeus, Associated Newspapers, Gatwick Airport, London City Airport, Lufthansa, Manchester Airport Group and Virgin Atlantic.

Below are a few examples of bespoke content we have produced:

 

We worked with Gatwick Airport and produced bespoke travel guides to their most popular destinations, with short, engaging sections focusing on insider tips including 'Summer highlights', 'If you love a thrill' and 'Best hidden gems'. We also supplied high-resolution images to display alongside the guides.
We have been working with London City Airport for over three years, producing bespoke content ranging from destination guides and '24 hours in' city guides to engaging leisure features and extensive ski content. We initially supplied all the copy for their site re-launch in February 2012 which resulted in a significant 43% increase in average time spent on the airport’s website, while page visits went up by 19% compared with 2011. The position and visibility of the airport on natural searches have improved considerably over the last couple of years. Fiona Bennell, e-commerce Manager for London City airport, said: "We choose to work with Columbus as it provides us with unique content created to our exact requirements, providing tailored content to match our passengers and target audience profiles; content we could not have found readily available elsewhere."
We have been worked with the Manchester Airport Group for sometime, producing regular features for their online consumer magazine Depart Plus, as well as over 250 destination guides for their main website. The features focus on local knowledge, insider tips and unusual angles, from 'Gastropub fever in Chicago' to 'Oslo's wild side'
We produced over 350 destination overviews for Associated Newspapers' new MailTravel website in 2012. The overviews required a specific tone and style and focused on various themes supplied by the client, ranging from 'Escorted tours' to 'Beach' and 'River cruising'.

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Tel: 020 3740 3240
Email: marketing@columbustravelmedia.com
J207 The Biscuit Factory, 100 Clements Road, London, SE16 4DG

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