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22% of US Pinterest consumers interact with travel content on the site - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

22% of US Pinterest consumers interact with travel content on the site - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
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TripAdvisor claims to be the largest travel site in the world and reports reaching 75 million reviews - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

TripAdvisor claims to be the largest travel site in the world and reports reaching 75 million reviews - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
Details on TripAdvisor's claim to be the largest travel site in the world.
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British Airways will Google passengers before boarding

British Airways will Google passengers before boarding | Travelled | Scoop.it

and then lost as it comes over too chummy by wanting to know my browsing history. (I have nothing to hide).

Cabin crew and staff at check–in desks and first–class lounges will be equipped with technology to help them meet and greet selected travellers. (British Airways will Google passengers before boarding...profiling or a good business practice?

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In Paris, a smart and chic bus stop | SmartPlanet

In Paris, a smart and chic bus stop | SmartPlanet | Travelled | Scoop.it
Architect designed Osmose provides more than just a nice place to wait for the Metro.
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Budget airline to launch in Africa

Budget airline to launch in Africa | Travelled | Scoop.it
EasyJet’s founder hopes to use his low-cost business model to tap into Africa’s untapped air travel market.
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Tourism British Columbia: The Vending Machine

Tourism British Columbia: The Vending Machine | Travelled | Scoop.it
I'm a huge fan of vending machine installations, the last one we posted a week or so back "Rugbeer" was one of my favourites, and this new one from Tourism British Columbia is creating some huge buzz for very different reasons...Perhaps the ultimate...
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Tourism British Columbia: The Vending Machine

Tourism British Columbia: The Vending Machine | Travelled | Scoop.it
I'm a huge fan of vending machine installations, the last one we posted a week or so back "Rugbeer" was one of my favourites, and this new one from Tourism British Columbia is creating some huge buzz for very different reasons...Perhaps the ultimate...
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75% of UK consumers still think that the majority of travel customer reviews are “mostly genuine” - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

75% of UK consumers still think that the majority of travel customer reviews are “mostly genuine” - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it

Despite recent press coverage surrounding the legitimacy and nature of travel customer reviews, 75% of consumer still think that the majority are ‘mostly genuine', according to research from eDigitalResearch. The research also found that 61% would be more likely to make a booking after reading a positive review.

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Online bookings account for more than half of travel sales across Europe - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

Online bookings account for more than half of travel sales across Europe - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
IPK International data on online travel sales across Europe.,Latest News...
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Cruise sector recorded the biggest increase in bookings via mobile devices in the last six months - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

Cruise sector recorded the biggest increase in bookings via mobile devices in the last six months - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
20% of travel brands surveyed globally are using mobile for direct sales, according to findings from a video co-produced by EyeforTravel & Digital Visitor using research data from EyeforTravel's Social Media & Mobile in Travel report that looks at the upcoming trends in Social Media and Mobile and the impact it has had on the travel industry. (View video here).
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Global Pin Mapping Continues to Grow at Uencounter.me

Global Pin Mapping Continues to Grow at Uencounter.me | Travelled | Scoop.it

Another manifestation of socialising travel through locations visited...

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L2: A Think Tank for Digital Innovation » Luxury Hotels Increasingly Mobile-Savvy

L2: A Think Tank for Digital Innovation » Luxury Hotels Increasingly Mobile-Savvy | Travelled | Scoop.it
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Top Five Luxury Hotels Still Available During The Olympics - Forbes

Top Five Luxury Hotels Still Available During The Olympics - Forbes | Travelled | Scoop.it
  Image via The Ritz London Sure, you can still come to the Olympics in London this summer and enjoy luxury accommodations. But be prepared to spend a lot of money.
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Checking in/out via mobile devices tops the list of desired services for smartphone-owning US business travellers - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

Checking in/out via mobile devices tops the list of desired services for smartphone-owning US business travellers - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
US business travellers' views on desired hotel services via mobile devices.,Latest News...
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6 Key Findings From The Global Mobility Survey 2012 - Global Talent Strategy

6 Key Findings From The Global Mobility Survey 2012 - Global Talent Strategy | Travelled | Scoop.it

Taking into account the views of 1,119 firm's HR and mobility professionals from 56 countries, The Global Mobility Survey Report is the largest and most substantial review of global mobility available -- and below we have summarized some of the key findings from the survey.

In the Global Mobility Survey 2012, China takes a clear lead with 21% of organisations reporting it to be their most common destination for assignments. However, China does present a number of challenges that need to be overcome for businesses sending their employees to these locations.

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British Airways - Bring a plane down your street

British Airways - Bring a plane down your street | Travelled | Scoop.it

Hats off. A nice touch...a BA plane rolling down my street, seemlessly integrated into the ad, soundtrack London Calling. 2 seconds of warmth restored for BA.

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Hello, stranger: airline uses Facebook profiles to pair seatmates

Hello, stranger: airline uses Facebook profiles to pair seatmates | Travelled | Scoop.it
HONG KONG — Who would you want to be sitting next to at 30,000 feet? Customers increasingly have a say.

Air Baltic introduced SeatBuddy, which uses passengers’ Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter profiles to match them in their seat assignments.

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airlinetrends.com » #1 Korean Air

airlinetrends.com » #1 Korean Air | Travelled | Scoop.it

Korean Air tops airlinetrends.com’s 2012 ranking of the world’s most innovative airlines. The flag carrier of the ‘Land of the Morning Calm’ has established itself as a major hub carrier for passengers travelling between Asia and North America; its A380 flagships have the lowest seat density of any A380 operator and feature bars and lounges branded by Absolut Vodka, as well as a duty free showcase. The airline also operates its own organic farm and offers attentive service amenities such as a coat storage service and a women-only lounge at Seoul’s Incheon Airport, which itself has been voted best airport in the world for the past seven years.

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Clemenger BBDO / Wellington in a Pint / Contagious Magazine

Clemenger BBDO / Wellington in a Pint / Contagious Magazine | Travelled | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing a craft beer to represent New Zealand, promoted by a fermenting billboard...
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Travel Industry Global Overview 2012 by Euromonitor International in Airlines, Global, Travel/ Duty Free

Travel Industry Global Overview 2012 2012 is shaping up to be a challenging year for the travel industry where despite the strong economies in the - Market research report and industry analysis...
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Asian travellers would be receptive to apps enhancing their sightseeing experience - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

Asian travellers would be receptive to apps enhancing their sightseeing experience - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it

Unlike their counterparts in the West, Asian travellers continue to want the big attractions and the big sights. Chinese are the most likely to choose a destination based on its sightseeing potential. Based on a recent Amadeus study, Asian tourists will be very receptive to a different, more functional and less individually-tailored type of application that enhances their sightseeing experience while they are travelling.

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Graphs & Statistics

Graphs & Statistics | Travelled | Scoop.it
New Media Trend Watch gives you the opportunity you to create graphs comparing some of the statistics it publishes.

You can make graphs to compare historical trends and forecasts for:

People online in tourism markets (000's)
People online in tourism markets (%'s)

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EyeForTravel/Digital Visitor video – 50% of travel brands generate direct bookings from social media - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

EyeForTravel/Digital Visitor video – 50% of travel brands generate direct bookings from social media - New Media Trend Watch Latest News | Travelled | Scoop.it
Details of stats from EyeForTravel/Digital Visitor video on upcoming trends in social media and mobile and the impact it has had on the travel industry.,Latest News...
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Report: Hospitality Brands That Invest in Content See Increased Web Traffic, Bookings | Blog | Newsroom | Buddy Media

Report: Hospitality Brands That Invest in Content See Increased Web Traffic, Bookings | Blog | Newsroom | Buddy Media | Travelled | Scoop.it
Read our blog, announcements and news updates in the Buddy Media newsroom.
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