Somewhat ironic that in the week that BBC sold Lonely Planet to a little known digital publishing house that a site created to cover issues affecting travel writers and blogging revealed it would be closing.
RIP Travelllll – quirky name, plenty of content, potentially a large, vociferous and captive audience
Most US travel bloggers have assumed that they can tweet about press trips without mentioning that they are press trips as long as they link to a blog post that discloses it was a press trip. Yet that’s not the law.
Creators of a calendar featuring travel bloggers in various states of undress have turned on their peers for not supporting the initiative after sales fell short of expectations.
When I first started writing about hospitality, I was surprised at the number of hoteliers who came to me and said: “I have to have a blog – my SEO is bad without a blog!”, or some other variant.
Whether you’re a journalist, blogger, or content creator for a travel site like a hotel or metasearch company, there are interesting lessons to be learned from the success of CNNGo and its current rebranding effort.
I canâ€™t even begin to remember the number of times I have heard hoteliers talk about the need to get more direct business, preferably through their own hotel websites.
Tnooz has covered (often stirred) the various debates about the rise of bloggers as a force within the world of content in online travel.