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Articles tagged “world cup”

Online Travel

Facebook Users Made One Million Check-Ins at World Cup Games

The World Cup offers a rare chance to see how travel and technology evolve at four-year increments. There weren't a million checkins in South Africa, and we will likely see many more in Russia in 2018.

Facebook Users Made One Million Check-Ins at World Cup Games

Airlines

Why Were Emirates Flight Attendants Handing Out The World Cup Trophies?

Emirates shows its size and might in every way. If Emirates ever get the naming right to the tournament -- which this being FIFA, entirely possible -- would surely cause a lot of controversy.

Why Were Emirates Flight Attendants Handing Out The World Cup Trophies?

Airlines

World Cup Adversely Impacted Delta’s Performance

Delta found that business travel to Latin America took a vacation in June in deference to more important matters, the World Cup.

World Cup Adversely Impacted Delta’s Performance

Tourism

Where Brazil’s World Cup Fans Come From, Based on Facebook Check-Ins

The 3.7 million tourists headed to Brazil for the World Cup is far less than those that visit during Carnival season, making most fears about Brazil's lack of preparation overblown.

Where Brazil’s World Cup Fans Come From, Based on Facebook Check-Ins

Tourism

TripAdvisor Updates City Guides Apps to Include World Cup Host Cities

TripAdvisor's City Guide apps can't correct lousy calls by the referees during the World Cup, but the apps can do a lot of other valuable stuff. It was a smart move by TripAdvisor to make guides to the World Cup host cities available in the apps in time for such a major global attraction.

TripAdvisor Updates City Guides Apps to Include World Cup Host Cities

Tourism

South African Tourism Humblebrags About Its World Cup Success

Commentary on local discontent has nearly overpowered talk about the games and what they signify. Like any major event, protests will occur with insignificant impacts on tourists and the games.

South African Tourism Humblebrags About Its World Cup Success

Media and PR

Real-Time Marketing Tips for Travel Brands During Brazil’s World Cup

Although the World Cup's partners and sponsors have larger audiences than travel brands, there is still a huge opportunity to take advantage of, during this major second screen event. Much of the success will be about being in the right moment.

Real-Time Marketing Tips for Travel Brands During Brazil’s World Cup

Online Travel

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending May 30, 2014

Taking advantage of holidays and major sporting events is a great play for content. Plan accordingly.

5 Travel Brands Winning on Social Media for the Week Ending May 30, 2014

Online Travel

TripAdvisor’s Deal With Telefonica Bring Its Mobile Apps to Latin America

TripAdvisor is pushing hard to expand in Latin America, and the ambitious deal with Telefonica is part of that drive. So is launching ts city guides apps into Spanish and Portuguese.

TripAdvisor’s Deal With Telefonica Bring Its Mobile Apps to Latin America

Tourism

World Cup Attendees Expected to Spend $2,500 Each in Brazil

Despite Brazil's infrastructure delays and the rising probability of protests, tourists will still travel to the games, sleep in hotels, and eat local food. Whether the more than $3 billion economic boost is worth the criticism and political strife is yet to be determined.

World Cup Attendees Expected to Spend $2,500 Each in Brazil