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How to Use Contests to Your Advantage in Social Media Marketing

How to Use Contests to Your Advantage in Social Media Marketing | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Customer engagement should be a top priority for small-business owners looking to develop a successful social media marketing strategy. One
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Using social media, apps, and online buzz to promote tourist attractions, hotels and restaurants
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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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lionel besombes's curator insight, March 25, 1:30 PM
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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Facebook taps into travel intent through Trip Consideration feature

Facebook taps into travel intent through Trip Consideration feature | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Facebook has introduced new features for travel advertisers to help them target customers across by tracking travel intent
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lionel besombes's curator insight, March 12, 2:42 PM
Facebook is about to collect people ´s intention to travel to provide data to tourism professionnel
Cristina Anton Villa's curator insight, March 28, 5:11 AM

According to #Facebook 53% of all #travelers and 68% of #millennials found ideas to help plan their most recent trip on #Facebook and 60% of #millennials used #Instagram for inspiration. This is the main reason why #Facebook is adding  a #TripConsideration feature. Want to learn more about it ? You can discover it in the article attached. The main question remains if #booking tools will be able to handle "#impulse" #booking requests.

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Netflix knows what you want - should travel brands too?

Netflix knows what you want - should travel brands too? | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Netflix uses personalization to give you what you want, quickly. How can travel brands also use personalization to do the same?
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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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You Can Stay in an Island 'Social Media Suite' in Dubai For Free

You Can Stay in an Island 'Social Media Suite' in Dubai For Free | Tourism Social Media | Scoop.it
Tech savvy features include digital mirrors that connect to your newsfeed, a chair to connect on Facebook live with friends, and more.
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