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Travel & Tourism EXPERIENCE

4 Decades of Inspiring Explorers

INTRO

We do things differently here in Colorado. We celebrate the state we love and the lifestyle we live in ways that inspire people to get off the couch and get out here to explore. As a result, we’ve built successful campaigns for the Colorado Tourism Office, VISIT DENVER, Aspen Snowmass, Denver International Airport, and many more.

Karsh Hagan is intrinsically connected to tourism. Born and bred in Denver, our main motivation is to share the stories about everything (and every place!) we know and love to the rest of the world.

LET'S TALK

If you scroll through our work, you’ll get a sense of what we are capable of. If you like what you see, let’s strike up a conversation. 

Aspen Snowmass Give a Flake Campaign Case Study

GIVE A FL*KE

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Portico Club Case Study

The new breed of luxury travel

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The DEN Files Case Study

Denver International Airport

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Aspen Snowmass Mobile App Case Study

The power of four in your hand

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The Mountain Collective Case Study

The Greatest Secret on the Mountain

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VISIT DENVER Case Study

Days That Shine Nights That Sizzle

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Colorado Tourism Case Study

Come To Life

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ABOUT IT

As a media-driven, analytics-steered agency, we are experts at harnessing the power of new media, data and technology to bring our tourism clients recognition, opportunities, and ultimately, visitors. We’re known in the travel and tourism industry for crafting category-leading creative, providing outstanding return-on-ad spend, and executing experiential activations that achieve global reach.

A Colorado Roadshow

1 bus. 5 days. 7 cities. 1,100 miles. 3 national parks. 1 national monument. Hundreds of informed engaged tourism industry partners.

Colorado Takes Over Chicago's Union Station

Hundreds of thousands of people pass through Chicago’s Union Station on their way to work. We wanted to shake up their routine and invite them to think about where they could be instead.

2016 Colorado Tourism Campaign Story

We set out to capture what it really feels like to visit Colorado.

DENfiles: Covering Up Construction…Or Conspiracy?

DEN's Clever Campaign Stirs Up more Questions than Answers.

The Denver International Airport account has landed

Karsh Hagan has teamed up with the Denver International Airport to help position the growing hub of domestic and international travel as a destination within itself.

Trip Planning Made Easy

Karsh Hagan teamed up with the Clear Creek County Tourism Bureau to create an online itinerary builder.

Aspen Snowmass Invites You to Give A Flake

If you love winter, Aspen Snowmass invites you to Give A Flake.

Giving Our State A New Voice

Colorado gets a new voice.

Behind the Scenes: Message from the Queen

Norwegian Airlines wanted to do something different to advertise their non-stop flight to London...

Forget the Apple

Doctors are increasingly prescribing hikes to promote good health.

SUCCESSES

  • Colorado Tourism sets all-time visitor spending record of $22.3 billion in 2018. A 6.7% increase from 2017, and significantly above the national average spending increase of 4.1%.
  • We’ve achieved a level of economic impact as stunningly beautiful as Colorado itself. The Come To Life brand has directly garnered over $20B in influenced visitor spending since FY13.
  • Year over year, Come To Life has delivered a campaign-high ROI of $742 to $1 - a return that is unprecedented for the industry.
  • The Come To Life campaign has been ranked in the top 10% of all state tourism creative in the nation by SMARI for five years.
  • 2017 marked the 12th consecutive year of growth for VISIT DENVER. Since 2005, Denver tourism has grown by 65 percent compared to 24 percent nationally.
  • Our “Give a Flake” social campaign has garnered over one million impressions, the website has generated thousands of page views, and site engagement has far exceeded goals, resulting in 2,500 elected officials being contacted via our custom Twitter Widget.
  • The “DEN Files” campaign and talking gargoyle we created for the Denver International Airport generated over 800 million impressions in earned media, valued at over $10 million.
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