Do you have something you think we’d be interested in knowing about? Add #TBEX to your tweets or Facebook posts and we’ll take a look. We’ll share the best of what we find each week here on the blog.
Here’s what we’re reading this week:
- After seven years of sampling Charleston’s finest fare, a critic bids adieu – Do you write restaurant reviews on your blog? Or any type of review? Do you feel burnt out like this restaurant reviewer? How do you keep your review writing fresh? Read more here After seven years of sampling Charleston’s finest fare, a critic bids adieu
- 10 Specific Strategies to Make Your ‘Most Popular Posts’ Work Even Harder For You – You work hard on your posts and you’re right to feel proud when the resonate with your readership. Try out these tips to help them work even harder for you, helping you reach new readers and building loyalty among current readers. Read more here 10 Specific Strategies to Make Your ‘Most Popular Posts’ Work Even Harder For You
- The Pinterest feed changes: How to see more of what you want to see. And why you’ll never see all of it. – Another social platform changes its algorithm, leaving many of us scratching our heads. We think you’ll find this explanation of the changes, and how to get what you want out of your Pinterest feed is very helpful. Read more here The Pinterest feed changes: How to see more of what you want to see. And why you’ll never see all of it.
- How to Leverage the New Twitter Partnership with Google – Join the discussion about what the new Twitter-Google partnership means. Will you be tweeting any differently? Read more here How to Leverage the New Twitter Partnership with Google
- The Misuse of Social Media – Do you add hashtags to your Instagram and Pinterest accounts, hoping they’ll get noticed – and shared – by a larger media company. What happens may not be what you expect, as explained by Melvin from Travel Dudes. Read more here The Misuse of Social Media – #TLPicks
- In Net Neutrality Victory, F.C.C. Classifies Broadband Internet Service as a Public Utility – What the does victory for net neutrality mean? Here’s an explanation. Read more here In Net Neutrality Victory, F.C.C. Classifies Broadband Internet Service as a Public Utility
About the Travel & Tourism Industry
- America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers – Chinese tourists spend more than any other foreigners at an average of $7,200 per visit. It’s no wonder that the U.S. is courting these affluent inbound travelers. Read more here America: The new destination for rich Chinese shoppers
- Viking Cruises to Sail on Mississippi River Beginning in 2017 – Always in the know when in comes to cruise information, Cruise Critic reports that Viking Cruises will head to the port of New Orleans in Spring 2017. Itineraries along the Mississipi River wiill include Memphis, St. Louis, and St. Paul. We’re excited to see river crusising expanding here in the U.S. Read more here Viking Cruises to Sail on Mississippi River Beginning in 2017
- Berlin Museums Update – As the TBEX team gets ready to head off to ITB Berlin, this list of new museum openings caught our eye. We’re not going to have a lot of free time to catch any of these, but if you’re going to be in the city longer, they sound worth a visit. Oh, and if you’re going to be at ITB (that’s the fair grounds in the photo up top), be sure to look for us and say hi. Read more here Berlin Museums Update
- Barcelona to Valencia, Three Stops on a Spanish East Coast Road Trip – If you want to extend your time in Spain after TBEX, here are some suggestions for visiting the eastern part of the country. Read more here Barcelona to Valencia, Three Stops on a Spanish East Coast Road Trip