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Expedia's 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Stark Differences in National Attitudes Towards Vacation

Expedia's 2012 Vacation Deprivation Study Reveals Stark Differences in National Attitudes Towards Vacation | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it

Japanese, Koreans, Americans and Mexicans Take Fewest Vacation Days; French, Spanish, German and Brazilian Workers Take Most

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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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Lessons from a digital and social-oriented organization - Destination Think! -

Lessons from a digital and social-oriented organization - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
General Director Heleen Huisjes described how VisitBrabant made a shift toward digital marketing, with social media at the heart of their strategy.
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Nor1 Buys Stay Delightful as More Hotels Upsell Guests on Text Chat –

Nor1 Buys Stay Delightful as More Hotels Upsell Guests on Text Chat – | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Nor1, the Santa Clara, California-based upsell technology provider, has acquired Stay Delightful, a tiny Denver-based startup that builds the software that enables hotel guests to have text-based chat with staff about their stays.
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Trying to Gain Followers on Instagram Can Ruin a Destination

Trying to Gain Followers on Instagram Can Ruin a Destination | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Here are 10 of the tourist spots many say are being utterly consumed by hungry instagrammers.
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TripAdvisor reminds the giants: we're still huge and influential | PhocusWire

TripAdvisor reminds the giants: we're still huge and influential | PhocusWire | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The conversation in online travel circles has been dominated this year by new entrants and the age-old battles.
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How Visit Flanders affects lives through social media, inspiring people to visit Flanders Fields - Destination Think! -

How Visit Flanders affects lives through social media, inspiring people to visit Flanders Fields - Destination Think! - | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Visit Flanders uses social media to commemorate the Great War, explore personal heritage and learn about Flanders Fields, which inspires visitation.
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'Smart tourism:' Should destinations take ownership of enhancing the in-destination experience through technology?

'Smart tourism:' Should destinations take ownership of enhancing the in-destination experience through technology? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Smart tourism means more than just managing the influx of travelers. Destination marketing organizations can use data and technology to improve results.
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Marriott Concept Hotel in California Unveils High Tech Amenities 

Marriott Concept Hotel in California Unveils High Tech Amenities  | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
The Marriott Irvine Spectrum serves as one of three Marriott properties that function as "hotel labs," or properties where Marriott is testing new concepts.
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Las Vegas Monorail Launches Mobile Ticketing

Las Vegas Monorail Launches Mobile Ticketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It is the first transit systems in the world to have fully integrated ticketing with Google Pay.
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The World's 30 Most Photogenic Destinations

The World's 30 Most Photogenic Destinations | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
These captivating destinations are certain to jumpstart your imagination.
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Oregon Made This Beautiful Miyazaki-Inspired Tourism Ad That's Straight Out Of An Acid Trip - Digg

Oregon Made This Beautiful Miyazaki-Inspired Tourism Ad That's Straight Out Of An Acid Trip - Digg | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
It might be a slight exaggeration, but the PNW is really great.
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4 Ways that feedback can get your priorities straight

4 Ways that feedback can get your priorities straight | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Find out how hotel managers, marketers, and CEOs use guest feedback technology to help them make informed decisions about budget, HR, and guest experience.
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Hospitality technology in an international market [interview]

Hospitality technology in an international market [interview] | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Phil Davidson speaks to us about what great hospitality technologies have in common, and how they fit into an international market
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How Twitter's latest policy update to stop spam & malicious content is impacting brands

How Twitter's latest policy update to stop spam & malicious content is impacting brands | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media marketers react to Twitter's new rule restricting simultaneous tweets with identical content across multiple accounts.

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Why Social Media is NOT the Solution to your Hotel Marketing Challenges

Why Social Media is NOT the Solution to your Hotel Marketing Challenges | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Social Media alone is not designed to obtain more attractive customers for your Hotel. There has to be a creative connection between Hotel Marketing and Social Media Marketing. Learn Why Social Media is NOT the Solution to your Hotel Marketing Challenges.

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The art of an enriching guest experience [interview]

The art of an enriching guest experience [interview] | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Great guest experiences don’t just happen — they take hard work and planning. We discuss with Herbert Laubichler-Pichler the ways in which he turns a visit to Vietnam into an enriching experience for his guests.
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How the Coaching Inn Group uses guest feedback tech to motivate excellence in their team

How the Coaching Inn Group uses guest feedback tech to motivate excellence in their team | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Your staff are at the frontline of guest experience – how do you ensure that they are motivated to give your guests the best? The Coaching Inn Group uses guest feedback to create an accountable, competitive and rewarding culture that motivates employees to give guests memorable experiences.
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Hotel's technology now a factor in AAA ratings: Travel Weekly

Hotel's technology now a factor in AAA ratings: Travel Weekly | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Ratings that were previously given for a business center have been replaced with a score for "connective technology," reflecting the hotel's capacity to connect with its guests.
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what one destination discovered about using virtual reality for travel

what one destination discovered about using virtual reality for travel | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Visit Mammoth splashed out on a vivid virtual reality video, flying a drone camera at the highest elevation ever. Here's what they learned.
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The Best Travel Apps In 2018 - Tips From a Travel Writer

The Best Travel Apps In 2018 - Tips From a Travel Writer | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
As a travel writer, I rely on apps to get me through to flights, to keep me updated on gate changes, to track my bags and to speed me through customs. Here are the essential travel apps you should get before your next flight.
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Visit Finland tells story via digital partners for Chinese tourism push

Visit Finland tells story via digital partners for Chinese tourism push | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
China is fifth in terms of tourism source markets according to Visit Finland but digital partnerships are being formed to attract more Chinese visitors.
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How to make the most of Facebook's ad audience targeting [slideshare]

How to make the most of Facebook's ad audience targeting [slideshare] | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
All the basics any hotel marketer needs to know to get their hotel's ads in front of exactly the right people on Facebook – in a few handy slides.
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Travelers now prefer travel apps to web for search and booking

Travelers now prefer travel apps to web for search and booking | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Surprising new research from Travelport Digital shows that travelers prefer apps to mobile web for travel search and booking of flights, hotels, and trips.
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According to this article, 58% of people prefer apps to search for flights and 53% preferred apps to find accommodation
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Museum collaborates with radio stations for on-the-go highway art experience

Museum collaborates with radio stations for on-the-go highway art experience | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Nine-meter high replicas are positioned alongside one of the country’s main highways, with local radio stations providing commentary to encourage people to re-engage with art.
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How artificial intelligence is transforming the customer experience from start to finish

How artificial intelligence is transforming the customer experience from start to finish | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
4 examples of how artificial intelligence transforms the travel experience: conversational commerce, personalization, machine vision, and recommendations.
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How Hotels Can Inspire Instagrammable Moments That Build Relationships

How Hotels Can Inspire Instagrammable Moments That Build Relationships | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
How Hotels Can Inspire Instagrammable Moments That Build Relationships

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