Communication Notebook

Photo: Oaxaca Foamboard Never let the lyric get in the way of the groove. – Maurice White, cited by Allee Willis If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to …

Trip Advisor

Logo Trip Advisor — tripadvisor.com — provides recommendations for hotels, resorts, inns, vacations, travel packages, vacation packages and travel guides. Members have written millions of reviews describing their best and worst vacations. Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/aug/17/how-tripadvisor-changed-travel Recommended Listening What happens in Vegas stays on TripAdvisor – Ever wondered how to write a best seller? Start your research …

Influencer

Roofdog Translating: What is an influencer? Spanish: ¿Qué es un(a) influencer? Overheard Siempre está subiendo fotos de su comida y cosas así como si fuera influencer. Headlines Inside the complicated world of the travel influencer – CNN Planeta.com Influence Roofdog What is the Social Web? Responsible Travel Week

Influence

Buzzwords Influence = The power to change or affect someone or something Embedded Tweets I honestly never wanted to “influence” anyone, in terms of travel. Just hoped to illuminate some corners of the unknown — and show a bit more of what’s possible out there. I never really trusted a travel writer who’s main goal …