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iPad important for Tourism Websites

If you operate a tourism business, this article in All Things Digital reports some important information about iPads.

Full Article: Why Travel Related Mobile Ads Are Taking Off On The iPad

Some of the key points are:

“the overwhelming majority of iPad owners, or 91 percent, used their device for a travel-related activity. …Specifically, it found that 47 percent of iPad users booked hotel rooms … following closely after hotels, … 37 percent of iPad owners used the tablet to book a flight; 28 percent have used it to make a restaurant reservation; and 24 percent have used it to rent a car.”

The data was sourced from a network with 971 users with a range of mobile devices in June 2011.

If your tourism website isn’t already iPad friendly, perhaps it is time to get that happening.

Sweet Success for Honey Ant Readers

Margaret James is someone who feels passionate about early literacy.  Her years working in indigenous education in Central Australia led Margaret to conclude that not all Australians have fair access to the opportunity to be literate.

Honey Ant Readers Home page

Honey Ant Readers

So it is that Margaret became an advocate for Aboriginal education and for Aboriginal English as a language in its own right.

She developed the Honey Ant Reader program for Australians who use Aboriginal English rather than Standard Australian English. The program helps teach reading skills to Aboriginal English speakers so they can learn to read using the language they speak.

Michelle Leslie of Studio Bomba brought together a design that echos the colours of Central Australia and reflects the fun approach to Aboriginal Education offered by the Honey Ant Readers.

We built the Honey Ant website including an integrated Online Store.  Orders are placed and paid for securely online, with shipping costs quoted automatically direct from Australia Post systems.