Category Travel Articles

As a result of Carmageddon, JetBlue Airlines decided to offer $4 flights from Long Beach to Burbank and vice versa on Saturday. This is a great case study of a brand measuring ROI in terms of positive PR and customer service rather than dollars.
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There’s a greater sense of intimacy following a monumental event as its happening rather than simply reading about afterward. The Beverly Hilton shared William and Kate’s arrival to the Los Angeles hotel with their social media fans.
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The Caribbean Tourism Organization has begun a new campaign, “Whispers from the Locals,” which strives to provide visitors inside information about the destination that may not be available in the typical travel-related paraphernalia.
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The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain is now offering destination advice via Foursquare, making it one of the growing number of luxury brands jumping aboard the geo-location, social media bandwagon.
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Joie de Vivre (which means “joy of life”) strives to create innovative hospitality services and products. Their latest initiative, “Singing for an Upgrade,” transforms the standard hotel check-in process into a musical experience.
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Starwood’s Preferred Guest program is a great way for frequent travelers to earn points to earn free nights at their brand hotels. Recently, this luxury hotel brand also began a Foursquare promotion offering guests additional starpoints for checking in on Foursquare.
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The Live Concierge provides hotels with the chat functionality and necessary labor to interact with each prospective guest who visits a hotel’s website.
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Tourism Vancouver is doing a fantastic job of providing straightforward information. They’re taking full advantage of social media and hosting awesome, interactive contests.
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Yelp’s purpose is to connect people with great local businesses. It’s a social community where people can share experiences and review businesses that they frequent.
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The Virginia Tourism Bureau has taken some unique strides to increase their social viability. Between their ground-breaking iPhone app and life-size mascot, they’re out-of-the-box makes them stand out amongst other destinations.
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