Vote for Hilton Head Island!
2021 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards Voting
Partner Promotion Toolkit
Last year, Hilton Head Island won Conde Nast Readers' Choice Award for "Best Island in the U.S." It's time to vote and win again, but we can't do it without our business partners help!
How does winning Best Island In the U.S. impact your business?
Accolades help us to become more than a regional household name; they help us become nationally recognized as a premier travel destination.
More national recognition increases exposure and visitors from across the U.S. and the world.
An increase in tourism results in more visits to our local businesses and increased revenue.
The economic impact of more visitors directly impacts our business health and quality of life: In 2020 the economic impact of tourism was $1.5 Billion (update number)
How can your business help?
Step 1 – Vote
Go to https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote type in Hilton Head Island, and you’re ready to go. Vote multiple times, and each time you do, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a dream getaway for two through Scandinavia and the Baltic with Viking Cruises. Voting ends May 31st, 2021.
Step 2 – Promote
Spread the word and encourage other businesses and individuals to vote, too, via your business’ social channels with the help of our image toolkit (see below). In the toolkit, we’ve included images and content for use on your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and email blasts. Don’t forget to tag @VisitHiltonHead or #LowcountryLife in all your posts!
Here’s an example of copy to accompany your post, but why not get creative using the images included in the toolkit and shake it up a bit?
Social Media Copy Examples
Hilton Head Island is in the running to be the Best Island in the U.S. for the fifth year in a row! Cast your vote in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards today. #LowcountryLife https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote
Show your Lowcountry pride and participate in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards and you could win an incredible grand prize! Learn more and vote here https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote. #LowcountryLife
Hilton Head Island has been named the Best Island in the U.S. for the last four years by Condé Nast Traveler thanks to voters like you! Show your Lowcountry pride by voting for Hilton Head Island in this year's Readers' Choice Awards! #LowcountryLife https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote
Social Media Notes
As you format your social media posts for each platform, it is best practice to tag Condé Nast Traveler's official page. They can be found here:
Please tag Hilton Head Island in all campaign posts. Our official pages can be found here:
Hilton Head Island's official hashtag is #LowcountryLife. Please feel welcome to include on campaign posts.
Votes are cast at https://www.cntraveler.com/rca/vote. Please drive all traffic to this page.
Social media posts can be made more eye-catching with emojis. We favor the following emojis (in any combination) when posting about this voting campaign: 🏆🌴🌊☀️
We have provided a number of Hilton Head Island images for your use in this voting campaign. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards official "vote now" seal for 2021 has been superimposed. Please do not edit these images further. Image sizes include:
1080x1080 for use on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
1080x1920 best use for Instagram stories
Note: You are not required to use these images, but they can be a nice addition to your regular social media assets, User Generated Content (UGC) and professional photography when accompanied with copy that encourages voting.
We need your help to grab another win, so let’s get started today! The deadline to vote is May 31st.
Images for Voting Promotion and Distribution:
(Click on the image to open, then right click the image to save.)
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