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TripAdvisor Flights gets a new look [UPDATED with corrections]
TripAdvisor Flights gets a new look [UPDATED with corrections]
By Sean O'Neil | February 5, 2014
TripAdvisor, which has mastered the dark social arts when it comes to hotels, has relaunched its... Read More
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ANA rolls out new content for its robust Is Japan Cool digital marketing campaign
ANA rolls out new content for its robust Is Japan Cool digital marketing campaign
By Nick Vivion | February 5, 2014
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You have to pivot to win it: Original social travel site WAYN on survival
You have to pivot to win it: Original social travel site WAYN on survival
By Sean O'Neil | February 5, 2014
The travel social network Where Are You Now, better known by its acronym WAYN, has stayed the course... Read More
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The most searched-for travel brands on Yahoo in 2013 reveals marketing all-stars
The most searched-for travel brands on Yahoo in 2013 reveals marketing all-stars
By Sean O'Neil | February 5, 2014
Tnooz asked Yahoo to generate a list of the most searched-for travel site terms via Yahoo Search in... Read More
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Startup pitch: RoomLion aims for global marketplace for serviced apartments
Startup pitch: RoomLion aims for global marketplace for serviced apartments
By Karthick Prabu | February 3, 2014
Whilst the market is witnessing a number of peer-to-peer accommodation sharing services, India-based... Read More
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Amadeus identifies corporate shark as key business travel segment
Amadeus identifies corporate shark as key business travel segment
By Linda Fox | February 3, 2014
Ahead of the Business Travel Show in London this week, Amadeus has released research on traveller... Read More
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Facebook ten years in - how one tourism board says it benefits
Facebook ten years in - how one tourism board says it benefits
By Kevin May | February 3, 2014
"Facebook ten years". A few words that will have many choking on their morning coffees - but, yes, the... Read More
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Watch out, Canada - Booking.com is coming for you as well
Watch out, Canada - Booking.com is coming for you as well
By Nick Vivion | January 31, 2014
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Indian travellers are mobile and social, ignore at your peril [INFOGRAPHIC]
Indian travellers are mobile and social, ignore at your peril [INFOGRAPHIC]
By Linda Fox | January 31, 2014
Here's a neat infographic drawing data on the outbound India market from sources including... Read More
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Best airlines in the world, via web reviews, visualised as the Periodic Table
Best airlines in the world, via web reviews, visualised as the Periodic Table
By Kevin May | January 30, 2014
After collecting some 30,000 customer reviews, European online travel agency eDreams has picked a... Read More
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