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Travel is the movement of people or objects (such as airplanes, boats, trains and other conveyances) between relatively distant geographical locations.
The term “travel” originates from the Old French word travail. The term also covers all the activities performed during a travel (movement). A person who travels is spelled “traveler” in the United States, and “traveller” in the United Kingdom.
Reasons for traveling include recreation, tourism or...

A Checked Bag’s Journey – Clever Delta Video Marketing Campaign

A Checked Bags Journey   Clever Delta Video Marketing Campaign

Delta is one of the nation's largest airlines, and not high on my personal list of companies I enjoy doing business with (without dragging the entire article down with my story of consumer woe, just know that I would probably rather travel anywhere by donkey …

ESPN Explores Wider World Of Sports With Kenny Mayne Web Series

ESPN Explores Wider World Of Sports With Kenny Mayne Web Series

I don't watch ESPN much anymore, at least their flagship program Sportscenter, mainly because catch phrases and useless statistics rendered the show nearly unwatchable over the years.  Almost in a quiet fashion, however, ESPN has been doing good work with documentary series such as 30 …

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Isn’t The World’s Most YouTubed Event … Yet

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Isn’t The World’s Most YouTubed Event … Yet

My wife and I have just returned from an unforgettable trip to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which was held Oct. 1-9, 2011.  The organizers of the largest hot air balloon festival in the world call it, "The greatest show off earth.”  And the Albuquerque …

Washington D.C. Suburb Looks for Tourism Dollars Through Web Series

Washington D.C. Suburb Looks for Tourism Dollars Through Web Series

We've seen a number of branded videos lately that advertise a product, but put the marketing in the background in favor of good content.  Videos like the DC Shoes ad (Ken Block's Gymkhana 4), the Rise of the Planet of the Apes ad (Ape with …

Flights, Camera, Action – American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Flights, Camera, Action   American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Every time I see a new brand or company announce an online video contest, I cringe a little bit in anticipation of how lame it's likely to be. Too many companies just want to get in the online video game that they put little thought …

Can YouTube Stardom Translate To The Real World?

Can YouTube Stardom Translate To The Real World?

A lot of YouTube stars are trying to move from online video stardom to the kind of fame and career enjoyed by typical entertainers in the world of movies, television, and music. We've got the upcoming Chronicles of Rickroll movie, starring Double Rainbow Guy and …

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Land IFC Deal for Reality Show

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Land IFC Deal for Reality Show

It seems that Hollywood has finally realized how popular this online video thing is, and they've started digging further and further into sites like YouTube and Vimeo to find their next big hit. Not too long ago, I wrote about Epic Meal Time, and how …

The 2010 Online Video Report Card – Consumption Grows Across The Board

The 2010 Online Video Report Card   Consumption Grows Across The Board

comScore compiled 2010 into a new report called The 2010 U.S. Digital Year in review. In the report, as you might guess, they take a look at the U.S. Digital Media Industry. How did the year fare? ComScore says it was a year of, "renewed …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The week after the Super Bowl, you might expect this column to be filled with some of the best commercials from the big game. But you would be wrong. I wrote about the ads themselves on Monday, and most of us have already watched and …

Hallelujah Chorus Vid Sets Record, Proves Flash Mobs Are As Popular As Ever

Hallelujah Chorus Vid Sets Record, Proves Flash Mobs Are As Popular As Ever

The flash mob, as a concept, is far from new.  It's been around for years.  And people have been uploading videos of flash mobs for as long as YouTube has existed.  And while almost everyone has seen at least one flash mob video, the genre …

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