8 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift the Week Ending June 13, 2014

Jun 14, 2014 1:00 pm

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Still from a 15-second video of Elephant at Royal Malewane. Tiffany Dowd / Instagram

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts we highlight the stories that tackle these trends.

This one looks at top digital trends. For all of our trends roundups, go here.

>> Millennials rely on mobile as main travel plannign tool: Millennials Becoming More Dependent on Mobile for Travel Planning

>> Social media is key part of millennials’ travel experience: Three-Quarters of Millennial Travelers Update Social Media Once a Day

>> What really makes a travel company stand out: Why Uber and Airbnb Are the Only Truly Disruptive Travel Companies of This Century

>> Restaurant booking is the next frontier for travel giants: Priceline CEO on Why Restaurants Are the Next Frontier for the Travel Giant

>> Instagram video becomes a marketing platform for travel brands: The Travel Brands That Understand Instagram Video

>> Sharing economy users trend young: Habits of Sharing Economy Enthusiasts Across Age, Region

>> Travel companies experiment with Bitcoin:  Expedia to Launch Bitcoin as a New Payment Option

>> Mobile is a necessary feature for booking platforms today: TripAdvisor Booking Launches on Mobile But Partners Remain Elusive

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