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Road Less Traveled: Tourism Campaign Charts an Unconventional Course
If not for Downs & St. Germain Research’s deep dive, “I never would have come up with that sort of juxtaposition,” Cohen says. “Because at first blush, it feels like it might be conflicting — how can it be relaxing and vibrant at the same time? But then when you think about where our travelers are coming from, the congestion that they live in every day, the pace, the stress … even if you’re doing something adventurous here, maybe you’re paddleboarding, it’s still relaxing.”
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Downs & St. Germain Research is a full service market research firm located in Tallahassee, Florida. Serving clients since 1981, Downs & St. Germain Research specializes in developing marketing and strategic recommendations from survey results and focus groups.
The partners of Downs & St. Germain Research blend their acumen of marketing principles such as market segmentation, positioning, promotion, niche marketing, distribution, product strategy and pricing with their experience and knowledge about various markets to develop insightful marketing strategies from research results. We turn focus group and survey reports into action documents that establish a blueprint for your organization’s marketing plan.
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Our goal is to foster an attentive relationship with our clients, big or small. Our clients vary from local businesses, such as Capital City Bank, to large entities like the Maine Office of Tourism. Regardless of size we are adamant each client receives the same care and attention throughout our research
partnership together. We form research partnerships with our clients to implement a customized, cost-effective research strategy that provides solid results.
Every client of ours enjoys a direct, working relationship with one of our founding partners. Downs & St. Germain Research’s clients benefit from our market research expertise, as well as our marketing expertise and vast knowledge of the business industry.
Visitor Profile Study
The purpose of the Visitor Profile Study is to document visitor metrics including
pre-visit behaviors, visitor profile makeup, destination experience, post-trip evaluation and future travel plans.
Community Relations Study
Explore and understand residents’ feelings about travel and travel-related impacts on their community, including their concerns, perceptions, and understandings with respect to tourism.
Economic Impact Study
Total economic impact is a function of direct spending by visitors in a destination, as well as the indirect and induced effects of this spending, such as increased business and household spending generated by tourism dollars.