Category Archives: Tourism apps

Jump the Queue With the New Giapo Loyalty App

Giapo, known around the world as one of the most innovative gelato stores in the world, headquartered in Gore Street in Auckland, has just launched a new loyalty app for smartphones, both iOS (Apple) and Google (Android). You should download … Continue reading

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An Idea to Encourage Exercise and Wellbeing using GPS Tracking

I just read a story about someone who has cycled every road in London over a period of five years. He used a combination of GPS and colouring in the A to Z Map of London. On this video you … Continue reading

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There’s a Facebook Stalker Waiting to Burgle Your Home

I recently wrote an article on LinkedIn about how there are criminals who prey on people who put out ‘public’ posts about cool big boys toys or other items that they own. Things like shots of the boat on a … 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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Data suggests airports are wasting their time with mobile apps – Tnooz

New data suggests that airports may be wasting their resources by creating mobile apps, when other marketing efforts might produce more merchandizing ROI. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.tnooz.com Maybe only 3% of apps are still active after 30 days, but … 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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Fort Smith Tourism App Ready To Download – Times Record

Times Record Fort Smith Tourism App Ready To Download Times Record Image Courtesy Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau A mobile app for both iPhones and Android smartphones and tablets is now available from the Fort Smith Convention & Visitors… … Continue reading

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Unstoppable online continues to define travel sector marketing

Mobile first is no longer a nice to have. This was the sentiment at day two of World Travel Market Africa in Cape Town. Source: http://www.eturbonews.com The world is full of experts and specialists, many of whom hold very strong … Continue reading

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Mobile travel and millennials: Are hack events the key to a thriving tourism industry?

The WTM Africa discussion around millennials and mobile has rehashed a few useful insights into what travellers expect when it comes to travel information in the palm of their hands. Source: traveller24.news24.com It seems that things have moved on quite … Continue reading

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