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How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
How attractions can use AI to boost local tourism
By Don White - Satisfi Labs | September 4, 2020
Here's how three areas of the local tourism experience will be impacted by technology optimized for the COVID-19 world. Read More
Opinion | Technology
InPhocus, episode 21 - Travel inspiration for those stuck on the couch
InPhocus, episode 21 - Travel inspiration for those stuck on the couch
By PhocusWire | August 28, 2020
In this week's episode of InPhocus we find out how a publisher had to rethink his world of travel media for a readership that cannot travel any time soon. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
VIDEO: New Reality With... Elliott Ferguson of Destination D.C.
By PhocusWire | August 26, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Elliott Ferguson, CEO of Destination D.C, one of the most high-profile destination and tourism organizations in the world. Read More
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How I Got Here, episode 38 - Travis Katz of Trip.com
By PhocusWire | August 20, 2020
Travis Katz brought Gogobot through a crowded field of social trip planning sites to an eventual sale to one of the biggest names in online travel. He tells the story to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin... Read More
Interview | Online
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
Sounding Off: Social media shouldn't sugar-coat the mid-crisis travel experience
By PhocusWire | August 7, 2020
The travel experience is going to be disruptive (health checks) or weird (everyone wearing masks) for a while so ensuring the message does not ignore those facts will be beneficial in the... Read More
Interview | Online
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Virtual connections: Building relationships with travelers to generate future demand
By Chris Blaine - Sojern | August 6, 2020
In a COVID-19 world, social media is not only an inexpensive way to reach large numbers of people, but a powerful opportunity to engage with potential customers and influence them to choose your... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Beyond “vanity metrics”: Why travel marketers need to diversify influencer campaigns
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2020
Diversity in travel influencer marketing has been a problem since the beginning. Here's how brands can fix it. Read More
News | Online
RedAwning sells Blizzard marketing and web services unit to Beyond Pricing
RedAwning sells Blizzard marketing and web services unit to Beyond Pricing
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
Blizzard is a specialist in web hosting, website design, paid search and email marketing for vacation rental companies. It will retain the brand name it has operated under for 23 years. Read More
News | Online
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
How travel brands can communicate, establish trust and build loyalty in a crisis
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
PhocusWire spoke to Salesforce about how the company helped many of its customers through the COVID-19 outbreak and what lessons should be noted by those looking to be better prepared for disruption of... Read More
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Black Travel Alliance urges travel companies to address Black representation in the industry
By Linda Fox | June 17, 2020
The group of Black travel content creators is asking the travel industry to publicize metrics on Black representation. Read More
News | Distribution
Travel brands encouraged to speak out, take action on racial diversity
Travel brands encouraged to speak out, take action on racial diversity
By Jill Menze | June 15, 2020
Panelists at a BAME Women in Travel event say travel brands need to take stock of their internal and external efforts around diversity and inclusion. Read More
News | Online
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Culture Trip and Lonely Planet unite, give advertisers access to combined audience
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2020
Culture Trip and Lonely Planet launch Travel Reborn, a commercial partnership giving advertisers access to their combined audience. Read More
News | Distribution
How tourism marketers can boost content visibility
How tourism marketers can boost content visibility
By Rachel-Jean Firchau - Nativo | June 1, 2020
Here's how DMOs can implement holistic content strategies that go beyond their owned websites to better connect with travelers looking for safe, local getaways. Read More
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Traveling festival fans hopeful of swift return but only if free web cancelations available
Traveling festival fans hopeful of swift return but only if free web cancelations available
By Kevin May | May 28, 2020
A survey of 110,000 festival-goers from countries such as the U.K., France and Germany found that over eight out of ten (82%) would feel confident attending an event within one to six months of... Read More
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Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social distancing - to name just one element - added to an existing visitor strategy. Read More
News | Technology
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