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GoEuro rebrands as Omio to take its travel aggregator business global

European multimodal travel booking platform GoEuro has announced a change of name and destination: Its new ambition is to go global, scaling beyond its regional grounding to tackle the challenge of intercity travel internationally — hence needing a more expansive brand name. The name it’s chosen is Omio, pronounced with the stress on the ‘me’ ...

Crowdfunding a suitcase that becomes a closet

Every year or two, I embark on a round of crazy book-tour travel where I change cities every day for weeks on end (35 cities in 45 days on two continents in 2017!), and I'm on a perennial quest for a piece of luggage that is fuss-free: I want to stumble exhausted into my ...

A service to help airline passengers get compensated for lost bags, delays, cancellations and overbookings

Airhelp is a service that helps airline passengers in 30 countries file claims (for delays, lost bags, overbookings, and cancellations) structured to increase the likelihood of paying out; the bots have made $930m in successful claims to date, and the company behind it only collects a commission when a claim succeeds.

The service uses internal ...

How to Earn Money While Traveling

Those who live for traveling, and there are many of us who do, crave for the opportunity to see amazing places in the world as often as possible. However, only a few people can travel the world and not worry about their finances. Even if you do have some money in the bank and decide ...

Business travel survival guide: How and why this entrepreneur refuses to settle

02.04.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

Ad content from Hyatt House hotelsStacy Garcia, founder of Stacy Garcia Inc., a licensing and design company, travels frequently as part of her job as an entrepreneur and business owner. Her company, which focuses on interior design products, has roo... ...

Deaf couple say Delta agent “refused to communicate” with them, kicked them off flight

When Melissa Elmira Yingst and Socorro Garcia checked in for their flight at Detroit, they were told they'd get a seating assignment together. But at the departure gate, the request was denied—and they claim the gate agent would not communicate with them except by talking at them. Thing is, they're both deaf.

The gate agent ...

Great article about bothies, the remote shelters of the British uplands

Stephen Hiltner trudges miles through beautiful moors and mountains to get to the next bothy [New York Times].

But bothy culture, some longtime proponents fear, is imperiled by a generation unaccustomed to shrewdly guarded secrets. Map coordinates for the often hard-to-find dwellings, once dispersed only among hiking insiders, are now available openly on the internet. ...

‘1000 People of Dance’ video captures humanity at its best

01.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles, Travel Articles

You ever watch something that makes you believe that maybe, just maybe, humanity isn't a giant dumpster fire of awfulness?  Inspired by those videos where people take pictures of themselves every day for a year, YouTuber Matt Bray created his ow... ...