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Marriott exec: 50pc of smartphone bookings happen within 24 hours of check-in - Mobile Commerce Daily - Mob

Marriott exec: 50pc of smartphone bookings happen within 24 hours of check-in - Mobile Commerce Daily - Mob | Travelled | Scoop.it

Mobile Commerce Daily - Marriott exec: 50pc of smartphone bookings happen within 24 hours of check-in; DSW exec: Relevance, recovery and relationships critical aspects to mobile, social success.

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Tired of the rat race? Follow Alastair Humphreys on a microadventure

Tired of the rat race? Follow Alastair Humphreys on a microadventure | Travelled | Scoop.it
Doing anything after work today? Instead of going home and sitting on the sofa in front of the TV, perhaps you should set off an epic (micro) adventure. Metro talks to the man trying to get a nation up off their couches.
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The 9 types of train passenger you're guaranteed to encounter

The 9 types of train passenger you're guaranteed to encounter | Travelled | Scoop.it
When George Stephenson built the first public inter-city railway line in 1830, I wonder if he had any idea of the weird and wonderful passengers that would use, and evolve, on these services over the years.
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Sactrips.com Train Lovers Adventures coming soon.

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Interactive print could breathe new life into travel agent brochures [VIDEO]

Interactive print could breathe new life into travel agent brochures [VIDEO] | Travelled | Scoop.it
The offline travel agent is not dead or going away any time soon, contrary to what many would have the industry or public believe.
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Startup pitch: Glamping Hub is the global resource for glamorous camping

Startup pitch: Glamping Hub is the global resource for glamorous camping | Travelled | Scoop.it
"Unique Access to the Outdoors" is how one new startup is targeting the upscale outdoors accommodation market pitches their service: Glamping Hub.
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Top 5 in-flight trends to look out for in 2014

Top 5 in-flight trends to look out for in 2014 | Travelled | Scoop.it
He we round up the key onboard passenger experience trends to watch out for in 2014, including personalisation, crew empowerment, IFE and in-flight calls.
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These Airlines Reply to Polar Vortex Tweets in 15 Minutes or Less

These Airlines Reply to Polar Vortex Tweets in 15 Minutes or Less | Travelled | Scoop.it
You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, especially when it's blowing brutally off of Lake Michigan or the Long Island Sound. And this week is turning out t...
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Allocated seating pays off for mild-mannered McCall

Allocated seating pays off for mild-mannered McCall | Travelled | Scoop.it
YouGov CEO Stephan Shakespeare dicussess the battle between EasyJet and Ryanair.
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Asia’s budget airlines hit turbulence - FT.com

Asia’s budget airlines hit turbulence - FT.com | Travelled | Scoop.it
“The People of India deserve to fly. Everyone should be able to fly,” Tony Fernandes, owner of AirAsia, tweeted recently.
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SNCF "Europe. It's Just Next Door"

SNCF "Europe. It's Just Next Door" | Travelled | Scoop.it
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Introducing the Melbourne Remote Control Tourist

http://www.remotecontroltourist.com - What if you could go before you go? Coming soon, a live first person adventure where you get to write the story. Watch ...
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British Airways - Race The Plane

British Airways - Race The Plane | Travelled | Scoop.it
Help power the Tweetliner against a British Airways flight by tweeting #RaceThePlane for your chance to win BA tickets. Visit ba.com/racetheplane to find out more.
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Travel agencies versus internet – global booking trends - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

Travel agencies versus internet – global booking trends - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
Global travel booking trends - travel agencies versus internet.,Latest News
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ITB Berlin and IPK International have analysed global booking trends and found that in Western Europe travel agencies are becoming less important. Their findings show that Great Britain is the league leader for internet bookings, with Germany positioning mid-table.

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Heathrow introduces ‘positive boarding’ to avoid passenger delays

Heathrow introduces ‘positive boarding’ to avoid passenger delays | Travelled | Scoop.it
Heathrow has become the first airport to adopt ‘positive boarding’, which gives passengers bespoke information to ensure they make their flight on time.
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The 7 stages of getting the Tube to work

The 7 stages of getting the Tube to work | Travelled | Scoop.it
You gear yourself up for it every morning. You think about it in the shower, while you brush your teeth. It is strongest in your mind when you are picking your outfit for the day.
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Room to Grow: European Cities Hotel Forecast 2014 and 2015

Room to Grow: European Cities Hotel Forecast 2014 and 2015 | Travelled | Scoop.it
This PwC publication examines the state of the hotels industry in Europe against a backdrop of a region that has taken an economic pounding but is seeing clear evidence of economic recovery and returning confidence.
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Travel STARTUPS roundup - January 2014 - Tnooz

Travel STARTUPS roundup - January 2014 - Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel STARTUPS in tourism and hospitality for January 2014...
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3D global destination mapping shines at center of KLM's first iPad app

3D global destination mapping shines at center of KLM's first iPad app | Travelled | Scoop.it
KLM's first iPad app shine with interactive global destination mapping integrated with Facebook, alongside trip management, seat selection and flight purchasing.
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Co-op claims retail 'first' with Snapchat campaign | Marketing Magazine

Co-op claims retail 'first' with Snapchat campaign | Marketing Magazine | Travelled | Scoop.it
Co-op claims retail 'first' with Snapchat campaign, The Co-operative claims it is the first major UK retailer to use Snapchat for marketing purposes, with a promotional campaign targeting students.
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Pinterest moves into travel after launching new tools to help users plan trips

Pinterest moves into travel after launching new tools to help users plan trips | Travelled | Scoop.it
Pinterest has introduced a new way to help its users derive value from pins in a whole new market: travel. Tonight, the company showed off its Place Pins, a new experience to allow ...
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Airline sends cuddly toys on the trip of a lifetime

Inspiring a sense of wonder in kids that can't globetrot themselves, Unagi Travel sends their toys on adventures and posts Facebook photos from their holiday.
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Anthon Berg / Generous Chocolate Upgrader / Contagious Magazine

Anthon Berg / Generous Chocolate Upgrader / Contagious Magazine | Travelled | Scoop.it
Danish confectionery brand shows off its generous nature
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High-Tech Tourist Kiosks May Soon Make Brochures Obsolete

High-Tech Tourist Kiosks May Soon Make Brochures Obsolete | Travelled | Scoop.it

In tourist towns worldwide, visitors are greeted with racks of brochures promoting everything from tours and museums to restaurants and hotels. But in the world of computers, smartphones and tablets, a new interactive visitor kiosk developed in South Carolina and deployed as far away as New York City might make such brochures a thing of the past.


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First 'Instagram hotel' gives free stays for popularity

First 'Instagram hotel' gives free stays for popularity | Travelled | Scoop.it
With designated "selfie space" and in-room media hubs, Sydney's 1888 lets guests with 10,000 Instagram followers stay for free
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Kippsy closes early stage funding round - Mediaventura

Kippsy closes early stage funding round - Mediaventura | Travelled | Scoop.it
Kippsy.com, the new collaborative accommodation platform has completed an early stage round with Jenson Seed EIS funding and a group of high net worth...
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Tnooz-Sabre webinar VIDEO – Beyond B2C: How new tech enables personalization in business travel

Tnooz-Sabre webinar VIDEO – Beyond B2C: How new tech enables personalization in business travel | Travelled | Scoop.it
Talk around merchandising and personalisation is all the rage across a number of travel sectors within the industry.
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