Category Archives: apps

See NYC from the sea

If you are one of the millions of folks who will be visiting New York City this summer, be sure to take advantage of the recently relaunched and expanded passenger ferry service between the boroughs. As you can see from … Continue reading

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Tangerine Mussolini Is Scaring Away Tourists

You may know the tech company Foursquare from its popular City Guide travel app, but it’s also in the data crunching business. Based on the firm’s analysis, the United States’ share of the International tourism market has been steadily declining … Continue reading

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Free WiFi

One thing that most travelers want at the airport is free access to the internet. Well thanks to blogger Anil Polat we can all get free WiFi at airports around the world. The very clever computer security engineer has organized … Continue reading

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All who wander can now stopover

In my experience adding an inexpensive (or free) stopover, or planning multi-city flights, is usually a time-consuming hassle, with mixed results. Now Air Wander’s just launched search engine promises to streamline the discovery and booking process. To use Air Wander, you simply input your … Continue reading

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All Fun & Games Til You Miss Your Stop

Amsterdam’s public transit agency GVB has teamed with Headmade Studio to create a simple, but clever game called GVBeestje for tram riders. It’s a great idea until you miss your stop.

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NYC : All Are Welcome

New York City’s official tourism and marketing agency—NYC & Company—has just launched a branding update for the world’s greatest city. The sweeping new visual identity incorporates custom typefaces, icons, a new website, neighborhood guides, and dozens of videos. There’s also … Continue reading

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Montreal in History

Here in the New World we tend to forget that we too have a history. Montreal, one of my all time favorite North American cities, was founded in 1642. In the run-up to next year’s 375th anniversary celebrations, Montreal tourism folks … Continue reading

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Paris Gets Gify With It

The fun French internet-based art gallery Balibart has collaborated with PhenixDigital  to create the first outdoor exhibition of animated gifs in Paris. The show will be displayed on a network of 100 digital screens around the city, with a varied … Continue reading

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Mapping Westeros in Ireland

The hugely popular HBO show Game of Thrones has been a real boon for Northern Ireland tourism. With dozens of filming locations around the region,  Tourism Northern Ireland has teamed up with Northern Ireland Screen to create an interactive app mapping … Continue reading

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Layover With A Local

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines wants to turn your layover into a trip during your brief time in the Netherlands. Although the project’s name may sound a bit salacious, KLM simply wants to offer the air traveler with a stopover of … Continue reading

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