At Map Your City, we’re thinking about how we can help you as the COVID-19 situation evolves. While we don’t have all the answers, we’ll use this page to share some resources we’ve collected, to help you through the days ahead. We’re all in this together.
Did you know the farmer used to have a place in the city and everyday life? During the industralization age the city and agriculture were separated due to the rapid growth of cities. As a result many of us today are no longer aware of the origin of our food, that is how far have we distanced ourselves from it. But that is all about to change. Urban farming is gaining back ground and it is leading to a rooftop revolution!
In 1960 30% of the world’s population was living in cities, today that number has increased to over 55% and in 2050 66% will be urban dwellers. Cities are hot, but considering this fast growth and global urbanization, how do cities manage to stay future proof? And more importantly what cities are leading the list?
There’s a reason New York City is so famous: it has everything that you could ask for from a metropolis. Cuisines from all over the world? Check! Cool skyscrapers? Check! Theaters, performance venues and creative hubs? Check! Whatever you’re in the mood for, the New York City Guide has got the classics and the new and notable covered!
Paris continues to undergo change, shaping the capital for the 2020s. Paris – that had serious competition from cities as London and Tokyo as innovative arts & design cities – ranks again alongside the world’s most innovative.
The city’s cultural offering remains without doubt the destination’s key attraction, but now adds to that new prestigious & unusual attractions and exceptional events.
Always wanted to jump in a pool full of ice-cream sprinkles? – now you can 🙂 Museum of Ice-cream is everything you dreamed of as a kid – and the brand playfully triggers that childhood memory in you to create an immersive experience that promotes its ice-cream brand BIG time.
Marketing a city to businesses forces that city to think about itself as a location rather than a destination and futureproof itself for growth, progress, and change.
The potential power of food and how it changes how travellers interact and experience destinations is oftentimes overlooked by marketing strategies – it’s time to change this harness its true power.
When it comes to selling a city there are some unique traits acknowledged by destination marketing professionals that make it very different from selling a product or service.