What does the new age of travel look like? How will people be booking travel 5 years from now? Will things get more complicated? Less complicated?
Thanks to reader Jessica R for pointing this out to me. Blackberry has announced their new Q20, which will feature a physical QWERTY keyboard. This really isn’t travel news, but I was surprised at how many folks viewed my recent post on “Blackberry-like” keyboards for my iPhone. I didn’t end up buying one of the keyboards, but Blackberry sure is tempting me with this. The device is supposed to have a 3.5 inch screen which is bigger than previous keyboard Blackberrys but smaller than my iPhone. I’m okay with my […]
Uber is a great example of using technology to disrupt the travel space. The airlines (and to a lesser degree, hotels) have been slow to innovate. Given, it’s harder to change technology in a business with as many moving parts as an airline. Not so in the taxi/car service industry. Uber is a service that allows you to schedule and pay for a car service in a variety of major metropolitan markets. The website currently lists 38 cities where you can use Uber to help schedule your car. They’re also […]