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
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.
It’s always nice to be recognised for doing A Good Thing by the very people we write about. After all, we like what we do and how we do it – and it is obviously something we take very seriously.
Tnooz has covered (often stirred) the various debates about the rise of bloggers as a force within the world of content in online travel.
Iâ€™ll admit it: Iâ€™ve got an axe to grind. A big and rather shiny axe, one that has been resting against the cupboard called Lazy Travel Marketing for quite a while.