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Singapore Tourism Board opens accelerator to improve the visitor experience
By Linda Fox | October 31, 2019
Singapore Tourism has announced the first cohort of startups for its accelerator which has been set up to boost the visitor experience. Read More
News | Startups
Curious where social media is going? The travel industry leads the way
Curious where social media is going? The travel industry leads the way
By Martin Stoll - Sparkloft Media.  | October 30, 2019
Travel and tourism has been leading content sharing well before the conception of today’s popular platforms; a consistent trend for years. Read More
Opinion | Online
The search for genuine "disruption" in the travel industry
The search for genuine "disruption" in the travel industry
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | October 24, 2019
Now traditional business models have been turned on their heads by the likes of Uber, Airbnb, Amazon and Google there is a tendency for many brands to believe they need to roll up their sleeves and face... Read More
Opinion | Startups
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Traveloka brings VR tours of Indonesia to Singapore airport
By Jill Menze | October 18, 2019
Called the Xperience Wonderful Indonesia Hub and located in Terminal 3 of the airport, the pop-up takes visitors on virtual tours Bali, Banyuwangi, Riau Islands, West Java, Sumba, Rapatwaken, Jakarta... Read More
News | Technology
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How destinations might soon have a voice via Amazon and Google
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2019
One company hopes to have a beta application ready before the end of 2019 that will enable consumers to search for destination information via the voice-enabled devices. Read More
News | Technology
When it comes to LiDAR and the opportunities in travel, Elon Musk is wrong
When it comes to LiDAR and the opportunities in travel, Elon Musk is wrong
By Sam Kamel - iinside  | October 9, 2019
Rather than dramatically ringing the death knell for LiDAR, Musk's comments earlier this year merely underscore the fact that LiDAR has an awareness issue, no pun intended. Read More
Opinion | Technology
The influencer marketing metrics travel brands are missing
The influencer marketing metrics travel brands are missing
By Rachel Jean-Firchau - Nativo  | October 4, 2019
Influencers aren’t publishers, they’re people. While they might have incredible reach, most are focused on awareness and storytelling, not on driving bookings or conversions. Read More
Opinion | Online
Bold and evergreen: The Irish advantage in travel technology
Bold and evergreen: The Irish advantage in travel technology
By Marisa Garcia - PhocusWire  | October 3, 2019
There must be something in the water, or maybe it’s all of that fresh air, but Ireland is evergreen when it comes to travel innovation. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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My Method... How data and personalization drove stopover visitors to Toronto
By Raina Williams - Expedia Group Media Solutions  | September 30, 2019
Tourism Toronto, Expedia Group Media Solutions and Air Canada shared a goal of engaging and inspiring travelers, while also driving tourism for Toronto. Read More
News | Online
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Destination marketing, part 4: How emerging destinations balance marketing and management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 30, 2019
For our final article in our destination marketing theme month, we look at how two emerging destinations are balancing marketing and management. Read More
News | Online
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What a trip: How DMOs can leverage the power of AI
By Amrita Gurney - CrowdRiff  | September 30, 2019
Artificial intelligence can help destination marketers deliver a more personalized experience to visitors. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Taking the "D" out of DMO: How Pinterest widens opportunities for marketers
Taking the "D" out of DMO: How Pinterest widens opportunities for marketers
By Jill Menze | September 27, 2019
For destination marketing organizations, Pinterest offers an effective way to reach travelers in the discovery and inspiration phases. Read More
News | Online
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In The Big Chair - Keith Tan of the Singapore Tourism Board
By Linda Fox | September 26, 2019
Tan joined the Singapore Tourism Board midway through its 2016-2020 travel marketing strategy, which focuses on stories, fans and channels.  Read More
Interview | Online
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Can DMOs do better than Google in the trip inspiration stage?
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2019
Tourism professionals see a future role in providing inspirational content in the trip planning stages and think Google will find it hard to do given the local flavor required. Read More
News | Technology
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Destination marketing, part 3: On the road to smart, "real-time" tourism
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2019
For the third piece in this month's series, we look at how technology is enabling DMOs to serve visitors when they are in-destination. Read More
News | Technology