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Three Key Trends for Social Media in the Hospitality Industry in 2013

Three Key Trends for Social Media in the Hospitality Industry in 2013 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

"2013 is just around the corner, providing a great excuse for the hospitality to re-evaluate trends and strategies for the new year. Maintaining a successful business in the social space in 2013 and beyond will involve staying ahead of the curve and making sure to adapt to the evolving nature of the medium."

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TripAdvisor Buys Citymaps to Deepen Location-Based Activities Marketing

TripAdvisor Buys Citymaps to Deepen Location-Based Activities Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
In a quiet year on the acquisition front for TripAdvisor and many of its online peers, TripAdvisor bought New York-based Citymaps, which provides users wit
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Build social relationships with influencer marketing

Build social relationships with influencer marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

An influencer is someone who has an active following and can move their followers to take action. Influencer marketing involves connecting with these thought leaders to build a mutually beneficial relationship. Influencers can be social media experts, bloggers, YouTube users and celebrities. The benefits of influencer marketing include access to larger audiences, user-generated content and more credibility. The infographic above highlights why influencer marketing can be so effective. Find out more.


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How To Make The Best Hotel Social Media Corporate Culture

How To Make The Best Hotel Social Media Corporate Culture | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How To Make The Best Social Media Corporate Culture consisting of important bonds with your Hotels employees, customers, visitors, guests, and Communities.

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10 Weirdly Popular Travel Questions - FusionTourism

10 Weirdly Popular Travel Questions - FusionTourism | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Do you ponder all of the life’s weird questions or do you find it easier to press madly down on your keys and let Google do the thinking? Are you planning to travel to Westeros and meet Khaleesi’s army at Blackwater Bay? Could you see yourself adventuring to North Korea for your next getaway, but …

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Travel Destinations Are Using 'Pokemon Go' to Capture Tourists

Travel Destinations Are Using 'Pokemon Go' to Capture Tourists | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Want to capture more Pokemon? Consider booking yourself a vacay. Travel brands and tourist spots are flaunting the presence of the characters.
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Move over Pikachu, Google is ready to Tango with travel - Tnooz

Move over Pikachu, Google is ready to Tango with travel - Tnooz | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
San Jose Airport has taken the notion of navigating the terminal one step further by giving customers an augmented reality view of their surroundings.
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Facebook's New Ad Preferences Help Brands Identify Most-Interested Travelers

Facebook's New Ad Preferences Help Brands Identify Most-Interested Travelers | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook will keep serving ads to consumers but the company is introducing new ad preferences for users' News Feeds that gives travelers more power over wh
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Snapchat Used to Spook Advertisers. Not Anymore.

Snapchat Used to Spook Advertisers. Not Anymore. | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
When the company started offering ads, brands were wary of high prices and vanishing content. Then it let football fans drench themselves in virtual Gatorade.
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TripAdvisor's CEO Says That Apps Are the Key to Future Success

TripAdvisor's CEO Says That Apps Are the Key to Future Success | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
TripAdvisor votes for apps over the mobile Web. The hotel booking and review site aims to handle users regardless whether they visit through its apps, the
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Want to improve visitor experience? Serve your guests by listening online - Destination Think! -

Want to improve visitor experience? Serve your guests by listening online - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
A DMO's content or community managers can help improve the visitor experience by setting up a virtual listening station during a live event.
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Can Spaceships and Startups Attract Conventions to Albuquerque?

Can Spaceships and Startups Attract Conventions to Albuquerque? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
New Mexico is the birthplace of the atom bomb, the "Star Wars" missile defense system, Microsoft, and space tourism. The City of Albuquerque and the Visit
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Here's What the New Pokémon Go Game Has to Do With Choosing a Real-Life Restaurant

Here's What the New Pokémon Go Game Has to Do With Choosing a Real-Life Restaurant | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Users have taken to social media to weigh in on how the game influences their restaurant choices
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What destinations should know about Pokémon Go - Destination Think! -

What destinations should know about Pokémon Go - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The Pokémon Go mobile app allows visitors to explore destinations using augmented reality. Here's how destinations can respond to this growing trend.
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How Smart Hotels Use Messaging to Connect With Guests

How Smart Hotels Use Messaging to Connect With Guests | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, Skift proclaimed messaging as the "new language of the globe" and asked, "Are travel brands listening?" It looks like hotels finally are
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You Can Now Book Flights on Facebook Messenger

You Can Now Book Flights on Facebook Messenger | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Icelandair has rolled out an option to book airline tickets through Facebook Messenger, where a customer interacts with a bot.
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Travel Brands' Influencer Campaigns Still Hide Too Much Says the FTC

Travel Brands' Influencer Campaigns Still Hide Too Much Says the FTC | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
All of that behind-the scenes and seldom-disclosed compensation that a slew of travel brands bestow upon social media influencers may soon have to come int
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San Jose Airport and Google team up to trial augmented reality technology

San Jose Airport and Google team up to trial augmented reality technology | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
San Jose International Airport's Jonathan Vaden reveals how a trial of Google Tango has paved the way for the airport to use augmented reality technology.
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Would You Buy Leftovers From A Restaurant? One New App Is Betting On It

Would You Buy Leftovers From A Restaurant? One New App Is Betting On It | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Save the planet by eating a cheap bowl of pho
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Travel Brands Struggle With Mobile Advertising – Digital Marketing News This Week

Travel Brands Struggle With Mobile Advertising – Digital Marketing News This Week | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
This week, we're talking about mobile advertising. Unless you've been living under a rock the last 10 years, most of us already know consumer screen-time h
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Google Feasts on its Own Restaurant Reviews, Angering TripAdvisor and Yelp

Google Feasts on its Own Restaurant Reviews, Angering TripAdvisor and Yelp | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google is feeding scraps to admirers of TripAdvisor, OpenTable and Yelp's restaurant reviews on mobile as the search-engine behemoth emphasizes professiona
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Today's Best Food Tourism Videos Highlight People and Place More Than the Food

Today's Best Food Tourism Videos Highlight People and Place More Than the Food | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Lori McCarthy, owner of the Cod Sounds culinary tour company in Newfoundland, spends her days in knee-high boots foraging for wild chanterelles in the damp
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Its all about people first, then their places and culture
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Content marketing for DMOs: How Visit Philadelphia creates, repurposes and measures its award-winning content for maximum engagement - Destination Think! -

Content marketing for DMOs: How Visit Philadelphia creates, repurposes and measures its award-winning content for maximum engagement - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Director of Social Media Caroline Bean describes how Visit Philadelphia creates effective and engaging content marketing.
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The nations of Denmark and Sweden had a Twitter fight involving moose and sperm banks

The nations of Denmark and Sweden had a Twitter fight involving moose and sperm banks | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
"Not sure if he is speaking Danish or if he is choking."
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Pokémon Go at the sharp end: tour and activity suppliers

Pokémon Go at the sharp end: tour and activity suppliers | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Over the last fortnight, it was impossible to avoid a topic that everybody - even outside of the digital world - was talking about: Pokemon Go.
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Buying TripAdvisor: Would Antitrust Issues Kill a Priceline or Google Acquisition?

Buying TripAdvisor: Would Antitrust Issues Kill a Priceline or Google Acquisition? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Over the last few months there has been sporadic speculation and conjecture that the Priceline Group, which has been uncharacteristically quiet on the merg
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