Airbnb launched their Trips platform with plenty of pizzazz late last year. And now they have an Airbnb magazine, too. Spud Hilton went to Baker Beach in San Francisco to have a closer look at one of the experiential travel bolt-ons from Airbnb Trips. Read more here.
Last week, Google debuted a new offering that assigns a weighted value to every touchpoint a consumer passes before making a purchase. Read more from AdAge here.
Interesting research from a media company follows a TBEX conference shows what travel brands think about working with bloggers as part of their marketing strategy going forward. Read more here.
Because 13 million smartphone users have opted-in by sharing “always on” location trails, Foursquare is able to detect when these phones travel and when they walk in or out of 93 million public places around the world. Read about the latest indications for the USA here.
Reuters reports that the laptop ban on airlines could extend to all flights from all countries both in and out of the USA. See the report on Reuters TV here.