The Traveler's Web

The Traveler's Web

An Extreme Searcher Guide to Travel Resources on the Internet

Book - 2007
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Hock has been a teacher and a librarian but switched to speaking and writing about the internet and to maintaining The Extreme Searcher's Web Page. Here he tackles travel, offering brief descriptions and comparisons of sites along with some tips about what to expect and how to be aware of what's available on the internet. Arrangement is in thematic chapters on flights, cruises, lodging & food, adventure, cultures & cuisines, and practicalities (weather, passport, electrical connections). Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Independent Publishing Group
According to a survey by the Travel Industry Association, 74 percent of all frequent travelers use the Internet to research, plan, and/or purchase travel services. But how do travelers remain up-to-date with new sites as well as hone the efficiency of their searches? This source presents a vast range of online travel-sites as well as savvy search tips and techniques that are designed to help readers improve the travel-planning process and journeys to follow. Readers will learn how to make the most of the Web for leisure and business travel, from planning and reservations to countless ways the Internet can enhance the experience of destinations and cultures around the world. This comprehensive guide is supported by a webpage featuring links to recommended websites along with periodic updates by the author.

According to a survey by the Travel Industry Association, 74 percent of all frequent travelers use the Internet to research, plan, and/or purchase travel services. But how do travelers remain up-to-date with new sites as well as hone the efficiency of their searches? This source presents a vast range of online travel-sites as well as savvy search tips and techniques that are designed to help readers improve the travel-planning process and journeys to follow. Readers will learn how to make the most of the Web for leisure and business travel, from planning and reservations to countless ways the Internet can enhance the experience of destinations and cultures around the world. This comprehensive guide is supported by a webpage featuring links to recommended websites along with periodic updates by the author.


Publisher: Medford, N.J. : CyberAge Books, c2007.
ISBN: 9780910965750
0910965757
Characteristics: xxxi, 400 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.

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