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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by February 24, 2017 9:09 am Leave a comment

Happy Friday, dear readers! We welcome you to our latest Weekly Roundup, in which we have put together the most relevant and interesting news that have surfaced this week in the travel and tourism industry. The media has been scanned and the news have been delivered to you, so enjoy the reading and don’t forget to come back next Friday! Hope you all have a great and fun weekend! Industry News TrustYou and TRIPBAM partnership Of course this week’s highlight could not be other than our newest partnership, for which we are extremely excited. Our products, TrustScores and Meta-Reviews will… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by February 17, 2017 12:05 pm Leave a comment

Hello everyone and the happiest of Fridays! Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup! This week we are going to dive into the newest stories that caught our attention and a few extended posts, reports and technology updates. The travel industry never sleeps, so we made it our mission to keep an eye on everything. Therefore, we want to give you a weekly dose of news and freshly released information. Enjoy the reading and stay tuned for next week's roundup as well! Have a lovely weekend! Industry News TripAdvisor’s quarterly revenue - lower than expected: TripAdvisor shared their revenue slip, which… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by February 10, 2017 1:12 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday and welcome back for another Weekly Roundup! It’s been a pretty busy week in the travel industry, with lots of news, 2016 conclusions and reports, new technology releases and many other stories that caught our attention. We summarized the posts that stood out the most, in hopes that they will spark your curiosity too, so go on with your reading and enjoy! Have a lovely end of the week and don’t forget to pay us a visit next Friday, for another roundup! Industry News Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts have stolen the spotlight at TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Awards, with… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by February 3, 2017 1:20 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday, everyone! We are back on track with the week’s most important and interesting news from the travel sector. The first week of February greeted us with new hotel openings, studies, partnerships, and of course, reports and consequences of the US travel ban. We also have for you a selection of trends and technology, all of which will impact the travel industry and its ramifications. Enjoy your reading and don’t forget to check our Weekly Roundup next Friday, for more news and insights. Industry News TripAdvisor secures a tenth of all online travel traffic: An estimative study conducted by… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by April 22, 2016 2:31 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday once again! We are back with this week's favorite travel, tech and social media stories. This week we're taking a look at the last minute hotel bookers and ways to effectively target them, some examples of great travel marketing campaigns that you can learn from and tips on how to set your hotel SEO strategty straight, plus a lot of exciting industry news. Happy reading and don't forget to come back next week for more! Industry News Google Rolling Out New Tag Like Attribute for Hotel Listings Remember back in 2010 when Google rolled out “Tags” to allow… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by April 15, 2016 11:04 am Leave a comment

Happy Friday once again, fellow readers! We're back with this week's best stories on travel, tech and social media. This week's edition has everything you need: tips from LHW on how to best target the "curious traveler", ways in which hotels can leverage big data in order to make guests happier, why it's time to shift focus from Millennials to the next generation of travelers and a lot more. Take a look! Hope you enjoy and have a wonderful weekend! Industry News Marriott and Starwood Shareholders Approve Merger to Become World's Largest Hotel Company Anbang, who? We thought this day… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by April 8, 2016 12:31 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday once again and welcome back to our weekly roundup! Scroll down for a quick peak into some of our favorite headlines from the past week! Happy reading and don't forget to come back next week for more! Industry News AccorHotels Spends Big on Home Rentals with Euro 148 Million Onefinestay Deal AccorHotels has bought upmarket home rentals business onefinestay for Euro 148 million (£117 million) and has earmarked a further Euro 64 million (£50 million) to expand the business internationally. Hilton to Temper Its Stance on Booking Direct Although his company has made it a mission to tell… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by March 11, 2016 11:04 am Leave a comment

Happy Friday! Welcome back to TrustYou's weekly dose of travel, tech, and social media news and trends. Check out our favorite stories below and don't forget to come back next week for more. Industry News ITB 2016: Google Says "Not Now, Not Ever" Will It Become an OTA Google insists it won't move into selling travel after launching a destination search and trip-planning tool hailed as "game changing" this week. Oliver Heckmann, Google vice-president for travel and shopping, said the search giant has no plans to act as an online travel agent (OTA) "now or in the future" despite offering a 'Book on… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by March 4, 2016 2:24 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday! What did the first week of March bring for the travel and hospitality industry? Check out our favorite stories below. Happy reading and don't forget to come back next week for more! Industry News First Look at Expedia Accelerator Program for Improving Hotel Placement Expedia’s new Accelerator program offers a way for hotel properties to move their way up from page three to the first page of listings on Expedia.com — all they might have to do is pay Expedia an additional 10 percent commission on top of their typical payments. Accor and Chinese Conglomerate Both Consider Carlson… read more »

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Weekly Roundup: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by February 26, 2016 12:53 pm Leave a comment

Happy Friday and welcome back to another weekly roundup of travel, tech, and social media news and trends. Check out our favorite picks below! Happy reading and don't forget to come back next week for more! Industry News Hotelquickly Enters Japan with Purchase of Tonight Last-minute hotel booking app, HotelQuickly, has acquired Japan’s domestic booking app, Tonight, paving its entry into the “Land of the Rising Sun”. Amadeus Launches First Online GDS Booking Platform in UK Amadeus has officially launched its Selling Platform Connect in the UK, which it claims is the world’s first fully online GDS booking and fulfilment platform.… read more »