Posts Tagged ‘ Facebook ’

What’s hot: August 2017

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world

Notes from a traveller: part six

May 12th, 2015 | By

In her bunk bed, a laptop propped on her pillow, Kaye writes the latest news of her travels as she heads back into Argentina

I love London so why did I leave? (Part six)

Jul 2nd, 2013 | By

Kaye loves London, so why did she leave? Read the sixth part of her story exclusively on CD-Traveller

Put down the camera!

Apr 3rd, 2013 | By

Whether you stayed put in Blighty (brrrrr!) or escaped to sunnier climes, I hope you had great Easter

Love isn’t in the air for British passengers

Apr 5th, 2012 | By

Last month we revealed how Dutch airline, KLM, and Malaysian airlines are testing a new programme that allows passengers to pick their in-flight neighbours by evaluating Facebook and LinkedIn profiles before take-off

Selecting a seatmate

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

Flying can be fun- unless that is you’re sat next to the flight neighbour from hell (for 10 of the worst travelling companions check out

However help could soon be at hand: Dutch airline, KLM. and Malaysian airlines are already testing a new programme that allows passengers to pick their in-flight neighbours by evaluating Facebook and LinkedIn profiles before take-off and other airlines are expected to follow suit.

Are we using social media for travel?

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

Every destination whatever its size seems to have a Facebook page, tweets regularly and is connected to LinkedIn. How useful is this to us? Is it having an impact on the way we decide?

There’s an app for that. Or not

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller reader, Kirti Sharma, is seething over the cost of downloading an app abroad. Read her rant and tips on how to keep the cost down, here

How to decide on a holiday

Dec 27th, 2011 | By

Now Christmas is over, do you have an armful of brochures, spend hours in travel agents or watch endless TV ads? According to Conrad Advertising 50% of people who had booked a holiday last year looked at TripAdvisor as part of their research.

Airline to offer mile-high dating?

Dec 18th, 2011 | By

Finding love in the twenty first century can be tough as any singleton will tell you. However KLM might very well turn out to have the answer.

Free flights with Air France

Mar 2nd, 2011 | By

Up until 9th March, Air France is giving you the chance to win one of 2 pairs of tickets it is giving away every day. Access is via their facebook page ( we’ll give you the weblink in just a moment) and all you have to do is to guess where the daily photo is. Then you could win a round trip of your choice from the destinations they fly to. And given how big Air France’s network s, that gives you a fairly wide choice. So click on and good luck. You can enter each day as long as you can identify the photograph. And if you win, let us know where you chose to go to and why for the benefit of the rest of us who may not hve been so lucky!

Facebook and Twitter Instead of Postcards

Jan 10th, 2011 | By

Now it seems, social networks are becoming popular as ways that holidaymakers and travellers stay in contact with their friends and relations back home. 37% of people according to a survey for ITB use Facebook and similar things to let people know about their travel. What happened to the postcard? And where does this research come from? The biggest travel trade show in the world happens in Germany and is called ITB. They commission research amongst travel experts throughout the world and this is one of the conclusions they have drawn.