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Did Someone Say Cake?

Producing a great technology based tourism offering is a bit like baking a cake. You start with quality ingredients (your content), a well equipped kitchen (the technology), and some know-how (skills)....

A Glimpse Into The Crystal Ball

It is a dangerous game trying to predict the future when software is the driving factor. Empires rise and fall so quickly and unpredictably that even the best minds in Silicon Valley won’t gamble on a guess...

Tourism Apps on the Road: Baby, You ...

“Yes, I’m gonna be a star.” Or so think the car companies. They have held a vice-like grip on the dashboard since the horseless carriage was invented, and for good reason: car manufacturers are...

What the heck is a “Phablet...

You’ve probably never heard of one, and I kind of wish I hadn’t, but a “phablet” is a hybrid between a phone and tablet like the iPad. I don’t think the name is catching on, and I hope it doesn’t, because...

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Why write this blog?

The American author Mark Twain once said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness.” My reason for writing this blog is to foster more and better travel so fatalities of that type become abundant. "Better" travel means safe, efficient, conscientious, and experientially rich travel.

I write for the non-technical reader to help him or her better understand best-practice ways to apply mobile and embedded technology in the tourism, travel, and transportation industries.

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