Articles tagged “google glass”

Airlines

Be Prepared for Tech to Fail, Says Virgin Atlantic’s Brand Director

We appreciate this honest take from Arnold. It's not everyday we see a brand admit that it's not always going to get it right, but it's always going to forge ahead where others fear to tread.

Be Prepared for Tech to Fail, Says Virgin Atlantic’s Brand Director

Airlines

A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets

Commercial airlines are willing to invest in technology that differentiates their customer experience; however, passengers might be more skeptical than pleased about the capabilities of their flight attendant's new accessories.

A Google Glass App for Flight Attendants on Private Jets

Online Travel

Why Virgin Atlantic Chose Google Glass Over Tablets and Smart Watches

Will airports and other places where customer service and its relationship to information end up being the perfect place for these Google face computers? It's a use case that makes sense to us.

Why Virgin Atlantic Chose Google Glass Over Tablets and Smart Watches

Hotels

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

In hospitality, the goal should be to make guests feel more welcome and their stays more personalized. We'll see whether consumers find this cool or creepy.

Google Glass App Identifies Hotel Guests Upon Arrival

Online Travel

This is the First Google Glass App to Let Users Book Hotels

There are too few travelers with Google Glass to make a hotel booking app useful -- outside of the PR buzz -- at this point.

This is the First Google Glass App to Let Users Book Hotels

Online Travel

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

TripIt has paired down the information you'd be able to view in Google Glass to the essentials because developers are working with a "screen" that's even smaller than most smartphones. It's all that's practical when viewing itineraries at a glance.

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

Online Travel

San Francisco Hotel Offers Google Glass Package Complete With Etiquette Advice

The Stanford Court Hotel's Google Glass Explorer Package puts a new twist on touring like a local, and it should do well with techy visitors. A talk on how to use Google Glass without trampling on other people's privacy is a nice touch for those who want to avoid bar rights and other altercations.

San Francisco Hotel Offers Google Glass Package Complete With Etiquette Advice

Airlines

Europe’s Leading Flight School Is Testing Use of Google Glass by Pilots

This is the first non-annoying use of Glass that we can get excited about.

Europe’s Leading Flight School Is Testing Use of Google Glass by Pilots

Hotels

Starwood Extends Mobile Bookings and Inspiration to Google Glass

The Glass app launch is not meaningful to most of Starwood's customers today, but the brand is betting on the growth of wearable tech and the value it can bring to travelers' booking and hotel experience.

Starwood Extends Mobile Bookings and Inspiration to Google Glass

Online Travel

Virgin Atlantic Tests Wearable Tech for Concierge Service

Wearables, tablets or both? Which will end up providing more robust and personalized service for passengers? Either way, customer service for passengers, whether at the departure airport, onboard or at the destination, will undoubtedly undergo a revolution in the not-so-distant future.

Virgin Atlantic Tests Wearable Tech for Concierge Service