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Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Daycations, Socks for Social Good, and Job Hunting

By | Apr 21, 2017 at 3:30 pm

In another installment of our weekly spotlight series, we’re taking a look at some startups that are finding new and creative ways to help people. From chilling poolside this summer at your favorite hotel to data-driven platforms that empower job-hunters, the well of innovation never…

Mobile

4 Reasons to Unlock Your Smartphone

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Several years ago, the Federal Communications Commission issued new requirements to the major wireless carriers in the US to ensure all smartphones can be unlocked. In an effort to both increase competition between the carriers and give consumers greater control over what they purchase,…

Travel

How Traveling the World Can Make You a Better Entrepreneur

By | Apr 10, 2017 at 5:50 pm

They say that travel is the only thing you can spend your money on that makes you richer. While that may sound like a cheesy cliché, it’s steeped in truth. Exploring the world opens people up to new ideas and perspectives, while enabling us…

Startups & Apps

The Top 5 Travel Apps in 2017

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Cab aggregators like Uber and Lyft dominated much of 2016, as ride-sharing became a mainstream concept. It became abundantly clear that people prefer to go cashless when it comes to travel. 2017 promises to be equally unique as new and existing travel apps offer a plethora…

Travel

Denver

Boom Airlines Wants to Make Supersonic Travel a Reality

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Consumers could be closer to cruising in a plane at Mach 2.2 (1,451 mph) to their favorite destination in half the time. Today, Denver-based Boom, the supersonic aircraft company, announced its $33 million Series A round, bringing their total funding to $41 million. Participants in…

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Startups & Apps

6 Money Saving Apps for Your Smart Shopping Lifestyle

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Finding ways to save time and money is always a good thing. And when you can find deals on travel sites, designer brands, and entertainment, it help your dollars stretch a little bit farther and saves you search time along the way. Now, you can…

Travel

How Technology Is Changing the Way We Travel

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

The last 20 years have seen technology impact the travel industry more than it has in the preceding 100 years. Not only can we travel faster, but we are also privileged to better, more comfortable accommodations along with the comprehensive tools that let us…

Travel

4 Ways Your US Passport Protects Your Identity

By | Dec 25, 2016 at 10:30 am

The first US passports ever used were issued before America even became a country; an official delegation led by Benjamin Franklin carried them on a mission to France. The documents were neither the books nor the cards we use today, but rather single sheets…

Digital nomad

Albuquerque

10 Tips and Tricks for Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

A digital nomad is an entrepreneur or remote worker who travels, as well as completes their work remotely. As startups and companies evolve to take on challenges of the digital age, embracing the ability to be a digital nomad is quickly becoming an asset…

Travel

How Millennials Are Influencing the Vacation Industry

By | Nov 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm

For generations, vacations required a great deal of planning and consideration. Before the digital age, there were no online reviews, no affordable travel websites, and no airlines designed to save you money. Most people relied on travel agents and fancy brochures to plan their…

Tips & How To’s

6 Tech Innovations That Have Changed the Travel Industry

By | Oct 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Currently, the modern world is also called the digital world: Technology has played a major role in every industry. And the travel industry is one of the top industries to enjoy the evolution of technology. Technology has benefited both the traveler, the traveling agency, and the…

Marketing

4 Helpful Content Marketing Tips for Your Travel Startup

By | Oct 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm

If you’re thinking about going into the travel industry, you’ve got guts. Travel is perhaps one of the toughest industry niches to enter for budding startups. Why? Because it is highly saturated, extremely competitive, and you have to be a unicorn to gain a solid…

Startups & Apps

5 Automotive Tech Tools To Make Driving Safe and Fun

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 1:35 pm

Since their invention, cars have become more than a convenience. They have become an entirely necessary part of our everyday lives, whether it’s at work or in our personal lives. And while our entire lives revolves around a wide range of devices, tech and…

Travel

CultureCloud Helps You Avoid Tourist Traps When Traveling

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 8:21 am

Being a tourist sucks. While traveling the world is one of the most rewarding experiences you can enjoy, feeling the judgmental eyes of locals is enough to send you home early. Whether it’s because your camera is too big, or because your Chicago Bulls…

Gear & Gadgets

BlueSmart One Is the Practical Hi-Tech Bag You Need to Travel [Review]

By | Aug 12, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In recent years, every product on the market has become “smart,” meaning of course that it’s connected through your smartphone and possesses a wide range of digital features. Whether it’s your grill, your bed, or your desk chair, the world of technological advancement has…

Gear & Gadgets

Chicago

Motorized Luggage For People Too Ashamed to Buy Rascal Scooters

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Traveling can be an arduous task. You’re expected to endure security lines, stale bagels, and smelly aisle mates without raising a fuss for fear of ending up in a TSA holding cell. And, in addition to all that, you are also expected to carry…

Travel

The Value of an Small- and Medium-Sized Business Travel Program

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

This article is brought to you in partnership with American Airlines. Most people understand the basics of a travel loyalty program. Travelers earn a number of points or miles for every dollar spent that they can later redeem for flights or other awards. If they…