Quantcast

All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘travel’

Nielsen Reveals Top Online US Brands & Travel Sites

Nielsen is always slaving away to find out what’s hot and what the latest trends tell us about consumer behavior. This time they were looking at who the top online brands were in the United States. They also examined who the top travel brands were from online search. As with many studies on popular culture, the results are not really …

Read More

What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t

A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

Read More

Orbitz Exceeds Q1 Expectations

Chicago-based online travel company Orbitz has exceeded Wall Street expectations in its Q1 financial report, with shares up 4.6% to $4.08. The company attributes the better-than-expected performance to a 33% rise in European hotel room booking in the first quarter. Orbitz has seen a rise in its European travel sector via its ebookers segment, regardless of the economic woes of …

Read More

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 has been an equal amount of innovation in how we plan our travels. Today’s infograpic from Teletext Holidays goes over …

Read More

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 raced through Rome, Paris, New York, Egypt, Thailand, Johannesberg, and Japan. Neistat and his friend Max paint a portrait of …

Read More

Study: Americans Don’t Really Go To American Places

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 was conducted online by Harris Interactive in July of last year and included more than 2,000 adults, revealed that a …

Read More

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 flights within the U.S. While the starting point still needs to be U.S., it is now including international flights. “Starting …

Read More

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,” which found that recommendations from “personal acquaintances was cited as the most trusted form of advertisement by U.S. Internet consumers …

Read More

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 racks ups a bar tab of $3.4 million has got to be fun!

Read More

New FAA Rules Could Make It Easier On Travelers

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 be of some benefit to the millions who travel the friendly skies every year. The first improvement we may benefit …

Read More

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 detail is omnipresent: you gotta figure out where you’re going. As a gesture to help out with this decision, YouTube …

Read More

New Next Generation Spacesuits: Skintight And Tech Abundant

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 of an astronaut. Aerospace engineer and senior member of the technical staff at The Charles Draper Laboratory’s Human Centered Engineering …

Read More

Page 7 of 8« First...«45678»