Category Archives: Travel Technology

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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Why Companies Stress Brand Promotion Over Customer Service

Why Companies Stress Brand Promotion Over Customer Service You can’t blame travel suppliers and companies for their myopia. For all too many years they’ve had a Pavlovian response to their brands: promote them, and get around to taking care of … 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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Facebook, Twitter Fail to Promote Brands: Offline Works Better

Facebook, Twitter Fail to Promote Brands: Offline Works Better There’s no doubt marketers and brand managers are spending lots of human and real capital to leverage the power of Social Sites, especially Facebook and Twitter. But does it do them … Continue reading

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When Technology Fails: Guests Locked Out of Rooms

When Technology Fails: Guests Locked Out of Rooms Guests at the Denver Marriott Tech Center would have loved a set of hard keys to their rooms on New Year’s Eve because, as if by magic, a computer malfunction locked every … Continue reading

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