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The web and its connection to travel is now over two decades old, yet it continues to evolve at a pace that is enough to keep the major players in the industry on alert and inspire new business to make a move.

The internet is no longer just about websites  - and the last disruptive force: mobile  - but the addition of new digital marketing techniques, cutting-edge user interfaces, and functionality that brings brands and consumers closer than ever before.


Take two: Airbnb rolls out new marketing initiative with a UGC contest
Take two: Airbnb rolls out new marketing initiative with a UGC contest
By Nick Vivion | January 27, 2014
Airbnb had a difficult end to 2013, with a botched marketing campaign that included a trademark... Read More
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Google take on affluent travellers: trip planning, videos and multi-screen
Google take on affluent travellers: trip planning, videos and multi-screen
By Karthick Prabu | January 27, 2014
Affluent travellers rely on digital for travel inspiration and booking, are increasingly viewing... Read More
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In the battle for hi-tech Ibiza hotels, music reigns supreme
In the battle for hi-tech Ibiza hotels, music reigns supreme
By Kevin May | January 26, 2014
[video_popup width="805" height="454" video_link="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR_1BX3y7QI"... Read More
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WANTED: Selfie competition in travel - must use elves, donkey or legs
WANTED: Selfie competition in travel - must use elves, donkey or legs
By Karthick Prabu | January 24, 2014
At some point the "selfie" trend is going to be so tragically uncool (if it isn't getting that way... Read More
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Online travel agents and the growing quest for personalisation
Online travel agents and the growing quest for personalisation
By Viewpoints | January 24, 2014
Over the past couple of years the travel technology industry has seen an explosion of online travel... Read More
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Airlines are the most socially active industry (with KLM at the top)
Airlines are the most socially active industry (with KLM at the top)
By Karthick Prabu | January 23, 2014
Airlines face the heat from passengers when expectations aren't met, but when it comes to being... Read More
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Startup pitch: Furlocity aims to be the Kayak of pet travel
Startup pitch: Furlocity aims to be the Kayak of pet travel
By Sean O'Neil | January 23, 2014
Yes, online travel is going to the dogs. And cats. Furlocity, a pet travel site in the US, claims to... Read More
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Chinese retailer acquires last-minute hotel booking service HotelVP
Chinese retailer acquires last-minute hotel booking service HotelVP
By Karthick Prabu | January 23, 2014
Jingdong Mall (JD), one of the largest online retailers in China, has acquired HotelVP, a last-minute... Read More
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Startup pitch: Eoasia enables travellers to book Asian tours and activities online
Startup pitch: Eoasia enables travellers to book Asian tours and activities online
By Karthick Prabu | January 22, 2014
Booking tours and activities online is a hot trend in the Asian travel industry alongside taxi mobile... Read More
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Skyscanner's airfare data opened to airlines, airports, and marketers for B2B Big Data access
Skyscanner's airfare data opened to airlines, airports, and marketers for B2B Big Data access
By Sean O'Neil | January 22, 2014
Without fanfare, Skyscanner, a metasearch company, has jumped into the Big Data game. Travel players... Read More
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