There are many ways to look at Visitor Arrival Statistics. You have to consider the number of actual Tourists versus Visiting Friends & Relatives versus Business Travelers. Length of stay, average daily spend, and many more aspects also need to be examined. Lets take a look at Visitor Arrivals from a different perspective – Visitors Read more about An Interesting Look at Arrival Statistics[…]
It seems that the good, old fashioned Personal Recommendation is still King when it comes to how people choose their travel destination. CLICK HERE to read more.
Costa Rica is feeling a bit of backlash from being removed from the Ethical Travel List. Long considered an eco-friendly destination, certain factors went in to having Costa Rica removed from this list. Like any ‘Top List’, criteria and judgement can be subjective. As a Resort, Property or Activity, you are certainly affected by your Read more about What to do when your Destination’s image is tarnished[…]
Orbitz, Kayak and TripAdvisor. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. CLICK HERE.
Sure, OTAs want the best possible rate from hotels. They are always seeking ‘exclusive’ offers for their websites. Yet, when one OTA finds another with lower rates, they scream about rate parity. The concept of “Guaranteed Best Rate” is a fallacy when everyone has the same rate. CLICK HERE to read about a recent court Read more about OTAs and Rate Parity[…]
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I guess the Sky Mall magazine just isn’t cutting it. Airlines are now looking to sell ground transfers, destination activities and more. CLICK HERE to read more.
Interesting article about how TripAdvisor is links reviews with the opportunity to book a stay using your mobile device. CLICK HERE to read.
Now this is a very creative marketing campaign. Oregon’s Own Seven Wonders
A rather damning review of the New York Times Travel Show – and travel shows in general. Have formal Travel Shows outlived their usefulness? SKIFT Review of NY Times Travel Show