Category Archives: Good travel apps

Solving the Traffic Jam Problem – Getting Cities Moving Again

I got pretty excited when I read the press release about Volkswagen getting together with D-Wave, using quantum computing to demonstrate real time traffic optimised routing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon which starts tomorrow. I wish I was … Continue reading

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Avoid the Traffic on Waitangi Weekend

The NZTA have a couple of fantastic services for long weekends and public holidays called Holiday Hotspots. I use it every long weekend when I go away and barring people having accidents, I enjoy near normal driving speeds and even … Continue reading

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Milford company’s GPS app charts the scenic route

new nav MILFORD >> Most navigation Apps are designed to get people to their destination as quickly as possible, but now there’s a new app designed by two men from Milford that takes walkers and drivers via the slower, scenic … Continue reading

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How hotels can personalize the customer experience to compete with Airbnb

My aim with these articles is to cover some of the most important needs in hospitality and explore how brands can use digital touch points to deliver. Sourced through Scoop.it from: econsultancy.com This is good advice and can apply to … Continue reading

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Google maps aims to let you walk the North Downs – without leaving your sofa

Some of the most beautiful walks in England and Wales will be appearing on Google Street View from 17 March Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theguardian.com Imagine where new technology could take this. For example, imagine being in a gym on … Continue reading

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Map points the way for the ultimate U.S. road trip

13,699-mile journey stops at 50 landmarks — but you’ll need some serious time off to complete it. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.mnn.com This is very cool and I’m tempted to put it on my bucket list, but I would need … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless: Travel Apps 11-28-15

Verizon Wireless: Travel Apps 11-28-15. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com This 3 minute video is worth a look, especially if you are in the US or in the air travel industry. On Monday this week I got caught out a … Continue reading

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