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On The Grid: These Nifty New Apps Will Revitalize Your Wanderlust With Just A Few Clicks

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 02.07.2017 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

The intersection of travel and tech has happily flourished in recent years, thanks in part to hotel group-specific rewards programs, last-minute deal apps such as Hotel Tonight, and the explosion of marketplace services such as Airbnb.

Is Technology Creating the Traveler of a 'Lesser God'?

Maria Paravantes | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

It's all about you, the customer and how to better meet your needs and make your travel experience as smooth as possible with the least possible setba...

10 Game-Changing Products Every Super Traveler Should Own

Fodor's | Posted 06.16.2015 | Travel

There are travelers and there are "super travelers," the savvy ones who are constantly booking new flights and always on the go. These are the frequen...

New App Lets You Watch Old Faithful Erupt, Wherever You Are

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.04.2016 | Green

Clocks in Yellowstone National Park might be set to Mountain Standard Time, but everyone there knows “Old Faithful Time” is the only time that mat...

How to Use Apple Pay When You Travel

Fodor's | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel

With the release of a software update for its iPhone operating system today, Apple has officially launched Apple Pay, the tech giant's mobile payment ...

Bag Tags Of The Future

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

If waiting in lengthy lines to check your luggage peeves you and starts your travels off on the wrong foot, British Airways has found a solution for y...

Could This App Change Hotel Phones Forever?

Hotel Chatter | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel

Last week, we wondered about the future of hotel phones, noting that the technology of old is all but obsolete in today’s world. While the whole cha...

My Favorite Travel Apps, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

iPhone apps can make travel so much easier. Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel spoke about his favorite travel apps when he j...

INFOGRAPHIC: Technology Of Travel Writing

Posted 03.06.2013 | Home

Ever wanted to know how to be a travel writer? Courtesy of Hotel Club, we have a new infographic about the tech tools most commonly used in the trade....

The Only 7 Travel Apps You Need

Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

The travel industry is hard at work building more travel apps than can fit on even the most high-capacity device. But the truth is that there are only...

7 Must-Have Apps For Travel

Layla Revis | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel
Layla Revis

Planning a hassle-free trip for one? You're not alone. To that end, I've rounded up seven apps that always come in handy when I'm in a new town or city and looking for fresh seafood or a ride to my cozy hotel room where I'm bound to be watching trash TV and ordering some delicious room service.

Language Learning In The Age Of The iPad

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

The ultimate travel accessory? More than a hardcase Tumi carry-on or sleek leather passport holder, it's an at-least elementary grasp of your destination's native tongue. From reading menus to asking directions, dealing with local transportation -- and not getting taken for a ride -- familiarizing yourself with the lingua franca might just be the singlemost important thing you can do to improve your travel experience.

When Getting To The Airport Is Only Half The Problem

David Litwak | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
David Litwak

There are more than 40 different flight search engines out there, but when it comes to getting to and from the airport or buses or trains, no one seems interested in helping. Until now.

Looking for Seamless and Efficient Technology at Mobile World Congress 2012

John Bergquist | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology
John Bergquist

Today's mobile technology breakthroughs will become systems, not devices and gadgets. Systems that work will carry us forward and allow consumers, businesses and governments to achieve efficiency and seamlessness.

PHOTOS: Facebook's Top 10 Cities For Romance

Yen Lee | Posted 04.12.2012 | Travel
Yen Lee

Uptake has analyzed millions of status updates, photo captions and album covers on Facebook in order to bring you a list of the most smooch-worthy spots in the U.S. that people are talking about.

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...

Travel planning goes 3-D: Website plans to virtualize destinations

Karen Rubin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Travel
Karen Rubin

3-D technology could be on the verge of changing the way travelers prepare for trips. A new travel website, 3rd Planet, is in the process of creating an interface that will not only provide information about a given place, but give travelers the ability to fly around a detailed 3-D model of their destination.