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8/18/2014

Travel by Numbers

By Sue Tabbitt
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Travel by Numbers

8/18/2014
By Sue Tabbitt

The travel industry is currently alight with technology activity – particularly in the area of mobile apps, and even more so where these intersect with consumers' shown preferences and social commentary. It reflects a shift in the way people choose and report back on holidays, which has... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Mobility, Innovation, FOCUS, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

By Mary Gorges
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Your Smartphone Takes Its Own Vacation

8/18/2014
By Mary Gorges

Even in a state with parts of it so remote that a ‘no-screens vacation' is all part of the experience, it's getting harder and harder to unplug. Only 730,000 people live in Alaska, but up to two million visit every year, mostly in the summer. And most of them will realize that being... Continue Reading

Tags: Mobility, Innovation, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel, Mary Gorges

 
8/18/2014

Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

By Jason Deign
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SOCIAL MEDIA 

Six Ways Technology is Changing How We Travel

8/18/2014
By Jason Deign

1. Where to go Travel used to be about selecting a destination, hoping your luggage would get there with you, then worrying about tummy bugs for the rest of the stay. Now, though, with apps such as TripAdvisor , you can now get a customer-eye’s view of the places you may... Continue Reading

Tags: Social Media, Innovation, Internet of Everything, FOCUS, Jason Deign, Internet of Things, Connected Travel

 
8/18/2014

How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

By Prasanto Kumar Roy
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How a Hotel Chain Led Green Buildings in India

8/18/2014
By Prasanto Kumar Roy

When Hillary Clinton landed in New Delhi in 2009, she drove from the airport to ITC Green Center, a building in the satellite town of Gurgaon. That building, which she called “a monument to the future”, is the headquarters of the hotels division of Kolkata-based conglomerate ITC.... Continue Reading

Tags: Innovation, India, Smart Connected Communities, FOCUS, Connected Travel, Prasanto Kumar Roy