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Elon Musk's Electric Airplane: 5 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Feb. 5-11

Travel Technology | Michael Isenbek | February 14, 2016

Elon Musk's Electric Airplane: 5 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Feb. 5-11

PHOTO: Elon Musk. (photo by Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images)

Elon Musk, mastermind of the Tesla electric automobile and founder of commercial spaceflight company SpaceX (and originator of the 600 mph Hyperloop transportation concept — the list goes on) may be attempting to create a feasible electric airplane. While any working example is way off, according to insiders, such a craft would be completely battery powered, and accomplish takeoff and landings vertically, eliminating the need for a runway. Click for more.

Gadget Guy is back with his on-the-go reviews of the industry’s latest travel widgets. This edition, he tests out portable keyboards, and versatile, innovative stands that enable devices to be propped up every which way. Click to see which product received the coveted Platinum Pick!

The TripAside app is just the ticket for otherwise-boring extended layovers or delays. An ever-increasing number of city walking tours are right at hand — with the company recommending seven hours as the precise number of hours to kill.  Click for more details.

The most important element of successful business travel for hospitality brands: personalization. It’s that simple. That’s the key to connecting to the massive number of millennial road warriors, and every other generation, for that manner. Click to check out an insightful infographic and interview based around this super-important concept.

Business Casual returns to take the corporate center of downtown Toronto by storm. Gasp at the record-breaking height of the CN Tower! Revel in the abundance of sporting events! Send chills down your spine with a haunted walk! Click to see Toronto’s other top bleisure travel options!


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