The Smarter Luggage Tag: 5 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Apr. 8-14
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The intelligence of the innocuous luggage tag has been growing in leaps and bounds. Protagz, from Dynotags is a postage stamp-sized device that’s fastening to big ticket checked items like video equipment, golf clubs and surfboard cases, and it allows users to do their own luggage tracking via the company’s cloud. Click for more details.
Leading inflight Internet service Gogo is opening up to business travelers, offering service for the corporate light jet and turboprop market. But installation won’t be cheap — depending on the capabilities of the system, installation will cost from $35,000 to more than $47,000. Click to find out more about this new offering.
Technology has come to rescue of frustrated fliers seeking a bite to eat at the airport. In Gabe Zaldivar’s latest “Kill it With Tech,” he details a suite of apps that help bypass lines, find the best available cuisine, and more. Click for details.
Believe it or not, another variation of the ride-sharing concept has arisen. Wingz, which just received a big financial boost by Expedia, follows the Uber model, but focuses on airport transfers. Click to find out more about this rising company.
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