Tourism Social Media
Follow
Find
18.8K views | +0 today
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...
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Airline’s Facebook app lets passengers choose seats near their friends

Airline’s Facebook app lets passengers choose seats near their friends | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Malaysia Airlines recently launched its Facebook-based MHbuddy service to make booking and arranging a flight fully social.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Deadline for Nominations for The Canadian e-Tourism Awards

ONLINE REVEALED CANADA proudly hosts the Canadian e-Tourism Awards for travel and tourism industry categories. The awards were created in recognition of the growth and the marketing power of Social Media/Web 2.0.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Chanel attracts ski bunnies with iPads in French Alps boutique - Luxury Daily - Mobile

Chanel attracts ski bunnies with iPads in French Alps boutique - Luxury Daily - Mobile | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

French fashion label Chanel is attracting ultra-affluent guests at the Courchevel resort in the French Alps by incorporating iPads into the space, allowing guests to play and browse while they shop.

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

Ski resort aims to change the way we take photos on holidays using RFID

Ski resort aims to change the way we take photos on holidays using RFID | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Taking photos while on holidays is something that has not changed that much over the years but a Ski resort is aiming to change all that through social media.

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

Spending by visitors to U.S. on record pace

Spending by visitors to U.S. on record pace | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
International tourists continue to spend record amounts in the U.S. and are on pace to top the previous annual high mark in tourist expenditures set in 2008, according to new data from the U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Christmas a tourism success for New Orleans

Christmas a tourism success for New Orleans | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Tourism officials say Santa was very good to the city this year. "The hoteliers that I've spoken to all point to revenue being up in December over the same period last year," says Mark Romig, CEO of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from Tourisme Tendances
Scoop.it!

Touristlink.com Launches Service To Bring Travelers Together With Local Travel Businesses

Touristlink.com Launches Service To Bring Travelers Together With Local Travel Businesses | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Touristlink.com announces the launch of a new social platform to let business and organizations create social profiles and interact with travelers in a value-added environment, rich with relevant up-to-date content and targeted reviews.

Via Arnaud Desmarest & Pierre Le Moël
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

How Would Ebenezer Scrooge Use Social Media? - Forbes

How Would Ebenezer Scrooge Use Social Media? - Forbes | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
While some things may remain the same, the times certainly have changed nearly 170 years later. Are you a pre or post ghost Scrooge?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Have Yourself A Social Little Twismas

Have Yourself A Social Little Twismas | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
You might have caught the story I wrote about the lessons in productivity I learned this year. I don't write round-up type stuff that much. I probably should. Y'all love it. I guess I do too. Lists are simply magnetic.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Surprise hit Pinterest a top 10 most-trafficked social network

Surprise hit Pinterest a top 10 most-trafficked social network | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Move over Google+ and Tumblr, there's a new star in social media town.

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

Google Will Change Web Marketing in 2012

Google Will Change Web Marketing in 2012 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Google is poised to completely alter how websites market themselves over the next year. While easing users into changing search results pages, Google has also designed a new method for websites to structure data so that its crawler can better pull information.

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

Jersey tourism gets £70000 for Christmas ad campaign

Jersey tourism gets £70000 for Christmas ad campaign | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Jersey's government will spend an extra £70,000 on advertisements that promote holidays in the island. The Economic Development Minister said the money would support Jersey's tourism industry which he said was likely to face tough times in 2012.The money will be spent on a TV campaign fronted by singer Nerina Pallot launching on Boxing Day.

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

More hotels to offer Wi-Fi choice in 2012, hotel CEO says

More hotels to offer Wi-Fi choice in 2012, hotel CEO says | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Jim Abrahamson, CEO of Interstate Hotels and Resorts, says we'll see more hotels in 2012 offer guests choice when it comes to Wi-Fi.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Where next with technology for tourism boards and destination marketing organisations? « Tnooz

Where next with technology for tourism boards and destination marketing organisations? « Tnooz | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

In late 2010, we interviewed 650 destination marketing organizations to determine what they had in the way of tools for delivering web content to visitors. By tools, we mean utilities such as interactive maps, itinerary builders, or calendars of events. We also asked about organizational tool selection processes and who operated new tool purchases after they were acquired. Tnooz published our inventory – Rough Guide to Tourism Websites and Technology – in January 2011.

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

How Travel and Entertainment use Social Media For Seating

How Travel and Entertainment use Social Media For Seating | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
There are early adopters and then there are the naysayers. Social seating is the idea of seats planned by or for social media. From using social media to select a seat mate, to booking a ticket at a theater...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Local Marketing

Local Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Even with the global reach of the Internet, approximately 80% of a consumer’s transactions happen within a 15-mile radius around the home or office.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Wendy Forbes from eT-Marketing - Digital world for Tourism
Scoop.it!

2012 Marketing Must-Do’s for the Hotel Industry

The good (and sometimes bad) thing about the marketing industry in general, is that it's always evolving and changing, often for the better.


Via Olivier P. Soares
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Expedia.com: We verify our hotel reviews

Expedia hopes to bust into the hotel review space dominated by giant TripAdvisor by emphasizing verified reviews.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Top 5 global travel trend forecasts for 2012

Top 5 global travel trend forecasts for 2012 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Your last trip this year may just be driving home for Christmas, but 2012 is already shaping up to be a year when travellers will be seeking to maximise their money with gateway destinations, mini-upgrades and combine adventure with altruism.

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

Many fliers refuse to turn off electronic gadgets

Many fliers refuse to turn off electronic gadgets | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Fliers aren't turning off devices during takeoff and landing, despite government warnings, a USA TODAY investigation shows.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Global Hotels, Broken Down By Social Media Rewards ...

Global Hotels, Broken Down By Social Media Rewards ... | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Planning a vacay? Score deals with social media -- here's a rundown of what hotels are doing on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and YouTube.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Influential youth market captured by Tourism New Zealand ...

Tourism New Zealand has captured the attention of the influential youth market with its latest Stories Beat Stuff campaign.

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

TripIt logs 5 billion miles ... next stop Pluto [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tnooz

TripIt logs 5 billion miles ... next stop Pluto [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tnooz | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
TripIt users were going places in 2011....
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Wendy Forbes
Scoop.it!

Season's Special: Winter Wonderland Tourism Campaigns

Season's Special: Winter Wonderland Tourism Campaigns | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Christmas New Orleans Style

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) has launched a multimedia holiday marketing campaign inviting visitors to enjoy the month-long event.

The 2011 version of the 27-year-old Christmas New Orleans Style celebration features events throughout the city are scheduled from December 1st through Twelfth Night, January 5th, 2012.

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

Travel company takes on Google's ad ban

Travel company takes on Google's ad ban | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

GOOGLE'S dominance of the internet is facing a fresh challenge, this time from an internet minnow over the technology company's practice of locking out businesses it says has broken its rules.

more...
No comment yet.