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BizReport | Internet April 16, 2015

Holidaymakers swindled out of £2.2 million in 2014

Fraudsters swindled £2.2 million from unsuspecting holidaymakers and travelers in the UK last year, according to new figures released to alert the public to the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud.... >>

BizReport | Trends & Ideas March 31, 2015

Melbourne hotel group to review their guests' behavior

In an era where nothing escapes review, a Melbourne-based hotel group is putting their guests in the picture by reviewing their behavior and demeanor during their stay.... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing March 26, 2015

What did Facebook's inactive account purge do to fan counts?

Ryan Solutions has tracked the number of Facebook fans lost after the social network purged voluntarily deactivated and memorialized accounts from brands' fan counts. ... >>

BizReport | Research March 24, 2015

60% of travel business owners quick to check reviews

Travelers are quick to leave reviews of the accommodation or resort they stayed in, but are travel business owners as quick to check them? The answer is a resounding 'yes', according to recent research from TripAdvisor.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce January 13, 2015

Why do people abandon online travel bookings?

Eighty-one percent of people abandon their travel bookings online. Why? New research from Salecycle has the answer.... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing December 06, 2014

Boost engagement by sharing travel-related posts on social media

Want to boost social media engagement? Try posting something travel-related because, according to new research from ShareThis, such content generates 40% more click-backs than any other type of share. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing November 24, 2014

Travel study reveals extent of travelers' frustration with poorly performing apps, websites

A new survey from mobile and cloud test firm SOASTA reveals not only the extent to which Americans rely on website and apps for holiday travel but just how frustrating app failure can be.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing October 06, 2014

Mobile increasingly important to air travel passengers

Mobile devices are increasingly becoming an integral part of air travel, according to new research from airline technology firm SITA, with the vast majority of travelers carrying such devices and wanting to use them to improve the travel experience both... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing July 30, 2014

Hilton gives guests greater control with significant app upgrade

Mobile apps are changing the way people book travel and accommodation, and perhaps nowhere more than within the hotel industry. Hilton Worldwide is the most recent hotel chain to give technology users more control over their overall experience by allowing... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing July 24, 2014

Air passengers demand constant connectivity and fast in-flight Wi-Fi

People today are accustomed to easy access to Wi-Fi even when out and about in public. New research from Honeywell Aerospace finds that those expectations have expanded to include when travelers are airborne. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing July 10, 2014

By 2017 one quarter of corporate travel will be booked via mobile

Within the next three years a quarter of all online corporate travel bookings will be made via mobile, according to new research from Carlson Wagonlit Travel.... >>

BizReport | Advertising June 24, 2014

Consumers taking longer to consider online purchases

Consumers are taking longer than ever to make considered shopping decisions, according to new research from Rakuten Marketing's display arm, Rakuten MediaForge. This makes it more challenging for brands to keep a distracted consumer interested.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing June 11, 2014

Yahoo: Summer travelers looking online

School is out for nearly all of us in the US. That means parents and young adults are looking up hotspots for summer vacation travel. And, according to new data out from Yahoo, they aren't just calling a travel agent... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing May 23, 2014

Expedia: U.K. mobile market outpacing U.S.

British consumers, and especially British travelers, are a more active and mobile-savvy bunch compared with their U.S. counterparts, according to new research released by Expedia Media Solutions. ... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing April 30, 2014

Social media gives women the reassurance to travel solo

More women are heading off on vacation on their own, according to new research, and social media is one of the factors boosting their confidence to do so. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing March 25, 2014

Mobile tops list of items travelers least want to forget when packing for a trip

Everyone has that one item that they least want to forget when packing for a trip. What that item is may depend on where you come from, according to new research from online travel agency Agoda.... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce February 20, 2014

32.8 million Americans use a mobile device to book travel

A new survey reveals that booking travel on a mobile device is an increasingly popular activity, particularly among younger travel bookers. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing March 27, 2013

More Australians use PayPal to book travel requirements via mobile

New data from PayPal highlights the need for travel agents to ensure their mobile offerings are strong as Australians increasingly book holiday requirements while on the road. ... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce March 22, 2012

Research shows Americans to travel more, book more online

Concerns about the economy still linger but, according to a Travelocity survey, vacations aren't taking a back seat. More Americans plan to get away this year than last and, as new research from yStats.com shows, more travel arrangements will be... >>

BizReport | Ecommerce March 12, 2012

Amazon takes to the skies

Online shopping has taken off - literally. Travelers with Delta Air Lines can now shop via Amazon and its mobile phone website while in-flight.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing March 09, 2012

Smartphone users not using the 'smart' bit

A recent Harris Poll found that, while people are clamoring to own the latest hi-tech smartphones few are using them to their full potential. Texting and mobile browsing are well-used functions but more advanced operations, such as scanning or mobile... >>

BizReport | Social Marketing February 28, 2012

KLM partnering passengers via social networks

The anxious wait to see who you'll be sat next to on a long-haul flight could soon be over thanks to social seating programs such as KLM's 'Meet & Seat'. But social seating could hit some privacy turbulence. ... >>

BizReport | Law & Regulation February 03, 2012

ASA bans TripAdvisor "real traveler" claims

Popular travel review website TripAdvisor has been banned from claiming that its reviews are from "real travelers" and "reviews you can trust" by order of the UK's Advertising Standards Authority.... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing December 15, 2011

Report reveals rise of mobile holiday booking

New research reveals a growing number of online travel bookers are turning to their mobile devices to research, and even pay for, their holidays. ... >>

BizReport | Mobile Marketing October 12, 2011

TravelClick: Hotels to invest more in mobile, social marketing

As increasing numbers of consumers pack the power of a smartphone in their pocket the travel industry has taken notice. Hotels, in particular, are investing more in mobile website and social media initiatives.... >>

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