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CWT debuts stress algorithm, puts cost impact on unproductive travellers

CWT debuts stress algorithm, puts cost impact on unproductive travellers | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Carlson Wagonlit Travel is seeking a patent in the US for a travel stress algorithm that is the culmination of 18 months work.
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Five apps that take the bumps out of business travel

Five apps that take the bumps out of business travel | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
They will make your mobile phone your best travel buddy
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The Ten Worst Passenger Planes Still In Service

The Ten Worst Passenger Planes Still In Service | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Ever been on a tiny, cramped plane and wondered how it's still in service? Jalopnik readers know every last one of these planes, and here are the ten worst.
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Infographic: Online travel barometer - Travolution.co.uk

Infographic: Online travel barometer - Travolution.co.uk | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
The latest online travel news and jobs from Travolution.co.uk. Stay ahead with travel agent and travel technology news, case studies, in-depth articles and videos
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Google Flights now lets you search for destinations by region rather than airport

Google Flights now lets you search for destinations by region rather than airport | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Google's Flights search service has been updated to gives users a much broader set of destinations in their searches, for those not too fussy about where they end up on holiday.

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How will Facebook's new search engine affect the travel industry? | Hotel Management

How will Facebook's new search engine affect the travel industry? | Hotel Management | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Facebook announced its own search engine this week that may give Google and Yelp a run for their collective money. And it may also be a new tool for hoteliers to promote their properties.
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Traveler Tracking System Users Advocate Data Diligence - Business Travel News

Traveler Tracking System Users Advocate Data Diligence - Business Travel News | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Though
the benefits of traveler tracking systems are clear to many multinational
companies, effectively setting up and using such a system can be tricky.
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Facebook announces new product called Graph Search – implications for travel

Facebook announces new product called Graph Search – implications for travel | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg ended reams of speculation this week and announced a new product called Graph Search.
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Wikipedia Takes On Travel Industry With Wikivoyage | Wired Business | Wired.com

Wikipedia Takes On Travel Industry With Wikivoyage | Wired Business | Wired.com | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Jimmy Wales and the Wikipedia gang are getting into the crowded travel industry with a new travel-focused wiki that aims to offer in-depth travel information that's updated as quickly as the Internet.
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IATA Says NDC Will Expand Agents’ Ability to Book Airline Products

IATA Says NDC Will Expand Agents’ Ability to Book Airline Products | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
IATA sought to clarify its New Distribution Capability, saying it “is not a GDS bypass and not a travel agent bypass.” Nor will NDC upend the distribution model overnight, according to the airline group.
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US airlines adding Internet on overseas flights | AP Business Headlines | Dallas Busines...

Airline passengers can already get online 30,000 feet over Oklahoma. Soon U.S. airlines will offer Internet connections over the ocean, too.
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Travel companies are STILL living in the dark ages – stuck in a paper world

Travel companies are STILL living in the dark ages – stuck in a paper world | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
I recently went to a traditional consumer travel show, Herning Travel Show in Denmark, to see how travel companies today share information and promote their destinations.
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Why I Hate Travel Agencies - Forbes

Why I Hate Travel Agencies - Forbes | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
(Photo from Flickr Creative Commons by seaview99) I'm a very frequent business traveler and most of the time I book my flights using an online service like Expedia, Travelocity or Orbitz or the airline's own website.
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French startup KelBillet profits from its multi-modal search engine

French startup KelBillet profits from its multi-modal search engine | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
KelBillet helps French travelers book domestic and short-haul journeys by train, bus, car, plane, and rideshare, plus helps them re-sell tickets. It claims 1 million unique visitors a month.
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Delays and confusion at US Customs drive millions of travelers away

Description: US Travel Association startled by survey's findings, Author: Bev Fearis - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 21 March 2013, Image: , Category: Travel News
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Capitaine Train is France’s first well designed website for booking European rail tickets

Capitaine Train is France’s first well designed website for booking European rail tickets | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Aiming to be a Kayak for train travel, Capitaine Train is the first booking site to distribute all of the offers of the two major railway companies in Europe: SNCF and Deutsche Bahn.
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American Airlines/US Airways merger could come in two weeks

Description: Mega airline could make its debut soon, Author: Gretchen Kelly - TravelMole Media Group LLC, Publish Date: 28 January 2013, Image: , Category: Travel News
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Babson Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online by News Editor : Learning Solutions Magazine

Babson Study: Over 6.7 Million Students Learning Online by News Editor : Learning Solutions Magazine | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
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The Sticky Customer Trap

The Sticky Customer Trap | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Are you creating value with your best customers, or is it just an illusion? Here's how growing revenue can lull you into complacency.
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15 Business Travel Tracking, Locating and Monitoring Services | Travel Risk Management Solutions

15 Business Travel Tracking, Locating and Monitoring Services | Travel Risk Management Solutions | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Many businesses are considering the need for supporting their business travellers with tracking, locating and monitoring services.
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Apple iTravel: So what happened to that?

Apple iTravel: So what happened to that? | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
It was almost three years ago that we all got first sight of what Apple might have in mind if it wanted to launch an assault on the travel industry.
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Expedia starts testing natural language travel search Big Data-style

Expedia starts testing natural language travel search Big Data-style | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
It's not just startups trying to capture the mood for developing natural language and semantic search in travel - Expedia is quietly working on its own platform.
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IATA study sees travel distribution transformed by 2017

Published since 1997, HOTELMARKETING.COM is the Internet hotel marketing magazine for hotel marketers, hoteliers and online travel marketers.
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