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Articles tagged “guides”

Tourism

Skift Survey: Consumers Are Asking for Packages Beyond Packaged Travel

Overall, travelers today are looking to travel with friends and family and use local firms in the destination they’re going to.

Skift Survey: Consumers Are Asking for Packages Beyond Packaged Travel

Online Travel

Apple Buys Local Guide App Spotsetter to Improve Discovery on Mobile

Fingers crossed Apple didn't share about its mobile mapping ambitions earlier this week at its WWDC and has lots of improvements -- like this -- to make before the iOS 8 update in the fall.

Apple Buys Local Guide App Spotsetter to Improve Discovery on Mobile

Online Travel

5 New Travel Startups Aim for Smarter Pre-Trip Planning

5 New Travel Startups Aim for Smarter Pre-Trip Planning

Online Travel

How the New Foursquare Check-in App Swarm Works

Foursquare needs to bring its biggest fans along to Swarm, but it will be hard to do so if the users feel like they are being abandoned by the brand.

How the New Foursquare Check-in App Swarm Works

Media and PR

Event Listings Service SpinGo Raises $2 Million in Series A

SpinGo has figured out what other events-based startups haven't: Consumers may not care about the product, but media companies with an antsy biz dev team will buy your product just to look like they're really working.

Event Listings Service SpinGo Raises $2 Million in Series A

Online Travel

Foursquare Is Killing Mayors and Getting Rid of Badges

If you care enough about Foursquare to keep checking in, you certainly want to play mayor, too. Killing the competitive part of checkins seems like a bad direction to go unless you're really intent on killing them altogether.

Foursquare Is Killing Mayors and Getting Rid of Badges

Online Travel

New Travel App Helps Travelers Plan Trips to North Korea

The app can be used as an inspiration platform as much as planning tool given that so few people have seriously considered a trip to North Korea.

New Travel App Helps Travelers Plan Trips to North Korea

Media and PR

Yelp Sees Improvement in Local Advertising Thanks to Mobile Engagement

Local discovery is inextricably tied to mobile, and the better Yelp does connecting people to the world around them, the better its business will do.

Yelp Sees Improvement in Local Advertising Thanks to Mobile Engagement

Hotels

Airbnb Is Building a New Mobile Travel Inspiration Engine

Inspiration has long been a part of Airbnb's brand, so putting it in the palm of your hand seems like the next best step.

Airbnb Is Building a New Mobile Travel Inspiration Engine

Media and PR

The Boutique Publishers Crafting Content for Big Travel Brands

As the lines between independent and branded travel content blur, it will matter less who is presenting the content and more whether it's relevant and actionable for the targeted reader.

The Boutique Publishers Crafting Content for Big Travel Brands