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time to push these dollars into action

EYEFOR TRAVEL on our favorite news centers, wrote about the ad dollars spent in the online travel market.

When recession hits, lead generation, especially action-based, is strong. Together with the fact that games stocks always perform better than market index in recession (people play more, we guess) Journeys is the media to be in. quote below.

 

Ninety four percent of travel executives have indicated that online advertising would provide the strongest return on investment compared to the other media in the next 12 months, according to the findings of a survey presented by JupiterResearch at Google’s TravelThink event in New York.

Some 20 percent of travel advertisers will spend more than $10 million on online marketing.

Invite for Virtual Worlds 08

We will be attending “Virtual Worlds 2008

We would love to see you there. If you’d like to set a meeting please send an e mail to yael@codename-journeys.com .

In additional, we welcome you to join us and receive a 10% discount by using JRYS as your discount code.

See you !

Journeys at Business Week – Matt Vella’s blog

Matt Vella met with us a couple of weeks a go and god a first glimpse at the main features we will introduce in Journeys.

He did a wonderful piece on Journeys in Business Week’s great Games Inc blog.

Thanks Matt ! 

http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/gamesinc/archives/2008/02/journeys_the_vi.html

Sir Edmund Hillary, Everest Pioneer, Dies at 88

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A wonderful tribute here for a great explorer. He was an inspiration for us all.

 Photograph by Dean Purcell/Getty Images

Head Tracking – we want one !

Happy 2008 !

 

Once again NORAD tracks Santa, as he flying over our Earth, brining joy and gifts to everyone. This year their “Google Earth” layer is better, check it out !

It is a great way to connect geo, fun and content.

http://www.noradsanta.org/

From all of us at Journeys, have a great Holiday season and a remarkable 2008 !

Bill Gurley rocks (again)

Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley said the real problem is simply that “We’re all getting old.” Addressing a group of investors, .”…..A number of people past the age of 37 are completely like your grandparents who got offended when they saw Elvis on TV shaking his hips.”

See

http://www.techconfidential.com/vc-ratings/vc-ratings/alwayson-too-old-to-have-an-av.php