Category Archives: Tourism

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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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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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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Augmented-reality game Ingress arrives on Android Wear watches – CNET

Why are sometimes the easiest and obvious things so hard to get over the line? Continue reading

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15 Travel Apps To Log Your Globe-Trotting Trips

Don’t be one of those people who spend so much time taking photos and keeping notes that you have to go home to find out where you have been. Continue reading

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