World Travel Market 08 – News, comment, multimedia

On this page you will find Travolution’s coverage of World Travel Market 2008, the UK’s biggest travel industry exhibition of the year, held at the ExCel Centre in East London from Monday 10 to 13 November 2008.

We will be blogging live throughout the four days, posting news stories, multimedia content, press releases and much more.


* Destination marketing must include social media
* Travelmarket to relaunch meta site
* appoints SEO agency
* Go4Travel to integrate flight search engine
* commits to digital marketing spend
* Video signalled as best downturn advertising channel
* Hotelly set for UK launch
* Cartrawler to partner with SITA and Datalex
* British Airways claims strong uptake for mobile check-in
* Travel technology consolidation ‘inevitable’
* Quarter of travel firms mobile-ready
* Aldi to launch online service
* Bedbanks may face pressure from Inland Revenue on VAT bills [via TW]
* DFDS Seaways to launch multi-passenger booking tool
* Tourist web networks on the rise



* Did you know this about the GDS?
* Google has a geospatial technologist – oh yeah
* Marketing efforts down the tube
* The answer to the Guessing Game question
* …hopefully more people are using the BA iPhone tool
* Feel free to disagree
* Guessing game
* Podcasts killed the radio stars
* What to expect from World Travel Market 2008





    Press releases

    * Zoover kicks off in the UK
    * Qatar Airways launches online check-in
    * launches a new cross-market product


    Technology Section in 180 Seconds


    Photo gallery


    Live webcam

    Travolution Live at WTM


    Useful links

    * Transport for London
    * Transport for London DLR page
    * ExCel Centre
    * World Travel Market
    * PR Centre at Travel Weekly


    Travel Weekly coverage

    * World Travel Market 2008: News, photos and videos


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