Posts Tagged ‘ Twitter ’

Instagram is agony

Aug 16th, 2014 | By

Kaye Holland wishes we would all – occasionally – put down our favourite devices

What’s hot: September 2013

Sep 1st, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s good news for Norway and nudists – if not all inclusive holidays

Celebrating the best of the world – not all of it

Mar 24th, 2013 | By

Travel website of the week (aside from yours truly?!) Take a bow Triptease – a new website that offers – in conjunction with the iPad app – a new take on travel reviews that are beautiful, image-led and designed for sharing

The best holiday money saving tips for the year ahead

Feb 8th, 2012 | By

Make the most of your hard-earned cash with Stephen Baker’s 25 top holiday moneysaving tips

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.

Time to tweet?

Oct 25th, 2011 | By

Print media is the past and present and digital media is the present and future. That was the message that emerged from Whose Voice Is It Anyway –a CIMTIG seminar that took place at The Cumberland Hotel in London’s Marble Arch, last week.

Twitter More Important Than Loyalty

Aug 15th, 2011 | By

To tempt us to fly again with any airline, what would you think airlines would do? Some sort of loyalty scheme might be your thought as would be mine. But it looks as though having a Twitter account is more important.

Airports, Twits and Crazy Crunchie Friday

Jul 1st, 2011 | By

A quick question. What would you expect an airport’s Twitter account to be used for? To keep passengers informed you might think. You live in a sheltered world and believe all the techie hype if that’s your answer.

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.

Twitter: An Outlet for Moaning

Aug 22nd, 2009 | By

In the old days, if you had a problem you complained in person or by letter or by telephone. The arrival of the internet allowed blogs and then social websites.

Twitter which sometimes seems no more than the virtual stalking of celebrities has provided a bonus and a problem for the travel industry. It is a bonus in that travel companies can put up last minute offers and thoughts secure in the knowledge that it will be quickly seen by followers.

Twitter’s Meaningless Twaddle

Aug 12th, 2009 | By

Let me clear. I’m not a Twitter fan. I can’t see the value of telling people a couple of times a day that I am flossing my teeth in a lift or planning to visit an orphanage in deepest Mongolia. It seems to me that there are better things to do in life. Like living it. So it doesn’t surprise me that Twitter has released the results of a survey showing where twits are holidaying. In conjunction with Vodafone they have indicated that New York
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