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Top Tips for Dealing with Online Reviews of Your Hotel

Top Tips for Dealing with Online Reviews of Your Hotel | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Your hotel needs to be active on reviews sites such as TripAdvisor and Expedia if you are going to win bookings and increase your revenue.
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3 Things Hospitality Pros Need to Know About the Internet of Everything

3 Things Hospitality Pros Need to Know About the Internet of Everything | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Technology trends will change the way successful hospitality businesses operate in the 21st century. Read more to learn 3 tips for hospitality pros.
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Six Simple Ways Asian Hoteliers Can Attract American Travelers

Six Simple Ways Asian Hoteliers Can Attract American Travelers | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
What prevents American tourists from visiting Asia? Read more to find some of the important ways Asian hoteliers can attract American travelers.
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US News Twitter Chat: Saving Money on Summer Travel - U.S. News & World Report

US News Twitter Chat: Saving Money on Summer Travel - U.S. News & World Report | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Join a panel of experts to discuss what you need to know as Tax Day approaches.
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TripAdvisor's best islands for 2015

TripAdvisor's best islands for 2015 | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

Two of Australia's islands rated among the world's top ten best islands in the South Pacific, according to TripAdvisor's 2015 Travellers' Choice Awards. Lord Howe rated in eighth position, followed by Norfolk Island at number 10. Bora Bora in French Polynesia retained its number one position for the most popular South Pacific island. TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice awards are based on contributor reviews and ratings of hotels, restaurants and attractions over a 12-month period. 

 

Bora Bora, Society IslandsAitutaki, Southern Cook IslandsTaveuni Island, FijiViti Levu, FijiMoorea, Society IslandsEfate, VanuatuVanua Levu, FijiLord Howe Island, Australia (pictured)Rarotonga, Southern Cook IslandsNorfolk Island, Australia
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How to Ditch Tourist Spots and Build Your Own Kickass Vacation Plan

How to Ditch Tourist Spots and Build Your Own Kickass Vacation Plan | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Sometimes, a vacation plan is pretty obvious: hit the hotel, relax, and wander around. But other times, you want to push things to the next level. With that in mind, here's everything you'll need to make a solid itinerary, hit off-the-beaten path locations, and find interesting things to do on your next vacation.
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A reward for turning in Airbnb users? New SF proposal is harshest yet

A reward for turning in Airbnb users? New SF proposal is harshest yet | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
A ballot initiative calls for San Francisco residents who sue Airbnb hosts to receive up to 30 percent of the fine and back taxes.
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The Future of American Tourism Is Written In Chinese

The Future of American Tourism Is Written In Chinese | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
The future of American tourism is surely written in Chinese. And Portuguese. And Spanish. And Hindi. That much is clear from the latest 2014-2018 visitors
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4 Agile marketing ideas for hotels

4 Agile marketing ideas for hotels | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

As hoteliers, we have become experts at reacting to last minute business needs to maximise profitability. 

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Frontdesk Anywhere Cloud PMS for RV Parks & Campgrounds

Frontdesk Anywhere Cloud PMS for RV Parks & Campgrounds | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
RV Parks and Campgrounds select Frontdesk Anywhere as their cloud-based PMS to optimize their operations and enable their online distribution strategy.
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Facebook speaks: how engagement in travel is evolving - Tnooz

Facebook speaks: how engagement in travel is evolving - Tnooz | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Facebook head of travel Lee McCabe recently talked by phone with Tnooz about travel industry trends in social marketing and transactions.
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19 Hints Airbnb Wants to Become a Global Hospitality Brand Like Starwood, Accor and Others

19 Hints Airbnb Wants to Become a Global Hospitality Brand Like Starwood, Accor and Others | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

In a few years of its existence, Airbnb has risen to be a top 15 online travel booking site globally. It is only a matter of time before it uses that traffic to funnel it into building a bigger position in the global travel industry.

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How 25 years of the Web inspired the travel revolution

How 25 years of the Web inspired the travel revolution | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

The web has revolutionized the way we travel, allowing consumers to search, buy and share trips at the touch of a button. Kevin May traces the key developments since it began 25 years ago 

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5 Ways to Wow Guests with Your Online Booking

5 Ways to Wow Guests with Your Online Booking | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Delight guests with your own booking process. Continue reading for five easy ways to make sure you wow your guest with your online booking process.
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10 Reasons Millennials Are Not Staying At Your Independent Hotel

10 Reasons Millennials Are Not Staying At Your Independent Hotel | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Tips for Hoteliers: Millennials are demanding and difficult to please. But they represent a staggering amount of buying power when travelling.
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The Ultimate Formula to Attract Global Travelers to Your Independent Hotel

The Ultimate Formula to Attract Global Travelers to Your Independent Hotel | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
With an increasing number of international travelers setting their destination to the U.S., it's imperative for independent hotels to cash in.
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Case Study: How a notorious spammer was brought down via Twitter

Case Study: How a notorious spammer was brought down via Twitter | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Today the Montreal Police announced that an arrest has been made (in French here) in the "Mabus" case. It wouldn't have happened but for Twitter. This post explains how.

Twitter has been around ...

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Technology is king of the airport

Technology is king of the airport | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

Travel Weekly talks to SITA’s Ilya Gutlin about travellers, technology, and the future of flying. SITA is confident the future of the industry is in good hands, with technology stepping in as a major game changer in all flying arenas. There are many customer-focused innovations in aviation promising significant changes. For example, SITA's trial with Virgin Atlantic of wearable technology, including Google Glass and Sony Smart watches, demonstrating great potential to enhance passengers' travel experiences. The industry is shifting to meet the needs of travellers. According to the 2014 SITA Air Transport World Passenger Survey, 97% of passengers carry a smartphone, tablet or laptop when they fly, and one in five travels with all three. Passengers desire more self-service options, with 65% being interested in self-bag drop and 63% preferring to use a self-boarding gate than the current procedure.


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The Top 10 Hotel CEO Pay Packages of 2013

The Top 10 Hotel CEO Pay Packages of 2013 | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Skift examined the financial filings of publicly listed hotel companies and came up with a list of the Top 10 Hotel CEO Pay Packages of 2013.
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SITA talks smart thinking for airlines and airports

SITA talks smart thinking for airlines and airports | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
More than half of passengers would use their mobile phones for real time flight status(72%), baggage status(85%)and flight disruptions (69%).
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British Airways strikes a storytelling pattern to market its routes

British Airways strikes a storytelling pattern to market its routes | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
After launching couple of marketing campaigns targeting Indian travellers, British Airways latest effort goes after UK travellers to Australia.
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150 Years of Travel

150 Years of Travel | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

Explore 150 years of travel with HotelClub.com. Discover what the future of tourism may hold.

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Personal Recommendations Are Still the Most Important Planning Source for Travelers

Personal Recommendations Are Still the Most Important Planning Source for Travelers | Travel Industry | Scoop.it

In Europe, personal recommendations rule when it come to getting travel advice. While the Internet has risen to be the second biggest source of trip planning

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Is it the bells and whistles why travellers pick an airline? Think again...

Is it the bells and whistles why travellers pick an airline? Think again... | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Irrespective of stellar in-flight entertainment and on-time performance, Australians pick price as the most important factor when booking flights.
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Trivago extends mystery guest programme to combat fake reviews

Trivago extends mystery guest programme to combat fake reviews | Travel Industry | Scoop.it
Trivago is extending its Hotel Test scheme to the UK and Ireland after its initial launch in Germany last year.
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