Travel

Travelport: “Travel should be an exciting, stress-free and dignified”

Requests for assistance for airline passengers with intellectual disabilities have seen a nearly eight-fold increase in Asia, following a 10-month long campaign to raise awareness of a dedicated Special Service Request (SSR) booking code by travel technology company, Travelport. SSR codes are used in the airline industry to communicate traveller preferences or needs to airlines. They […]

Travel

The future of travel and all you need to be prepared for

New Delhi: International carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines did a recent survey to figure our how travellers are changing the way they search, book and travel. From booking with the aid of voice technology and sustainable alternatives such as rail services, to facial recognition technology at security its an ever changing world of travel out […]

Android

WhatsApp users on Android and iPhone report battery drain issues

In case you’ve noticed your smartphone running on Android or iOS is draining the battery quickly, WhatsApp may be a reason behind it. Users are reportedly experiencing battery draining issues after updating to the latest version of WhatsApp on iOS and Android. Popular WhatsApp tracker website WABetaInfo has tweeted that some users are complaining about […]

Travel

8 Entrepreneurs And Their Startups That Are Shaping Travel Tech

The economic shift towards collaborative consumption is transforming multiple industries, with travel being the vertical that is perhaps most profoundly affected. In 2018 alone, the short-term rental market alone was valued at $169 billion, driving the booming sharing economy forward and acting as a catalyst to an influx of travel technology solutions being introduced into the market –from […]

Travel

Google Travel adds flight price notifications and a limited-time flight price guarantee

Google is building out its travel product with more features to convince you to use it to book flights and plan trips directly, instead of having to go anywhere else. The company is adding more sophisticated pricing features, including historical price comparison for specific itineraries — and notifications about when a price is likely to […]

Travel

Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop: Wow! Travel between Mumbai and Pune in under 25 minutes; project gets infra status

The Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop is a ultra modern, superfast transport project which is being implemented to link the two cities, that are located approximately 200 kilometres apart. Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop Project: If you frequently travel between Mumbai and Pune, here is some good news for you! In the coming years, commuting between the two cities would be […]

Travel

The latest trends in travel and tourism

With the rise of low-cost airlines and a growing middle class around the world, the tourist industry has changed immensely. Although traditional travel comprising planned packages and all-inclusive stays is still alive and well, other types of travel are booming. Technology plays a significant role in many of the advancements in travel and tourism. Ten […]

Windows

Microsoft is creating Windows Lite for dual-screen and Chromebook-like devices

Microsoft is preparing a new lightweight version of Windows for dual-screen devices and Chromebook competitors. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell The Verge that the software maker is stripping back its Windows user interface with dual screens in mind. This new hardware could launch as early as later this year, depending on chip and PC maker readiness. […]

Windows

Microsoft’s Universal Windows Platform app dream is dead and buried

Microsoft had a dream with Windows 8 that involved universal Windows apps that would span across phones, tablets, PCs, and even Xbox consoles. The plan was that app developers could write a single app for all of these devices, and it would magically span across them all. This dream really started to fall apart after […]

Fashion

The Impact Of Fast Fashion And Cultural Appropriation On Guatemalan Artisanship

It’s no secret that fashion is getting cheaper and cheaper, and we are consuming it faster than ever. Fast fashion giants offer prices that are hard to beat, encouraging shoppers to consume quantity over quality. Due to the low prices, many customers end up treating their clothes like they are disposable. While the customer may […]