FHR and Pork Pies, a social media agency, conducted a State of Travel Blogging survey among travel bloggers. I was surprised by two of the stats. While it seems obvious that most travel bloggers try to monetize their blogs I was surprised to learn that the majority runs more than one travel blog. We run two travel blogs ourselves for historical reasons (and some others) but I thought that would be an exception, not the rule.
HolidayCheck.com is a travel review and hotel booking website focusing on up-to-date touristic information. Originating in Germany a few years back, the site boasts many honest and unbiased reviews from discerning European travelers — which adds a unique value to their services.
Understanding the key trends in Social Media in Travel and why the future is mobile. Infographic by SimpliFlying and EyeForTravel.
travelmatch.co.uk is a sleek travel meta search engine with modern guided navigation features. It takes the innovative concept a step further and not only offers a plethora of navigation choices (facets) but also sliders in order to narrow down the rich travel inventory provided by 11 well known travel agents and tour operators such as First Choice, Kuoni, Thomson, Virgin Holidays, Thomas Cook and others.