Hello and welcome to the top 5 Facebook Pages for Travel & Tourism (Australian edition). Includes Airlines, Destination Tourism, Cruise lines etc. If you just want the top 5 pages keep on reading and yes you’re welcome. If you want to know why and how they are the top 5 stick around and read my […]
In November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. Great group – both speakers and audience. I was on a panel and then ran a bit of a workshop. I’m convinced that anyone currently in the writing/communicating industry will do fantastically well in social media. […]
Tourism Australia There’s Nothing Like… A Western Australia Tourism campaign called A Real Australian… (from exactly 4 years ago) In 2006, Western Australia’s Postcard campaign. So cute. You pick a postcard and have to finish the sentence A Real Australian…” Do you like my entry? Wish me luck! In 2010 from The Australian THE world will […]
HotelsMag has come up with 10 Internet Marketing Resolutions for 2010 including social media ones. Interesting to juxtapose them against the reality of our booking with Discover Australia and staying at the York Fairmont in the Blue Mountains. Aaah Holidays. Who’d ‘ave ’em eh? Just had a rather crappy experience with Discover Australia – they […]
Thailand have a social media competition – inviting bloggers to undertake a “team” holiday set with challenges they have to blog about.
Your mission – go to the social network Twitter, write a haiku about English summer (or their approximation there of), tweet it, with the hashtag (label) of #kingsplace. From Kinsgplace website: Twitter Welcome to the Great British Summer Haiku Competition! Dear Visitor, Kings Place has teamed up with Network Rail to create the world’s first […]
From time to time I run workshops, strategy sessions and give keynotes at Travel and Tourism conferences on the role of social networks, user generated content and peer reviews in that industry A new industry booklet from Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (STCRC) has revealed the power of interactive web tools, or user-generated content (UGC), […]
Last night: The Sun sinking into the Red Sea Just a quick post – last hour in the hotel here at Jeddah. Then heading to the airport – women aren’t meant to be travelling alone, so this could be interesting. I overnight in Dubai (should be at my hotel after 9 I guess) and leave […]