Tag Archives: Tourism

Grocery Panic Buying and the Coronavirus

The grocery industry is going to be sorely tested over the coming weeks and months as people have begun panic buying of groceries, in response to the first person in New Zealand to get Coronavirus or Corvid 19. Our local … Continue reading

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Condition One unveils rugged ‘Bison’ rig for outdoor VR documentaries

Digital Photography Review: All the latest digital camera reviews and digital imaging news. Lively discussion forums. Vast samples galleries and the largest database of digital camera specifications. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dpreview.com Whenever there is a new innovative technology, the … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Woman follows Waze GPS app to her death in Brazilian slum – CNN

A couple followed the Waze GPS app to the wrong address in a slum near Rio de Janiero, Brazil, where the wife died in a hail of gunfire, police say. Sourced through Scoop.it from: edition.cnn.com This is a very sad … Continue reading

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Mobile travel and millennials: Are hack events the key to a thriving tourism industry?

The WTM Africa discussion around millennials and mobile has rehashed a few useful insights into what travellers expect when it comes to travel information in the palm of their hands. Source: traveller24.news24.com It seems that things have moved on quite … Continue reading

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Augmented-reality game Ingress arrives on Android Wear watches – CNET

Why are sometimes the easiest and obvious things so hard to get over the line? Continue reading

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15 Travel Apps To Log Your Globe-Trotting Trips

Don’t be one of those people who spend so much time taking photos and keeping notes that you have to go home to find out where you have been. Continue reading

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StartupBlink maps startups, accelerators and coworking spaces around the globe – The Next Web

Ever wonder where the next startup boom might happen around the globe? A close look at StartupBlink might be of help. The site features a world map of startups, accelerator programs, coworking spaces and more. Source: thenextweb.com This is awesome, … Continue reading

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Are visitor centers passé? Haywood tourism authority mulls bang for the buck … – Waynesville Smoky Mountain News

Are visitor centers passé? Haywood tourism authority mulls bang for the buck … Source: http://www.smokymountainnews.com Having had the pleasure of visiting a number of visitor centers such as on the Natchez Trace a couple of years ago, I found them … Continue reading

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Tourism conference addresses how media is shaping the news – eTurboNews

See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere eTurboNews Tourism conference addresses how media is shaping the news eTurboNews With the impact of technological innovation and evolving media channels on tourism communication being the focus of the conference, this was part … Continue reading

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