Articles tagged “travel media”

Why U.S. Travel Media Won’t Tell People to Visit Russia

Why U.S. Travel Media Won’t Tell People to Visit Russia

Robert Reid, Skift

Travel is supposed to be the grand connector. Yet, whether consciously or not, the travel publishing world seems to be failing to seize a moment to champion what it always has championed — that travel helps reduce prejudice, bias, and bigotry.

3 months ago

New York Times Is Hiring a Reporter to Visit Its 52 Places to Go

New York Times Is Hiring a Reporter to Visit Its 52 Places to Go

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many avid travelers and destination marketers look forward to these where-to-go lists and the Times wants to make its list more engaging and relevant to its readers. Sending a reporter to 52 places in 52 weeks sounds like a stretch, but there's no doubt many travelers will enjoy following the person who will have one of the world's best jobs.

7 months ago

The Future of Travel Media Is Going Far Beyond Print

The Future of Travel Media Is Going Far Beyond Print

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Time will tell if video truly resonates with travelers during the inspiration phase of the travel booking funnel. For the time being, it's smart for travel media to experiment with a variety of formats and platforms, especially when it comes to branded content.

1 year ago

Travel Media Relevance: 5 Takeaways From the Skift Podcast

Travel Media Relevance: 5 Takeaways From the Skift Podcast

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The way people consume information about travel is changing, and media is evolving to keep up with that shift.

2 years ago

Skift Podcast: The Relevance of Travel Media in an Age of Media Abundance

Skift Podcast: The Relevance of Travel Media in an Age of Media Abundance

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The landscape for travel-focused media is changing as advertising dollars shift, social media encroaches, and the need for clicks battles the desire to inspire.

2 years ago

Destinations Make Adjustments to Create ‘Authentic’ Press Trips

Destinations Make Adjustments to Create ‘Authentic’ Press Trips

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many times it's the experiences journalists have outside the planned itinerary on press trips that help them tell the stories they want to tell.

3 years ago

Anthony Bourdain’s New Cuba Episode Shows an Island in Transition

Anthony Bourdain’s New Cuba Episode Shows an Island in Transition

Dan Peltier, Skift

"Parts Unknown" remains CNN's highest rated show. Americans and others from around the world will learn what Cuba can offer travelers that may be different from what they've been told in the past. Tourists from outside the U.S., of course, have freely visited Cuba for many years.

3 years ago

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Finding Alternative Paths to Travel Careers

Travel Alumni Spotlight: Finding Alternative Paths to Travel Careers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Sometimes the road to a career in travel doesn't follow a straight path.

3 years ago

Top 10 Travel Media Brands on Social Media for October 2014

Top 10 Travel Media Brands on Social Media for October 2014

Joyce Manalo, Skift

National Geographic Traveler can no longer rely on its parent brand's recognition because social media is leveling the playing field for younger online based publications.

4 years ago