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Trip: 2009

There are [8] stories from my trip: 2009

WorldNomads.com - What a month !

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [2613]

Here's a few newsworthy items that have made up the month of July. WorldNomads.com Wins Innovation Award ! Well we all got decked out in the penguin suits and fancy dresses ( I was suited by the way) and tottered off to the 2009 Insurance ... Read more >

Tags: insurance industry awards, travel photography scholarship, van-tastic adventures, video documentary scholarship, world nomads

Opinion: The Value of Twitter - Would I sell my first born?

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 24 Mar 2009 | Views [3224] | Comments [5]

Well, no. Sure, those first few months were horrendous, the witching hours, the incessant crying, projectile...err, hang on, what am I writing about? Ah yes... What would I be prepared to live with to ensure that I can enjoy the now daily ritual ... Read more >

Tags: chris brogan, mashable, social media, social networking, tweets, twitter, world nomads, worldnomads.com

New features in the World Nomads Journals

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [6324]

Last week we launched a bunch of new features in the World Nomads journals.  Here’s a look at the changes. For the Social types… For all of you socially connected types, we've just added in some new stuff to the WorldNomads journals that allows ... Read more >

Tags: blog, community, journals, travel blog, worldnomads

Meet World Nomads in Melbourne

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 21 Feb 2009 | Views [3003]

Want some tips on travelling safely? Got a tricky question about travel insurance? Want a free luggage tag? Then come meet the gang from World Nomads in Melbourne next weekend today (Sat 21st) and tomorrow (Sun 22nd) at the  Melbourne Adventure ... Read more >

Tags: expo, travel safety, travel tips, worldnomads.com

Victorian Bushfire Appeal 2009

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 13 Feb 2009 | Views [1727]

Many of you will be aware of the devastating bushfires that tore through Victoria, Australia. Over 180 lives were lost and the death toll is expected to rise significantly. Thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed. As an Australian-founded ... Read more >

Tags: australian red cross, victorian bushfire appeal, victorian bushfires

Bleak or chic? Definition of a hostel changing

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 3 Feb 2009 | Views [6569] | Comments [3]

At least once in your travels you’ll stay somewhere which pushes your definition of a suitable place to stay. For me, it was a dodgy place in Pakxe in Laos, close to the Thai boarder. The illegal mezzanine floor accessible by a dodgy bamboo ladder ... Read more >

Tags: accommodation, hostel, hostelworld.com, worldnomads.com

Case Study - From little things, big things grow : Utilising e-commerce to drive a CSR strategy

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | Views [3452]

Tackling CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility One of the most challenging things a company can face is how to decide what form their CSR strategy might take. Do we take a holistic approach and look at all of the potential pillars in terms of our ... Read more >

Tags: community development, corporate social responsibility, csr, footprints, footprints network, world nomads, worldnomads.com

Opinion - Social Media : Wake Up and Smell The Engagement !

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 9 Jan 2009 | Views [7127] | Comments [8]

There has over the past few months been a lot of heated debate about the business value of Social Media. A lot of it seems to be centred around the commercial ROI of advertising through the various Social Media channels. Will Facebook start to yield ... Read more >

Tags: corporate social responsibility, csr, customer engagement, social media, travel marketing, travel networking, twitter, word of mouth, world nomads, worldnomads.com