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Google’s New Traveler Recommendations Point Towards an Age of Algorithms.

The following scenario happens on a very frequent basis.

Mark unexpectedly gets Friday off.  He and his wife look for an inexpensive nearby getaway using the search engines. Mark types in “romantic beach weekend gourmet dining live music ”

In among advice on romance and restaurants is the following:

How was this result accomplished?

No “Adsense” or “Adcenter” purchases

No “hotel” or rates requested in the search

No link swapping arrangements

No ‘bulking up’ on keyword-laden sites

No gaming search engines

— To discover the answer to this question, attend HSMAI VA’s “The New Paradigm in Hospitality Sales and Marketing,” on September 28, 2011.