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Opinion / Online
Why the world needs “Meaningful Tourism”
By Wolfgang Georg Arlt - China Outbound Tourism Research Institute | May 10, 2022
“Meaningful Tourism” is based on a return to benefits for all stakeholders - guests, host communities, tourism employees, the government and the environment. Read More
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News / Technology
Arrivalist signs $2M debt financing investment round
By Kevin May | May 5, 2022
The non-dilutive debt financing program is the fifth round of support that the U.S.-based company has received to-date from Lighter Capital. Read More
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News / Online
DMO to social enterprise – sustainability's next step?
By Mitra Sorrells | April 22, 2022
Tourism Vancouver Island is now 4VI, a social enterprise that will invest its profits into activities that support the island's people, communities and environment. Read More
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News / Technology
How destinations are using geolocation data to manage tourism growth
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | April 21, 2022
Tech firms like Zartico are showing how data can drive a balance between tourists and locals. Read More
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News / Online
Study: Traveler interest in sustainability up, but info lacks
By Mitra Sorrells | April 14, 2022
Booking.com's latest consumer survey shows an uptick in interest in finding sustainable properties and destinations, but a need for better information to facilitate that process. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... How Vrbo used videos to increase its search visibility
By Shawn Massie - Pacific | April 13, 2022
Vrbo raised its rank and visibility on YouTube and Google using SEO-friendly videos created from its destination guides. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Metaverse requires a big change in perception to be accepted
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2022
The concept will need more than the promise of showcasing a destination or service for it to truly replace the physical enjoyments that travel can provide. Read More
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News / Online
VIDEO: PhocusWire Flash - Crisis In Ukraine
By PhocusWire | March 11, 2022
Executives from the World Travel & Tourism Council, Tripadvisor and Road.travel join PhocusWire for a discussion of the war in Ukraine and its implications from both a humanitarian and economic... Read More
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News / Online
Klook rebrands, eyes new verticals and merchant offerings
By Jill Menze | March 2, 2022
The Hong Kong-based tours and activities OTA more than quadrupled its number of products and services during the pandemic from 100,000 in 2019 to 490,000 in 2021. Read More
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News / Online
My Method... How to counter travel lulls with interactive video
By Matt Keating - VDX.tv | February 23, 2022
Switzerland Tourism used an omnichannel video campaign to position the country as a premier tourism destination.   Read More
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News / Online
New firm helps brands attract multicultural travelers
By Jill Menze | February 18, 2022
The Culturist Groups helps travel brands translate diversity and inclusion imperatives into measurable multicultural marketing communications strategies. Read More
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News / Online
Lonely Planet acquires trip planner Elsewhere
By Kevin May | February 16, 2022
Elsewhere has a highly vetted network of local, in-destination travel partners to assist with building itineraries for users. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Addressing the inevitability of natural disasters for DMOs
By Arianna Howe - Sparkloft Media | February 7, 2022
What can DMOs and tourism‐reliant companies do to showcase strong, adaptable vacation and business meetings markets in these impacted areas? Read More
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News / Online
Tripadvisor partners with Black Travel Alliance, Tourism Reset on new campaign
By Jill Menze | February 3, 2022
Tied to Black History Month, Tripadvisor is sponsoring the website the History of Black Travel to promote the stories of Black travelers. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Experiences must be primed for the tech-led big time
By Chris Atkin - Rezdy | February 1, 2022
As we enter such a critical new year for the experiences industry, it's time dust off the crystal ball and consider what emerging trends will help shape the near future. Read More