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How well do 100 major accommodation and destination websites perform on mobile?

How well do 100 major accommodation and destination websites perform on mobile? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
When it comes to mobile website experience among hotel and destination related websites, the top seven positions are taken by hotel brands.
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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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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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A Hotelier’s Guide to Pokémon Go. 

A Hotelier’s Guide to Pokémon Go.  | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Perhaps you’ve noticed a sharp uptick in people walking around, staring at their phones, their trance punctuated by intermittent shouts of excitement. These people may or may not be guests at your property, but this is to be expected. Pokémon Go is effectively a multi-generational scavenger hunt, and in the digital world of the game, there is no “out of bounds.”
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Not all engagement is equal: How your destination can nurture higher-quality interactions - Destination Think! -

Not all engagement is equal: How your destination can nurture higher-quality interactions - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Content managers at destination marketing organizations (DMOs) can create the most value through social media by focusing on high-quality engagement.
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95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore

95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It's been 10 years but it feels like a lifetime. Twitter has been around for a decade and Facebook even longer. But the social media facts keep changing.
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Two Hospitality Brands, Two Different Virtual Reality Marketing Strategies

Two Hospitality Brands, Two Different Virtual Reality Marketing Strategies | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
While it’s still debatable whether virtual reality is having a wider impact on travelers — primarily because few seem to have access to high-quality VR equ
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Operators discuss how technology has changed hospitality

Operators discuss how technology has changed hospitality | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
A panel at the recent Aspen Food & Wine Classic considered technology
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#PrestonVideo✈'s curator insight, July 14, 5:07 PM
Technology is moving quickly, do not be left behind on obsolete technnology. 
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What does Pokemon Go mean for the travel industry? - Tnooz

What does Pokemon Go mean for the travel industry? - Tnooz | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It may not be obvious, but the almost-instant popularity of Pokemon Go could in fact be the harbinger of a revolution in travel.
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Tours and activities hit the Facebook chatbot trend

Tours and activities hit the Facebook chatbot trend | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The industry can't move for Facebook Messenger chatbots at the moment - but Musement has created what is believed to be the first for tours and activities.
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What do guests actually say when they leave negative hotel reviews?

What do guests actually say when they leave negative hotel reviews? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Although evidence suggests the majority of hotel reviews are, in fact, positive in nature, brands still need to dissect those that are not.
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3 New England States Partner With Waze for Travel Info System

3 New England States Partner With Waze for Travel Info System | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine have launched a new advanced traveler information system in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Transportation of
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Twitter Engage could help DMOs better understand their audiences - Destination Think! -

Twitter Engage could help DMOs better understand their audiences - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The Twitter Engage app offers analytics and influencer tools that may help a DMO's content creators to more effectively manage their accounts in real-time.
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11 Habits of Highly Effective Social Marketing Mavens

11 Habits of Highly Effective Social Marketing Mavens | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
As a travel and tourism professional, you know our industry and your clients. But what ensures that you stand out in the noisy world of socia
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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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Navigation app encourages travelers to get lost

Navigation app encourages travelers to get lost | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Kompl encourages tourists explore urban spaces, by navigating them via landmarks and popular attractions, rather than direct routes.
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The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze

The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
With the Pokémon Go mobile game sweeping the nation, some agile tourism brands are tapping into the manic interest around the smartphone app to drive near
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As bloggers adapt, so should DMOs who want to work with them - Tnooz

As bloggers adapt, so should DMOs who want to work with them - Tnooz | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Over the years, the ways to monetize travel blogs has changed dramatically.
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The trend is set.  Some bloggers are walking away from DMO's as is not worth the hassle or money-time/trade off
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New social travel club exclusively for over 50s

New social travel club exclusively for over 50s | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The Freebird Club is an international social travel club created to connect member guests and hosts, all over the age of 50, with like-minded travelers.
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Sea-Tac Airport reveals customer experience plans

Sea-Tac Airport reveals customer experience plans | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Lance Lyttle, Port of Seattle’s MD, Aviation, explains how Sea-Tac Airport plans to improve the customer experience at every passenger touch point.
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The 25 Best Tourism Websites in the World in 2016

The 25 Best Tourism Websites in the World in 2016 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Choosing the world's best tourism websites is more difficult in 2016 than it was the last time we picked our favorites in late 2013, but that's not because
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Travelers can trade chats in their mother tongue for free lodging

Travelers can trade chats in their mother tongue for free lodging | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
TalkTalkbnb is a free peer-to-peer language and accommodation exchange.
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Travel Brands Experiment With Virtual Reality as Consumer Adoption Lags

Travel Brands Experiment With Virtual Reality as Consumer Adoption Lags | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Interest in virtual reality (VR) content is surging in hospitality and tourism in 2016, even though very few travelers have access to quality VR equipment.
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Qantas joins Snapchat to give you a glimpse behind the baggage claim

Qantas joins Snapchat to give you a glimpse behind the baggage claim | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Check out an A380 wheel change.
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