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Triposo makes a travel guide for iPad and smartphone toting users

Triposo makes a travel guide for iPad and smartphone toting users | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Triposo, a maker of smart downloadable travel guides, has updated its app to version 2.0, which allows users to bookmark places on their iPad and then retrieve them on their iPhone or Android device.


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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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Trend Digest: Is VR a reality for hospitality?

Trend Digest: Is VR a reality for hospitality? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Virtual reality (VR) is not just about gaming anymore but is proving useful for the hospitality and tourism industries as well.
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The problem with programmatic advertising in an age of disinformation

The problem with programmatic advertising in an age of disinformation | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
In an age of disinformation, the travel industry must recognise the challenges for programmatic advertising and adapt accordingly
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Air New Zealand invites travellers on a social media #EmojiJourney

Air New Zealand invites travellers on a social media #EmojiJourney | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Air New Zealand has distilled its Antipodean archipelago home into a fun emoji map as the carrier once again captures the zeitgeist to entice travellers to consider the country as a destination.
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Hotel food and beverage programs tackle the allure of wine

Hotel food and beverage programs tackle the allure of wine | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
For many hotel guests, access to good wines are an expected amenity, but for hotels, meeting guest expectations while watching the bottom line of food and beverage programs is an ongoing challenge. 
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Google Flights rolls out machine learning feature to predict flight delays

Google Flights rolls out machine learning feature to predict flight delays | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google’s online flight booking search service, Google Flights, has introduced new features to predict delays and help passengers find the cheapest fares.
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Technology won't achieve all customer demands

Technology won't achieve all customer demands | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

echnology cannot replace the human touch that only good customer service provides, writes Noreen Seebacher. "Obviously, people want empathy, compassion, understanding and the hope, if even unstated, of support when it's needed," she writes.

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The old ideas behind new technologies [Infographic]

The old ideas behind new technologies [Infographic] | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The way that travellers connect with those around them is constantly evolving, and so is the way that your hotel can connect with them.
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6 stats from Google Travel's latest missive on helping travelers ' in the age of assistance'

6 stats from Google Travel's latest missive on helping travelers ' in the age of assistance' | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google Travel has released its latest missive on traveler trends, this time focusing on 'the age of assistance.' Or how best to communicate with travelers.
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How to Become a Food Instagram Influencer

How to Become a Food Instagram Influencer | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Food & Wine goes way beyond mere eating and drinking. We're on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and
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How Instagram Delivers a Client Every Other Day to One New Travel Agency

How Instagram Delivers a Client Every Other Day to One New Travel Agency | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

After just 18 months in business, 29-year-old Heather Christopher is closing out 2017 with sales of almost $700,000. And it’s all thanks to two friends she met on social media.
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The end of the professional critic (and why you need to get over it)

The end of the professional critic (and why you need to get over it) | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
With the rise of review sites like TripAdvisor, the professional critic’s single opinion is far outweighed by those of the public.
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Travel apps strengthen in 2017, airlines start to catch up

Travel apps strengthen in 2017, airlines start to catch up | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
A global study of 2017 app usage from AppAnnie shows that travel app usage increased during 2017 and that airline apps are becoming more engaging.
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11 thoughts on the future of technology in travel and hospitality from CES 2018

11 thoughts on the future of technology in travel and hospitality from CES 2018 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Consumer technology is the bellwether for enterprise so here are some thoughts from CES 2018 that might help shape the travel industry of the future.
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Survive the Facebook algorithm and thrive with timeless destination marketing strategy - Destination Think! -

Survive the Facebook algorithm and thrive with timeless destination marketing strategy - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Use timeless destination marketing strategy to build word of mouth and overcome Facebook algorithm challenges.
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Earn more direct bookings for your hotel with transparency

Earn more direct bookings for your hotel with transparency | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How transparency can be used to build trust in your brand, motivate staff and increase direct bookings
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How to lead authentically

How to lead authentically | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
“Don't let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It's your life, not theirs.” ~ Roy T. Bennett
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How to convert travel dreamers into bookers

How to convert travel dreamers into bookers | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Before they are triggered to book a holiday, dreamers need an emotional connection to a destination, says travel trends specialist MyTravelResearch.com                                                     

At this time of year, millions of people all over the world start dreaming about their next holiday as they return to work after the December-January break.
The travel industry needs to inspire those dreamers via an emotional connection then trigger them into making a booking, says MyTravelResearch.com, which shows travel destinations how to convert travel trend insights into actions that grow visitation and yield. Find out more here.


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How cutting-edge hotels use artificial intelligence for a great guest experience

How cutting-edge hotels use artificial intelligence for a great guest experience | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
For the hospitality industry, artificial intelligence has created greater trust and efficiency, with the promise of transforming operations
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Artificial intelligence – more than just a chatbot tech for airlines and airports

Artificial intelligence – more than just a chatbot tech for airlines and airports | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Groupe ADP, Air New Zealand and Aeromexico discuss the merits of artificial intelligence (AI) and consider its future impact on the air transport industry.
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10 Things Hotels Need To Know About Online Visibility Today

10 Things Hotels Need To Know About Online Visibility Today | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Online Visibility is about getting found wherever conversations are happening that are important to your customers, industry participants, and your Hotel. Learn 10 Things Hotels Need To Know About Online Visibility Today

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Trend digest: What to expect in 2018

Trend digest: What to expect in 2018 | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
We’ve been keeping an eye on it for you, and have put together this list of the top five trends we think you should keep an eye on in 2018.
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Marketing to Millennial Travelers: The Experience is Everything!

Marketing to Millennial Travelers: The Experience is Everything! | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Today's savvy DMO won't want to overlook this enormous market, but attracting the Millennial traveler is far different from reaching out to their Baby Boomer parents.
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How To Optimize your Hotels Google My Business Page

How To Optimize your Hotels Google My Business Page | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Google My Business has helped many Hotels that are not familiar with Search Engine Optimization. Learn more about How To Optimize your Hotels Google My Business Page.

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Smaller promotional budget this year? Activate passionate niche communities. - Destination Think! -

Smaller promotional budget this year? Activate passionate niche communities. - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Generate stronger word-of-mouth through your destination's residents and passionate niche communities.
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How Does Instagram Inspire Our Next Travel Destination?

How Does Instagram Inspire Our Next Travel Destination? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How does Instagram inspire our next travel destination? Instagram is one of the most popular photo apps in the world, your influence can read tons!
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