46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation

Convince & Convert

As we bathe in the memory of friends, family and BBQ over this week’s Memorial Day holiday, our minds are now tuned up and ready to hit our favorite travel season – summer. Trippy – Like Pinterest, but dedicated exclusively to collecting and sharing travel ideas ( Web, iPhone).

Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017


We’ve put together our list of the 10 must-attend travel marketing conferences of 2017 for anyone looking to network with top travel professionals, learn about emerging trends, and build out an innovative tourism marketing strategy that speaks to today’s travelers. The NY Times Travel Show : New York City, NY (January 27 – 29 2017). Eye for Travel : San Francisco, CA (April 24-27 2017). Digital Travel Summit : Henderson, NV (May 8-10 2017).

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Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!


In other news, Hendricks Gin have started the “Hendricks Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport”. Hendrick’s Ministry (Of Transport). If you’ve been travelling around London by Tube or Trains this week, you’ll notice how atrocious the services have been.

Hendrick’s Ministry of Transport and Brands Celebrate Wimbledon!


In other news, Hendricks Gin have started the “Hendricks Ministry of Marginally Superior Transport”. Hendrick’s Ministry (Of Transport). If you’ve been travelling around London by Tube or Trains this week, you’ll notice how atrocious the services have been.

A Ticket To Discovery

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Kids love this kind of entertainment and it serves as a breeding ground to get them excited about discovery and travel. This transcends into adulthood and is probably one of the main reasons that travel, for many, is still something to marvel and cherish. transportation. travel. atickettodiscovery adventure blogpost brand content contentcreation curation entertainment montreal onlinevideo publishing serendipity train transportation travel twitter

5 Clever Uses of LinkedIn for Unique Customer Experiences

Convince & Convert

Apply for a Travel Enthusiast’s “Dream Job” With Virgin Atlantic. On a weekly basis, one traveler would win round-trip transportation from their city of origin to London, England to pursue their personal or professional goals.

B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too

Convince & Convert

The brand wasn’t targeting consumers, but transport companies.

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Cam Conversation: Business Travel to Hawaii, NextLevelHI, Facebook.

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The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Transportation/Traffic. Travel/Vacation. The social media world is a fascinating one. Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention ( Peach ) or become part of our daily lives ( Snapchat ).

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How Fairmont Hotels Used Facebook Contest to Segment Audiences

Convince & Convert

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recently rolled out a Facebook contest in coordination with ePrize called Everyone’s An Original Personality that matched fans up to their lifestyle interests to help define their travel personality. “We’re

The 6 Biggest Olympics Topics on Social Right Now

Simply Measured

"Police protests, the threat of the Zika virus, incomplete transport links and a "state of financial emergency" —… https://t.co/hMwzUof0Vb. A big deal … Transportation Poses Ordeal for Rio Games https://t.co/U74MmJrl6M

Across the USA by Train… With Kids and For $0

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Last year, Derek Low shared his experience traveling across the US by train for $213. Amtrak has a guest rewards program that allows points, or miles, to be redeemed for rail travel. The total travel time was 5 days with minimal stops as outlined below.

Unmasking the Biggest Tyrant in Blogging

Viper Chill

It was either that or the one where he and I met while staying in a mansion that had a wardrobe which would transport us into a magical snow world where we ruled as young princes with a pet lion. Note from Glen : This is the first post in ViperChill history that isn’t written by me.

Open Government Directive Workshop Results in More Questions Than.

Social Media Strategery

Yesterday, I, along with 250 other people representing three dozen agencies, contractors, and non-profits, attended the second Open Government Directive workshop held at the Department of Transportation. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

How Small Businesses Could Leverage the Digital Newsroom Idea

Proactive Report

Travel brands or CVBs can publish travel tips and information about destinations. Bridger Group: A crude oil transportation and logistics company that provides logistics solutions to the oil and gas industry – from truck transportation to pipeline injection stations.

How Social Technology Will Save Lives

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I told my friend at the barbeque that Google''s self-driving cars will change the way that we see transportation and affect the entire infrastructure of travel as we know it (if they can pull it off). We''re not going to talk about ice buckets or YouTube challenges, don''t worry. I was at a barbeque this past weekend, and a friend asked me why Google ''s self-driving cars matter, and why a search engine would even care about engaging in that kind of innovation.

Gene Carr's Patron Technology Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Press offices now routinely provide housing, air and car transportation, meals, and other benefits for critics because they know that if they donâ??t, Gene Carrs Patron Technology Blog. E-marketing Insight to help arts & non-profit organizations leverage the Internet. About.

Letter From Jamaica

Waxing UnLyrical

” (Unless something awful happened to your traveling companion and you ended up on “Dateline,” but fortunately that was not the case here.).

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

Think: Travel + Transportation. $704 million Generated by Coachella and Stagecoach. 99,000 people per day. 9,000 Airbnb rentals. 1 million tweets per day using #Coachella branded hashtag. 40+ million globally experienced #Coachella via Snapchat. 239 million total reach.

How to Steal the Next Billion Dollar Website Idea: A Case Study

Viper Chill

HomeAway – which was acquired by leading travel-planning company Expedia for almost four billion dollars just a few months ago – grew rapidly because it acquired much smaller, similar operations around the world.

Do you REALLY think what you’re doing online will bring you more sales and profits?

Absolute PA

This is what it looks like: Location independent – I run my business from my laptop, which means I can travel easily between my two homes in London and Ibiza. Recently, I was a speaker at Women Unlimited’s Thrive! , one of the UK’s leading women-only business conferences in London.

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR


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Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Industry - Automotive - Defense/Aerospace - Energy/Utilities - Financial - Health Care - Retail - Transportation - Travel - Manufacturing. ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print. Zones White Papers Editorial Calendar. Events. Research E-mail Newsletters.

Yet Another SXSW Post (And, No, I Don't Know If You Should Go Next.

Almost Savvy

This applies to conferences, travel, everyday running around town. And more than a few Austinites confirmed that public transportation is just not a priority.

#BotsInAction: Hobbynote talks customer service


Months ago, we partnered with Transport for London to create a new experience to provide live travel information to all London commuters through Direct Messages , and notify them when there are severe delays on the lines they use.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #360

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Okay, let's say you're abducted by time-traveling aliens. It's almost impossible to imagine that this one person is paving the way for electric cars, autonomous cars, commercial space flight, making humans a multi-planetary species, attempting to reinvent traffic, hi-speed tubes to transport people, solar energy, and - probably - a bunch of other stuff that my brain is currently forgetting.

Costa Rica your land of peace of mind

Social Media Network Marketing

Coldwell Banker Peninsula Trading Company Costa Rica - Fly & Buy: What’s more a transport airfare plus ground transportation from the airport of San Jose to their Costa Rican Real Estate Developments. No worry to find internal transport. Coldwell Banker Peninsula Trading Company Costa Rica - Best Of Latin America: They are well spread and travelled. they have a plethora of areas via some world class developments that they have encountered in our travels.

The Entirely Contextual, Peer-to-Peer, Self-Aware Future of Technology

Stay N' Alive

Well, I don’t think flying cars are necessarily in the 50 year future, but I think faster transportation is. In fact, those that run the mapping software will control the transportation system.

Choosing An External Hard Drive That Will Complement Your Laptop


In fact, many such devices are now stylish and pocket-sized ; allowing for easy transport and storage. For those who may find themselves travelling frequently, it is obvious that smaller storage drives are optimal.

Hawaii Tsunami Proves Social Media Power Again: Information is a.

Bare Feet Studios

Hundreds of tweets were created every minute covering every imaginable aspect of the traveling tsunami from the Chile.

Top 10 Tips on Planning a Blogger Event


Being city centric is not always necessary as long as transport details are clear and straight forward to follow. Cover all transport costs – blogging for many is a hobby and therefore any costs incurred are not tax deductable.

Collaborating and Investing in Green Innovations | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

For example, the transportation industry is continually looking into new travel routes and alternative forms of fuel that will enable to not only reduce cost but also reduce their carbon footprint.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #189

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Not to mention, what all those private companies should be allowed to do with our data the Googles and Facebooks everyone frets about; the Visa s and Mastercard s no one seems to notice; and the ISPs and telcos on whose wires and towers our communications travel. It transported me back in time to my early teens. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Free Idea: Podcaster-in-Residence Saves Hawaii Tourism?

Bare Feet Studios

We were talking about PodCamp Hawaii and we were agreeing how every blogger/podcaster is a “travel blogger&# when in Hawaii.

The Entirely Contextual, Peer-to-Peer, Self-Aware Future of Technology

Stay N' Alive

Well, I don’t think flying cars are necessarily in the 50 year future, but I think faster transportation is. In fact, those that run the mapping software will control the transportation system.

Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

It’s also known as Pay-Per-Post , and traditional “fam trips&# for travel bloggers also fall into this category.

Social Media: Making Business Fun Again | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

To add to the carnival-like atmosphere, JetBlue is helping its “Jetters” get organized, with a Facebook page where travelers can make plans to meet up, ask advice, post their personal dos and don’ts, or list their favorites spots.

Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IEEE, National Association of Insurance and Financial advisers, the national air transportation association). I hope through this blog to both guide others and travel myself across disciplines, borders, theories, languages, and cultures in order to create connections to knowledge around the world. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Connecting 2 the World. Connecting ideas, cultures, and disciplines. Friday, June 20, 2008. On a break.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Though, I travel a lot, cruising is not my usual style of vacation. Every travel writer knows the creditability risk one takes when recommending a resort or cruise that one stays at for free.

Social Pros 7 – Cindy Kim, JDA Software

Convince & Convert

manufacturing and travel transportation markets. This is Episode 7 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. This episode features Cindy Kim , the Director of Marketing and Social Media for JDA Software.

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