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2014-08-14 TravelTech News Review

  • Startup detour.com is releasing a new location aware audio tour app
  • Online Travel Industry News: Expedia and Orbitz benefit from Travelocity deals. Priceline invests in Chinese OTA Ctrip. Expedia’s Chinese site eLong reports Q2 results.
  • Air Travel News
  • Travel Aspirations: Destinations & Experiences

2013-12-06 TravelTech News Review

@TravelTekker’s Reviews & Impressions TravelTech pros’ takes on the latest websites, apps and gear Priceline app function searches by vacation type, not destination – Travel Weekly In the latest version of Priceline’s iPad app, users can try out a new “Explore Destinations” path. Users input a date and city of origin and then choose from…

2013-11-21 TravelTech News Review

Important Announcement from Denise Denise gets to go first this time because she has a Very Important Announcement: Win an Expedia Yellow Suitcase and support Passports With Purpose 2013!! I’m auctioning off a genuine Expedia Yellow Suitcase!!! How to get in on the bidding? Passports with Purpose is the annual Expedia-sponsored online auction to benefit…

2013-10-31 TravelTech News Review

Online Travel Industry Expedia peers into the future of travel, focusing on Millennials – Tnooz I’m really appreciating the quality of Tnooz reporter Sean O’Neill’s reporting on travel surveys and studies. Besides providing good summaries of the study findings, he has made a point to cover survey methodologies. As I commented on the Tnooz site: …

2013-10-16 TravelTech News Review

Focus on: China Skift Country Profiles: Chinese Online Travel Market in 2013 Informative article on the Chinese Travel Market, with some astounding numbers: “Total revenues of the travel industry in China grew from RMB1.16 trillion (US $190 billion) in 2008 to RMB2.57 trillion (US$419 billion) in 2012, representing a CAGR of 22.0%, according to iResearch.…