This time last year all the travel industry buzz – some good but so much of it negative – was about the daily deal websites, which had exploded into the public consciousness over the previous 12 months. They had moved through other industries – massage, teeth whitening, restaurants – like locusts through a wheat field. Now it was travel’s turn.
The challenge of filtering out all the noise drives locals away from daily deal sites and the challenge for travelers is even greater.
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