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Decision Makers and the Digital Language

Incorporate a partner or a customer to our company, address an united team towards a shared goal, be effective in incorporating new talent or allies …

¿Qué sabemos de los Millennials? Datos de los nuevos viajeros

Por José Miguel Balcera Barrero @JMBBRDT – Blog El rincón del TuristaVer el perfil de José Miguel Balcera BarreroLa irrupción de <b>nuevos segmentos de</b> …

Digital Invencibles: the future is always unpredictable: ‪

US hotel firm Starwood strikes historic Cuba deal

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1233000/1233392_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534449054_4d7814e427b54e0ed06c92a83380904f<p><b>US hotel company Starwood has become the first American firm to agree a deal with the Cuban authorities since the revolution of 1959.</b><p>Starwood will …

Cuba

Uber Travel may challenge Expedia, TripCase, everyone - if it's serious

Uber, the transportation network company, was granted a patent before Christmas for a digital interface that looks a lot like travel metasearch.<p>The …

Estas son las agencias de viajes ‘online’ que llenan los hoteles españoles

Quién es quién entre los gigantes virtuales de las reservas por Internet que hacen los turistas. Muchos ni te sonarán<p>El turismo es imparable, así …

Minube libro blanco turismo sostenible RSE

Libro Blanco sobre Turismo Sostenible y Responsable. RSE: Retos y Oportunidades para el Sector Turístico. Análisis a través de más de 20 especialistas del impacto de las estrategias de RSE en el turismo y propuestas para crear un mundo mejor a través de esta industria. Realizado por minube, …

Priceline Group spent $2.8 billion on online advertising in 2015

Little wake-up call shared today by the Priceline Group for consumer-facing startups thinking they can challenge the big boys and girls of the online …

"El 70% de las ventas de Meliá serán digitales en tres años"

El grupo hotelero, que prevé invertir 100 millones de euros en su transformación, trabaja en la mejora de los canales de venta online y en el …

The End of the News as We Know It: How Facebook Swallowed Journalism

This is the full text of a lecture delivered by Emily Bell last week at the University of Cambridge, where she is the <b>Humanitas Visiting Professor in</b> …

Chinese Drone Maker Plows Into Agriculture

DJI to launch crop-spraying drone in effort to expand into farming sector<p>China’s SZ DJI Technology Co., the world’s top consumer-drone maker, is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer that will test whether farming is fertile ground for drone …

Drones

Black Friday store sales fell this year as Americans bought more online

Sales at retail stores on Black Friday fell to $10.4 billion this year, down from $11.6 billion in 2014, according to preliminary figures from research firm ShopperTrak.<p>And sales on Thanksgiving dropped to $1.8 billion from just over $2 billion. The firm compiled data from 1,200 retail chains. The …

AirBnB racism claim: African-Americans 'less likely to get rooms'

<b>People with names that suggest they are black are being discriminated against on room sharing site AirBnB, a Harvard study suggests.</b><p>A survey of more than 6,000 hosts in five US cities concluded that names that sounded African-American were about 16% less likely to get a positive response to a …

Harvard Business School

Seattle council allows Uber drivers to join a union

<b>Seattle has passed a measure allowing drivers of smartphone-based taxi services such as Uber to join a union.</b><p>The move - a first in the US - is a setback for the companies, which have sought to avoid regulations that apply to traditional taxi services.<p>Companies such as Uber say their drivers are …

City Politics

Amazon launches handicraft store

<b>Amazon is entering the handicraft market with the launch of a new online store for handmade goods.</b><p>Handmade at Amazon is currently invitation-only, with an initial 5,000 sellers on the site.<p>Goods must be "factory-free", with items such as wooden cufflinks and handstitched baby bibs already on sale …

Will a robot take your job?

<b>Type your job title into the search box below to find out the likelihood that it could be automated within the next two decades.</b><p>About 35% of current jobs in the UK are at high risk of computerisation over the following 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Oxford University and …

Google search chief Amit Singhal looks to the future

<b>For more than a decade, boxes have helped Google dominate search - both the rectangle on its home page and the web browser address bars that send users to its results.</b><p>But smartphones now account for more internet use than PCs, and that changes things.<p>"When you have a 5in-diagonally-across screen - …

Google Search

Google Hotel Ads makes it easier for more hotels to participate

article<p>en<p>https://adwords.googleblog.com/2015/09/google-hotel-ads-makes-it-easier-for.html<p>Inside …

Cabdrivers short term decisions that benefit Uber and other transport marketplaces #economics http://t.co/y6ABgMY3QH

Skift Global Forum 2015: How VisitBritain Markets a Mature Brand to a New Audience

<b>VisitBritain’s CEO Sally Balcombe will speak about marketing destinations to next generation consumers at the Skift Global Forum on October 14 and 15</b> …

Tourism

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Digital Nomads Sail Around the World on the First Co-Working Space at Sea

Forget drab walls, cramped cubicles, and the daily 9-to-5 grind. Imagine working in an office out on the open sea–gazing out at blue waves and azure skies, feeling the warmth of sunshine, and smelling the ocean breeze while pushing your creativity and innovation further than ever before. That …

Digital Nomads

My 'perfect' Instagram life is a fun refuge from a messy reality. I like it that way | Jessica Valenti

My aspirational self is so much more fun than the boring me, and more serene than the chaotic me<p>My Instagram life is filled with fantastic looking food, beautiful landscapes of places I’m visiting, group shots with good friends and piles of books from smart, relevant authors. As is the case with …

Apple Pay Has Strong Awareness, Little Adoption

Story Highlights<p><i>65% of consumers are at least somewhat familiar with Apple Pay</i>• <i><br>Only 21% of iPhone customers actually use the Passbook app</i>• <i><br>Apple has the</i> …

Here's where digital ad spending is going over the next five years

Dollars are increasingly flowing from traditional ads to digital, as strong growth in mobile, video, and social spending continue to change the face of the US media market.<p>Over the next five years, marketers will especially embrace mobile. Mobile will drive up spending on video, search, display, …

TripAdvisor Transformed: The Booking Site Is Now in Full Swing

Almost overnight and ahead of TripAdvisor’s second quarter earnings report July 23, TripAdvisor has made the transition into a true booking site with …

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

How Trees Calm Us Down

In 1984, a researcher named Roger Ulrich noticed a curious pattern among patients who were recovering from gallbladder surgery at a suburban hospital in Pennsylvania. Those who had been given rooms overlooking a small stand of deciduous trees were being discharged almost a day sooner, on average, …

Ecology