6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

Roger McNamee (left) of Elevation Partners spoke at Skift Tech Forum June 27, 2019 about the authoritarian nature of how Facebook and Google are using Big Data. At right is Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali. SkiftSkift Take: The travel industry is obsessed with Big Data and artificial intelligence. The genie is out of the…… Continue reading 6 Big Travel Takeaways From Skift Tech Forum

Influencers are ruining landmarks

The old people under the sun shelter were not feeling @bodybyjulezzz*. “The hell she doin’ over there?” a clearly overheated older man in a purple hat asked his wife. “Filming a commercial?” “She’s an influencer,” I told him, unrequested, while I stood behind him and watched. “A what?” he said turning around. “An influencer. She’s…… Continue reading Influencers are ruining landmarks

Best things to do in Moorea, Tahiti

Mention Tahiti and visions of turquoise lagoons and regal palm trees probably come to mind. But Tahiti is in fact just one of 118 islands and atolls that together make up the area known as French Polynesia or The Islands of Tahiti. Bora Bora, famed for its luxury overwater bungalows, is the most photographed isle…… Continue reading Best things to do in Moorea, Tahiti