Go Travel: Tips, Trips and Traps
Various travel tips, destination reviews and pitfalls to watch out for, all brought to you by those who have experienced it all.
Articles in this feature
May 19, 2011
DiveCaching: The New Underwater Treasure Hunt Game
Divecaching, hunting for treasure under water with a GPS is a new sport with a new and eager following
May 16, 2011
Nude Travel is Big Business
Nude travel is big business. But what do people do when they travel nude?
May 12, 2011
“B&B Kick Gas” Campaign Drives More Visitors to B&Bs
High gas prices are driving travelers crazy. But the Bed and Breakfast community has come up with a solution: The "Kick Gas" campaign.
May 09, 2011
Kill the Travel Press Release-Tweet It Instead
The text-heavy travel press release should RIP. Tweet it instead. Reach consumers and content providers more directly
May 05, 2011
Wrong Goals for Arab World Tourism Development
Plans for developing tourism in the Arab world are heading in the wrong direction, creating more disparity in wealth and ignoring the reasons behind the uprisings.
May 03, 2011
Still Searching for bin Laden's End
Osama bin Laden's death is hugely cathartic, but are the wounds too deep to heal?
May 01, 2011
And The Best Airline Search Sites Are?
How can you tell which airfare search engines people actually like the best? Watch them as they use them.
Apr 27, 2011
Snapshot: Egypt, Tourism and Islam
In spite of the calm, Egypt's vital tourism sector has not recovered and some poll results regarding the USA and Israel bear watching.
Apr 25, 2011
Can Shopkick Kick the Travel Industry into Action?
Shopkick pays people for just walking into a store. Perfect intersection of mobile and retail. Can travel adopt the strategy?
Apr 20, 2011
Airlines Give Passengers a Needed Break
Department of Transportation finally gives passengers a break as airlines cut customers some slack
Apr 18, 2011
“T2”: A Stunningly Modern, New SFO Terminal w/Foursquare
San Francisco's stunning, new Terminal2 may be the most green, modern, cool terminal in the world with fun Foursquare and Facebook games to match
Apr 14, 2011
Marriage, Italian Style
Mondovi, Italy, a small town near the Italian Alps played host to a sweet and endless wedding
Apr 11, 2011
LivingSocial Adds Hotels and Dealradar Delivers Deals
LivingSocial loops in local hotels for discount deals and Dealradar.com, aggregates the best for the consumer.
Apr 08, 2011
Justice OK's Google Purchase of Critical ITA Fare Tracker Software
Justice Department approved Google's purchase of air fare search engine technology, ITA, compromising search engines like Orbitz, Expedia and others that use the software.
Apr 07, 2011
Why We're Unhappy With Travel Web Sites
Are human travel agents making a comeback? We seem very unhappy with our travel web sites
Apr 04, 2011
GPS Travel: Treasure Hunting With Geocaching
Geocaching is like old fashioned treasure huts but with a GPS and a passionate following
Apr 01, 2011
Social Media in Travel: Over-Hyped, Under-Hyped or Who Knows
Surprisingly, travelers are still more comfortable with newspapers, reviews, travel company web sites and review sites
Mar 28, 2011
How Not to Run a Travel Media Lunch
The media or press lunch is a staple of the travel industry. Usually run Public Relations professionals, the event is badly in need of being reinvented
Mar 24, 2011
Group Messaging: SXSW’s Hot Topic-Great News For Travel
The hot topic at this year's South by Southwest was Group Messaging, a collective conversation app, and a boon for travel
Mar 21, 2011
Newfoundland: Sea, Solitude And Song w/Video
Newfoundland, Canada, is all about mists, the sea and solitude with quite coves, tiny towns an untouched beauty