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Jul

SOCIAL – Product news, launches and more – July 2013

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The latest social news, launches and more from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in July 2013.

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Jul

SYSTEMS – Product news, launches and more – July 2013

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The latest systems news, launches and more from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in July 2013.

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Jul

A brief guide to optimising travel videos and virtual tours on multiple devices

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NB: This is a guest viewpoint from Gil Keinan, vice president of commercial and strategy Ice Portal.

Understanding how product and content appears in multiple device is a fact of life in the travel industry these days. Or at least it should be.

But as Google Analytics, Omniture, Unica Netinsight and WebTrends might be aggregating stats on referral, device, bounce rate, content for your web visitors, but what about the finer details on how video content performs?

Here is a travel industry aggregate of consumer data from users that view videos and virtual tours.

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01
Jul

To share or not to share: more than half would in return for personalisation [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Here’s an interesting study that demonstrates how willing people are to share their personal information on social networks as well as with other websites.

The Intent HQ research shows more than half of UK adults, 53%, who use social networks, are willing to share profile information to view products and content relevant to them.

The study of 2,000 UK adults also reveals 56% of people are happy to use their Facebook or Twitter profile to log onto another website to get a more personal experience.

Discounts and special offers was the main reason given by 57% for using a social network profile on another site followed by products based on their interests, 41%, and, content friends and family have engaged with, 34%.

Large retailers and supermarkets are the sites users will most likely share social data with while 22% would share with a travel site.

Interesting to note that about a third of people, 32%, say they have become more selective in terms of the information they share on social networks.

The study does find some concerns about sharing social data on other websites with privacy cited as the main barrier. Men emerged as less concerned about sharing data and 18 to 24 olds as the least concerned age group.

Further findings include:

50% have shared their hobbies and interests 30% share information about holidays 35% share events they’ve been to

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DEVICES – Product news, launches and more – July 2013

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The latest devices news, launches and more from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry in July 2013.

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Jun

How to start or close a funding round as a travel business?

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STARTUPS: Raising capital is dead easy – you just convince some wealthy folk to believe in your idea and persuade them to part with some of their cash. Right? Obviously it’s nowhere near that simple, as many a travel company will testify. So what should you do? Read the full story on Forbes.

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28
Jun

O2 launches JetSetMe, spinning a different take on travel for subscribers

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Mobile communications provider O2 has launched a travel component that provides both compelling insights into travel across their network and intriguing integrations for mobile travelers.

Appropriately named JetSetMe, the project provides visualization of travel across their customer base as they move about the continent.

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28
Jun

Deep dive into customer data shows what it REALLY takes to get a happy hotel guest

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If you examine 800,000 hotel reviews from genuine guests you would presumably get an interesting snapshot of what makes a guest swing from hating to loving a property.

This is what Priceline-owned Booking.com has spent a fair amount of time doing recently as part of a project to find out more about what keep its users happy (or not).

The study of reviews was combined with a survey of 1,200 customers in the US.

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Jun

Wearable tech and understanding the concerns over user’s own data

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DEVICES: Glass, watches, all sorts of so-called wearable technology, appear to be around the corner – but whilst a lot of debate around privacy is concentrated on what users might do with the data they capture, there are equally fundamental questions about a user’s existing information flowing through such devices. Read the full story on The Guardian.

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Jun

THE WORLD OF DISTRIBUTION

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