About Accelerate Tourism
Accelerate Tourism is a registered dba of Improve & Grow, LLC,
a digital marketing agency based in Lancaster, PA.
Our mission is to help our clients grow by improving their marketing. Over the last 6 years, we’ve worked with nearly 100 companies on all varieties of digital marketing tactics including building websites, search engine optimization (SEO), running pay-per-click (PPC) advertising campaigns, email marketing, social media marketing, and more.
As we walked this journey with our clients, we found that a core set of principles that when applied in a very specific order, resulted in consistent growth with a significant return on investment (ROI). This approach has proven to work particularly well for our clients in the Leisure, Travel, and Tourism industry. In fact, our typical results for tourism-focused companies has bee 30-50% booking growth in the first year with a 3X or better ROI.
These results inspired us to put together a program specifically designed for tourism-focused companies that we call the “Booking Growth Accelerator“. We offer a free training video for the 4-phase program, which you can register to watch here.
Many of our clients run small businesses without the staff or expertise to implement the Booking Growth Accelerator program We come alongside businesses looking for a “done-for-you” approach by helping them develop and implement their own “Growth Road Map“. To learn more about our approach and the kind of successes our clients are seeing using this approach by clicking here.
The COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the tourism industry and has had a dramatic effect on our clients, peers, and partners in the tourism industry. While challenging ourselves and asking our customers how we could help, one consistent theme surfaced. Tour owners and operators want strategies, tools, and resources for how to recover and grow when the market returns. This need inspired us to launch the Accelerate Tourism Marketing Meetup – a virtual meetup just for tourism-focused business leaders. You can learn more about the meetup, view past sessions, and register for the next session by clicking here.
Our website also features a number of free marketing tools to help business leaders uncover opportunities to improve their marketing, including a comprehensive website audit, a technical SEO audit, a Google My Business listing audit, and a website ROI calculator.
Your Digital Marketing Team
When you partner with us you get a full digital marketing team at a fraction of the cost
Carl Lefever, Founder & Strategist
Sam Shoemaker, Creative Director
Justin Mosebach, SEO Director
Skip Lefever, PPC Director
Scott Rehnberg, Content & Outreach Manager
Ricky Angeles, Web Developer
Jarod Fountain, Digital Marketing Associate
Annie Moyer, Digital Marketing Specialist