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How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
How I Got Here, episode 31 - Randy Petersen of FlyerTalk
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
The creator of FlyerTalk, BoardingArea and the Freddie Awards speaks to PhocusWire's Kevin May and David Litwak of Mozio about his career as a frequent flyer guru. Read More
Interview | Online
Lonely Planet selected as a guide provider to new Apple Maps
Lonely Planet selected as a guide provider to new Apple Maps
By Kevin May | June 23, 2020
Apple’s latest iPhone software update includes adding travel guides to the Apple Maps platform. Read More
News | Technology
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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
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Destination marketing is not just about the recovery - it's now a long game
By Bruce Lahood - ICF Next | June 10, 2020
The traveler of the future will be more cautious and more mindful of the adventure they are about to embark upon. But this has huge implications for marketing a destination. Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Destination X - How to stop tourists behaving badly
Another issue that tourism managers are able to tackle, as destinations approach the end of their shut-down periods, is the difficult area of guest behavior. Read More
News | Technology
Rebuilding demand requires every part of the travel industry to play a role
Rebuilding demand requires every part of the travel industry to play a role
By Tom O'Toole - Kellogg School of Management | June 5, 2020
The travel industry as a whole and individual companies are now turning attention to the marketing initiatives that will be most effective. How can they all collaborate and innovate here? Read More
Opinion | Online
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2020
Have we learned anything, or do we race back to the same mistakes that many destinations and attractions were making prior to the outbreak?  Read More
News | Technology
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
Lasting effects of tech-led coronavirus lockdowns on travel and tourism
Lasting effects of tech-led coronavirus lockdowns on travel and tourism
By Kevin May | April 24, 2020
Travel, tourism and hospitality will return in some form, but how people interact with it will undoubtedly be shaped by their experiences of being stuck in their homes for months. Read More
News | Online
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
Destination X - Rebounding from the fear of coronavirus on tourism
By PhocusWire | April 14, 2020
Imagine how difficult it must be for travelers, many of whom will have an even bigger sense of unease about returning to the skies or hotels or places to visit, once the world and the industry try to... Read More
News | Online
Tripadvisor, Airbnb and many others switch to virtual tours and activities
Tripadvisor, Airbnb and many others switch to virtual tours and activities
By Kevin May | April 13, 2020
As demand for tours and activities has fallen away to almost nothing in many countries around the world, a string of brands are putting their efforts into temporarily digitizing their products. Read More
News | Online
Sounding Off: Google won't change - it'll need its biggest customers post-coronavirus
Sounding Off: Google won't change - it'll need its biggest customers post-coronavirus
By PhocusWire | April 10, 2020
It takes a very upbeat type of industry figure to think that Google will be remotely interested in helping out those that do not have the ability to quickly flood its coffers with marketing dollars... Read More
Interview | Online
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Rethinking travel marketing: Loosen Google's grip on search and get smart on overtourism
By Matthew Barker - Horizon Guides  | April 9, 2020
The tourism industry has the chance to rethink its marketing strategy going forward if its players work together. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Venture Republic CEO Kei Shibata on coronavirus: “Web traffic is down to the floor”
By Mitra Sorrells | March 26, 2020
Venture Republic co-founder and CEO Kei Shibata discusses the impact of the coronavirus on his travel metasearch and media companies. Read More
News | Online
"What just happened?" - Tours and activities come to grips with coronavirus
"What just happened?" - Tours and activities come to grips with coronavirus
By Jill Menze | March 20, 2020
The date February 23, 2020, marked a significant turning point for some tours and activities brands. Read More
News | Distribution
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