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How will Instagram’s ‘likes’ trial affect travel marketers?

by Christian Fleetwood

Instagram has hidden the number of likes from posts in a bid to return to a content focus, but what does that mean for businesses using them as a tool to measure engagement? Read on to find out.

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“You cannot ignore the magnitude of influence”: Agency boss’ Instagram warning

Don’t consider Instagram as a powerful force in the travel industry. Well, a prominent agency boss has warned you to think again.

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Destinations

Blue Siberian “Maldives” lake popular with Instagrammers is a chemical waste dump

This Russian lake is more Chernobyl than it is Maldives, as you’ll discover here.

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Tourists raging after finding out iconic Indonesian attraction was faked for Instagram

Do you swear by Instagram as the bible for all things travel? Get ready to swallow your pride and give this a read.

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Nose-picking selfies on Easter Island raise concerns of overtourism

The staging of disrespectful photos on Easter Island is infuriating experts who say that bad behaviour and overtourism is putting the island at risk.

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Influencer allegedly banned from media famil over Instagram photo

Travel Weekly staff have been busy purging their personal social media accounts this morning following news of this alleged incident.

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Instagram model slammed for vandalising 200-year-old statue

In what appears to be a desperate attempt for more followers, an Insta model has taken to a historic statue with a hammer, and suffered the consequences.

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Travel Agents

AGENT GUIDE: Five tips for selling on social

Struggle to distinguish between Facebook and Instagram? Signed up to Tinder to promote your business? You best get reading this.

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Influencer couple defend ‘dangerous’, ‘moronic’ photo

by Christian Fleetwood

A couple who run a travel inspo Instagram account has given the internet somewhere to direct their keyboard rage this week, after posting an ambiguous photo.

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SA Tourism teams up with G Adventures to send influencers on trip dictated by Instagram polls

Personally, we only follow famous dogs and dingy pizza shops on Instagram, but for these stunning photos, we might make an exception.

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PICTURES: Meet the rescue dog who now travels the world

by Ali Coulton

Please enjoy this extremely important story about a chihuahua who is more well-travelled and significantly more stylish than most of Travel Weekly’s staff.

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Which country is the most Instagrammable destination in the world?

Our most Instagrammed location has been our pocket since our lock screen broke. After a while, we got tired of deleting the pictures and now try to pass them off as arty.

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