On December 13th, the world will, for the very first time, see its one billionth traveller in one year. One billionth! That means nearly one out of seven people on the planet will have journeyed across an international border. What, meaningfully asks the UN World Tourism Organisation, would it mean if each one of them did something good? Great question. But is asking it enough to change minds?
Travel Industry and Community Events and Conferences Worldwide
Traverse 2013 is an event that aims to give bloggers the chance to learn new skills and improve their existing skills with hands-on, “bring your laptop” style workshops.
It has been setup by bloggers, for bloggers who want to learn, network and have fun in the most efficient way possible.
The core of the event will be held on a Saturday with a Friday evening “Travel Massive” style welcome event in order to be as flexible as possible for those Continue Reading
The 1-day Travolution Summit takes place today in London – a series of presentations, panels, research and networking for and about the online travel sector.
We’ll be live blogging during the course of the day, covering particularly the sessions in the morning that are focused on social media….
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Last session of the day. Is not really a session. It’s a pre-recorded video interview with Glenn Fogel, Head of worldwide strategy & Continue Reading
This Thursday 22nd Nov sees the sixth Travolution Summit kick off with the Sabre Travel Network as their headline sponsor. Delegates can expect a great line up of Industry authorities, providing insight into the online travel sector. If you are not able to make it this year, don’t worry, Travelllll.com will be there and our Alastair McKenzie will be live blogging from the event.
There are lot of interesting discussions to look forward to and one we’re particularly interested Continue Reading
On Wednesday November 7th, when travel bloggers were gathered for last week’s World Travel Market, HostelBookers held their first ever sponsored travel bloggers’ awards at Barrio Central’s basement bar in Soho. Working with Rough Guides, RTWExperts and G Adventures, ten awards were presented on the night, as well as five prizes for Twitter challenges and a whole lot of complimentary Mojitos. You could follow what was going on with the hashtag #HBloggerlove.
The evening was Continue Reading
If you are interested in the cutting edge of Internet tech and social media marketing then this is a good week to be in London because we are in the middle of an extraordinary and entirely crowd-sourced festival taking place at various venues across the capital, spanning from the broad East London ‘Tech City’ Silicon Roundabout and Shoreditch, through to the headquarters of powerhouses including YouTube, Google and cultural institutions such as The V&A.
This year’s Continue Reading