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10 Great Travel Twitter Accounts You Should Follow

  • July 18th, 2012 by Ann Smarty
Twitter may the fastest growing social media network and is a great way for sharing thoughts, comments and ideas, but with millions of users tweeting dozens of times a day Twitter can get a bit overwhelming. Narrow down your search for useful information and go straight the source of useful travel tips, interesting facts and hot travel deals by following Read more

Library Hotel Collection Converts to High Gear Marketing (Press Release)

  • June 27th, 2012 by Ann Smarty
In hospitality marketing news, leading hotel marketing group, WIHP Hotels, has been engaged to gain visibility for Library Hotel Collection, a New York boutique hotel group set to launch two new properties. WIHP Hotels will help Library’s not only with their recent rebrand, but via WIHP’s Convert website-marketing suite for independent hotels. The coming Aria Hotel in Budapest and Hotel… Read more

Social Tools to Help: Euro 2012 Last Minute Travel Tips

  • March 29th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Summer is just around the corner, and football fans from across Europe are eagerly anticipating this year’s UEFA European Championship 2012 football finals in Poland and Ukraine. With the likes of Germany, Italy, Spain and Holland all fancying their chances of landing European football’s biggest prize, together with dark horses England, Croatia and the two host nations, this summer’s footballing… Read more

Global Hotel Exchange to Transform Online Bookings

  • February 14th, 2012 by Ann Smarty
The world’s hoteliers will finally be back in the driving seat, thanks to the launch of a groundbreaking new hotel booking platform next month that will see customer/hotel relationships once again come to the fore. Global Hotel Exchange (GHX), an innovative new trading platform that boasts a number of ‘hotelier-friendly’ features, is set to reinvent the way hotel bookings are… Read more

5 Social Travel Companies that Make Trip Planning Fun

  • December 22nd, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Social networking was the most popular online activity in 2011, and it will continue its momentum in 2012. As a consequence, many companies will include social networking features, to enhance user experience, and to keep up with an increasingly competitive market. For the travel industry, 2011 was social as well, and here are the top 5 companies that make travel… Read more

The 5 Hottest Start Ups in Australia

  • December 19th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Australia is fast becoming one of the hottest spots in the world where entrepreneurs can meet success. Whether it is technology, travel, cuisine or any other industry, there is a huge market in Australia with lots of room for growth. Below are just a very few startups whose owners have taken advantage of the venture capital opportunities, favorable tax policies… Read more

Best Sources of Travel Videos

  • July 13th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Thanks to the Internet, travelers can now be more prepared than ever with virtual tours available in just a click of the mouse. But for some, images and photos are not enough to suffice their need for information.  Thus many still appreciate the benefits of traditional style videos either done professionally or shared by an actual tourist who gives the… Read more

4 Best Websites and Tools for Summer Traveling

  • June 1st, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Do you prefer thongs over Ugg boots? Fresh chilled tropical juice over hot chocolate? Sunbathing over snow gliding? You are not alone as there are more and more people wanting to escape the winter season and to somewhere hot and humid called tropical paradise. But with may options to choose from, where exactly do you begin? And how can you… Read more

5 Travel Startups to Keep an Eye on

  • May 24th, 2011 by Damian Davila
Back in 1995, Expedia was a just a small startup that revolutionized the travel industry by becoming the premier website for online booking of travel arrangements. Along the way come other similar websites such as Travelocity, Orbitz and many more. However, other than fancy marketing gimmicks, there has been no real technological advances in the online travel industry. Fortunately, a… Read more Hopes to Connect Commuters

  • September 10th, 2010 by Ann Smarty is a recently formed social start up that is hoping to become a big hit by bringing travelers together. The site works by users setting up their travel itineraries online, these in turn go on to create the foundation of Bump Walls, on which a member can place comments, pictures and videos relating to their travel experience along that… Read more