In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): A weekly digest of interesting news stories about social media, travel, and tech.
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Travel tech startups continue to grow. In the latest news, Hipmunk-- the travel booking site that organizes travel options not by price, but rather the amount of "agony" involved in getting to you destination-- has received $15 million in a second round of funding. The company plans to expand its international offerings as well as double its staff.
So you want to be a travel blogger, eh? Let's hope you're in Keystone, CO this weekend for the 4th Annual Travel Blog Exchange (TBEX) to learn from and network with the industry's best. Can't make it Colorado? Check out these resources and join TBEX when it heads to Europe this September.
I love this insightful piece by one of my favorite travel blogging duos, Uncornered Market, about life lessons learned climbing Africa's highest peak.
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