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In The Big Chair - Keith Tan of the Singapore Tourism Board
By Linda Fox | September 26, 2019
Tan joined the Singapore Tourism Board midway through its 2016-2020 travel marketing strategy, which focuses on stories, fans and channels.  Read More
Interview | Online
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Destination marketing, part 3: On the road to smart, "real-time" tourism
By Mitra Sorrells | September 23, 2019
For the third piece in this month's series, we look at how technology is enabling DMOs to serve visitors when they are in-destination. Read More
News | Technology
Destination marketing, part 2: Opportunities in search and social
Destination marketing, part 2: Opportunities in search and social
By Mitra Sorrells | September 16, 2019
Destinations are embracing platforms such as Google, WeChat, Facebook and Instagram to educate and inspire travelers. Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
Booking.com, Skyscanner, Ctrip and TripAdvisor join travel sustainability pact
By Kevin May | September 3, 2019
The quartet will work together in a series of initiatives to educate, raise awareness and, in their words, "promote positive change." Read More
News | Online
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2019
Investment in infrastructure - especially tech-led - is needed for Thailand to keep maintaining its current tourism growth trajectory. Read More
News | Technology
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Travel tech startup Pickyourtrail targets booming market of Indian travelers to Australia
By Mitra Sorrells | July 17, 2019
Indian travel planning startup Pickyourtrail is partnering with Tourism Australia to target the booming market of Indian travelers to that country. Read More
News | Startups
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
Industry innovation: Insider perspectives on how to make tourism better
By Voyager HQ  | June 20, 2019
The in-destination segment - worth an estimated $150 billion - continues to capture its fair share of attention in the broader travel industry. But it is evolving fast. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Klazz - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Klazz - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 5, 2019
Language travel is reinvented by applying algorithmic solutions to match students with freelance teachers abroad. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Questo - Battleground pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Questo - Battleground pitch winner at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | May 23, 2019
A mobile app for city exploration games in which users solve clues for discovering new places and stories. Read More
Interview | Startups
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VIDEO: How the travel industry is preparing for Brexit
By Linda Fox | May 21, 2019
Travel and tourism executives discuss Brexit plans during Phocuswright Europe 2019 in Amsterdam. Read More
News | Distribution
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Airbnb on being smart, technology and standing up for sustainable travel
By Linda Fox | May 9, 2019
In Igualada, a small town near Barcelona, Airbnb held its first New Destinations Summit - an event about building sustainable tourism in locations with few hotels. Read More
News | Online
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Mark Tanzer
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire finds out what makes them tick... Next up: ABTA CEO Mark Tanzer. Read More
Interview | Online
WEBINAR REPLAY! The role of social media content across the travel buyer journey
WEBINAR REPLAY! The role of social media content across the travel buyer journey
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2019
Explore how tourism brands should be using user generated content in 2019 to create the most engaging experiences both digitally and on-site. Read More
News | Online
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Lastminute.com Group now also a media company, offers out marketing services
By Linda Fox | April 15, 2019
Lastminute.com Group launches Forward as an independent media business. Read More
News | Online
Why travelers expect brands to deliver an omnichannel experience from start to end?
Why travelers expect brands to deliver an omnichannel experience from start to end?
By Íñigo Valenzuela - Smartvel  | April 3, 2019
It has become the trend for customers to reach out to several touchpoints for inspiration, price comparisons and customer reviews before finally choosing between different services. Read More
From Our Partners | Online