Blogs We Follow
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Welcome to the ACTE Global Blog!
A blog by Jim Hetzel (FlightStats, Inc.), Michael Jacques (DATABASICS, Inc.) and Theo Szymanski (Sabre Corporate Solutions). The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of our respective employers.
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