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You’ve been harvested: Why travel marketers should be worried about Cambridge Analytica
You’ve been harvested: Why travel marketers should be worried about Cambridge Analytica
By Nick Vivion | March 19, 2018
This is a new weekly-ish column from the editorial staff that will cover current events from a direct perspective based on our team's expertise in travel, hospitality, and technology.  In case yo Read More
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Google hotel reviews more than doubled in 2017, drive overall increase
By Mitra Sorrells | March 13, 2018
Travelers posted 27% more hotel reviews in 2017 than a year earlier and most of that growth can be attributed to Google.   Read More
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Facebook trip consideration ad strategy
Facebook launches new targeted ad strategy for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 8, 2018
Facebook is using its knowledge of consumers’ online behavior to help brands market their deals and destinations to travelers earlier in their planning process.   Read More
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Hard currency wins as Facebook bans cryptocurrency ads
By Kurt Wagner - Recode | January 31, 2018
Interesting move here as Facebook confirms it is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Read More
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Travel apps strengthen in 2017, airlines start to catch up
Travel apps strengthen in 2017, airlines start to catch up
By Martin Cowen | January 22, 2018
A global study of 2017 app usage from App Annie shows that travel app usage increased during 2017 and that airline apps are becoming more engaging. The app economy analyst's 2017 Retrospective look Read More
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Travel​ ​marketing​ ​science​ ​is​ ​the​ ​answer​ ​to​ ​sustainable​ ​growth​ ​for​ ​travel​ ​brands​ ​in​ ​2018
Travel​ ​marketing​ ​science​ ​is​ ​the​ ​answer​ ​to​ ​sustainable​ ​growth​ ​for​ ​travel​ ​brands​ ​in​ ​2018
By Sponsored Content | December 29, 2017
Sponsored by Adphorus. With​ more than ​2​ ​billion​ ​monthly​ ​active​ ​users,​ ​Facebook’s​ ​position​ ​as​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​powerful companies​ ​and​ ​social​ ​networks​ ​in​ ​the​ ​worl Read More
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An airline perspective on social media and AI in 2017 and the coming year
An airline perspective on social media and AI in 2017 and the coming year
By Marisa Garcia | December 27, 2017
KLM has been at the forefront of new tech and social developments in the airline industry in 2017. From its work on the WhatsApp Business Platform to its bot on Google Home. tnooz spoke with KLM’s Read More
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How far one travel intermediary has got by not relying on Google
How far one travel intermediary has got by not relying on Google
By Pamela Whitby | December 7, 2017
Investing in Google AdWords may be the route to rapid early growth for many travel start-ups, but this was not the case for Holiday Pirates. In fact, today the company, which launched in 2012 as a Read More
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Musings from digital travel experts on key content shifts
Musings from digital travel experts on key content shifts
By Linda Fox | November 16, 2017
Travel marketers might want to brush up their video skills as the shift to the medium, and how it is used for content, is happening faster than anticipated. This was highlighted as one of "three ke Read More
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Are Google and Facebook helpful to airlines, or just helping themselves?
Are Google and Facebook helpful to airlines, or just helping themselves?
By Viewpoints | October 30, 2017
This is a viewpoint from Matt Walker, chief storyteller at Likewhere. Google and Facebook continue to help their airline partners by releasing all manner of travel-related products. In fact, they a Read More
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Virtual reality in travel and hospitality - is it a fad?
Virtual reality in travel and hospitality - is it a fad?
By Viewpoints | June 30, 2017
The narration is familiar - a new shiny breakthrough in tech is announced, inks spill in its honour, and criticism and opinion pieces fly around. Early adopters rush in to lay their hands on it, and i Read More
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How we worked out how to compete with the big guns of online travel
How we worked out how to compete with the big guns of online travel
By Viewpoints | June 14, 2017
The deadpool is full of failed online travel startups - it's a crazy idea to even think about starting a new business, right? The sector is dominated by the Priceline and Expedia groups which spend Read More
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Amazon and its return to travel via the back door
Amazon and its return to travel via the back door
By Kevin May | May 19, 2017
Not anticipating the scale of the impact of mobile on the travel industry is quite an admission. This is especially true when it comes from someone who has been involved in so many of the bleeding Read More
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Dear airlines, is it time for a rethink?
Dear airlines, is it time for a rethink?
By Linda Fox | May 17, 2017
When companies external to travel say it's time to embrace something new, it can often be taken with a pinch of salt. But, when it comes from within the industry, maybe it's time to sit up and pay Read More
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Time to connect Big Data with hotel visuals
Time to connect Big Data with hotel visuals
By Viewpoints | May 15, 2017
Today’s travelers are starting to expect a personalized experience throughout all stages of travel - something that the emergence of "big data" is helping to lead. Not only is there some degree of Read More
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