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LinkedIn: A MUST for Your Travel Business

LinkedIn: A MUST for Your Travel Business | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
LinkedIn isn't just for networking and job-hunting anymore. Learn how this tool can be used to create new customer leads and sales for your travel business.
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Could Virtual Reality Make Travel Planning a Lot Easier?

Could Virtual Reality Make Travel Planning a Lot Easier? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Cutting-edge tech gurus want to stoke your wanderlust and then satisfy it with a purchase — all from the same device on your head.
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Tourism Australia taps immersive tech to attract travellers 

Tourism Australia taps immersive tech to attract travellers  | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Tourism Australia managing director John O’Sullivan understands all too well the challenge of pleasing today’s digitally savvy travellers. His strategy? A “try before you buy” experience that uses virtual reality and 360-degree images. The major disruption in the tourism industry has been the rapid acceleration of mobile use, especially over the past two years. Tourists are using their mobile phones through the entire journey of the purchase funnel, whether it's searching for destinations and experiences, booking transactions or starting the whole process again when they leave. Find out more.


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How To Easily Manage Your Hotels Social Media Content

How To Easily Manage Your Hotels Social Media Content | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How To Easily Manage Your Hotels Social Media Content

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25 Best Tourism Board Websites in the World in 2017

25 Best Tourism Board Websites in the World in 2017 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Travelers have an unlimited number of online resources they can use to plan and book their trips. Tourism board websites remain relevant for many travelers
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Hotels May Try to Counter Airbnb's Rise With Bets on Tech

Hotels May Try to Counter Airbnb's Rise With Bets on Tech | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Airbnb isn't hurting hotels today in most markets. Unless it is. STR, the market research firm, confronts that conundrum -- as does the entire hotel indust
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Don’t build your destination’s brand through advertising - Destination Think! -

Don’t build your destination’s brand through advertising - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
A strong destination brand is made of two things: the experiences people have with your product and the stories they hear about that experience from others.
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Chefs+Tech: Social Media Helps Jean-Georges Vongerichten Run His Restaurants

Chefs+Tech: Social Media Helps Jean-Georges Vongerichten Run His Restaurants | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: In September we announced that Skift was expanding into food and drink with the addition of the Chefs+Tech newsletter.  We see this as a nat
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Chefs+Tech: TripAdvisor Says Restaurants Don't Have Time to Market Like They Want

Chefs+Tech: TripAdvisor Says Restaurants Don't Have Time to Market Like They Want | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: In September we announced that Skift was expanding into food and drink with the addition of the Chefs+Tech newsletter.  We see this as a nat
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The 10 Most Instagrammable Places in the World (That Are Totally Worth the Travel)

Since we're all a little obsessed with documenting everything on social media, we're letting you in on the world's most Instagrammable landmark and where to stay for the best views.
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Guests Are More Satisfied at Hotels That Are Mobile Friendly

Guests Are More Satisfied at Hotels That Are Mobile Friendly | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
J.D. Power and Associates has released its annual North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study and the biggest takeaway for hoteliers is this: pay mo
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Kayak and Amazon Echo Now Offer Voice-Powered Hotel Booking

Kayak and Amazon Echo Now Offer Voice-Powered Hotel Booking | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It took online travel players like Kayak more than a decade to optimize price-comparison among dozens of sources in a way that appeals to millions of shopp
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13 Big Winners in Travel Advertising at Cannes Lions 2017

13 Big Winners in Travel Advertising at Cannes Lions 2017 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This past week creatives from around the world descended on the south of France for the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, t
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Airports (Like Carriers) Use Twitter to Ease Travelers’ Concerns

Airports (Like Carriers) Use Twitter to Ease Travelers’ Concerns | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
“Instead of giant screens and inaudible public address systems,” as one passenger put it, airports, airlines and the T.S.A. are communicating on social media.
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Influencers Blazing A New Trail In Travel Marketing

Influencers Blazing A New Trail In Travel Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Influencer marketing is transforming the travel market, with a growing number of brands looking to influencers to bring a new emotional and authentic context to their communications.
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RootsRated Labs | Email Marketing Essentials: Content, Quality, and Respect for Your Audience

RootsRated Labs | Email Marketing Essentials: Content, Quality, and Respect for Your Audience | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
5 simple tips to make your email marketing program more effective through targeting, content marketing, and list hygiene.
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The 22 Most Cliched Tourist Photos Ever

The 22 Most Cliched Tourist Photos Ever | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
To view on mobile, click here. It is a Sunday in the dead of August, and time to take out a well-worn cliche: the most cliched tourist photos list. Much as
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How To Write Headlines That Work

How To Write Headlines That Work | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The right headline can draw in even the most disinterested reader, luring them in to read the rest of your article, email or sales letter. In the sam
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Connecting with communities: Amsterdam Marketing's approach to using emotion in social content - Destination Think! -

Connecting with communities: Amsterdam Marketing's approach to using emotion in social content - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Colleen Geske of Amsterdam Marketing outlines successes earned by harnessing the power of emotional connections in social content.
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Business of Loyalty: What the Travel Industry Could Learn From Amazon Prime

Business of Loyalty: What the Travel Industry Could Learn From Amazon Prime | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Skift's Business Traveler newsletter is now the Business of Loyalty newsletter. In this weekly missive, we'll bring you the same insight int
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How to Reignite Your Social Media Strategy With Great Storytelling [SlideShare] - ClearVoice

How to Reignite Your Social Media Strategy With Great Storytelling [SlideShare] - ClearVoice | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Does your social need a refresher? Get inspo from best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk and see a SlideShare of great examples of social media storytelling.
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RootsRated Labs | The Future of Content Marketing in 2017

RootsRated Labs | The Future of Content Marketing in 2017 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Content marketing has exploded as an industry in the past few years; what's next? RootsRated Media CEO Fynn Glover weighs in with his thoughts.
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Google: Data is the Foundation for Successful Digital Marketing

Google: Data is the Foundation for Successful Digital Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Duetto goes On the Edge with Terri Scriven, head of hospitality for Google UK, to discuss digital marketing best practices.
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'Instaworthy' touches: How Marriott incorporates digital into its boutique hotels - Digiday

'Instaworthy' touches: How Marriott incorporates digital into its boutique hotels - Digiday | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Sub-brands Moxy and Aloft target the “young and young at heart.”
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Hotel and Online Travel Agency Direct Booking Winners and Losers in 5 Charts

Hotel and Online Travel Agency Direct Booking Winners and Losers in 5 Charts | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
With all the hoopla over hotel-direct bookings and online travel agency retaliation and maneuvering, the balance of power in U.S. market share among top pl
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