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Articles tagged “search”

Online Travel

Foursquare takes on Yelp, Zagat and more with iPhone update

There was so much hype about Groupon and Zynga, and perhaps their stars are getting clouded over. But, Foursquare, if it handles its commercial strategy with a little more acumen than it has shown so far, could really turn into a viable business.

Foursquare takes on Yelp, Zagat and more with iPhone update

Hotels

Top 10 most-searched hotel brands by Chinese travelers

Western hotels that were the first to enter China in the mid-1980's are reaping the greatest benefits as seen by the Sheraton's and other Western brands' popularity in online searches.

Media and PR

Common Google searches for travel information get a mobile makeover

Even better than prettier screenshots for Google’s flight calculator, currency conversions, and local time lookups, is an UI that makes the most important information easier and quicker to find.

Online Travel

EU presses Google on far-reaching settlement, including mobile

The EU isn't buying Google's claims that preferencing its own products improves the user experience. U.S. regulatory authorities are lagging in their probes.

Media and PR

Can Foursquare, Quora, and LinkedIn make users care about Bing?

Bing has reorganized its search results pages to incorporate the social element, but it really has a long way to go before the service evolves into something really useful for travelers.