Tag Archives: Social media

Hashtag Paris

If you have every been to Paris, you know that making efficient use of the city’s Metro system can be the key to a successful visit. With that thought in mind, Berlin-based journalist and amateur map-maker Tim Fischer has created … Continue reading

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The Travel Guide Evolves

I’m continually surprised by the smart and unexpected ways that social media tools are transformed and appropriated for fun and practical uses. The clever gang behind the social travel app JetPac City Guides (free iOS) has scoured every public Instagram … Continue reading

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How Important Are Online Reviews

The online reputation management company TrustYou has just released this neat infographic  (see below) that examines the impact of web reviews and social media on travel booking decisions. Would you book a hotel that had no online reviews? Well 49% … Continue reading

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Save the Guidebook

It may come as a surprise that purchasers of travel guidebooks in both the U.S. and the U.K. still prefer traditional print books to digital editions. That is according to the Bowker organization, which provides publishing and information management services … Continue reading

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