Monthly Archives: February 2011

Innovation in the area of mobile translation continues


We have discussed mobile translation products in previous posts as it is poised to be one of the most useful technology innovations to positively impact the business traveler abroad.  Google impressed us when they introduced Google Translate for Android and … Continue reading

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Hip New Flight Search!


For those of you who have been looking for a new flight search site, we got one for you! For years several of the well-known sites (and you know who you are) create endless clicks with pages of useless search … Continue reading

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In-Flight Mobile Apps?


You’re about 10 minutes into your flight and you hear the following announcement “…it is now safe to turn on your electronic devices as long as you can disable their wireless transmit & receive setting.” I predict that, in the … Continue reading

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Road Warrior Peer Reviews are on the Rise


When I need to learn about a travel product or destination, I tend to gravitate towards the “user feedback” and “traveler review” sections respectively.  It’s not that I don’t trust the supplier’s marketing pitch… I simply prefer to learn about … Continue reading

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Airlines to offer free in-flight Facebook!?!?


Recently noted in USA Today, GoGo Inflight Intenet will be giving away free in-flight access to Facebook as a promotion to increase uptake if their in-flight WiFi services for the month of February.  Users can access Facebook at no cost, … Continue reading

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“Gamification”, what is it?


Social, loyalty, rewarding, engaging the customer, and fun are all behind the fast growing phenomenon called: Gamification! When you think about it, we all “play games” to win status, earn points, and get stuff. The airlines call it a frequent flyer … Continue reading

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2010 – The Year of the Tablet


In April 2010, Apple computers legitimatized the tablet computing platform when it began sales of the iPad. They did this by re-inventing what a tablet is – by creating a device that was not an alternative to a full-blown PC … Continue reading

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iPads Are Reinventing The Corporate Travel Experience


Over 10 million iPads were sold in 2010, and it is expected that 24 million units will be sold in 2011. As a consequence, it’s easy to see why iPads are becoming more commonplace throughout the business travel experience. Not … Continue reading

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