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Google & Virgin America Lend Passengers Chromebooks for Their Flights

Google & Virgin America Lend Passengers Chromebooks for Their Flights | Travelled | Scoop.it
At a time when most airlines have cut their in-flight meal services, Virgin America wants to hand out laptops.
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VoltAir: The Electric Passenger Jet Of The Future | Fast Company

VoltAir: The Electric Passenger Jet Of The Future | Fast Company | Travelled | Scoop.it
voltair...Zero emissions...running emissions, that is.
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Ritz-Carlton highlights brand values with World Concierge

Ritz-Carlton highlights brand values with World Concierge | Travelled | Scoop.it
Luxury Daily today - Ritz-Carlton highlights brand values with Foursquare-backed World Concierge; Dolce & Gabbana blurs gender lines, sparks intrigue with Winter 2012 campaign.
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Marriott creates Facebook game for international recruitment | Springwise

Marriott creates Facebook game for international recruitment | Springwise | Travelled | Scoop.it
Gamification of recruitment? I guess if it works for the army...
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Cyclists Outnumber Cars in City of London

Cycles account for up to 42% of traffic on Southwark Bridge, 35% on Blackfriars Bridge and around a quarter of all traffic entering central London in the morning peak hour according to TfL monitoring.
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Hotel chain turns to social media gaming on Facebook to help fill jobs | Tnooz

Hotel chain turns to social media gaming on Facebook to help fill jobs | Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
Marriott is hoping popularity of Facebook games such as Farmville will trigger enthusiasm for its own new game, built as a major part of its recruitment strategy.
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How mobile will transform the future of air travel [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tnooz

How mobile will transform the future of air travel [INFOGRAPHIC] | Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
Interesting report released by Amadeus today outlining its vision for how mobile will influence both passengers and airlines over the next few years.
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AirCruise tour anyone? | Tnooz

AirCruise tour anyone? | Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
How's this for off-the-beaten-track vacation transportation -- A guided group tour on private planes to private airports.
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Chromarama - Gamification - Wise Words with Toby Barnes | Springwise

Chromarama - Gamification - Wise Words with Toby Barnes | Springwise | Travelled | Scoop.it
The app that makes a game of the commute is expanding abroad.
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Plane of the future means bedtime stories from 30,000 feet - Telegraph

Plane of the future means bedtime stories from 30,000 feet - Telegraph | Travelled | Scoop.it
A lot of guff and puff, but fun nonetheless...Airline passengers in 2050 will be able to read their children a bedtime story
at home or attend virtual business meetings at 35,000 feet thanks to the
creation of an “intelligent cabin interior”.
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The Game, first in the world, opens its doors for “big children” in Istanbul | Teknoblog in English

The Game, first in the world, opens its doors for “big children” in Istanbul | Teknoblog in English | Travelled | Scoop.it
Turkish hotel invests in gaming centre with ambition to merge technology and the arts in Istanbul. Popular with business people, the hotel now houses a dedicated gaming centre complementing the cooperation with artists allowing them to exhibit work on the hotel's walls.
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Don’t Take The Stairs, Take The Slide - PSFK

Don’t Take The Stairs, Take The Slide - PSFK | Travelled | Scoop.it
A new outdoor installation gives commuters a little jolt of happiness in the often gloomy morning ride by putting park slides on train platforms.
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22% of British mobile device users use their device for travel planning - New Media Trend Watch Latest News

A significant 22% of respondents to a mobile device travel survey of over 1,200 British people by TripAdvisor, have incorporated a mobile device into their travel planning process. Of those using their mobile devices to plan holidays, researching and booking accommodation is the most common activity. Of those who plan travel on their mobile device:
- 29% have booked or researched accommodation
- 27% have researched destinations
- 26% have read traveller reviews
- 23% have researched restaurants
- 18% have booked or researched flights
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US Airways to hand out branded snack boxes for free on domestic flights

US Airways to hand out branded snack boxes for free on domestic flights | Travelled | Scoop.it
Branded in-flight snack boxes arrive in States
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Double-Decker 248 MPH Train Concept Could Connect Melbourne and Sydney

Double-Decker 248 MPH Train Concept Could Connect Melbourne and Sydney | Travelled | Scoop.it
It's all about High Speed Rail...Photo: Hassell We Can Dream, Can't We? The Australian Federal Government is about to release the results of a big study in the feasibility of building a national high-speed rail network.
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Trip Your Face Experience From Hotels.com

Hotels.com customisable virtual trip to New York, Vegas or Paris...take a friend or three
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Japan speeding ahead with 500km/h Maglev train

Japan speeding ahead with 500km/h Maglev train | Travelled | Scoop.it
Traveling the 515 km (320 miles) from Tokyo to Osaka by Shinkansen bullet train currently requires 2 hours and 25 minutes (and costs a small fortune, too). Come 2045, travel between Japan's two largest metro areas will take just over one hour, following the launch of the country's longest maglev track, which just received construction approval from Tokyo.
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Transforming Delta.com from an ATM machine into part of a digital experience | Tnooz

Transforming Delta.com from an ATM machine into part of a digital experience | Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
The truth can now be told -- Delta Air Lines has no website strategy.
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Superfly Mind Traveler's Circle

Superfly Mind Traveler's Circle | Travelled | Scoop.it
Superfly Mind Traveler's Circle (【Superfly】Free Planet♪達也さんのドラム神:-O!!生で聴きたい〜!!!!
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Tnooz Nuggets - Fri 17 June 2011 | Tnooz

Tnooz Nuggets - Fri 17 June 2011 | Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
In this edition: Howling into Android for Tripwolf, Apple in the eye of Stay.com, Sparks flying for Farelogix, Spirit bag fee workaround, Sweet Autosync for SugarSync, Candles for Europcheapo.
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Guests customize their own rooms at UK hotel | Springwise

Guests customize their own rooms at UK hotel | Springwise | Travelled | Scoop.it
Design your own hotel experience through your accoutrements. It's the little things...
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25% of hotels still ignoring social media: report

25% of hotels still ignoring social media: report | Travelled | Scoop.it
Of the industries impacted by the internet, the travel and hospitality industries are amongst those impacted greatest.
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