Articles tagged “foursquare”

Online Travel

Foursquare-Factual Merger Sets Up Location Data Alternative to Google and Facebook

Foursquare absorbing competitor Factual solidifies its position as a leader in location-based ad targeting services. Advertisers will likely welcome the strengthening of a rival to Google and Facebook in this particular advertising realm.

Foursquare-Factual Merger Sets Up Location Data Alternative to Google and Facebook

Hotels

Hilton Seeks More Partnerships to Entice Low-Tier Loyalty Members

It's easy for hotel chains to spend time and resources on their highest loyalty spenders. But there is plenty of money to be had at the other end of the tier as well.

Hilton Seeks More Partnerships to Entice Low-Tier Loyalty Members

Hotels

New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed Opportunity

The idea's there, but why not take it a step further and personalize it that much more?

New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed Opportunity

Tourism

U.S. Tourism From Foreign Travelers Is in Steep Decline if You Believe Foursquare Data

Some U.S.-based travel brands aren't overly worried about a potential Trump slump but Foursquare's data is an indication that they should be braced for some tough-going.

U.S. Tourism From Foreign Travelers Is in Steep Decline if You Believe Foursquare Data

Hotels

U.S. Trump-Branded Hotels’ Foot Traffic Fell in September Says Foursquare

The Trump brand has definitely felt some kind of impact from Donald Trump's presidential campaign. What's unclear is how mild or severe that impact has been for foot traffic and guest stays as recent foot traffic is up for some properties compared to foot traffic before the campaign began, according to Foursquare data.

U.S. Trump-Branded Hotels’ Foot Traffic Fell in September Says Foursquare

Tourism

Tourists Vs. Locals in New York City: Who Goes Where

New York City tourism trends are a mirror to what's happening in most other major cities. Foursquare data show that tourists and locals still stick to predictable paths, with tourists gravitating to top attractions around Midtown and Lower Manhattan. Every city is different and tourism has increased to outer boroughs but those probably still aren't top of mind for many travelers.

Tourists Vs. Locals in New York City: Who Goes Where

Online Travel

Breaking Out of the Recommendation Bubble in the Age of Digital Discovery

Platforms for discovery of food and experiences can be a double-edged sword, and play us back more of the same.

Breaking Out of the Recommendation Bubble in the Age of Digital Discovery

Hotels

Foot Traffic at U.S. Trump-Branded Properties Drops Dramatically Says Foursquare

Mixing politics and business is rarely a great idea and it is becoming clear that the Trump brand is taking a hit across the U.S., in both Democrat and Republican-leaning areas, from Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

Foot Traffic at U.S. Trump-Branded Properties Drops Dramatically Says Foursquare

Online Travel

Universal Theme Parks Have the Magic Formula for Millennials Says Foursquare

Universal parent company Comcast has been pouring money into its theme parks, and this data from Foursquare is another sign that the investment is paying off.

Universal Theme Parks Have the Magic Formula for Millennials Says Foursquare

Online Travel

Skift Podcast: The Past and Future of Local Discovery

No one company has cracked local discovery the way people have long hoped some company would. But as mobile devices become more knowledgable about what we see and do, services like Foursquare and its rivals could become much more interesting.

Skift Podcast: The Past and Future of Local Discovery