Articles tagged “television”

Online Travel

Trivago and Kayak Split Over Travel Metasearch’s Future

Trivago is stepping into an arena where many companies before it have failed, namely travel inspiration presented considerably before people would be ready to book. If it succeeds, Trivago would be breaking relatively new ground among metasearch competitors.

Trivago and Kayak Split Over Travel Metasearch’s Future

Online Travel

Airbnb Edges Expedia Brand in Online Travel’s Top TV Ad Spenders so Far in 2021

Both Airbnb and Expedia.com are leaning into U.S. TV advertising in their biggest campaigns in years. Many millennials may not watch traditional TV these days, but the medium is still an important part of brands' advertising mix.

Airbnb Edges Expedia Brand in Online Travel’s Top TV Ad Spenders so Far in 2021

Online Travel

Vrbo and Expedia Dominate Online Travel TV Advertising in the U.S. So Far in 2021

Sister brands Vrbo and Expedia are being opportunistic in getting relatively aggressive about U.S. TV advertising early in 2021 when rival brands are standing down. You can debate whether it is smart or risky given the pandemic backdrop.

Vrbo and Expedia Dominate Online Travel TV Advertising in the U.S. So Far in 2021

Media and PR

National Geographic’s New TV Direction — Digital Marketing News This Week

Does National Geographic's push into original scripted TV signal that the industry is shifting away from bland travel reality shows and snooze-worthy programming about cruises and Las Vegas? We sure hope so.

National Geographic’s New TV Direction — Digital Marketing News This Week

Hotels

Hilton Worldwide to Phase Out Porn on In-Room TVs

Is Hilton Worldwide's decision a victory against sexual exploitation or a prudish move that limits freedom of expression? The debate will continue to rage as adults who believe the latter will continue to stream movies to their own liking.

Hilton Worldwide to Phase Out Porn on In-Room TVs

Media and PR

Virgin Atlantic Robot Flight Attendants as Imagined by Saturday Night Live

Advances in travel tech always interest us, and the useless travel tech -- whether that be a group travel sharing service, another tours and activities app, or robots replicating humans -- always amuse us.

Virgin Atlantic Robot Flight Attendants as Imagined by Saturday Night Live

Tourism

Netflix’s Next Original Series Dives Into the Florida Keys

Netflix’s Next Original Series Dives Into the Florida Keys

Tourism

San Francisco Moves to Block Tour Buses from Site of Family Sitcom

Oh, you thought San Francisco was really cool? For many tourists, it's about as cool as an early 1990s family sitcom.

San Francisco Moves to Block Tour Buses from Site of Family Sitcom

Tourism

Trying to Escape the Long Shadow of Chuck Norris in Croatia

The soft power of the U.S. entertainment industry should never be underestimated, even when you're deal with a hard ass like Chuck Norris.

Trying to Escape the Long Shadow of Chuck Norris in Croatia