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Technology In Traveling: From Trains To Tweets [Infographic] Technology In Traveling: From Trains To Tweets [Infographic]

We all love traveling. There’s something about getting out and seeing the world that reinvigorates us. While traveling is a great stress reliever, setting up a holiday can be a pain. While there has been countless innovations in transportation, there …

World Travel in 10 Days: Just What the Doctor Ordered! World Travel in 10 Days: Just What the Doctor Ordered!

Casey Neistat accomplished what many of the 99 percent will never get to experience, he traveled around the world in 10 days. Living life for the rest of people who have been chained to a desk since time immemorial, Casey …

Study: Americans Don’t Really Go To American Places Study: Americans Don’t Really Go To American Places
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A new study from Hotwire, the all-in-one travel planning site, reveals that most American travelers aren’t very good at traveling to America, especially when it comes to some of America’s most iconic landmarks. The website’s American Travel Behavior Survey, which …

Google Flight Search Goes International Google Flight Search Goes International

In September, Google launched Flight Search, the fruit of its acquisition of ITA Software. It was a standalone service, but then Google integrated it right into search results in December. Until now, it has been U.S. only – meaning only …

TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams

TripAdvisor has been teaming up with Facebook to help millions of travelers plan the best trip of their life by featuring recommendations from their FB friends. The decision was based off of a Nielsen research study,”U.S. Advertising Spend and Effectiveness,” …

Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity

Mint Life brings us this lovely infographic showing us just how profitable Mardi Gras is for New Orleans. I won’t go into any great detail as the infographic is made to speak for itself, but come on? Any party that …

New FAA Rules Could Make It Easier On Travelers New FAA Rules Could Make It Easier On Travelers
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President Obama is expected to sign a long-term funding bill for the FAA in the coming weeks. The first since 2007, the bill will cost taxpayers $63 billion and will cover the industry until 2015. Fortunately, the heavy cost may …

YouTube Vacationer Will Inspire You Leave Your Life Behind (For A While) YouTube Vacationer Will Inspire You Leave Your Life Behind (For A While)

Vacation. Depending on who you ask, it can either be one of the most stressful endeavors a person can undertake or it can be one of the most sublimely relaxing spoils a person can do for themselves. Either way, one …

New Next Generation Spacesuits: Skintight And Tech Abundant New Next Generation Spacesuits: Skintight And Tech Abundant
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Space is a dangerous place with its airless vacuum personality, extreme unsurvivable cold, ionizing radiation and warp speed micro-meteoroids. However, less well known are the dangers of over-exposure to zero-g conditions. Over time, zero-g conditions can severely zap the strength …

Wi-Fi Matters! Wi-Fi Matters!

According to a recent survey, free internet Wi-Fi access rated number 1 as the most important factor in choosing a hotel. The participants in the survey included 1,000 US travelers and 600 hotel representatives. Almost 90% of these travelers expect …

Airbnb Hits 5 Million Nights Booked, More Than 19,000 Cities Represented Airbnb Hits 5 Million Nights Booked, More Than 19,000 Cities Represented

Airbnb has really taken off, according to some statistics released by the company on Thursday. The company, which allows people to rent out private spaces to travelers, call themselves the “community marketplace for unique spaces.” The most striking figure that …

Expedia Last Minute Deals : Give Away Your Work Expedia Last Minute Deals : Give Away Your Work

Planning a trip seams fun in theory but I just never seem to get around to doing it. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone else just took care of it? Yes, It’s called a travel agent and they’re too expensive …

Sweden Looks To Spark Curiosity With “Democratic” Twitter Account Sweden Looks To Spark Curiosity With “Democratic” Twitter Account

In what is being called the “world’s most democratic Twitter account,” Swedish citizens are given the opportunity to run the country’s PR for an entire week through @Sweden. The project is dubbed Curators of Sweden, and in just about a …

Google Flight Search Not Popular With Competitors Google Flight Search Not Popular With Competitors
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The holidays are obviously a big time of year for air travel, which means they’re also a big time of year for flight search. It seems only fitting that it is a good time for travel sites to complain about …

Skype Gives Away Free Skype WiFi In Airports For The Holidays Skype Gives Away Free Skype WiFi In Airports For The Holidays

Skype announced it is offering free Skype WiFi in airports around the U.S. from December 21 through December 27. “Travelers passing through or delayed in over 50 airports across the country,” Skype’s Shadi Mahassel says, “will be able to access …

Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th

If you are planning on visiting New York City this holiday season, or have any plans to visit New York City in the foreseeable future, you might want to jump on this deal and save yourself about $6 and probably …

3 Women Ejected From AirTran Plane; Twitter Reactions 3 Women Ejected From AirTran Plane; Twitter Reactions
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A lawyer, a therapist and a retired travel agent walk onto a plane. It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but three women experienced anything but last night as they were unceremoniously ejected from a flight after verbally …

Google Flight Search Integrated Into Search Results Google Flight Search Integrated Into Search Results
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Google announced that it is now showing flight info right in Google search results on certain flight related searches. This is an extension of the company’s Flight Search feature introduced back in September. Flight Search was initially available via the …

iPhone Suddenly Smokes, Glows Devilishly Red On Australian Flight iPhone Suddenly Smokes, Glows Devilishly Red On Australian Flight
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After all these years of people telling us that planes are going to start dropping from the sky like dead birds if we don’t turn off our smartphones during takeoff, it looks like the real threat might actually be the …

Google Flight Search Launched Google Flight Search Launched

After battling the regulatory process and competitors trying to block the deal, Google was finally able to get DoJ approval of its ITA Software acquisition earlier this year, and now today, Google has finally announced flight search, based on the …

Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins Gowalla to Become More About Content, Less About Check-Ins

Gowalla announced that it is going in a new direction today at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference. Gowalla, which began as a check-in app, now views check-ins as “transactional”. The company says it wanted to do something faster, more connected and …