Pinterest Provides Tips for Travel Brands Amid Early Signs of Travel Recovery

Social Media Today

Pinterest has shared a new set of tips for travel marketers looking for opportunities amid the COVID-19 pandemic

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6 Budget Saving Business Travel Tips

The Realtime Report

6 Budget Saving Business Travel Tips. Love it or hate it, there’s a certain amount of travel that’s inevitable for certain careers. Whichever side of the fence you fall on, one thing’s for sure: when you travel for work, you want to save money!

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Walking the Content Road Less Traveled

Waxing UnLyrical

Ready to make some magic by walking the content road less traveled? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Walking the Content Road Less Traveled. Content Marketing Personal content strategy creativity in content road less traveledHey, Content Strategist! Yes, you. I’m talking to you. What if, instead of doing what every single content marketing guru told you to do (“Do more!” ” “Be everywhere!” ” “Jump on the bandwagon!”),

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Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

Social media’s impact on the travel and tourism industry continues to grow stronger. In fact, some studies show that over 40% of travelers under 33 prioritize the ‘Instagrammability’. Pairing this with the rise of travel blogging and the highly-visual nature of social media, especially Instagram, social networking platforms have transformed into a top destination for wanderlusters and adventure-seekers. Travel and Leisure.

Making the Perfect App for Travelers

The Realtime Report

Making the Perfect App for Travelers. People love traveling and seeing the wonders of the world. Travel apps help in solving all issues. Let us tell you what to consider when trying to come up with a great service for travelers. Travel Needs Checklist. Focusing on one category of journey planning may be the better way to offer the best possible services to travelers. But what travel apps features should you include in your app? Travel Guides.

Traveling to Improve Your Social Media Presence

Socialmedia.biz

Here’s how traveling can make you more visible on social media: New connections. As soon as you travel to a new destination, you can start networking straight away. Spend time talking to locals and fellow travelers. Not everyone gets to travel as much as they’d like to, if at all. Your travels are the best chance they have of making their dreams come true. A social media post about traveling is different from a travel website. Travel purchases.

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How To Get Travel Influencers To Visit Your City

Firebelly

It’s warming up and influencers are making travel plans for the spring and summer. Use these tips to entice travel influencers to visit your city for more exposure. The post How To Get Travel Influencers To Visit Your City appeared first on Social Media Marketing Agency | Firebelly Marketing. The best way to go about this is to make a solid compensation package to offer to influencers based on their following, social media channels they are […].

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7 Travel Influencers you should be following on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

From pictures of national landmarks to exotic locations, I think we can all agree that with the age of social media that travel inspiration is all around us. There’s a plethora of travel influencers that offer a breathtaking perspective of places we may want to add to our bucket lists. Dave and Deb have been sharing their travels with the aim of helping others achieve their goals and fulfill their dreams. These two combine two of my favorite things, travel and food.

#MeasurePR Memory (August 2018): Travel and Tourism Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity in the travel and tourism industry! Cait DeBaun leads communications for Project Time Off , a travel industry initiative to motivate Americans to take vacation and see the country. A2: Why people do and DO NOT travel/vacation is important to understand first, then we can talk to them intelligently #measurepr. So we look at how and why people book travel. Metrics to gauge whether a travel app is taking off.

Social Media and Travel

Social Media Marketing

It means that more of us are doing things on the web (or mobile web, as the case may be) while we're on the go, and there are certain things those of us in the digital world look for when we travel - at least with regard to infrastructure. JetBlue made a name for itself in the social media space after a difficult travel situation thanks to severe winter weather in 2007. Then again, a number of airports have recognized that passengers travel with gadgets and need places to charge.

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Cheap Summer Travel: 23 Best Places To Go Now

Forbes Social Media

Travel experts share the cheapest places to travel this summer

Travel, Tweets, Trends – Social Media Runs Rampant in Adventure Travel

Convince & Convert

I’ll write more about those issues soon, but today let’s turn our attention to an industry where social media is thriving like Cher’s plastic surgeon: Adventure Travel! The Travel, Tweets, & Trends Report.

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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. While there are literally thousands of online tools and apps to help you plan the perfect retreat, here’s my top 46 list I hope will make your travel season one that’s effortless, fun and filled with great memories. Tripit - Keep all of your travel plans in one spot.

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Facebook Updates Travel Ads to Help Airlines Reach More Prospective Customers

Social Media Today

Facebook has updated its Travel Ads offering with a new airline specific addition to help target prospective passengers

4 Apps For the World Traveler

Firebelly

Next Spring I will be traveling to Sydney, Australia to study abroad for 5 months. The app will take all travel confirmation emails and organize it for you. For many of these apps you use for traveling you are obviously going to want wi-fi so you don’t get charged with major fines from your cell phone company. While most trips for people only last a couple weeks, it is still helpful to know some apps that can get you through your trip whether long or short.

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Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft

The Realtime Report

Business Travelers Increasingly Vulnerable To Data Theft. trillion in 2019 to $6 trillion by 2021, one area of particular concern is information security while traveling on business. It is now standard practice for employees to access company information via mobile devices including laptops, smart phones and tablets, while traveling, or to take sensitive documents with them. Business travelers are also far more likely to connect to insecure Wi-Fi networks while traveling.

A Large Majority Of Travelers, Including Baby Boomers, Are Cool With Digital Travel Technology. But Younger Travelers Crave Even More

Forbes Social Media

“The opportunities are really endless as to how the travel experience can be improved” through the addition and refinement of new digital capabilities

The Erstwhile Culture Of Travel

Forbes Social Media

This article analyses the effects of technology on travel culture today to include medical tourism and everyday life events as now marketed as "experiences" through online travel sites and apps

Baby Boomer Travelers: What Marketers Need to Know [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Older travelers are a key tourism market, and newer trends are facilitating evolving motivations, and potential outreach options

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Top 5 Up-and-Coming Travel and Food Influencers

Pixlee

Food and travel are blossoming as digitally native millennials prioritize experiences over belongings. Learn how these up-and-coming travel and food influencers built niche communities of followers who are passionate about experiences and see what marketers stand to learn from their success. . With a growing Instagram community of 23.6K, Jen continues to travel the world dispensing clean water to in-need communities and gain unique cultural experiences.

New York’s Travel Quarantine Police Are Not Tracking You

Forbes Social Media

They are, however, trying to save your life. So let them. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Social Media /social-media Editors' Pick editors-pick innovation consumertech

Social Media: Australian Society of Travel Writers

Laurel Papworth

In November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. Social Media and Travel writers. Anyway sorry for the delay, but you can download the Social Media and Travel Writers presentation from Slideshare or just flick through the slides above.

Facebook's Privacy Seems To Be Traveling Away

Forbes Social Media

The traveling friends feature in Facebook has not been heavily publicized and it is allowing user's travel patterns and schedules be passed to their friends list. This could create less than ideal situations and potentially endanger the user

Black Friday And Cyber Monday Deals: The Best Travel Sales

Forbes Social Media

Top travel bargains for Black Friday and Cyber Monday, from Caribbean hotels to European cruises

Facebook Releases New Report into Travel Booking Trends Online [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook has released a new report into evolving travel discovery habits, with notes on how travel marketers can maximize their opportunities

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How Online Travel Agencies can be More Like Amazon

Pixlee

Online travel agencies (OTA’s) were extremely innovative in their genesis, but now, their user experience is starting to fall short. Online travel agencies can learn from Amazon’s checkout process by reprioritizing the consumer experience, especially at checkout. Discounts are popular among young consumers who tend to travel on a budget, which allows them to gain access to more amazing experiences in their selected destinations. .

Facebook Releases New Insights into Marketing to Modern Travelers [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Facebook's latest research report looks at the modern path to purchase for travelers, and how to better connect with consumers

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Travel Essentials for PR Pros, Or: What’s In Your Wallet?

Waxing UnLyrical

we’re approaching the height of summer vacations and travel. we’re approaching the height of summer vacations and travel (unless you’re in the “other” hemisphere,” in which case you’re shivering your timbers off, and Jamie Garantziotis is going to have to take care of you). These “things” are what I’ve found to be travel essentials for the PR pro on the go, and I figured the info might be useful to you.

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Top 10 Travel Marketing Conferences of 2017

Pixlee

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).

Lessons Learned From the Traveling iPhone

Waxing UnLyrical

So heavy of heart, frantic of furrowed brow, and voluminously vexed, I made my way to the hotel shuttle that was waiting to cart me to a Hilton-full of traveling Orgonians (that’s not a typo, that’s how they pronounce “Oregonians,&# ask Mo Sherifdeen ).

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Powerful Storytelling Secrets from National Geographic Travel – Lindsay Smith [SSM028]

Buffer Social

With more than 25,000,000 adoring fans across social media, National Geographic Travel is a poster child for the power of storytelling in marketing. This is the approach that National Geographic Travel takes to every one of their stories. And Lindsay Smith , Producer at National Geographic Travel, helps to shape and tell that story. You’ll also learn some cool things like: How Nat Geo Travel curates all of their amazing photography on Instagram.

5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. When and Where: Meetups of this group take place in and around London a few times each month, often close to airports and other travel-based locations for ease of access for those unfamiliar with the city. San Francisco World Travelers.

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5 Events for Busy Entrepreneurs Who Love Traveling

Idaconcpts

No matter where your travels take you, you’re in the vicinity of colleagues interested in exchanging ideas, conversation and insight; here are five events for busy entrepreneurs who love traveling : 1. When and Where: Meetups of this group take place in and around London a few times each month, often close to airports and other travel-based locations for ease of access for those unfamiliar with the city. San Francisco World Travelers.

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The Preliminary Cybersecurity Guide To International Travel

Forbes Social Media

This article examines the precautions to take from a Cybersecurity perspective before traveling internationally. I examine the considerations and analyze the advice provided to me from the information security community

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel

WebInKnow

NASA used marketing strategies to gain support for its space missions, leading up to the moment Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon on July 20, 1969 (50 years ago today). But soon after, the American people's doubts returned. I’m featured in this really great (high production value) mini-documentary by Retro Report. I hope you will take 6 minutes to check it out.

Business Travel For Success (And Less Stress)

Twist Image

This the question I get asked the most when it comes to my extensive (and often frenetic) business travel pace. Once I break it down, most people realize that life (and business travel) can be a lot less complicated and stressful if you plan, and seek out the advice from others who have paved the way (and paid the price). I sat down with my old friend, Bryan Eisenberg , who recently started a show called, Business Travel Hacks , to discuss everything. business travel.

Ranked: The 17 Worst Travel Annoyances On A Plane

Forbes Social Media

A survey of the worst travel habits on a plane. Plus a look at trains and automobiles, too

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations. This year, as part of its larger “iAmbassador” campaign, Cape Town Tourism invited four international travel bloggers for a stay in Cape Town.

Have Instagram Influencers Ruined Travel For An Entire Generation?

Forbes Social Media

Influencer does not necesserily mean influential. The word influencer has become one of the most toxic words on the internet. Audiences no longer resonate with with people who seemingly make a living from selling products to their followers, products they get for free and would likely not buy

Best Discount Travel Sites

SocialFish

When you want to travel, what you look for is an excellent travel offer that will not only save you money on the cost of the flight but also give you options for some of the best hotels and sights for the destination you are traveling to. Most people love using travel sites, as these are companies that know a lot more when it comes to great deals, and they always claim to offer them the best. Should you really book for your trip online or make use of a travel agent?

The Unbearable Lightness Of Traveling Unplugged

Forbes Social Media

A new study found that if you can get past the initial anxiety and withdrawl, a vacation without phones, tablets, laptops, and other gadgets will be much more enjoyable

How to Market in a Crisis: Finding Patterns in Travel Influencers’ Content

Cortex

From the surface, being a travel influencer (literally) looks like the best job in the world. After all, they get to see incredible sights and stay in luxurious hotels and take eye-catching photos of their experiences. Instagram is the go-to platform for influencers because it gives them a chance to not only add flair and filters to the pictures but to also showcase their visuals to billions of users. A Guide To Brand Experience Brand Strategy

Bucket List Travel: The Top 50 Places In The World

Forbes Social Media

The results of the top 50 bucket list destinations include the most beautiful places on earth