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INDIGO PR & Media Partnerships

Interpreting partner needs with international insight and best matching to unique stories.

With its international community background, INDIGO can deliver best stories and immersive images as a multicultural bridge between international media, editors, journalists, influencers, consumers, promotion partners, and Japanese destinations – and vice versa.

Media meetings, press releases, pitching, press trips, interviews and social media are shaped for an enhanced outcome while catering to all necessities on both sides of media and destinations based on INDIGO’s public relations strategy.


Case study:

Shizuoka Prefectural Government and Tourism Shizuoka Japan (2018 and 2019)

Assignment:

Media/journalist networking and engagement through cultural event promotion (TSJ Director – Paris in 2018, New York in 2019)

Media event:
  • Overall event and promotion planning with in-market representation partners
  • Designing programs, incorporating partnerships, and facilitating communication and meetings among related parties
  • Maximizing cultural promotion event’s effect into journalist networking and media exposure for destination promotion
Outcomes:
  • Utilized government budget for culture promotion to develop effective destination promotion
  • Generated participation of over 40 key media and trade both in Paris and New York and official presence of JNTO executive directors
  • Created media and trade networks for future destination partnerships
  • Experiential local food presentations such as green tea, sake, and others unique to Shizuoka contributed to effective destination engagement among the key industry participants
  • Led with editorial exposure and media partnerships for the cultural promotion as well as destination write-ups
Case study:

Explore Shizuoka Digital Marketing Strategy
(TSJ Director, 2017 – Present)

Goal:

Create an online platform for destination marketing, adding comprehensive social media promotion strategy and lead market interest with bookings to travel to the destination

Digital Marketing:
  • Strategic installation of website, social media platforms and product booking system
  • Designing website, preparing brand images (visual asset management) and content creation of both stories and visual assets in partnership with Carpe Dean Consulting and SIP Design
  • Social media insights research based strategies for effective customer engagement using Meltwater analytic system
  • Digital visual content management using CrowdRiff platform to create a comprehensive visual media library to more effectively collaborate with local stakeholders and provide overseas trade, travel and media partners with effective visual assets to help promote the Prefecture.
  • Connecting user interest to actual travel booking through Mount Fuji Travel, DMO online marketplace for market-ready local experiences – with a focus on all 5 stages of the customer journey from Dreaming through to Sharing
Outcomes:
  • ExploreShizuoka.com, user-oriented promotional website incorporated with Mount Fuji Travel website travel booking system
  • Efficient social media management connecting all online marketing roles and capabilities of the destination platforms by Carpe Dean Consulting
  • Mount Fuji Travel online experience product site serves as an online showroom for both BtoC and BtoB.
  • Stories on ExporeShizuoka.com intrigues international media and journalists when included in pitches and releases.
  • A 7-week Social media campaign for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan led by Carpe Dean Consulting. Campaign recorded over average rate of engagement on more than 4 million impressions (1 video post reaching nearly engagement on 500,000 impressions).

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