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Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Features of New Hotel Apps

Your smartphone can probably do a lot more than you’d expect, and that’s especially true when you get to your hotel. More and more hotels are coming out with brand-specific… Read More…

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 place of room keys…. 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: 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…

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…

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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…

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Apps That Can Help You Tell Local Time

Not only can travel wreak havoc on your schedule, it can make it impossible to figure out the local time both at home and in your destination. Fortunately, with newly… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts

It’s always a good idea to keep track of receipts, even when you’re traveling for leisure, not business. But those little pieces of paper can be a nuisance, so here… Read More…

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Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Store Your Boarding Pass on Your Phone

When you check in for a flight, you have options for getting your boarding pass. Here’s how to store your boarding pass on your phone. You can always print it… Read More…

Take the Guesswork Out of Travel With These New Travel Apps
Apps & Technology

Take the Guesswork Out of Travel With These New Travel Apps

With the world of technology changing and developing every day, it can often be difficult to stay up-to-date with the hottest new apps. To make it easier for you, we’ve… Read More…