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ExpertFlyer Sponsors NYC Travel Massive Meetup – 7/29

NYC Travel Massive MeetupExpertFlyer will sponsor the popular travel industry meetup, Travel Massive on Monday, July 29th.

Close to 200 travel professionals from the New York City area will meet, network and do business at Prof. Thom’s on 2nd Avenue between 12th and 13th Street.

ExpertFlyer founder and President, Chris Lopinto, will be there to raffle off a travel gift bag, including a one-year subscription to ExpertFlyer Premium Pro, WD Passport portable hard drive, Innergie Pocketcell rechargeable battery, one-year subscription to Private Wifi and a copy of former New York Times Frugal Traveler columnist, Matt Gross’ book, The Turk Who Loved Apples and Other Tales of Losing My Way Around the World.”

 

“Did you know…The world’s most scariest runways?”

(Weather.com)

Maho Beach, St. Maarten

Sign on Maho Beach, St. Maarten

According to a post by Weather.com, St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport and Gibraltar International Airport are among a top 15 list of the world’s scariest airport runways.  Read the full story here.

“Did you know…MLB Opening Day is March 31st?” (Infographic)

 

Baseball Infographic

“Did you know…The Top 13 Travel Bloggers of 2013?”

(elliott.org)

Chris Elliott’s top 13 list of travel bloggers for 2013 is a must-read for travel aficionados.  You can capture the whole list at the link above.  We’ve pulled out a trio of our favorites below:

Christina SaulMy View from the Middle Seat

Christina Saul, photographer, traveler and journalist, chronicles her travels with artful imagery and candid appraisals.

Wandering Earl

Earl, a permanent nomad, shows us that long- term travel is not a crazy fantasy, but a very real lifestyle option.  Great gig if you can get it!
wandering earl

 

 

 

Digital NomadDigital Nomad

Andrew Evans is National Geographic’s digital nomad—always traveling and always wired. Share in the adventure as he explores great destinations around the globe.

 

 

Hot Topic Series — Part 1 of 3: Search Engine Trends for Travel Brands

ExpertFlyer Hot Topics — Where the Rubber Meets the Runway

In this month’s Hot Topic series, ExpertFlyer digs deep into the online travel industry with CheapOair.com‘s Online Marketing & SEO Manager, Cleo Kirkland, bringing to light many of the search engine updates that prevent (or in some cases help!) you from finding the best deal possible.  In part 1 of our 3-part series, Cleo surfaces some of the thinking behind why Google ranks one website over the other—and why certain deals cannot be found through search.  In posts 2 and 3 we’ll go deeper with valuable trend insights on travel bookings and advanced search queries to find even the most hidden deals.

Part 1: Search Engine Trends for Travel Brands

If you’ve ever searched for “Cheap Flights to Miami”, the search engine results page should look something like this:

Travel Search Trends

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