Groupon CEO quits, Google Business Photos in India, JetAirways and Carzonrent, AirChina’s self service kiosk, Lonely Planet hitting million fans, Zipcar survey results, and more – make our shortlist in the Scan for March 1, 2013.
The Scan – Groupon CEO quits, Google business photos in India, Travelmob deals and more travel tech news
A perfect storm, some might suggest, has hit the travel industry in recent years – one driven by economic challenges, rapid rise of personal technology and impact of social media.
A partnership between Expedia and Groupon providing local travel deals launched in the US in last June may now not be replicated in Europe.
There wasn’t much intrigue or back-stabbing, but Groupon and the TNT cable network came up with a clever travel promotion timed to coincide with the reprise of Dallas, which debuted last night with nearly 7 million viewers taking it all in.