Tourism Social Media
24.2K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
onto Tourism Social Media
Scoop.it!

Hot heads the only downside of Google Glass for Copenhagen Airport

Hot heads the only downside of Google Glass for Copenhagen Airport | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Hot on the heels of its Google Glass trial with Virgin Atlantic, SITA has unveiled a second pilot scheme, this time at Copenhagen Airport.
more...
No comment yet.
Tourism Social Media
Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
Curated by Wendy Forbes
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from Innovation and trends in tourism
Scoop.it!

Millennials influenced as much by YouTube as web reviews for travel decisions

Young travellers find themselves motivated by video content and online reviews in equal measures when selecting products for a trip.
Research by Phocuswright found that the influence on an 18 to 34-year-old’s travel decisions in both categories (both web reviews and videos) came in at about 30%, compared to those influenced by pictures and videos by friends or travel brands.

Via Roland Schegg
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

How Travel Media Missed the Digital Leap

How Travel Media Missed the Digital Leap | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How we discover, dream, and plan vacations has changed radically as print has given way to digital and desktop gave way to mobile. Lost in much of this are
more...
Agi Anderson's curator insight, May 18, 11:24 PM
We are setting plans in motion to shoot more video to remain relevant in the digital world. Glad we provide a digital magazine to keep people in the know. Curating for content does take time, put the pay offs make it worth the time it takes.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Facebook Reactions - a year of wow and haha for travel and tourism?

Facebook Reactions - a year of wow and haha for travel and tourism? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook Reactions has just celebrated its first birthday - a reason if any to share a heart-style - or angry - emoji.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Panama Seeks Adventurers, Not Tourists In New Campaign From VML

Panama Seeks Adventurers, Not Tourists In New Campaign From VML | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Panama Seeks Adventurers, Not Tourists In New Campaign From VML - 05/15/2017
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Amazon Echo Hears a Challenge From Google in Voice-Powered Travel Search

Amazon Echo Hears a Challenge From Google in Voice-Powered Travel Search | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
On Tuesday Amazon aimed to retain its dominance in the sales of voice-powered Internet devices by beginning to take orders for a new device, Echo Show, whi
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

The Instagram-worthy ways restaurants plate food

The Instagram-worthy ways restaurants plate food | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Chefs around the world have come up with fascinating ways to present their cuisine, from serving on salt blocks to an actual kitchen sink.
more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Sarah Came
Scoop.it!

Trend digest – mobile browsing in the travel sector

Trend digest – mobile browsing in the travel sector | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
We look at some of the best resources from around the web on established and emerging trends of mobile browsing in the travel sector.
more...
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Nearly Half of Tourism Boards Think Working With Influencers Is a Good Idea

Nearly Half of Tourism Boards Think Working With Influencers Is a Good Idea | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Last week we launched the latest report in our Skift Research service, The State of Destination Marketing 2017 accompanied by our comprehensive Data Sheet:
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Putting the Front Desk in the Hotel Guest’s Pocket

Putting the Front Desk in the Hotel Guest’s Pocket | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
For everything from requesting extra towels to opening doors, hotels offer apps and technology to keep customers happy and coming back.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

TripAdvisor Instant Booking Gets Very Personal

TripAdvisor Instant Booking Gets Very Personal | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Is TripAdvisor, with its Instant Booking push, trying to become primarily a place where you can complete a hotel booking without leaving the site or one th
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Chefs+Tech: New Updates Make Facebook Messenger a Sweet Spot for Restaurants

Chefs+Tech: New Updates Make Facebook Messenger a Sweet Spot for 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 weekly newsletter. We see this as
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Expedia takes a trip into Virtual reality | Springwise

Expedia takes a trip into Virtual reality | Springwise | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The global travel giant has showcased its new VR service which lets customers take a virtual tour of hotel rooms before booking
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from Social Media Consultant for Hotels
Scoop.it!

Social Media Growth Will Energize New Hotel Revenue

Social Media Growth Will Energize New Hotel Revenue | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
All Hoteliers with a real backbone look at profitability and how it impacts property value. One challenge for many years has been raising customer acquisition costs. The Hotel Industry is known for its complexity and fragmented structure. A hotel can be owned, operated, branded and asset managed by four different entities and needing that many…

Via Are Morch
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Can Chatbots Replace Your Summer Interns?

Can Chatbots Replace Your Summer Interns? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Industry professionals argue that mundane tasks should be automated, and human workers should leverage chatbots to use their time more effectively.
more...
Agi Anderson's curator insight, May 18, 11:20 PM
Great suggestion to "use this" rather than not that.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Inaugural Travel Tank Event Takes Successful First Plunge with Region Pitches

Inaugural Travel Tank Event Takes Successful First Plunge with Region Pitches | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Last week, the New Mexico Tourism Department hosted its first ever Travel Tank event in Albuquerque,
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
You'd think that being known as the ultimate American destination for a certain kind of ostentatious luxury would be enough. But Beverly Hills is not resti
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Technology could improve your brand reputation, but are you using it wrong?

Technology could improve your brand reputation, but are you using it wrong? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Air travel could be better, and technology could deliver that, but only if the customer is at the heart of the brand. Take airline technology
more...
Enosocial's curator insight, May 18, 11:18 AM

How are you using technology to improve your brand?

Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from Social Media Consultant for Hotels
Scoop.it!

How To Make Hotel Meetings Your Next Social Media Endeavor

How To Make Hotel Meetings Your Next Social Media Endeavor | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Traditionally a meeting is defined as a gathering of two or more people convened for the purpose of achieving a common goal through verbal interaction, such as sharing information or reaching an agreement. All meetings are events that serve a business or educational purpose. In the Hospitality Industry meetings is part of the MICE (meetings,…

Via Are Morch
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Travel content strategies for a mobile world

Travel content strategies for a mobile world | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Storytelling is experiencing a Renaissance, adapting to our digital world as consumers, well, consume media and content in a variety of formats.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from The Insight Files
Scoop.it!

52 percent of travellers swayed by Facebook photos

52 percent of travellers swayed by Facebook photos | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

In this infographic, WebpageFX takes a look at how social media and mobile technology impact travel, as well as how travel brands can use social media to reach more customers. Among the findings include the travel plans of more than 52 per cent of Facebook users being inspired by their friends' photos on the platform. According to the research, the top holiday inspiration sites are Facebook, followed by TripAdvisor, Twitter and Pinterest. Social media also plays a key role during a trip, with 72 per cent of consumers posting photos on a social network while still on holidays. This increases to 76 per cent upon returning from a holiday. Find out more.


Via Tourism Australia
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Insights Firm Reveals What Guests Really Want| HotelBusiness.com

Insights Firm Reveals What Guests Really Want| HotelBusiness.com | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Fizziology collects data and then digests it for hoteliers by gathering the feeds about hotel brands and the travel industry from social platforms—Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reddit, among others—and then pulls the information into Centrifuge, an internal analytics system.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Facebook extends Dynamic Ads to let airlines in as well

Facebook extends Dynamic Ads to let airlines in as well | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook will now allow airlines to target users of the site with content based on when and where people perhaps want to travel.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Google Hotel Ads Is Becoming the Behemoth Everyone Feared

Google Hotel Ads Is Becoming the Behemoth Everyone Feared | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Metasearch competitors such as Kayak and Trivago have been anticipating that Google would almost inevitably be coming on strong to eat their brunch — or ta
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Aeromexico enhances AI chat bot with additional features

Aeromexico enhances AI chat bot with additional features | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Group booking, split payment and English language features have been added to Aeromexico's Facebook Messenger chatbot.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven't Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand

Travel Habits of Americans: 87 Percent Haven't Yet Messaged With a Travel Brand | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
This week Facebook executives used their annual F8 conference to woo hotels, airlines, and other businesses into using the social network's Messenger app a
more...
No comment yet.