Category Archives: Travel

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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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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Hong Kong Airlines launches musical instrument protection service – Travelandtourworld.com

As it enters its 10th year of operations, Hong Kong Airlines, the internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, continues listening to its passengers’ needs and extends its inflight service “Sweeten You Up” to a broader range by launching musical… Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.travelandtourworld.com United broke … Continue reading

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What are the UK’s top areas for running and cycling? – BBC News

Two legs and two wheels – data reveals the most active areas of Britain for runners and cyclists. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.bbc.co.uk This s another great example of how GPS and location based technologies can tell us what is … Continue reading

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The world’s most powerful passports revealed

The UK lost its share of top spot and fell to third, while the US tumbled even further to fourth in global firm Henley & Partners’ ranking of the number of countries citizens can travel to without a visa. Sourced … Continue reading

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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … 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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