The mobile device joins the TV and PC as the third screen. What does that mean for the travel industry?
As anticipation reaches fever pitch ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the success of three mega sporting events hosted in South Africa over the past twelve months has given the country’s tourism sector a significant boost.
Expedia’s TripAdvisor is to buy Chinese meta-search company Kuxun (at least I think it is a meta-search company) (according to Dow Jones via Hotelmarketing.com).
The PhoCusWright Conference kicks off on Nov 17, 2009 with the Travel Innovation Summit, where travel innovators will demonstrate applications, technology and solutions that significantly impact travel planning and purchasing.
I share a lot of the visions presented here, not only about Twitter but people’s behavior in general. Around the 12:00 min. mark Loic talks about why companies need to get engaged with social media immediately or be left behind.
According to a new study from ChangeWave Research 39% of consumers now have a smartphone, which is almost double from a year ago.
We all have a big interest in education. We should, because education prepares us for the future. A future which we can’t grasp. We have no idea what will happen in the future, we simply do not know where we will be in 5 years, let alone 20 or 30 years.
One of the new entrants in the trip planning field. Local activities are an area of the travel process that needs more attention and this is one attempt.
Some simple but good advice. Also an interesting way for sponsorship / advertising by UPS. Another example how all this comes together on the social web.
The PhoCusWright Conference Travel Innovation Summit takes place in Orlando on Nov 17, 2009. In Part I, we took a look at the first ten travel innovators. This is the second part of an introduction to the 30 odd companies taking part in this year’s Travel Innovation Summit.
I am going to Orlando for PhoCusWright November 17-19. Due to the nature of long haul travel I will be there for the whole day the 16th and 20th as well. My diary is starting to fill up with appointments.
By second post for Tnooz is live titled “Tips for what Lonely Planet should do next”. Contains some background on Lonely Planet’s online plans over the last few years, the online and brand vision from new CEO Matt Goldberg and my recommendations on what else they could do.