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9 Air Travel Improvements We'd All Love To See - Huffington Post

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9 Air Travel Improvements We'd All Love To See
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Gone are the days when air travel felt like a luxurious adventure filled with fancy meals and lots of legroom.
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Air Travel in economy class is about as thrilling as going to have root canal treatment. What could airlines do to make it at least that little bit better for us?

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Vacations For Geeks | Travel Deals Junction

Vacations For Geeks | Travel Deals Junction | Travel  Insights | Scoop.it

Spare a thought for the nerds. Where do geeks vacation? If there's no Wi fi, they're not going to be happy. Rob them of Warcraft and they'll be beating down the door to get to the nearest exit.

Being a geek these days is Uber-cool. No longer is the nerd some outcast to be ridiculed. Being smart is sexy and some of the best known, hot celebrities on the red-carpet are self confessed geeks. It is the era of the geek-chic....and vacations especially designed for the MENSA aspirant are increasing daily. In fact, marketing for the intellectual is a growing niche in the travel industry...

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Travel top 10: World's best destinations for geeks - San Jose Mercury News

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Travel top 10: World's best destinations for geeks
San Jose Mercury News
Geeks on vacation. From sci-fi gatherings to space museums, these 10 destinations offer mental stimulation, fun and yes, costume opportunities for geeks.
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Mile High Club Sinks To A New Low | Travel Deals Junction

Mile High Club Sinks To A New Low | Travel Deals Junction | Travel  Insights | Scoop.it
Pop stars have sung about the mile, groupies have boasted about it and couples have secretly wished or tried to gain membership in the 'mile-high' club.
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There is a surprisingly long list of flagrant exhibitionism performed on flights all over the world in pursuit of joining the club. Perhaps it is a little too much booze or just an insatiable need to fulfill a sexual fantasy that takes people into the sexual twilight zone where they no longer care what people around them may say or think. Very dangerous, and to most, highly offensive. This is not the way to earn any sky mile.

The latest case of lewd public behavior was on a recent Allegiant Air shuttle from Oregon to Vegas.

This couple seemed to misunderstand the concept of “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas”. Nobody told them they had to get to Vegas first

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How luxury hotels mine social media in the name of comfort

How luxury hotels mine social media in the name of comfort | Travel  Insights | Scoop.it
Social media is influencing the level of personal care that five-star establishments provide to guests (Listen to your customers: How luxury hotels mine social media in the name of comfort http://t.co/yrFQJslom6)...
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The power of social media can make or break a business, an individuals career and even bring a long established corporate reputation down in days.

It's scary the power the consumer has these days - but it makes a change from the times where bad service complaints could easily be hidden.

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