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TripAdvisor for marketing VS your own user review system | Tnooz

TripAdvisor for marketing VS your own user review system | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Many people rely on TripAdvisor to choose accommodation for their holiday and many businesses incorporate its reviews on their own sites.
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Destination marketing trends to watch in 2015

Toposophy has conducted an in-depth analysis of the biggest trends emerging in global tourism and marketing. Some of the key trends include the resilience of tourism despite a turbulent global economy, the emergence of new emerging markets, and the growth of the sharing economy. 2015 is described as the year for understanding the Millennial mindset due to their significant participation in the development of the sharing economy. The digital and physical worlds are rapidly becoming one and the same thing to visitors, with travel at the forefront of industries being revolutionised by digital technology. Click here to download the complete report.


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What is a traveller's motivation for sharing on social media?

What is a traveller's motivation for sharing on social media? | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
"Consumers" used to be characterized by predefined demographic criteria, and later according to lifestyle and choices. Then social media came along.

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Metasearch sites 'must raise game' in face of Google Flight Search - Travolution.co.uk

Metasearch sites 'must raise game' in face of Google Flight Search - Travolution.co.uk | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Last month’s launch of Google Flight Search will force metasearch sites and intermediaries to become a lot more creative if they are to compete against the world’s biggest search engine...
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Travel apps come top in consumer satisfaction league

Travel apps come top in consumer satisfaction league | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Travel has emerged as the top performing sector in the latest App Benchmark from eDigital Research.
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will schema.org be the next big step into the semantic web? the case of the tourism and travel industrie

will schema.org be the next big step into the semantic web? the case of the tourism and travel industrie | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
In June of this year, Google, Bing and Yahoo jointly announced – with little fanfare – a standard they call Schema.org.
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TripAdvisor for marketing VS your own user review system | Tnooz

TripAdvisor for marketing VS your own user review system | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Many people rely on TripAdvisor to choose accommodation for their holiday and many businesses incorporate its reviews on their own sites.
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Six myths of air travel search on the web | Tnooz

Six myths of air travel search on the web | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Facebook, at a recent travel conference in the US, suggested its role as one of being in the "happiness business".
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Google Places, oder: wie man die Konkurrenz von der Karte fegt!

Google Places, oder: wie man die Konkurrenz von der Karte fegt! | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it

Google Places - Was viele nicht bedenken ist, dass Google bei den Places sehr auf Crowdsourcing setzt: JEDER darf einen anlegen. Man kann jedoch auch die Places fremder Unternehmen bearbeiten – und Schindluder damit treiben.

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Biz Stone’s Trazzler gives you recommendations on local places to visit based on photos

Biz Stone’s Trazzler gives you recommendations on local places to visit based on photos | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
The travel deal space is busy, but companies are differentiating themselves by its online and app experiences. Trazzler actually doesn't want you to travel far, and would rather you ...
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How is Google Flight Search performing so far? Go on, have a guess

How is Google Flight Search performing so far? Go on, have a guess | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
An extraordinary amount of interest in September when Google finally launched its long-awaited Flight Search product, five months after securing approval for buying ITA Software.
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TripAdvisor slaps the dreaded red badge on a hotel, owner says no warning given | Tnooz

TripAdvisor slaps the dreaded red badge on a hotel, owner says no warning given | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
A row between Tripadvisor and a hotel in the UK is intensifying as the review giant hits back over claims it red-flagged the property unfairly.
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Dimitrios Journeys: Will changes to Facebook change the travel industry?

Dimitrios Journeys: Will changes to Facebook change the travel industry? | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it

The problem is that many people see buying a product as a fundamentally different sort of action than "liking" a blog post or a cat video or even a band.

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Not just hotel reviews: TripAdvisor now emphasizes traveler photos

Not just hotel reviews: TripAdvisor now emphasizes traveler photos | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
If you liked or disliked TripAdvisor's hotel reviews, you now have traveler-taken photos to consider.
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Jauntful

Jauntful | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Create shareable, printable guides to the cities you love.
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great tool to collect the best places of your visit: before, in the middle and after the trip.

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Google sheds light on size of ITA Software business | Tnooz

ITA Software, up until April, had been a privately held company, but Google today shed a bit of light on its acquisition's revenue numbers.
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Ever increasing circles: Where travel's social media revolution goes next - Travolution

Ever increasing circles: Where travel's social media revolution goes next - Travolution | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it

Where travel's social media revolution goes next? So where do we go from here? What else is there to come for travel companies and social media?


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How Airlines use Twitter

How Airlines use Twitter | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
September 2011 Airlines Monthly Twitter Report [infographic] is produced and published on a monthly basis by new extended online service, eezeer data lab.
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Kajaks answer on Google acquisition of Zagat: adding professional hotel reviews from Frommer’s and Budget Travel

Kajaks answer on Google acquisition of Zagat: adding professional hotel reviews from Frommer’s  and Budget Travel | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Perhaps as a hedge against Google's acquisition of Zagat, Kayak went ahead and added professional hotel reviews from Frommer's and Budget Travel.
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What are the three big technology issues for the hotel industry? | Tnooz

What are the three big technology issues for the hotel industry? | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Technology enables service. That’s the idea, anyway. In the hotel industry, thousands of companies provide hundreds of applications to help hotels to manage operations and provide better guest service.
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Airbnb launches its photography program with 13,000 verified properties

Airbnb launches its photography program with 13,000 verified properties | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
You may have heard rumors circulating over the past year about how Airbnb will send a professional photographer to your house to shoot your listing, for free. Well, it's true. Today, ...
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Expedia hit with major fine in France over misleading marketing | Tnooz

Expedia hit with major fine in France over misleading marketing | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Expedia has been hit by a Paris court order to pay a Euro 367,000 ($484,000) fine to a group a hoteliers for engaging in "misleading marketing practices".
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Google’s $700m ITA buyout gets federal approval; as long as it shares data with rivals

Google’s $700m ITA buyout gets federal approval; as long as it shares data with rivals | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
It's been almost a year and a half since Google announced its acquisition of travel information specialists ITA Software, even launching its first ITA-powered product - Google Flights ...
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Avis: First car rental company to import TripIt itineraries | Tnooz

Avis: First car rental company to import TripIt itineraries | Tnooz | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
If you link your Avis and TripIt accounts, you can now just click on imported flight or hotel bookings from other suppliers on the Avis.com homepage and book a car rental to round out your travel plans.
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Developments in information and communication technologies are boosting the pace of change in the tourism and hospitality industry and the pressure to compete for customers on a global scale is inc...

Developments in information and communication technologies are boosting the pace of change in the tourism and hospitality industry and the pressure to compete for customers on a global scale is inc... | information technology & tourism | Scoop.it
Developments in information and communication technologies are boosting the pace of change in the tourism and hospitality industry and the pressure to compete for customers on a global scale is increasing constantly.
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The future of consumer loyalty in travel is social media

Bold statement, of course. But with a string of datapoints to demonstrate, it is no wonder travel brands are urged to think of social media as more than a one-way marketing channel.
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