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Expedia hit with a link building penalty by Google

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Expedia hit with a link building penalty by Google

If you are in the marketing industry for a travel company, you know how difficult it can be to be seen on search engines like Google and Bing. One of the main reasons for this is that there is so much competition out there and the bigger OTA’s spending millions a dollars a month to [...]

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Lack of Innovation in the Travel Industry

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lack of Innovation in the Travel Industry

In regards to the tech industry, we have seen a boom in almost every area from wearable technology to even social. One area where we haven’t seen theĀ  type of innovation as compared to some other area is with the travel industry. I tried to think back to when the last big and great tech [...]

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State of the Travel Industry

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
State of the Travel Industry

As we’re already half way through this year, it sure has been an interesting for six months for the travel industry. We have seen airlines expanding to new destinations, resorts spending money to upgrade their properties as well as more people traveling. I’ve also been reading a lot of news lately about destinations like Hawaii [...]

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Why can’t I find a good price for my trip?

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Why can’t I find a good price for my trip?

This is a question that I’ve not only asked in the past but has also been asked by many others as well. Yeah I know prices are more expensive because of things like oil prices going up and some airlines being on the verge of going out of business so they need to raise prices [...]

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Have we reached the age of consolidation for travel apps?

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the past years, we’ve seen a large number of new tech companies trying to tackle the travel industry with very few having success. There are some that has seen some traction like AirBnB and Kayak, but there are hundreds of others that haven’t either been able to gain the traction they needed or haven’t [...]

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Where are the hotel aggregators?

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

With the success of sites like Kayak who have been able to display prices from multiple OTA’s for flights, you would think that there would be someone who could do the same things for hotels. There have been a lot of startups recently like Hipmunk who have come up with new ways to display flights, [...]

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My Recommednations for Thomas Cook

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
My Recommednations for Thomas Cook

Over at Tnooz there is a great article on recommendations they have to help turn Thomas Cook around. If you have never heard of Thomas Cook, they are one of the biggest, if not the biggest, travel agency in Europe with a long rich history. Recently though they’ve had there up’s and downs with a [...]

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What I want to see from vacation planning sites

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
What I want to see from vacation planning sites

One of the great things about some of these new online travel services that come out is how is makes it simple to plan a vacation. Gone are the days where you had to go to different sites and try to remember everything you saw. Now a days there are services that have built up [...]

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Favorite Online Tools of 2012

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

I know this post is a little late with it being February already, but with me talking about tools that can help you plan your trip, I wanted to do a post on my favorite travel tools for 2012. In 2012 we saw a lot of new tools that came out that has helped travelers [...]

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Is the Travel Agent Dead?

| February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Is the Travel Agent Dead?

In the travel industry, over the last couple of years one thing that I’ve heard coming from a lot of so called “insiders” is the fact that travel agents are dead. No longer are consumers working with a travel specialist to plan and book their vacations and instead are going online and doing everything themselves. [...]

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