Mexico’s drug wars, not immigration law, costing Arizona hotels a bundle

The Gadling released a story today entitled “Immigration law costs Arizona hotels a bundle” where the Arizona Hotel and Lodging Association believes that tourists have cut back on their visits to the state because of its immigration law. Their assertion couldn’t be further from the truth because it’s not Arizona’s immigration law that has prospective touristsContinue reading “Mexico’s drug wars, not immigration law, costing Arizona hotels a bundle”

“Fancy getting into bed with a Virgin”

Richard Branson may have started the Virgin Group as a mail order record retailer back in 1970, but it has since extended to include more than 300 branded companies, covering everything from worldwide mobile phone services and Formula 1 racing to space tourism and, most notably, air transportation. The organization recently announced that it willContinue reading ““Fancy getting into bed with a Virgin””

New PhoCusWright survey finds mobile and social networks gaining traction with travelers

In two new reports, PhoCusWright explores how these sweeping trends—mobile and social networks—are changing how consumers shop for, purchase and share their travel experiences. Based on a comprehensive survey of online travelers, PhoCusWright’s Traveler Technology Survey 2010: Mobile and PhoCusWright’s Traveler Technology Survey 2010: Social Networks each provide unique insight into an extremely influential technology that is impacting traveler behavior andContinue reading “New PhoCusWright survey finds mobile and social networks gaining traction with travelers”