Capturing the attention - and business - of digital consumers increasingly requires hoteliers to make tough decisions about everything from website design to data analysis and blogging topics. And hoteliers...
The Museum of London has released an updated app titled Streetmuseum 2.0 that overlays historic photographs of London across whatever the user is looking at in the present day to create an augmented reality for tourists as they explore the city.
If Blancaneaux Lodge and Turtle Inn were Hollywood movies, you would recognize similar directorial touches throughout - spacious open-air accommodations, handcrafted furnishings, organic local produce, Coppola's wines, impeccable hospitality and a variety of pricey, guided excursions. But the two properties are ultimately as different as Coppola's "The Conversation" is from his "The Cotton Club."
The multifaceted “Out Of Bounds" promotion launches with the March issue of Backpacker by inviting readers to submit a two-minute video to become an "ambassador" for the state. "We [had] an ambassador program last year, but that was using professional writers as the ambassadors," says Carlson. "It’s the first time we are using consumer ambassadors to talk about the state and to share their stories."
Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), has launched the Saudi Tourism Smartphone Apps, which will furnish tourists with information on the prices of various tourism services enabling them to plan their tours in advance.
How Hotels can use Social Media to battle the OTA Challenge OTA – Online Travel Agencies Traditionally, the principal source of income of OTA's is commissions paid for bookings of hotels. A fixed percentage also receive a large variety of bonuses, benefits and other incentives from travel and tourism related companies as inducements for travel…
For a chance to win, simply hashtag your favourite Brisbane moments and photos on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest with #brisbaneanyday. The photo may be a beautiful view of the Story Bridge, a snapshot of your day out in one of Brisbane's regions, or your afternoon walk along the Brisbane River – whatever your favourite Brisbane moment may be.
Help the economy by taking more time away from work.
That is the message from the U.S. Travel Assn., the nation’s trade organization for the travel industry. A study commissioned by the group found that more than 40% of American workers who receive paid time off finish the year without using all of their allotted vacation time.
Skift: "Visit Sweden‘s new campaign Swedish Moments asks Swedes to share their favorite moments. Moments are organized by destination on the campaign’s dedicated website and the the video features a neat split screen that highlights the country side and seashore."
There can be no disputing the fact that since the launch of the first generation iPhone almost seven years ago, smartphones have played a major role in redefining the airport experience and empowering passengers in a way never before possible. Having previously relied on airports and airlines as the sole source of travel-related information, all of a sudden passengers could pro-actively take it into their own hands, quite literally, to access the information they want exactly when they need it.