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Travel Apps, From Jennifer Jolly (WATCH)

Posted 08.26.2013 | MarloThomas

Tech expert, Jennifer Jolly, told me all about the amazing travel technology out there on the market. Check out these apps and gadgets before you head...

24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites

Fathom | Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

Traveling can be exhilarating and exhausting, inspiring and intimidating all at once. But with every personal connection the world gets smaller and mo...

Are High-Tech Terminals In Our Future?

Reuters | Peter Myers | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel

By Peter Myers LONDON (Reuters) - Welcome to the airport terminal of the future. There are self-service bag drops but no...

How To 'Uber' Your Way Through Cities

Renee Blodgett | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

Many higher-end car services require you to call them well in advance and they're often fairly pricey. But Uber is a car service that is as simple to use as calling a taxi.

ANA's Dreamliner Flies Across Japan, We Join For The Ride

Engadget | Zach Honig | Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is not the largest plane in the world. Nor is it the fastest. It doesn't have on-board showers or full-size beds, nor can it...

Jaktogo Offers Fliers Choice Between Baggage Fees And Dignity

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Some ideas are so perfect, so brilliant in their simplicity and practicality they engender a healthy respect for human ingenuity. Jaktogo is not one o...

PHOTOS: Gone With The Wind: An Architect Designs A Traveling Cloud

Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

Tiago Barros was tired of heading from point A to point B to Point D by way of appointment C, but there wasn't really any other option: Modern transpo...

GADLING: Smartphone App Has Food Delivered To Airport Departure Gates

Gadling | Jessica Festa | Posted 12.07.2011 | Travel

A smartphone app that is available on both iPhone and Android phones now makes it possible for travelers using the Minneapolis St. Paul International ...

The Rise Of The Wired Air Traveler And How To Be One

Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel

The major finding of a new SITA survey released Monday is that passengers increasingly expect airlines and airports to communicate directly with them ...

TSA's New Technology To Spot Fake Documents

Posted 12.03.2011 | Travel

The TSA will be testing new technology that will increase agents ability to spot fake documents, the agency announced Monday. The technology, which...

WATCH: Flying Magic Carpets To Become Reality?

Posted 11.30.2011 | Travel

The "magic" in this plastic flying carpet is pure technology, nothing wizardly or genie-liscious about it. Shove off Aladdin, move over Solomon, techn...

Qantas To Offer In-Flight iPad Entertainment

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Starting in October, Australian carrier Qantas will be the world's first airline offer in-flight iPads, loading the tablets with movies, shows, music ...

From Film To Facebook: The Evolution Of Snapping Travel Memories

Porter Gale | Posted 11.15.2011 | Travel
Porter Gale

Driving through Germany, I snap a couple shots from my iPhone. It's a far cry from the way we shared travel memories in the past, with bulky photo albums and video on tape.

Google's New Product Takes Off

AP | Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) -- Google Inc.'s search results for airline tickets are finally getting a lift from a key piece of technology t...

Newark Airport's New TSA Technology

AP | By DAVID PORTER | Posted 11.03.2011 | Travel

NEWARK, N.J. -- Newark Liberty International Airport became the first New York-area airport to install body scanning technology that will replace a sy...

Time Travel 'Impossible,' Say Scientists

Discovery News | Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology

Hong Kong physicists say they have proved that a single photon obeys Einstein's theory that nothing can travel faster than the speed of light -- demon...

Coolest Space Travel Destinations In The World

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

Fire up the jet pack, suck in some thin air, get a taste of zero g -- it's time to take one small step for yourself, and a giant leap for humanity. ...

Travel Site Lets You Find Which Flights Have Wi-Fi

Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology

Would you book a different flight if you were certain it had wireless Internet on it? That's what the web savvy folks at Hipmunk are betting on. T...

Andrea Stone

State Department Has Your iPhone App When Your Travel | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- The State Department now has an app for intrepid travelers and wary tourists alike that will offer danger alerts, provide directions to ...

11 Best Apps For Travelers

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

Smartphone apps make the world go 'round, and some just help us get around the world. Just think of all the everyday travel mishaps (language barriers...

Jetsetter Launches iPad App | By McLean Robbins (RSS Feed) on Apr 13th 2011 at 2:30PM | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

The media darling of the travel flash sale industry, Jetsetter, has jumped on the iPad bandwagon and announced the launch of their new free App, avail...

Mondrian SoHo Hotel Decks Out Rooms With iPads

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Did an iPad come standard with your last hotel room? No? Well it could be soon. Morgans Hotel Group's launch of New York's Mondrian SoHo Hotel last ...

Travel For Technophobes

Black Tomato | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

We understand that sometimes all these gadgets can, well, just get a little too much. So here's our guide to a world of travel without all the tech stuff.

UberTwitter Gone, But These Travel Twitterers Going Strong

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

UberTwitter bit the dust today (along with Twidroyd) for allegedly violating the Twitter's policies and trademarks, but will return as UberSocial. ...

12 Ways Travel Will Have Changed By 2020

The Lonely Planet Blog | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
The Lonely Planet Blog

We polled the Lonely Planet editors and selected the 12 travel-related predictions most likely to come true over the next decade.