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Facebook Tests Interest-Specific News Feeds on Mobile

Facebook Tests Interest-Specific News Feeds on Mobile | Travelution | Scoop.it
Facebook is testing customizable versions of its news feed that are organized by interests like travel and style.
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Hotel Executive Voices: How should the hotel industry respond to the rise of Airbnb?

Hotel Executive Voices: How should the hotel industry respond to the rise of Airbnb? | Travelution | Scoop.it
What does Airbnb's success mean for hotels? Five hotel CEOs respond.
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Google quietly adds instant booking for hotels, copying TripAdvisor - Tnooz

Google quietly adds instant booking for hotels, copying TripAdvisor - Tnooz | Travelution | Scoop.it
For the first time, Google users can complete a hotel room booking without ever leaving the search giant's familiar desktop interface, copying TripAdvisor.
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Could these five tech concepts change aviation forever?

Could these five tech concepts change aviation forever? | Travelution | Scoop.it
Airbus has asked the world to come up with ideas on changing aviation with technology; these are the top five ideas.
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Booking.com Finally Enters the Corporate Travel Business

Booking.com Finally Enters the Corporate Travel Business | Travelution | Scoop.it
With millions of business travelers already using its websites to book hotels, Booking.com decided to finally seize the opportunity and has quietly launche
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No, Amazon isn't launching a travel site, but it did this instead

No, Amazon isn't launching a travel site, but it did this instead | Travelution | Scoop.it
No, Amazon Local is not launching a hotel booking site or travel service, a spokesperson said. But here's a first peek at what it is doing new in travel.
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What are travellers saying when they use social media at airports? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What are travellers saying when they use social media at airports? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Travelution | Scoop.it
Many passengers have their heads buried in a device or laptop as they wander around or wait at an airport. Frequently they ...
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The New Interactive Windows for the Plane of Tomorrow

The New Interactive Windows for the Plane of Tomorrow | Travelution | Scoop.it
Airbus has now patented the smart aircraft window--which it introduced in its aircraft of tomorrow concept--bringing us one step closer to a high-tech inte
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The GDS showdown - winners and losers in 2014

The GDS showdown - winners and losers in 2014 | Travelution | Scoop.it
For the first time in over ten years it is possible to compare the three GDS - Travelport, Sabre and Amadeus - financially and operationally.
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The Impact of Staff Attitude on Revenue

The Impact of Staff Attitude on Revenue | Travelution | Scoop.it
Sidona Group’s Anne Blackburn shares strategies for understanding guest emotions and the impact of staff attitude on revenue.
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Startup pitch: Kenavo blends multimodal with metasearch.

Startup pitch: Kenavo blends multimodal with metasearch. | Travelution | Scoop.it
Kenavo is a French startup that aims to give a multimodal twist to metasearch. It's from the founders of Alibabuy.
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Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money

Google Translate Update May Save You A Lot Of Money | Travelution | Scoop.it
Your smartphone is about to become your best friend when traveling, even if you don't want to shell out big bucks for an international data plan....
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The Next Great Untapped Airline Fee Is Getting off the Plane First

The Next Great Untapped Airline Fee Is Getting off the Plane First | Travelution | Scoop.it
Some people wish they could fly like a bird but, as the song goes, you can't always get what you want. But how is this for a frequent flyer fantasy? In a r
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Airplane seat design would take middle seat experience to new lows

Airplane seat design would take middle seat experience to new lows | Travelution | Scoop.it
Airlines have a problem: They want to put even more people on planes, but there's a limit to just how small a row of airplane seats can be.
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How STA Travel is using virtual reality to attract crowds and sell travel

How STA Travel is using virtual reality to attract crowds and sell travel | Travelution | Scoop.it
Virtual reality continues to be a playground for travel marketers, especially as new companies emerge to cater to the demand for VR experiences in travel.
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The New Aircraft Design That Could Solve Boarding Nightmares

The New Aircraft Design That Could Solve Boarding Nightmares | Travelution | Scoop.it
Boarding aircraft is probably one of the most tedious and stressful parts of air travel, but transport designer, Urgur Ipek, of Ugur Ipek Design, Germany,
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Alitalia CEO Wants a 5-Star Airline and Hopes Etihad Can Help

Alitalia CEO Wants a 5-Star Airline and Hopes Etihad Can Help | Travelution | Scoop.it
When Silvano Cassano was offered a chance last year to go back to running a company after working as a consultant, he told himself, “if it’s in Italy, no t
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Amazon Travel Launches New Brand, Amazon Destinations

Amazon Travel Launches New Brand, Amazon Destinations | Travelution | Scoop.it
Amazon pulled the trigger and has quietly launched its much-awaited new hotel product and brand, Amazon Destinations. Skift broke the story in November tha
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New In-Flight Entertainment May Make It Harder For Airlines to Bore Us

New In-Flight Entertainment May Make It Harder For Airlines to Bore Us | Travelution | Scoop.it
The latest development in in-flight entertainment (IFE)—a sleek product named iPAX—wants to make it impossible for airlines to ignore the large number of p
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Hotels need to get the (Facebook?) message

Hotels need to get the (Facebook?) message | Travelution | Scoop.it
Last week at F8 (the Facebook Developer Conference) a considerable amount of time was spent on its efforts to improve the technology of messaging.
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5 New Airline Cabin Features Changing the Way We Travel

5 New Airline Cabin Features Changing the Way We Travel | Travelution | Scoop.it
With the aviation industry soon headed for its biggest aircraft cabin products show of the year, we thought we'd take a moment to give you a peek at some i
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Expedia and Priceline attain dominance with different strategies.

Expedia and Priceline attain dominance with different strategies. | Travelution | Scoop.it
Expedia’s recent acquisitions might make it the biggest fish in the pond, but Priceline Group appears to have its sights set on growing the pond itself.
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BREAKING: Expedia Buying Orbitz for $1.6 Billion

BREAKING: Expedia Buying Orbitz for $1.6 Billion | Travelution | Scoop.it
It is a two-horse race now in the online travel booking world: Expedia is buying Orbitz for about $1.6 billion in cash. This comes after Expedia announced
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Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million

Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million | Travelution | Scoop.it
Sabre has finally offloaded its interest in consumer-facing businesses by selling Travelocity to Expedia for $280 million in cash.
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