How Tech and Social Media Are Changing Travel – Infographics

From mobile apps to deal sites, people use technology more than ever to help find places to go. Technology also helps vacationers enjoy themselves after they reach their destinations. But just how much is technology changing the way we travel? Nearly one-third of social media users have used a mobile app to find good prices for flights […]

HostelBookers Launches Mobile Website

HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, has launched the HostelBookers.com mobile site, delivering great flexibility and convenience to customers booking hostels and budget accommodation properties on the go. An infographic published by My Destination shows how mobile technology has changed the way we travel. It indicates that three in four active travellers use a mobile device while on […]

Travel Has Gone Mobile Says Google

This summer Google is seeing a notable shift towards the use of mobile devices in search for last-minute travel products. For certain types of products, up to 40% of all Google UK queries are made on either a tablet or other high-end mobile device. According to new Google UK Data, last minute search volume has […]

iPhone Photography Tips & Tricks

With the release of Apple’s iPhone 4S it’s more true than ever that sometimes ‘the best camera is the one that’s with you’. Yet even if you’re carrying around an older version, great photographs can be taken and shared all from your smartphone. Pay attention to the basic rules of good photography, follow these simple […]

High-Tech Hippie Trail

With more than 100,000 young backpackers visiting Nimbin each year, Lismore City Council is now investigating the feasibility of the Nimbin Walking Track, which will incorporate interactive storytelling to promote the village’s colourful history. “Our young visitors want to learn about communities, see and learn about Nimbin’s alternative culture, its innovation, its history and its […]

Consumers Prefer Pinterest & Twitter Over Facebook

Consumers are more likely to follow you on Pinterest or Twitter than they are on Facebook, a new study shows. According to the 2012 Social and Mobile Commerce Study–a joint research project by the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org, comScore and The Partnering Group consultancy–customers say they were following fewer retailers because of concerns about information sharing and privacy. […]

Infographics for Mobile Email Optimization

More and more marketers are jumping on the mobile-optimization bandwagon, but it’s important to remember that being a mobile inbound marketer extends beyond simply having a mobile-friendly website. If you haven’t thought about optimizing your email marketing for mobile yet, your email marketing program may face some seriously sad results. Consider this if you’re not totally convinced of the […]

Survey Reveals How Americans are Gearing Up for Travel

Summer is around the corner, and Americans are busy researching destinations, booking hotels and looking forward to that big annual getaway. Optimism is high, and  92 percent of Americans will hop into cars, planes, buses and boats in the upcoming months to spend quality time with loved ones. Although the tradition of summer vacation remains […]

The Future of Travel

The emergence of social media sites which foster quick and updated information. It has become a part of every discretionary traveler since these sites are home to unlimited information. They show even more interest because of its accessibility. Even mobile booking has become easier with the addition of network capabilities in phones. It has become […]

The Explosive Growth of Instagram – Infographic

I was recently travelling through Italy and having an iPhone allowed me to share what I was experiencing in real time to my Facebook timeline and to Twitter. The photo that you see on the right of the sea side town of Camogli is the evidence. This didn’t require waiting to get back to the […]