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Wow I really want to go to Maui and try all of Andrew Zimmern's recommendations. http://www.trippy.com/friends/4f4d4829e4b0612087428e3b/Maui
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A decent article discussing... "why Pinterest has the potential to be the most important social strategy component for destination marketers."
http://www.tnooz.com/2012/03/05/how-to/why-pinterest-works-in-the-travel-industry-especially-destinations/
This is not another post about how to promote via Pinterest. Nor is it a list, how-to or secret revealing, link-bait article which is deep on hype and light on substance.
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They got me on thumb drive...
Recognize any of these devices from your briefcase? If so, head to the nearest wastebasket. And then go get an upgrade already. I'm not saying you and your business always need to have the latest hardware. That's impractical"and expensive. Besides, you have more important things to do than keep up with every whiz-bang gadget that hits the market. But I am saying, if you recognize any of the following devices from your briefcase you're seriously o...
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Pretty accurate. However, I could have used the travel router when recently working in the UK. The hotel offered wi-fi only in the lobby. If I was to use my iPad it had to either be there or the Starbucks on the corner.
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A smart move for Foursquare, digging into the API to see if there are any new and improved parameters that can improve trippy.com's use of their data.
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Foursquare's got a new way to let you search though all the great content is has online.
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If you thought pinterest was good for destination marketing, just imagine what a travel specific discovery experience like trippy,com could do for your destination.
http://www.tnooz.com/2012/03/09/news/social-travel-gets-graphic-as-trippy-wanderfly-gogobot-gtrot-display-pinterest-interest/
Get ready for lots of boards, photos and pinning as social travel companies discover the social power of photos and get travel inspiration from Pinterest.
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If you are heading to Austin for SXSW be sure to check out trippy.com for some killer ideas on food and fun! http://bit.ly/zQ3AiS
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Planning a trip this year? Try http://www.trippy.com/, it's a great website and iPhone app created to collect and organize travel ideas from friends. Rebecca and I are using it for our Kauai trip are are getting some sweet tips. http://www.trippy.com/trips/Jim_Kauai_Hawaii__Trip-4e812060dea696dcc590c8e2-1/TripFeed.html
The first site to let your friends plan your trip, helping you travel better
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