Summer travel trends

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Summer Travel Trends Twitter Chat #TWchats This summer I had some very epic travel experiences. I kicked it off on Silversea Expeditions exploring the Arctic in search of polar bears, glaciers, and adventure. Then I had a great 2-day layover in London staying at One Aldwych while exploring the city during Wimbledon. Some of the highlights included enjoying the Scents of Summer […]

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Carnival Cruise Line’s new social media Internet packages

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Buzzing: Carnival Cruise Line’s new social media Internet packages The moment I have been waiting for is here. A cruise line just announced that they will bundle affordable Internet packages for guests to post to social media. Now the consumers (almost) does not have to pay to upload user-generated content from their cruise vacation. Although not entirely free (like other […]

#TWchats: family travel edition

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This month we chat about the latest and greatest in family travel! Our chat will be spearheaded by TravelAge West, publisher of Family Getaways, which showcases top family travel trends and destinations. Join us on Twitter and get connected to family-oriented suppliers, expert sellers and others who specialize in family and multigenerational travel. What: #TWchats, Travel Weekly’s monthly Twitter chat […]

#TWChats: Foodie travel edition

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Travel Weekly chat about food  The topic: Foodie travel. Travel Weekly’s monthly Twitter chat #TWchats is sure to dish up some cruise buzz. Our well-rounded list of co-hosts includes journalists from Travel Weekly, Travel Age West, and travel brands like Azamara Club Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Paul Gauguin, A+K, Kimpton, Luftansa, Tauck, Cox & Kings, Holland America Line, Sandals, Intrepid Travel, […]

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2015 Travel Resolutions

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Travel Weekly Chats on Twitter Our next Chat: Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 3 p.m. Eastern, Noon Pacific.  The subject: New Years resolutions, travel-style. Join us for our monthly Travel Weekly Chats on Twitter, or, in Twitter-speak, #TWchats, and get connected (in 140 characters or less) to Twitter influencers, suppliers, other agents, travelers, social-media experts and Travel Weekly editors. What you’re […]

Travel agents on YouTube

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YouTube roundup of travel agents (is there anybody out there) Setting off to find some examples of travel agents who are leveraging the social media channel YouTube to inspire viewers should be easy, right? But after spending 15 minutes searching YouTube with the keyword phrase “travel agent” I was left feeling like there was nobody out there. I am writing […]

River cruising in social media #TWchats

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River cruising is on the rise: not the river but the niche market Today’s Travel Weekly #TWchats was all about river cruising. We had great attendance from cruise lines, travel agents, journalists, bloggers, and consumers. It’s clear that there is a lot to like about river cruising. Some of the reasons this specialty cruise niche market is popular include unpacking […]

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MSC Cruises Partners with We Are Social

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MSC Cruises Goes Social An accelerated social media push is in store for MSC Cruises. Powered by the global agency, We Are Social, MSC Cruises is hoping to keep the conversations going online with their travel partners, client’s and prospects. The goal of the new partnership, announced via MSC Cruises today, is to develop the cruise lines’ global social media […]