All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘travel’

Pinterest Goes Travel Magazine With Place Pins

Late last week, reports emerged claiming that Pinterest would soon launch a new travel feature. The company has now made it official with the launch of Place Pins. “Every day, people pin nearly 1.5 million destinations they want to see, and there are more than 750M pins of these places on Pinterest,” a Pinterest spokesperson tells us in an email. …

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All-inclusive Resorts Are Popular Options

Who needs a vacation? We all do. Deciding the best option involves many factors such as location, prices, and amenities, which makes the selection process difficult. Fortunately, TripAdvisor has just released the 2013 Travelers’ Choice Awards for numerous categories such as: All-inclusive Resorts, Hotels for romance, Hotels for families, Destinations, Beaches, Islands, Attractions, Restaurants, and Hotels. The lists all highlight …

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Pinterest Reportedly Getting Into The Travel Business

Pinterest’s popularity seems to be taking it into some interesting directions. Earlier this year, the visual social network moved toward ecommerce with product pins. These enable users to see pricing, availability and information about where to buy items they see on Pinterest. Next up is apparently travel. Travel blog Skift reports that it is hearing from multiple sources that Pinterest …

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Google Hotel Finder Finally Gets Ability To Book Reservations From Your Phone

Google launched Hotel Finder back in 2011, and now, they’ve finally added the ability to book hotels from your mobile device. This seems like a pretty key feature to have in such an offering, but better late than never, right? Now, if you go to google.com/hotels on your phone, you can search, filter your results and book your hotel through …

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Google Maps Gets Directions For Multiple Destinations, Reservations, Upcoming Events

Google announced today that it is adding directions for multiple destinations to the new Google Maps preview, which has been available for the past three months. The feature is rolling out today. Apparently this has been one of the most requested features since Google launched the preview, when the previously available feature went away. “Whether you’re running weekend errands or …

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China Issues “Guide for Civilized Tourism”

In China, general etiquette just became a law, specifically when you’re planning to travel. CNN reports that a massive tourism law went into effect on October 1 that aims to combat the perception of Chinese travelers behaving unpleasantly. The law takes effect as the internet and world media circulated a viral story of a Chinese teenager vandalizing an ancient Egyptian …

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Gas Prices Are Dropping at the Pump

Many motorists have noticed something different when filling up their cars lately–gas prices at the pump are slowly going down. According to GasBuddy, a website that monitors gas prices around the country, prices have dropped to as low as $3.08 per gallon in South Carolina. See where your state’s gas prices are here. According to an analyst for Gas Buddy, …

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Groupon Buys Blink, Rebrands It With The ‘Groupon’ Name

Groupon announced on Monday that it has acquired Blink a “last-minute” travel app from Europe, which lets users find deals on same-day hotel bookings. “Based in Madrid, Blink works with more than 2,000 hotel partners in eight European countries, and will strengthen Groupon Getaways to even better serve customers’ travel needs,” a Groupon spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Experiences will span select …

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Elon Musk Readies Cross-Country Tesla Model S Trip, Says He’ll Only Need to Charge for 9 Hours

Back in May, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he was preparing a coast-to-coast trip across the United States in a Tesla Model S, one that would utilize Tesla’s various Supercharger stations that have been strategically placed across the country to accommodate such trips. Now, that trip is about to get underway. Just finalized the LA to NY family road …

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Twitter Buzzes with Labor Day Travel Ideas

The long weekend beckons and most people are off work, so if you can swing it, do it! It’s time to savor the last sweet taste of Summer. It’s like scooping the sugar out of the bottom of a really good glass of iced tea with your finger… If you’re from the south, you know what I’m talking about. Labor …

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Expedia To Power Travelocity Starting Next Year

Expedia and Travelocity announced a strategic partnership, which will see Expedia powering Travelocity’s platforms, and giving the site access to its own services. Travelocity will still continue to market its own brand, and will remained owned by Sabre Holdings and independent of Expedia. “Over the years, Travelocity has become one of the most recognized travel brands in the US and …

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Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App

Wherever your worldly travels take you, there’s a pretty good chance that they will lead you into a bar. If not, I don’t really know what kind of traveling you’re doing – but it’s not very fun. And next to “Hello,” “I need a hospital,” and “No, I’m not an American spy,” the phrase “I’d like to order a beer” …

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