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Lonely Planet selected as a guide provider to new Apple Maps
Lonely Planet selected as a guide provider to new Apple Maps
By Kevin May | June 23, 2020
Apple’s latest iPhone software update includes adding travel guides to the Apple Maps platform. Read More
News | Technology
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
InPhocus, episode 13 - Open for business, figuring out change
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2020
Luuc Elzinga, president of Netherlands-based Tiqets, joins us on the latest episode of InPhocus to talk about the issues that many suppliers are facing as they recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination marketing is not just about the recovery - it's now a long game
By Bruce Lahood - ICF Next | June 10, 2020
The traveler of the future will be more cautious and more mindful of the adventure they are about to embark upon. But this has huge implications for marketing a destination. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
June 9, 2020
Another issue that tourism managers are able to tackle, as destinations approach the end of their shut-down periods, is the difficult area of guest behavior. Read More
News | Technology
Trivago, Booking.com, KLM and others unite to create COVID-19 information service
Trivago, Booking.com, KLM and others unite to create COVID-19 information service
By Kevin May | June 4, 2020
A group of major travel brands have created a service to provide a single data source with current global news as it relates to the coronavirus outbreak and recovery. Read More
News | Distribution
How tourism marketers can boost content visibility
How tourism marketers can boost content visibility
By Rachel-Jean Firchau - Nativo | June 1, 2020
Here's how DMOs can implement holistic content strategies that go beyond their owned websites to better connect with travelers looking for safe, local getaways. Read More
News | Online
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2020
Have we learned anything, or do we race back to the same mistakes that many destinations and attractions were making prior to the outbreak?  Read More
News | Technology
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social distancing - to name just one element - added to an existing visitor strategy. Read More
News | Technology
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Virtual travel's time has finally come
By Tedd Evers - TripTuner | May 14, 2020
Virtual tours are no longer a nice to have - traffic and interest are on the rise now as a way of providing location interactivity. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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5 ways travel marketers should prepare for recovery
By Ashish Arya - Pinterest | May 13, 2020
Pinterest's head of travel strategy and marketing has tips on how to inspire travel once restrictions ease. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Destination X - Smart strategies to do right now (instead of making promo videos)
By PhocusWire | May 12, 2020
There are some extremely important things destinations should be doing during this period of, for many, zero tourists coming in. Read More
News | Online
Without travel, is there room for influencer marketing?
Without travel, is there room for influencer marketing?
By Jill Menze | May 1, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has not only brought the physical act of traveling to a halt – but it’s also stopped travel brands from distributing marketing dollars in the same ways they did prior to... Read More
News | Online
Coronavirus is reshaping the airport experience of the future, part 2
Coronavirus is reshaping the airport experience of the future, part 2
By Omar Abou Faraj - Dubz  | April 30, 2020
The envisioned airport of the future would leverage intelligent operational and passenger technologies, along with innovation in AI, bio-metrics and mobility. Read More
Opinion | Technology
InPhocus, episode 8 - A chance to use your time wisely
InPhocus, episode 8 - A chance to use your time wisely
By PhocusWire | April 30, 2020
Travel startups, perhaps more nimble than their larger peers in the industry, should use this opportunity to take a deep breath, ensure the finances will keep the lights on and think differently. Read More
News | Startups
Coronavirus is reshaping the airport experience of the future, part 1
Coronavirus is reshaping the airport experience of the future, part 1
By Omar Abou Faraj - Dubz  | April 28, 2020
Airport technology and new customer interfaces can play a huge role in making the industry more resilient during a pandemic crisis, not to mention bringing in massive and sustainable operational and... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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