Category Archives: Travel Professionals

The honorable tradition of traveling, writing about the experience, sending it to an editor and waiting to get paid (however little) is passing.

How BlogFrog Monetizes the Massive Influence of Women Bloggers

How BlogFrog Monetizes the Massive Influence of Women Bloggers How do you get to be called the largest women-blogger network in the country? You believe in what BlogFrog CEO and co-founder , Rustin Banks, says: “Elevated authentic editorial brought to … Continue reading

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​Women ‘Family Travel’ Bloggers Rule

Women Family Travel Bloggers Rule the Internet Used to be they were called “mommybloggers,” but that was before their Klout scores soared and corporations avidly courted them. And while I may be exaggerating, I’m not by much. This group of … Continue reading

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Apple Ends Boring Visitor Information Centers

Apple Ends Boring Visitor Information Centers One of the vexing ironies of travel is that Visitor Information Centers (VIC) do little to nothing to enhance or promote the destination they represent. If anything, they can be a “turn off” for … Continue reading

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Can Technology Reduce the Stress and Uncertainty of Travel?

Can Travel Technology Reduce the Stress and Uncertainty of Travel? Andrew Curry, Director and Co-author of The Futures Company is a smart guy. When he discuses the future of travel in Travel Daily News he makes it a point of … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor Barred from Claiming Reviews are Honest, Real

TripAdvisor Barred from Claiming Reviews are Honest, Real Hotelmarketing’s web site  broke news saying that a UK advertising “watchdog” ruled that since  TripAdvisor’s reviews can be posted with no form of verification, TripAdvisor “must no longer claim all of its … Continue reading

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Cupcakes, the TSA and Pilot Fatigue

Cupcakes, the TSA and Pilot Fatigue Patrick Smith’s column, Ask the Pilot is almost always an acerbic look at the airline industry with its many foibles and Alice in Wonderland rules and regulations. But the regular contributor to Salon, the … Continue reading

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Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination?

Should Travel Writers Ask for Free Trips or Get Paid by a Destination? This started out with a question: Should travel writers ask for free trips. It’s a vexing and contentious issue for travel professionals. The ethical issues are pretty … Continue reading

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