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Expedia tapping into business-leisure travel fuzziness
Expedia tapping into business-leisure travel fuzziness
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2014
Expedia big boss Dara Khosrowshahi was in London last week banging the drum about the blurring of... Read More
News | Online
Taking a tumble in the snow - Sochi hotels not so popular on the web
Taking a tumble in the snow - Sochi hotels not so popular on the web
By Kevin May | February 7, 2014
The 2014 Winter Olympics may not be popular in some quarters for political and ethical reasons - but... Read More
News | Online
Industry standards: How do you measure up to the Periodic Table of B2B Digital Marketing Metrics?
Industry standards: How do you measure up to the Periodic Table of B2B Digital Marketing Metrics?
By Nick Vivion | February 7, 2014
Fridays are always valuable days for reflection on the week, applying lessons learned to prioritizing... Read More
News | Online
Expedia plays down search visibility drama, constantly audits SEO practices
Expedia plays down search visibility drama, constantly audits SEO practices
By Kevin May | February 7, 2014
After Expedia insisted on an inevitable "no comment" for weeks, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi was always going... Read More
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New Facebook service Paper is for people who hate Facebook
New Facebook service Paper is for people who hate Facebook
By PhocusWire | February 6, 2014
SOCIAL: Perhaps Facebook is turning into a Google type brand, where it creates new things in the hope... Read More
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WEBINAR VIDEO: Can you double your money by becoming a travel retailer?
WEBINAR VIDEO: Can you double your money by becoming a travel retailer?
By Kevin May | February 6, 2014
Travel companies were conspicuous by their absence from Interbrand’s "Best Global Brand" last year and... Read More
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Mobile iterations: TripAdvisor, TripLingo and Trover update mobile experience
Mobile iterations: TripAdvisor, TripLingo and Trover update mobile experience
By Nick Vivion | February 6, 2014
A trio of companies have made noteworthy iterations to their mobile offerings. Here's how it all... Read More
News | Technology
Tourico takes to the Web to curate classes of new employees
Tourico takes to the Web to curate classes of new employees
By Nick Vivion | February 6, 2014
Hiring is one of the toughest parts of any industry, and travel industry executives are continually... Read More
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Broken down, how OTAs are eating hotel business
Broken down, how OTAs are eating hotel business
By Linda Fox | February 6, 2014
Fact - online travel agents are taking everyone's lunch, apparently charging pretty high commissions... Read More
News | Distribution
Beyond the basics - Making Big Data a bigger deal for hotels
Beyond the basics - Making Big Data a bigger deal for hotels
By Morris Sim | February 5, 2014
Big Data has paved the way for understanding consumer context and can help you better monetize and... Read More
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