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Book Review: Hypertravel-100 Countries in Two Years

Book Review: Hypertravel-100 Countries in Two Years Hardie Karges has one self-professed goal in life: to see every country in the world. And he’s off to a grand start! His recently self-published book, Hypertravel -100 Countries in Two Years is … Continue reading

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How We Make Travel Decisions

How We Make Travel Decisions At some point or other someone is always gazing into a crystal ball predicting the future of the travel industry It’s understandable given the tremendous impact, say, mobile has had in the travel space, or … Continue reading

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When Did Travelers Become Transumers?

When Did Travelers Become Transumers? Get comfortable with the term “Transumer,” because you’ll be hearing it often. Correspondent Charlene Rook uses it in her informative articles in Sparksheet to refer to the flow of goods and services by savvy hospitality … Continue reading

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Billions Spent, But Are We Any Safer?

Billions Spent, But Are We Any Safer? In its usual witty, acerbic but always readable content, Fastcompany.com  looks at the Transportation Security Administration’s huge expenditures on air travel since 9/11 in their efforts to keep us safe. How big is … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor Plot Thickens: Second Charges Filed

TripAdvisor Plot Thickens: Second Charges Filed The review giant seems reeling these days with legal and PR woes from all directions. In the latest plot development, Hotelmarketing.com  reports that a more serious complaint against TripAdvisor  has been lodged with the … Continue reading

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Why Is Hotel Web Content so Boring?

Why Is Hotel Web Content so Boring? There was an interesting round table  discussion recently sponsored by visual content management powerhouse, VFM Leonardo . The basic question the panel was asked to consider was this: Why is hotel web site … Continue reading

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When Do We Share Travel Information? ?

When Do We Share Travel Information? We recently did an article on why social media mavens don’t use their social media accounts to complain about bad service or disappointing travel experiences. Now, according to the  marketing company, Milestone,  there’s a … Continue reading

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