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Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech
Apps & Technology / CBS News / Hotels & Accommodations

Robot Butlers & Wireless Room Keys: How Hotels Are Going Hi-Tech

When does — or should — hi-tech take precedence over high touch, especially in the hospitality industry? Welcome to the brave new world of avatars, robots, and smartphones taking the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online
Apps & Technology / Budget Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online

You may have heard the news: Amazon is getting into the travel business. It was only a matter of time, but how does it measure up to the competition? Online travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road
Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps & Gadgets That Track Fitness On the Road

Most of us know how hard it is to maintain healthy habits on the road. That’s exactly why fitness devices have gotten so popular. With wearable technology, you can track… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Download Movies Onto Your Tablet

Admit it, flying is usually when you catch up on guilty pleasure movies that you don’t have time for otherwise. Here’s how to download movies and watch the ones you… Read More…

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Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Hotel Credit Card Hacking

Credit ­card fraud is no joke, and one of the riskiest places for credit card hacking is in hotels. The most recent security breach was at Mandarin Oriental hotels, where… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory
Health & Fitness / Travel Insurance / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Countries Where Medical Travel Insurance is Mandatory

Medical coverage when you travel is one of those things you don’t miss until you absolutely need it. But sometimes, it’s not just a good idea…it’s actually mandatory. To travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Upload Videos Through These Apps & Sites

I get it, you can barely keep up with the latest websites, much less the newest social-networking tools. But when it comes to sharing videos of your travels, there are… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Your Passport & Visas
Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Your Passport & Visas

Understanding the logistics behind getting travel visas isn’t easy, and the fact is, the rules can change on a whim. If you’re traveling for less than 90 days within a… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips / Weddings & Honeymoons

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels

Is it possible to get other people to pay for your travels? That’s where crowdfunding COULD come in handy, but don’t assume that it means a totally free ride. This… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Booking Flights Through Apps & Social Media

If you thought booking flights with a credit card was straightforward, just wait until you see what technology the airlines are using now. JetBlue lets passengers pay for in-flight purchases using… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves
Apps & Technology / Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Cars Designed to Be Safer, Even Drive Themselves

It seems like automobiles keep getting smarter, and there’s some new technology that you definitely won’t want to miss. Of course, driverless cars are the biggest topic these days. In… Read More…