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What you can learn from three of the most inspirational travel campaigns of 2018
What you can learn from three of the most inspirational travel campaigns of 2018
By Expedia Group Media Solutions  | January 30, 2019
We share some of the award‐winning digital ad campaigns that effectively tapped into strategic media collaborations to achieve business goals and unlock innovative potential. Read More
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Simpleview JackRabbit acquisition
Simpleview acquires travel software provider JackRabbit Systems
By Mitra Sorrells | December 21, 2018
Arizona-based Simpleview, which provides CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing, revenue generation and mobile technologies, to more than 900 travel, tourism and convention marketing customers on... Read More
News | Technology
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
The Gen Z and Millennial mindset: capturing the attention of these young and fast-growing generations
By Lisa Lindberg - Expedia Group Media Solutions | December 17, 2018
Today’s younger generations are redefining the rules of engagement and asserting their role in purchasing decisions—for themselves, and their families—and travel is no exception. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
Vivere - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Vivere.travel transforms your vacation vision into reality. A personalized, interest-based, visual travel guide. Read More
Interview | Startups
Simpleview Tourism Media merger
Simpleview, Tourism Media merge to create global marketing organization
By Mitra Sorrells | November 30, 2018
Arizona-based Simpleview and Liverpool-based Tourism Media Group are merging, creating a global marketing organization that will serve more than 800 destination marketing organizations, regional tourism... Read More
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CrowdRiff 9 million series A
CrowdRiff raises $9M to grow its visual content marketing platform
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2018
Toronto-based CrowdRiff, an artificial intelligence-powered visual content management and marketing platform for travel brands, has closed a $9 million Series A funding round.   Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Behold a next-gen in-destination, tech-enhanced experience
VIDEO: Behold a next-gen in-destination, tech-enhanced experience
By Kevin May | September 26, 2018
Sightseeing buses in major cities around the world have changed very little over the years - it's a simple product with well-defined parameters. Read More
News | Technology
Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
Utrip claims new tool brings travel planning closer to Netflix and Amazon models
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2018
Utrip, a personalization platform for travel, has been testing a destination discovery experience driven by artificial intelligence. Read More
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WeChat usage by travel brands
How travel brands are using WeChat to reach Chinese consumers
By Mitra Sorrells | March 1, 2018
With more than 963 million active users each month, WeChat is the leading social media app in China.   Read More
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Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
Why "smart cities" disguise other issues
By Bruce Sterling - The Atlantic | February 20, 2018
The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Iceland has Bitcoin power-suckers and overtourism to worry about
Iceland has Bitcoin power-suckers and overtourism to worry about
By Chris Baraniuk - BBC | February 12, 2018
Academics and tourism leaders have discussed overtourism in Iceland (and elsewhere) for many years, yet it is a blockchain-led process that could have another fundamental impact on the island nation. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Helix buys attractions tech startup Booking Boss
Helix buys attractions tech startup Booking Boss
By Kevin May | January 15, 2018
Australia-based Booking Boss, provider of booking and ticketing tools to operators in tours and activities, has sold to Helix Leisure. Read More
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Amazon patent blends reality to virtual locales
Amazon patent blends reality to virtual locales
By Alan Boyle - GeekWire | January 3, 2018
Amazon has a new patented technology: a blended-reality display that puts your image into a virtual scene. Read More
Notated News | Technology
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Call Centers and Mobile AR
PhocusWire Forecast 2018: Call Centers and Mobile AR
By PhocusWire | December 20, 2017
Technologies at the opposite end of the spectrum - but important considerations for any travel brand as they embark on the next 12 months. Read More
News | Technology
Viator founder slams TripAdvisor over strategy
Viator founder slams TripAdvisor over strategy
By Kevin May | December 8, 2017
TripAdvisor has been accused of neglecting its Viator tour and activity booking business by the man who created it in 1995. Read More
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YouTube addicts are prime customers for travel brands
YouTube addicts are prime customers for travel brands
By Staff - Web In Travel | October 24, 2017
Travelers watch on average about two hours of videos a day, travel five times a year, and spend $3,657 a year on trips. Read More
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