11:16 am, worldli
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Steps to protect guest-facing apps and networks from unwanted hackers

Guest-facing apps are one of the most visible rising trends in the hospitality sector. But how to secure these soft networks from unwanted intruders?


10:15 am, worldli
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Why this roll-on suitcase has a companion app for traveling

The Bluesmart roll-on suitcase is a smart suitcase with a companion app to facilitate the free flow of information that is the hallmark of the digital age.


09:31 am, worldli
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Apple quietly releases best travel feature yet, the Apple SIM

For WiFi-hungry travelers, the true announcement during the Apple iPad event was the Apple SIM. This features allows users to seamlessly switch carriers.


09:38 am, worldli
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Chinese travelers booking over 30% of travel via mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

The revenue specialists at eRevMax have compiled statistics on the chinese traveler, showing some key takeaways when targeting the Chinese travel industry.


08:53 am, worldli
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Hertz rolls out companion app to facilitate pre-rental trip planning

Rather than concede to the pervasive mobile mapping app, Hertz has created a companion mobile app product to enhance the utility its NeverLost GPS system.


10:42 am, worldli
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ShareBetter attempts to put a lid on NYC short-term rentals with safety tool, parody video

New York City’s ShareBetter counters recent Airbnb ads promoting short-term rentals with its own parody video and safety tool showing NYC sex offenders.


09:14 am, worldli
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Hotel brands seeing success driving bookings via mobile apps in China

China has long been a lucrative hotel market, and has recently been heating up further as more hotel brands make the leap into mainland investment.


08:23 am, worldli
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Humanity.tv launches iPad magazine loaded with curated travel films

A new product is coming out of travel startup Humanity.tv, which brings a steady stream of documentary-style travel content to its community of travelers.


08:40 am, worldli
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Travelocity spends more on YouTube, but Expedia garners more organic attention

Analysis from Strike Social has found that, while Travelocity is outspending Expedia by over 9 to 1 in dollars, Expedia is garnering more organic attention.


10:11 am, worldli
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Contrarian statistics show rebound of PC market

After the on-going onslaught of news related to “the PC is dead, long live mobile,” one would think the PC’s gravestone was firmly planted


09:03 am, worldli
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P2P rentals receive clarity from SF, paving way for legal status

The evolving regulatory environment surrounding short-term P2P rentals accelerated this week, with San Francisco creating a legal framework for the rentals.


09:58 am, worldli
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Wearables primed for the mainstream with emerging travel apps

This weekend’s THack at SFO airport was a teaser of things to come in the wearables market, demonstrating just how wearables may impact the travel industry.


10:25 am, worldli
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Compelling travel concepts fly into THack SFO

The latest edition of our ongoing THack series has landed at San Francisco’s International Airport, taking over the impressive conference room in Terminal 2.


10:25 am, worldli
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As screens expand, business travelers seek certainty via mobile

With the rollout of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Apple ecosystem now matches most Android phones as far as screen …


10:15 am, worldli
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Marketing watch: Marriott's Teleporters entertain and inspire newlyweds with virtual reality

Marriott is the next up to test virtual reality with its GetTeleported campaign targeting newlyweds outside of New York’s City Hall.