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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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10 Top Hotel Instagrams From Last Month –

10 Top Hotel Instagrams From Last Month – | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Beach getaways topped our list of the most popular posts.
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Weird and Fun Marketing Campaigns for Tourism Boards and Destinations

Weird and Fun Marketing Campaigns for Tourism Boards and Destinations | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Tourism boards across the world aim to convince travelers to stop in and see all that their destination has to offer. Some of these campaigns, though, may have done the opposite.
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Travelers less concerned with social media, destination politics when finding and planning travel

Travelers less concerned with social media, destination politics when finding and planning travel | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Travelers are increasingly relying on technology to assist with their travel experiences, however, some of their travel preferences and choices may deviate from common thinking.
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8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019

8 Travel Trends You Need To Know In 2019 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Vegan dining. Cross-Generational travel. Nature lodges. Here's what every traveler will be talking about this year.
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These Food ‘Museums’ Want to Tease Your Palate and Dominate Your Instagram - The New York Times

These Food ‘Museums’ Want to Tease Your Palate and Dominate Your Instagram - The New York Times | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Pop-up food experiences are growing in popularity around the globe, and these destinations encourage you to enjoy free samples and take plenty of photos.
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Hotel apps expand to give guest more control over their stay

Hotel apps expand to give guest more control over their stay | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Originally created to provide regular customers with special perks and rewards, major hotel chains have expanded their loyalty apps to give regular customers more control over their stay through their mobile devices.
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You Can Now Book Hotels Via Instagram Stories

You Can Now Book Hotels Via Instagram Stories | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Leveraging AI and machine learning, combined with human curation, SIX Travel delivers a new way to discover and book hotels.
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How Asian Social Media Transformed a Quiet U.K. Walking Spot - The New York Times

How Asian Social Media Transformed a Quiet U.K. Walking Spot - The New York Times | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
“When we search for London on social media, it’s the first thing we see,” said one South Korean who visited the Seven Sisters cliffs, two hours south of London.
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What's next for Google's foray into hotels? | PhocusWire

What's next for Google's foray into hotels? | PhocusWire | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google's recent efforts to expand further into the online travel space could result in a pivotal change for the hospitality industry.
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Die Hard or Elf? Delta lets passengers Twitter-vote for movies

Die Hard or Elf? Delta lets passengers Twitter-vote for movies | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Delta Air Lines turns to the wisdom of Twitter voters to select its in-flight holiday film.
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Now that is a cool idea. love it!
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Two Hotel Brands That Have Mastered Influencer Marketing

Two Hotel Brands That Have Mastered Influencer Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
In the era of celebrity endorsements and the Insta-famous, influencer marketing is having a moment. We spoke to two well-known brands about the best practices for choosing the right influencers and lessons they’ve learned from those collaborations.
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Google's New 'Potential Trips' Will Plan a Vacation for You

Google's New 'Potential Trips' Will Plan a Vacation for You | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It's like it's reading your mind (or at least your emails). Google's new feature, set to launch in the U.S. on mobile in the coming weeks, will take all your vacation-inspiration searches and suggest a trip.
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Using Pinterest as a Tool to Build Brand Awareness, Engagement

Using Pinterest as a Tool to Build Brand Awareness, Engagement | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
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Could Google or Amazon end up owning the traveler profile? | PhocusWire

Could Google or Amazon end up owning the traveler profile? | PhocusWire | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Who owns the customer profile is going to change, and it could be an online giant such as Google or Amazon.
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Social influencer marketing grows following among hotels: Travel Weekly

Social influencer marketing grows following among hotels: Travel Weekly | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Thanks to their sizable caches of personal data, platforms like Facebook and Instagram have made it easier than ever for brands to target specific markets based on age, location, gender and interests.
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Cathay Pacific data breach affecting millions of passengers

Cathay Pacific data breach affecting millions of passengers | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Over nine million passengers’ data has been compromised in the latest data breach to hit the aviation industry – but the breach is only now made public.
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Instagram Offers Visual Allure, and the Travel Industry Wants In - The New York Times

Instagram Offers Visual Allure, and the Travel Industry Wants In - The New York Times | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Some hotels will do anything to attract the Instagram crowd, and that might include putting a 10-pound doughnut on the room-service menu.
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Hyatt Launches New Planning Tool: Meetings & Conventions

Hyatt Launches New Planning Tool: Meetings & Conventions | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The Hyatt Planner Portal helps planners manage contracts, attendee data, costs and more.
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The World's Most Instagrammable Walking Routes

The World's Most Instagrammable Walking Routes | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Researchers compiled a list of the world's most renowned walking routes and scoured Instagram to find how many times each walking route has been shared.
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5 Instagram Marketing Trends We Will See in 2019 – Adweek

5 Instagram Marketing Trends We Will See in 2019 – Adweek | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Opinion: Followers need to see a validation of your online coolness in the real world.
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Why emoji are a � for your DMO’s content marketing - Destination Think! -

Why emoji are a � for your DMO’s content marketing - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Emoji can help your DMO's content marketing, social media marketing, or online visitor services teams better connect with visitors.
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Most Instagram-able Locations in The City Different

Most Instagram-able Locations in The City Different | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Want to give your followers Instagram envy? Fill your feed with spectacular shots from these stunning locations you can only find in #TheCityDifferent.
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Why emoji are a � for your DMO’s content marketing - Destination Think! -

Why emoji are a � for your DMO’s content marketing - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Emoji can help your DMO's content marketing, social media marketing, or online visitor services teams better connect with visitors.
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How to design the most Instagrammable apartment ever

How to design the most Instagrammable apartment ever | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
No one lives in this immaculate apartment. It was designed, with help from the furniture company Wayfair, to look good on social media.
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Google's Conflicted Travel Strategy Pushes Forward –

Google's Conflicted Travel Strategy Pushes Forward – | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google has a unique status in the online travel marketplace. On one hand, it acts as a gatekeeper and shopping environment for consumers around the world Google has a unique status in the online travel marketplace.On one hand, it acts as a gatekeeper and shopping environment for consumers around the world as they research and plan future trips. On the other, it sells ads to travel companies while encouraging to pay up to receive preferred placement on its booking tools.
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