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New Honolulu Law Outlawing Mobile Devices in Crosswalks Has Tourists Confused

New Honolulu Law Outlawing Mobile Devices in Crosswalks Has Tourists Confused

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Caleb Jones, Associated Press

As the story points out, it seems more logical to crack down on drivers using mobile devices while driving, which could do a lot more damage than a tourist crossing a street.

3 weeks ago

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How Christopher Gray, Tech Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Scholly, Encourages ‘Opportunity for All’

How Christopher Gray, Tech Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Scholly, Encourages ‘Opportunity for All’

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt™ + Skift

Christopher Gray founded Scholly based on his struggle to find the money to attend the college of his dreams. Only a few years later, he’s connected hundreds of thousands of students to millions of dollars in scholarships so they could do the same.

4 weeks ago

Carnival Corp. Is Delaying the Full Launch of Its New Wearable Tech

Carnival Corp. Is Delaying the Full Launch of Its New Wearable Tech

Hannah Sampson, Skift

The last thing Carnival Corp. wants is for its much-hyped new technology to be a flop with guests. So a phased rollout it is — though we wonder why that wasn't the plan from the beginning.

1 month ago

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How Brian Kaspr, Artist, Designer and Co-Founder of Flat Vernacular, Finds Beauty in the Everyday

How Brian Kaspr, Artist, Designer and Co-Founder of Flat Vernacular, Finds Beauty in the Everyday

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt™ + Skift

Brian Kaspr, artist, designer and co-founder of design studio Flat Vernacular, has made it a point to put creativity first and foremost in his life. He finds inspiration in mundane, everyday situations and emphasizes the increasing importance of awareness and attention.

1 month ago

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Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy

Five Ways Companies Can Motivate Travelers to Stay In-Policy

Booking.com for Business + Skift

After all of the time and effort it takes to create an engaging travel policy, having it be ignored by travelers can be frustrating. These five steps can help make your policy the best it can be and encourage travelers to engage with it.

1 month ago

Connected Car Bells and Whistles Make for a Distracting Trip

Connected Car Bells and Whistles Make for a Distracting Trip

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

Voice technology could limit the distractions in the connected car. But as with smartphones, social media and the world, Permanxiety will now penetrate the sanctum of the automobile.

2 months ago

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Digitally Transforming the Airline Industry with Real-Time Data

Digitally Transforming the Airline Industry with Real-Time Data

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

Today, the only way to survive as a business is to evolve digitally. While the airline industry is supported by sophisticated digital technologies, these technologies, and the data generated by them, need to be brought together to uncover insights and take action.

2 months ago

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Mobile and the Next Wave of Digital Disruption: A Look at the Future of Traveler Experience

Mobile and the Next Wave of Digital Disruption: A Look at the Future of Traveler Experience

Travelport + Skift

The travel providers that are leading the new engagement economy we now live in are the ones adding value, removing friction, and offering customers seamless and relevant solutions throughout the entire travel journey.

2 months ago

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How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

How Great Visual Design Can Reshape Your Corporate Travel Policy

Booking.com for Business + Skift

It’s time to move beyond the boring, dry traditional travel policy. Creating an updated, modern policy that incorporates visual, engaging content can help engage employees and therefore, drive compliance.

2 months ago

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Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

London and Partners + Skift

Destinations can be doing a lot more to forge alliances between tourism and tech. London & Partners shows how.

2 months ago

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How Pinterest Helps Connect Brands to the Modern Female Traveler

How Pinterest Helps Connect Brands to the Modern Female Traveler

Pinterest + Skift

By now, most travel marketers know that women are becoming an increasingly powerful segment of travelers. However, being able to speak to this group authentically is often harder than it looks. With nearly half of all women who go online using Pinterest, the platform is a powerful tool for brands looking to truly connect with this group.

2 months ago

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Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Deconstructing Airbnb’s Full Value For Corporate Travel Managers

Airbnb + Skift

The next generation of business travelers is clearly interested in home-sharing accommodations, based on the value they provide both in terms of cost and traveler satisfaction.

2 months ago