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Departures Magazine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Lounging on a sun-kissed Caribbean beach. Rifling through exotic jewelry at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Bombing down a mogul run in the Swiss Alps. No matter what your idea of a vacation is, it should be a time of relaxation and enjoyment free of obligations or logistical problems.

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...

My Favorite Travel Apps, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

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...

Google Flights As Entertainment

Andrew Burmon | Posted 04.07.2013 | Travel
Andrew Burmon

Map searching allows travelers to be open to options rather than requiring that they have an encyclopedic knowledge of the world's cities.

PHOTOS: Essential New Travel Gear

Fortnighter | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Fortnighter

We've road tested some of our favorite products that can take some of the sting out of getting to your destination.

Rio's Mosaic Of QR Codes

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Travel

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding bar codes into the bl...

5 Helpful Hotel Apps

Oyster | Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel
Oyster

We've loaded up our iPhones and Androids in search of the best hotel apps around, and found these great, user-friendly apps that make our travel a lot easier and a lot more exciting.

6 Helpful New Travel Start-Ups

Skift | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Skift

This week's startup roundup covers apps and services that aid travelers before and during a journey, but also includes operational tools for travel companies that are working to engage with travelers online and meet them where they are, which is more often than not, on their mobile device.

The Most Instagrammed Places 2012

Posted 01.02.2013 | Travel

Instagram has hit the road. The wildly popular photo sharing app has become the de facto vacation camera for users around the world, according to n...

INFOGRAPHIC: Thanksgiving Travel And Electronics Don't Mix

Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel

Thanksgiving presents a problem: The brevity of the holiday means that most professionals traveling home or over a river and through a wood need to st...

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...

Fantastic Fall Travel Apps

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.02.2012 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Say goodbye to summer; fall's here. We're excited for road trips, farmers' markets, fall foliage and all things Thanksgiving.

Why The iPhone 5 Is Good For Travelers

travel.usatoday.com | Posted 09.17.2012 | Travel

From its mind-boggling array of useful apps to a camera that now ranks as most popular on the photo sharing site Flickr, the iPhone has been a game ch...

Can Real-Time Reviews Make Hotels And Their Customers Happier?

Andy Beal | Posted 10.21.2012 | Travel
Andy Beal

Online hotel reviews are riddled with fraud and fiction, and legitimately negative reviews are often prompted by issues that could have been resolved easily if the guest had connected with the hotel management during their stay.

WATCH: Six High-Tech Hotels

Oyster | Posted 10.06.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Relax. No one is going to make you relax.

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.

PHOTOS: Travel Gadgets For Summer 2012

Departures Magazine | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Years ago summer was lo-fi -- a season more about escape than entertainment. No longer.

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 ...