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How Social Media Impacts Travel
No matter where people are traveling, they know that doing a little research ahead of time can make or break their vacation. Scouting top local hotels, restaurants and the treasures off the tourists’ beaten path is now the norm for your potential guests. And the resources available to help them conduct their research seem to be increasing all the time. These days, consumers are doing their travel homework whether they have a short business trip or a long stay abroad.
A few years back, only travel agents and some travel book authors were privy to such information. With social media taking off, your customers are quickly learning the ropes on how to access valuable information, whether it’s on avoiding tourist traps or finding true locals with a wealth of knowledge and expertise on their area.
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