Travel Tech

Gratuitous Research On WiFi Cravings

“What do tech-savvy frequent flyers want most? The desire to stay connected via Wi-Fi topped the technology requests, according to a new study conducted by American Airlines and HP,” says an HP press release from last week.  The online survey conducted by American Airlines reports that “47 percent of business travelers surveyed indicated Wi-Fi was…

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12,000 Laptops Lost In Airports Every Week? Hmmm…

The Ponemon Institute claims that over 12,000 laptops are lost every week in US airports, two-thirds of which are never recovered.  In research sponsored by Dell Computer, which used the study’s findings as a key selling point for their new laptop tracking and recovery service, Ponemon surveyed airport officials at 106 major airports to come…

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Podcast #58 – Who Raves About Their Airline; Powering Up in Airports

Recorded in the Gaithersburg, MD Marriott outside Washington, DC at the end of an intense week of travel that had me flying from the East Coast to the West Coast and then back east again… on four different airlines. With many airlines’ plummeting customer satisfaction scores, we ask the question “Who raves about their airline?”…

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Podcast #38 – The Accidental Vacation, Trusting Travel Technology

Recorded in the Huntington Beach, CA Hilton Resort, I’m once again triangulating across northern and southern California. My decision to buy a new Saab convertible now has me planning an impromptu vacation to Sweden, a place that has never been on the top of my vacation spots list. Also, some travel stories about people who…

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