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Road Warrior Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 29, 2015

Travel Technology | Michael Isenbek | November 29, 2015

Road Warrior Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 29, 2015

TravelPulse travel tech guru Gabe Zaldivar presents “10 Travel Tech Apps and Gadgets To Be Thankful For In 2015.” These are the ones that have proven invaluable during a full year on the road — some obvious, some not. Click to peruse the list.

The next generation of carry-on luggage is here. Already making a splash on Kickstarter, G-RO is promoted as lightweight, durable and maneuverable thanks to its larger-than-normal wheels. Add on the electronic module for device charging capability, location tracker and a wireless proximity detector.

In an age where business can be done online with ease, statistics show that companies still value that personal, face-to-face interaction. The Global Business Travel Association calculates that $1.25 trillion will be spent in total on employee work trips by the end of 2015. Click to find out how business travel is booming once again.

Experts are declaring that the travel industry must embrace the mobile app this holiday season to keep things going as smoothly as possible. Airlines notifying passengers about flight delays and cancellations in a timely manner is a top example. Click to hear more from those in the know.

Freebird is an innovative new service meant to eliminate worries at the airport, especially around the holidays. If your flight is cancelled or significantly delayed, just open the app, tap a few buttons, and you are booked on a new flight for free. Click for details and an interview with the company's co-founder and CEO.


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