Ripe Welcomes Wildwoods New Jersey as our Newest Client!

June 19, 2024 by Alexa Chumpitaz
Ripe Welcomes Wildwoods New Jersey as our Newest Client!

We are delighted to announce our newest client, the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) from the vibrant and lively Wildwoods, New Jersey! Known for its beautiful beaches, iconic boardwalk, and a plethora of exciting events, the Wildwoods are a beloved destination for travelers seeking fun and relaxation.

About Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

GWTIDA is a dynamic organization responsible for overseeing research and planning, marketing, promotions, and public relations for the Wildwoods. They also manage the Wildwoods Convention Center and fund over 180 special events annually, enhancing the visitor experience and extending the tourist season. Some of their notable events include:

  • Beach Monster Mash Truck Races
  • Family Nights On The Boardwalk
  • Friday Night Fireworks
  • New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival
  • Classic Car Shows
  • International Kite Festival
  • Irish and Italian Festivals
  • National Marbles Tournament

These events, along with many others, make the Wildwoods a bustling and exciting destination all year round.

Exciting Ripe Features for the Wildwoods

The Wildwoods, with its commitment to enhancing the visitor experience and supporting local businesses, found Ripe to be the perfect partner. They appreciated our in-depth materials and unwavering support during their decision-making process. Our comprehensive approach and dedication to helping destinations succeed aligned perfectly with their vision.

One of the most exciting aspects of our partnership is Ripe’s affiliate and landing page builder. For Wildwoods, affiliate marketing will be a crucial part of their strategy, and having a tool that allows for the seamless creation and management of affiliate pages is a game-changer. This feature not only streamlines the process but also empowers them to enhance their marketing efforts significantly. Moreover, the ability to send reservations directly to their lodging partners ensures a smooth and efficient booking process for visitors, further supporting local businesses and boosting the local economy.

Integration of Ripe on the Wildwoods’ Site

The integration of Ripe into the Wildwoods’ website is both strategic and prominent. GWTIDA’s prioritization of making lodging booking visible to their visitors demonstrates their commitment to a seamless user experience. Here’s how they’ve utilized our tools:

  • Home Page: Featuring prominent messaging that encourages lodging, a Ripe Search Widget, and a “Book Your Stay” CTA in the navigation, making it easy for visitors to find and book accommodations.
  • Throughout the Site: A Ripe Search Widget is included on all pages, ensuring visitors can book their stay from any point on the website.
  • Plan a Vacation Page: This page features a Ripe Search Widget along with travel and lodging-related content, providing a comprehensive planning resource for visitors.

By integrating these features, Wildwoods is off to a strong start in making the most of Ripe’s capabilities, ensuring that visitors have a smooth and convenient booking experience from the moment they land on the site.

Looking Ahead

We’re excited to see how Visit the Wildwoods leverages Ripe’s tools to further promote their destination. Our partnership is rooted in a shared goal of promoting local businesses, improving the visitor experience, and driving tourism growth. Welcome to the Ripe family, Wildwoods!

Interested in booking your stay in the Wildwoods? Visit their site! If you’re looking for a way for visitors to book a stay in your destination, book a Ripe demo today!