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Looking For a Better Webinar on Using Video

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Looking For a Better Webinar on How Video, Images Turn Lookers into Bookers How do action-less, people-less, laughter-less, romance-less, love-less  videos emotionally engage and move us? Move us to book or buy? VFLeonardo is an acknowledged leader in the art of visual storytelling, promoting their services to the travel industry and beyond. Their recent  webinar was called “Lets Get Visual: ... Read More »

Data Darwinism: Good, Bad and Ugly Reviews, and Who Writes Them

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Data Darwinism: Good, Bad and Ugly Reviews, and Who Writes Them Reviews do matter, but what seems to matter more is who writes them, and the question, can they be predicted? And it seems Airbnb is saying, “yes.” Booking an Airbnb place anywhere can be a 50-50 proposition, but it’s the very unpredictability and rich individuality of each place that ... Read More »

Social Media Plays Minor Role in How We Choose Hotels

Social Media Plays Minor Role in How We Choose Hotels What would you guess most determines how we choose a hotel? Price? Location? Recommendation by a friend or someone else? In a connected Social Media world, it’s surprising to discover that what our friends, and friends of friends recommend, say on Facebook or other sharing platforms, counts for only 6.8 ... Read More »

Why Airline Food Really Is Bad (1-min Audio PostCard)

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AIRLINE2 1 Please click the Audio Player above to hear why Airline Food Really Does Taste Bad Text Version Is it actually the food the airlines serve (when they do) that tastes so bad, or is it the flying experience make the food taste so awful? Wired Magazine reported that a handful of brave volunteers made “the ultimate sacrifice for ... Read More »

Grand Manan : One of Canada’s Top Ten Islands

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Grand Manan : One of Canada’s Top Ten Islands (Please watch the Grand Manan 1- minute Travel Video PostCard at the end of this post) It’s certainly tempting to think of Grand Manan as God’s shrug of land surrounded by a vast, changing and beautiful sea. There is something about these small fishing villages on islands that holds my heart ... Read More »

EF: Passion(ate) About Education-Guest Blog by Modig!Media

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EF: Passion(ate) About Education by Guest Editor, Lance VanDyke Salemo :modig!media Cambridge, MA | September 26, 2012 When is a groundbreaking not a groundbreaking? When it’s a social/multimedia event that features electropop darlings Passion Pit as the headlining act! EF (Education First , an international study-abroad and language-instruction leader that blends technology with education, knows how to throw a party. ... Read More »

Book Review: The Globetrotters Get-Gorgeous Guide-Diet and Beauty Secrets of Travel Pros

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Book Review: The Globetrotters Get-Gorgeous Guide-Diet and Beauty Secrets of Travel Pros Or what every frequently-flying woman, and bride going on her honeymoon, needs to know about staying healthy and fit in the air. If travel had a diva….someone who embodied the talent of looking great while facing the challenges, exhaustion, fun and frustration of Travel, it’d have to be ... Read More »

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