Articles tagged “pinterest”

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Pinterest Officially Announces Its Foray Into Travel, With Place Pins

Pinterest Officially Announces Its Foray Into Travel, With Place Pins

Rafat Ali, Skift

This is Pinterest's first big move on monetization, and with travel being one its biggest categories, it makes sense to build an organized structure and business around it.

7 years ago

Pinterest Will Launch a Travel Channel to Push Users from Inspiration to Booking

Pinterest Will Launch a Travel Channel to Push Users from Inspiration to Booking

Jason Clampet, Skift

Pinterest is the Pinterest of travel, and it is going to leverage that to move into the sector formally. It may just become the first such company to complete the digital cycle from inspiration to booking.

7 years ago

Queen Latifah Endorses Pinterest For Trip-Planning

Queen Latifah Endorses Pinterest For Trip-Planning

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Pinterest may just look like a place to pin our dream vacations, but it has the potential to become a sales funnel for travel brands that do it right.

7 years ago

Pinterest Raises A Massive $225 Million Round, With $3.8 Billion Valuation

Pinterest Raises A Massive $225 Million Round, With $3.8 Billion Valuation

Pui-Wing Tam, Bloomberg

Clearly Pinterest has big plans all around, but also in travel, where it wants to be the largest inspiration engine, and then take the next step from there into transaction at some point. It likely is the most popular trip planning site already.

7 years ago

Why Pinterest Is Likely the Web’s Most Popular Trip-Planning Site

Why Pinterest Is Likely the Web’s Most Popular Trip-Planning Site

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Pinterest has way more travel pins than TripAdvisor has reviews and opinions. The level of engagement on Pinterest is incredible. The jury is out, though, on what it all means for travel.

7 years ago

A beginner’s guide to Pinterest for restaurants and hotels

A beginner’s guide to Pinterest for restaurants and hotels

AllArabianBusiness.com Staff, HotelierMiddleEast.com

The idea of keeping boards upon boards of quotes, designs, and activities updated is daunting to the average business owner, which is why the career of social media maven emerged in recent years.

7 years ago

Travelers can keep pinning as Pinterest raises $200 million

Travelers can keep pinning as Pinterest raises $200 million

Ari Levy, Bloomberg

Pinterest is now valued at $2.5 billion, but it seems like its buzz factor in travel has toned down over the last year or so.

7 years ago

SkiftSeedlings: Six startups that travelers and the travel industry should know about

8 years ago

Are tourism boards buying followers on Pinterest now?

Pinterest is a natural for tourism organizations as a use case, but they have to be transparent and wary of using below-the-line tactics to inflate user count.

8 years ago

Trippy adds new profiles from travel brands to help out where your friends don’t

The speed at which Trippy is both pivoting and innovating likely gives it one of the better chances to emerge from the mass of social trip planning sites with a product that people will actually use.

8 years ago

Turning Pinterest trend to your travel brand’s favor

It's a time for experimentation as OTAs, tourism boards, airlines, travel publications, and others try to figure out if they can capitalize on user engagement with Pinterest to benefit their brands.

8 years ago