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Tech Tuesday: Why Use Tinder As A Travel App

BY WENDY HUNG Tinder traveling can be so much fun. The dating aspect of it never gets boring as we all dream of meeting Mr./Ms. Right at some romantic destination. Call me a cynic or an old-fart but I’m not one to believe that an algorithm will tell me who I’m supposed to spend the […]

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5 Kickstarter Campaigns Worthy Of Your Backings

BY WENDY HUNG No, these aren’t projects to fund someone caravan’s travels, or to create another photo book. On Kickstarter, we think projects that are worthy of your backings are ones that combine innovation with a purpose. Everyone’s got a cool idea, but the ones on this list are much more well thought out and […]

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Tech Tuesday: Microsoft Gives Mandarin Oriental A Digital Makeover

BY TEAM JST microsoft-news.com How does Mandarin Oriental like them apples? Apparently, not so much. This week, Microsoft released an announcement of its partnership with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to deliver a luxe digital experience with its Window 8.1 platform in the hotel group’s properties in London, Washington DC, Las Vegas and Tokyo. Five custom Windows […]

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Lonely Planet Partners With Skyscanner For Flights Engine

BY TEAM JST This week, Lonely Planet announced its partnership with Skyscanner to launch a new flights-comparison engine which will exist in the booking section of LonelyPlanet.com. What does this mean for you? It’ll be a one-stop shop for travelers to book and buy a wide range of products and services on LonelyPlanet.com, including: accommodation, car […]

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How You Can Cruise Royal Caribbean With Google Street View

BY TEAM JST Or should we call it: Google Deck View? The new innovative partnership between Royal Caribbean and Google brings holiday planners the closest experience to being onboard when they research for cruises online. The launch of Google Maps Business View is based on Google’s Street View technology to Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas, […]

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Home-Resto Website “EatWith” Opens Doors For Hungry Travelers In SF

BY TEAM JST EatWith San Francisco, Mika Last summer, we brought to you the news of a website that lets you dine in homes around the world. Ahh…the dream of every traveler these days. What better way to check out the food scene than to eat in a local’s home with other world-travelers! SEE ALSO: [Watch Video] EatWith: […]

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#TechTuesday: Meet Hotel Engine, The New Kid On The Travel Block  

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Scroll down for promo code! You’ve heard of the Kayaks, Pricelines, and other travel booking sites claiming to have the lowest rates in town, while simultaneously filling your home screen with popup windows. You religiously check these sites and compare rates against each other, only to find that they’re not so cheap […]

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