Lola’s Travel Agent in an App: 4 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Apr. 1-7
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Lola is being touted as the first travel agent service in app form. But this is no virtual robot agent, users can have the expertise of a real human on-demand. It’s still in beta, and time will tell whether it’s on par with a traditional “in-real-life” travel agent. Click to find out more.
Road warriors looking for a no-excuses way to exercise should check out Liftup — well on its way to the 50 grand goal on Kickstarter. It’s basically nifty resistance bands integrated with smartphone tech that enables you to keep track of your progress. Click for more.
The international demand for inflight Wi-Fi is gathering steam, according to a recent Gogo survey. North America fliers have made themselves heard loud and clear regarding Wi-Fi, but after Gogo queried travelers from 19 countries, the truth is inescapable — this demand stretches around the world. Click for full details on these findings.
The TSA has just made a $300,000-plus investment on random number technology. True, number randomizers are plentiful and often free online, but this particular version will take human bias out of airport searches, randomly placing passengers into the pat-down, etc. queue. Click to find out more.
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