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The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The DMO site as a social platform; moving closer

The future of DMO websites needs real time and social content. Yesterday, our Torch Relay Field Reporter  program is a good example of a step towards real time content. And I use social in a broad sense. It means collaboration with people who have a personal or commercial interest in assisting potential travelers to visit a destination.

Brain Rules for Presenters

Brain Rules for Presenters

Presentations is a topic I occasionally address. The author of this short and very useful guide Garr Reynolds has written a book called Presentation Zen that I consider the best on how to build effective presentations. No wonder Steve Jobs is a champion at this!

Expedia says “You’re Out” to Choice

Expedia says “You’re Out” to Choice

“You’re Out!” No, that’s not just the last thing said to the Phillies at the end of this year’s World Series.  It’s also the last thing Expedia said to Choice before they pulled the chain’s inventory.

Who is Kuxun? - A history of TripAdvisor’s new company

Who is Kuxun? - A history of TripAdvisor’s new company

On Friday October 30, TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel community and an operating company of Expedia Inc., announced it has signed a transaction to acquire Kuxun.cn. Closing is conditional upon the completion of certain regulatory requirements. Other terms of the deal are not being disclosed.