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Heathrow introduces ‘positive boarding’ to avoid passenger delays

Heathrow introduces ‘positive boarding’ to avoid passenger delays | Travelled | Scoop.it
Heathrow has become the first airport to adopt ‘positive boarding’, which gives passengers bespoke information to ensure they make their flight on time.
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New hovercraft will be serving popular route - Portsmouth News

New hovercraft will be serving popular route - Portsmouth News | Travelled | Scoop.it
New hovercraft will be serving popular route
Portsmouth News
HOVERTRAVEL has announced it has ordered two new vessels to carry passengers on its Portsmouth to Ryde route.
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Saudi Arabians are world’s top travel spenders

Saudi Arabians are world’s top travel spenders | Travelled | Scoop.it
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‘Departure Roulette’ Sends Travelers to Surprise Destinations | TIME.com

‘Departure Roulette’ Sends Travelers to Surprise Destinations | TIME.com | Travelled | Scoop.it
Exotic destinations offered by the beer maker that sponsored the game ranged from Patagonia to Morocco
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JetBlue is the latest airline to issue pilots with iPads, moving one step closer to paperless cockpits

JetBlue is the latest airline to issue pilots with iPads, moving one step closer to paperless cockpits | Travelled | Scoop.it
JetBlue is the latest airline to equip its cockpits with iPads, as it looks to cut back on heavy paper-based manuals that its pilots normally carry.

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Airline's Print Ad Actually Flies

Airline's Print Ad Actually Flies | Travelled | Scoop.it
Embraer has taken its analog ads to a whole new level with its campaign for the new Lineage 1000, by designing a campaign catalog that flies — or, rather, floats. The catalog, ...
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The gamification of managed travel: Can social gaming plug travel policy leakage? - Tnooz

The gamification of managed travel: Can social gaming plug travel policy leakage? - Tnooz | Travelled | Scoop.it
The gamification of managed travel: Can social gaming plug travel policy leakage?
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map²

map² | Travelled | Scoop.it
map⊃2;, the zoomable map on paper, lets you zoom in to a more detailed view without going digital.
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Lovely stuff. Online inspires offline.

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On the money: You can’t teach kids about apps, but apps can teach kids about finance

On the money: You can’t teach kids about apps, but apps can teach kids about finance | Travelled | Scoop.it
Children and teenagers might rely on their parents for funds but the relationship works the other way round when it comes to technology.
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Contributing to the local economy, making communities stronger - The Airbnb Public Policy Blog

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Dumb Ways to Die

Get the new free iPhone / iPad game! Now the lives of those adorably dumb characters are in your hands: https://itunes.apple.com/app/dumb-ways-to-die/id63993...
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KLM Must See Map combines social media with print

KLM Must See Map combines social media with print | Travelled | Scoop.it
This is a really nice idea that brings online and real life together very well. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines recently launched a new global social media campaign: KLM Must See Map, made by friends.
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A nice idea, but waiting three weeks for delivery?

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Bibafly - Flight crew social network

Bibafly - Flight crew social network | Travelled | Scoop.it
Welcome to BIBAFLY, flight crew social network, available for iPhones and Android devices, iPads & Tablets.
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Flight crew social network....really?!

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FI Prototype: The Future Of Airline Websites | Digital Buzz Blog

FI Prototype: The Future Of Airline Websites | Digital Buzz Blog | Travelled | Scoop.it
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Wi-Fi-Enabled Robot Takes You on a Virtual Trip to Italy

Wi-Fi-Enabled Robot Takes You on a Virtual Trip to Italy | Travelled | Scoop.it
San Pellegrino Fruit Beverages is giving fans of Italy a free, if virtual, trip to Taormina, Sicily using Facebook and a robot.
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Google uses NFC & QR codes to offer downloads at airports

Google uses NFC & QR codes to offer downloads at airports | Travelled | Scoop.it
Passengers at Australian airports can download entertainment from the Google Play Store direct to their smartphone or tablet using NFC and QR technologies.
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Upmarket holiday apartment rental service Onefinestay challenges Airbnb with local guides

Upmarket holiday apartment rental service Onefinestay challenges Airbnb with local guides | Travelled | Scoop.it
Onefinestay, the upscale apartment rental service, has just rolled out a local area guide feature that provides wannabe travelers with bundles of curated local info about the area in ...
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BA to relax mobile phone rules

BA to relax mobile phone rules | Travelled | Scoop.it
British Airways will become the first European airline to relax its rules regarding electronic devices on flights, starting next month.
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Social Travel Startup Minube Adds Real-Time Hotel Booking To ...

Social Travel Startup Minube Adds Real-Time Hotel Booking To ... | Travelled | Scoop.it
Social travel startup, Minube, which focuses on helping would-be travellers figure out what to do when they get to their destination, has added a real-time hotel pricing and booking feature to its iOS and Android apps.
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Musk unveils 'Hyperloop' idea

Musk unveils 'Hyperloop' idea | Travelled | Scoop.it
US-based entrepreneur Elon Musk reveals details of his proposed near-supersonic "Hyperloop" transport system to link Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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Heineken’s Departure Roulette Sends Passengers To Unknown Destinations - PSFK

Heineken’s Departure Roulette Sends Passengers To Unknown Destinations - PSFK | Travelled | Scoop.it
The experiment invited travelers at JFK Airport to change their plans and board a plane to a surprise location.
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Whitbread launches 'hub by Premier Inn' city centre hotel concept

Whitbread launches 'hub by Premier Inn' city centre hotel concept | Travelled | Scoop.it
Compact and contemporary hub hotels to target 'customers who value price, location and design over space'
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Airbnb vs Hotels: A Price Comparison

Airbnb vs Hotels: A Price Comparison | Travelled | Scoop.it
How much cheaper is it to stay at an Airbnb versus a hotel?
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...nearly 50% cheaper so it seems...

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Tourism workers in majority of UK regions mainly from younger age groups

This is a short video from the ONS looking at the characteristics of workers in tourism industries. It will cover the number of people who work in the touris...
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Today's Traveler: Google's Annual Traveler's Road to Decision Study – Think Insights – Google

Today's Traveler: Google's Annual Traveler's Road to Decision Study – Think Insights – Google | Travelled | Scoop.it
All kinds of travelers are researching and booking trips on all kinds of devices. Read the study at Google's Think Insights
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Handy travel research annually from Google...Happy days.

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