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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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Pinterest creates “travel personas” to help marketers drive conversions | PhocusWire

Pinterest creates “travel personas” to help marketers drive conversions | PhocusWire | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Pinterest has developed discrete user personas to help travel brands target their marketing campaigns to its 250 million monthly users.
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The 50 Most Instagrammable Places In The World 2019

The 50 Most Instagrammable Places In The World 2019 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Combining hashtag popularity, survey results of Big 7 readers and votes cast by a panel of travel experts, these are officially the 50 most Instagrammable places in the world 2019.

 

When it comes to ‘gram-worthy places, there’s endless Instagrammable Spots across the globe, but which ones are the best? 

 

Officially the most Instagrammable place in the world for 2019, Australia scored top marks for its popular hashtag and geolocations on social media. It also impressed both Big 7 readers and our travel judging panel with its natural beauty and buzzy cities. Find out more here


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How to Integrate User-generated Content Into your Hotel Marketing

How to Integrate User-generated Content Into your Hotel Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How to Integrate User-generated Content Into your Hotel Marketing

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Is Geotagging on Instagram Ruining Natural Wonders? Some Say Yes - The New York Times

Is Geotagging on Instagram Ruining Natural Wonders? Some Say Yes - The New York Times | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Conservation groups and others are asking social media users not to add precise location tags to photos of fragile ecosystems and wild animals.
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Guests want smart technology, but security concerns remain | Hotel Management

Guests want smart technology, but security concerns remain | Hotel Management | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Two new reports explore the impact of new technology trends, evolving guest preferences and voice-technology security concerns.
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Virgin Holidays powers travel recommendations with social posts

Virgin Holidays powers travel recommendations with social posts | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Marketers have yet another reason to promote and track their offerings on social media.
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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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These 5 travel destinations are fighting back against the “Instagram E

These 5 travel destinations are fighting back against the “Instagram E | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Travelers are all headed to the same places in pursuit of selfies.
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Google Starts Piloting Voice Products for Airlines and Hotels –

Google Starts Piloting Voice Products for Airlines and Hotels – | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google is eager to compete with Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, and Microsoft's Cortana in selling artificially intelligent personal assistants, and the Google is working with Hyatt, United, and some other travel brands on testing new tools, such as real-time translation and check-in for flights.
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Can Instagram museum 29Rooms convince you to put away your phone?

Can Instagram museum 29Rooms convince you to put away your phone? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The 29Rooms pop-up experience is going beyond its origins as an Instagram museum designed for taking selfies.
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Swiss hotels are hiring Instagram "sitters” to post photos for you —

Swiss hotels are hiring Instagram "sitters” to post photos for you — | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
This is the nightmare we are all living in.
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The Importance of Usability Testing for Your Hotel Website

The Importance of Usability Testing for Your Hotel Website | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
A Hotel website is a modern-day marketing tool one cannot do without. It is not enough to just have a Hotel website. Learn more about Usability Testing.

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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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