Articles tagged “travel guides”

Travel Guides Should Be Answering These Questions

Travel Guides Should Be Answering These Questions

Tyler Cowen, Bloomberg

There are travel guides that go deeper than the best hotels and attractions to see, but the author makes a good larger point: Some of the things that have the biggest impact on a visitor's experience are out of the travel industry's control. Communicating about those qualities is important to manage traveler expectations.

1 year ago

An Inside Look at the Forbes Travel Guide

An Inside Look at the Forbes Travel Guide

Laura Powell, Skift

With so many hotel ratings systems out there, who can you trust? Should ratings systems be open to all, a la the People’s Choice Awards, or do more accurate results come from a system of professionals judging professionals, a la the Oscars or the Tonys? We take a look at one of the world's top rating guides for luxury properties.

1 year ago

Expedia and TripAdvisor Separately Kill 2 Brands That Were Once Sister Companies

Expedia and TripAdvisor Separately Kill 2 Brands That Were Once Sister Companies

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In 2008, Venere became Expedia's great hope in Europe to play catch-up and take on Booking.com's dominance. Whether it was a lack of execution or Booking.com's scale advantages being too imposing to overcome, that dynamic never came to fruition.

3 years ago

Vice Tones Down Its Inner Hipster in New Travel Video Series

Vice Tones Down Its Inner Hipster in New Travel Video Series

Jason Clampet, Skift

Vice's video series is better than we expected and a clear sign of the Bourdain-ization of travel video.

4 years ago

Monocle Magazine Launches Travel Guide Series With New York and London Books

Monocle Magazine Launches Travel Guide Series With New York and London Books

Jason Clampet, Skift

Monocle never does something unless it looks good, is filled with expert insight, and makes money, too. That's why we're happy to see what they're doing in travel publishing.

4 years ago