What does a tourism marketer do when there is no tourism to market? It’s not a tree-falling-in-the-woods question. There is an answer, and as destinations around the world are discovering, the answer appears to be: Virtually everything, and everything virtually.

Visit Tacoma-Pierce County – Mt. Rainier Tourism and Sports just launched its We’ll Take a Raincheck package of virtual content to entertain, educate, inform people stuck at home, and to inspire future travel to Pierce County. It includes:

One of the most innovative and delicious ideas coming out of Tacoma right now is Pretty Gritty Tours’ Virtual Beer tour (round two!). The tour, featuring Dunagan Brewing Company, crosses the border between virtual and in-person, by delivering beer (or allowing safe pick-up) in advance of a live virtual tour on April 25.