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Airpnp: It’s like Airbnb, but for toilets

We’ve all been in a situation where nature calls at a crowded event and an empty toilet is nowhere to be found. Airpnp is an experimental service that aims to solve this problem — by letting residences and businesses rent out their bathrooms to people in their immediate location who need …

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Programmatic advertising disappoints some DMOs

Wanamaker, a Philadelphia department store legend, famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” Because Big Data allows companies to serve up online ads (display, native, pre-roll, etc.) to people who’ve demonstrated interest while surfing, it sounds like the …

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Social media innovation for destination marketers

How is your organization harnessing the power of social content? You don’t need a reminder that the world of content is changing and that visitors are creating content that used to come from the destination marketing organization. But with all that brilliant, user-generated content out there, what do you do …

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APA using Coast Hotels buy to introduce urban concept

Executives at both companies believe the pending acquisition will help the APA Group’s global expansion plans and open new opportunities for Coast Hotels. GLOBAL REPORT—Officials with Japanese APA Group said the pending acquisition of Vancouver-based Coast Hotels opens the door to bring a new hotel concept to North America, and …

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When ya gotta go…

Motorists will have a new place to rest on the Okanagan Connector, Transportation Minister Todd Stone announced Monday. The rest area will be built between Merritt and Kelowna, at the Loon Lake interchange. “We recognize that rest areas are extremely important for truck drivers and the general public who are on …

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