Articles tagged “blogs”

The 24 Best Travel Blogs of 2014

The 24 Best Travel Blogs of 2014

Fathom

What makes this gorgeous group of websites so wonderful to look through is their broad range of topics including design, family, food, and adventure, all backed by beautiful photography.

4 years ago

Conde Nast Traveller Wants to Teach Travel Journalism

Conde Nast Traveller Wants to Teach Travel Journalism

Jason Clampet, Skift

There are a dwindling number of print outlets like CNT where a travel writer can place a story. The better bet for aspiring authors would be to take a course on building up their own independent online and social media presence.

4 years ago

Travel Blogs Not Finding Use Among Travelers

Travel Blogs Not Finding Use Among Travelers

Rafat Ali, Skift

Digital rules, that's given, and things that are hyped, like rise of travel blogs and death of printed guidebooks, need more examination beyond the headlines.

4 years ago

Round-the-world travel bloggers killed in Thailand road accident

Round-the-world travel bloggers killed in Thailand road accident

Gregory Katz, Associated Press

5 years ago

Hilton properties in the UK will comp bloggers rooms in exchange for social media chatter

Organized groups of travel bloggers have turned to selling their audiences to hashtag campaigns for travel brands or destinations like Jordan and Scotland, but the parochial nature of their social networks raise questions about their real reach.

5 years ago

Infographic: The mostly self-serving state of travel blogging in 2013

Infographic: The mostly self-serving state of travel blogging in 2013

Rafat Ali, Skift

No mention on the number of paid junkets and freebies the travel bloggers take, which would be the most pertinent question to ask.

5 years ago

Princess Cruises blog amounts to a not-so-veiled press release

Princess Cruises blog amounts to a not-so-veiled press release

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Blogs that are corporate Pablum are destined to be serial failures.

5 years ago

Passports with Purpose turns travel bloggers into fundraisers

Passports with Purpose turns travel bloggers into fundraisers

Samantha Shankman, Skift

This is a win-win for the travel blogging world that gives brands a boost, bloggers an altruistic image, and helps build up communities that may not be tied to a Twitter feed.

5 years ago

Frequent Traveler University offers a crash course on getting the most out of loyalty programs

This two-day seminar in LA is for anyone has ever wanted to learn mileage collection and redemption tricks, but didn't want to actually hunker down and study sites like thepointsguy.com.

5 years ago

Now it’s bloggers’ turn for junkets: Cape Town Tourism looks to new media for coverage

Blogging has real benefits for destination marketing, but the iAmbassador program (and others like it) create a false sense of value based upon a wave of chatter without any corresponding mainstream interest.

5 years ago

Travel bloggers say that travel bloggers can improve a destination’s image

Despite the story's title, there's little evidence to support the argument that travel bloggers swarming a destination to tweet and blog about it will drive real bookings.

5 years ago