Huntsville CVB Twitter named “Must-Follow” tourist destination account

@Go2HuntsvilleAL ranked in Top 50 Twitter accounts internationally for DMOs

(Huntsville, AL) – Betsy A. Decillis Consulting, LLC has released a list of “Must Follow DMOs (Destination Management Organizations)” and ranked the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Twitter account 49th out of 100 DMO Twitter accounts selected throughout the world.

To view the complete list and see how Huntsville ranked among other cities, states and countries, click here: http://www.badconsultingllc.com/top-tourism-lists/must-follow-dmos-june-2014/
The Twitter ranking was determined by analyzing a destination’s Klout Score (a score representing one’s influence on social media) as well as the number of tourism professionals following the account. List creator Betsy Decillis, in a statement on her website, also highlighted the importance of the content being shared from these “must-follow” accounts.

“I follow many of these CVBs to be inspired and to learn,” Decillis said. “And that’s why I compile this particular list. I think it’s only fair that others have the same inspiration that moves me available to them.”

Charles Winters, Executive Vice President of the Huntsville/Madison County CVB, touted the community’s attraction, hotel and restaurant partners as a key element in the Huntsville/Madison County CVB’s Twitter account’s recent recognition.

“From the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, the Earth’s Largest Space Museum, to the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house at the Huntsville Botanical Garden to the many wonderful events in downtown Huntsville, our annual festivals, craft beer scene and more, our hospitality partners make our community very attractive to visitors,” Winters said. “At the Huntsville/Madison County CVB, we highly value connecting with current and future visitors on social media to tell them about our community and to provide them with the information they need to launch their next adventure in the Rocket City.”

The @Go2HuntsvilleAL Twitter account aims to provide followers with event information, Huntsville/Madison County photos, community information as well as answer questions about visiting and meeting in the Rocket City.

For more information, contact Huntsville/Madison County CVB Marketing Manager Jessica Carlton at jessica@huntsville.org or 256.551.2294.

About Huntsville/Madison County CVB
The Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is a non-profit 501(c)(6) organization which was developed in 1970 to create economic growth for Huntsville/Madison County by marketing the community as a top-of-mind convention and visitor destination. As the official city/county agency which promotes the area as a tourist destination and convention site, the CVB partners with an array of hospitality industry partners to market our destination to visitors of all types.

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