August, 2014

By Shivangi On 12 Aug, 2014 At 05:27 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India, Need to Know, The Business of Travel | With 0 Comments

Get ready for this year’s full service luxury airline – Vistara, launched in collaboration between Tata and Singapore Airlines. This would be the second airline launched in India this year, after Air Asia—also in partnership with Tata, which took off in June 2014. The joint venture is formed at 51:49 ratio between Tata Sons and [...]

By Kasturi On 8 Aug, 2014 At 04:27 PM | Categorized As International, Travel Tech, uncategorized | With 0 Comments

United Airlines is going to introduce, perhaps one of the most important travel app in the industry. This app will allow the customers checking in for international flights to scan their passports via their iOS and Android devices. They are going to be the first airline to add that option. Previously, passengers could manage only [...]

By Kasturi On 6 Aug, 2014 At 05:50 PM | Categorized As Far-Out, International | With 0 Comments

Imagine staring at the Aurora Borealis out of a glass roof as you lie on your bed….glorious right? Well, it is soon going to actually happen. From the glass windowed wall of the world’s first floating snowflake hotel in Norway, you can have the most wonderful experience of your life. Who doesn’t want to see [...]

By Komal Jain On 4 Aug, 2014 At 04:49 PM | Categorized As India, Need to Know, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments

After the Taj Mahal and Humayun Tomb, Google and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) have brought online a 360-degree panoramic imagery of 76 Indian heritage sites and 30 archived exhibitions of arts and historical institutions from across India. These immersive panoramas, collected using Street View technology, are available for viewing on the Google Cultural Institute [...]

By Kasturi On 1 Aug, 2014 At 05:29 PM | Categorized As India, International, Need to Know, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments
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As wearable technology is touching new heights, the next big thing in the market isn’t from anywhere else but India. An Indian startup viz. Ducere Technologies Pvt. Ltd.has created sneakers and insoles that pair with an app and Google Maps to help you get from one place to another. Both the shoes and insoles are [...]