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New technologies and social change will combine to transform travel by 2020

A major new global study released yesterday outlines how transformative technologies and evolving social values and trends will combine to establish a new era of collaborative travel over the next decade and beyond. The report, ‘From chaos to collaboration: how … Continue reading

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Business intelligence is critical for driving revenue in travel industry

A survey at the World Travel Market (WTM) show has revealed that the vast majority of the travel industry’s executives (89%) regard XML web services as significant for revenue generation, yet as many as 37% travel organisations don’t monitor their … Continue reading

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Generator Hostel Wins ‘Best Mobile App’ At This Years BYTA Awards

Generator Hostel celebrated another success at this years British Youth Travel Awards. The international hostel chain took proudly home the trophy for ‘Best Mobile App’. The BYTA awards ceremony was held at the Courthouse Hotel London in the West End … Continue reading

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Social media continues to play role in travel decisions

Social media sites such as TripAdvisor and Facebook have increased their importance to holidaymakers when deciding where to go over the past 12 months, reveals the World Travel Market 2011 Industry Report released at WTM today. More than 1,000 Brits … Continue reading

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Apps Get The Global Seal Of Approval

Half of the travel industry are, or will be, investing in mobile apps, reveals to the World Travel Market Industry Report 2011. More than 1,000 buyers from WTM’s Meridian Club and exhibitors at the 2011 World Travel Market were asked … Continue reading

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YHA Australia unveils Facebook booking system

YHA Australia has launched a new Facebook booking application that allows travellers to book a bed without needing to leave the social media website. The app, which is registered in the Facebook App Directory, meaning that hostels and partners can … Continue reading

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Reaping optimal results from your Social Media and Mobile strategies

Design Hotels’ Bernd Neff and InterContinental Hotel Group’s Jo Hill on the latest digital trends Travel suppliers are constantly looking for new ways to enable meaningful experiences with their target consumers. Ultimately suppliers try to ensure the customer gains more … Continue reading