Posts Categorized: Tourism & Travel

New aircraft tech designed to make takeoff safer

Researchers at a university in Lithuania have developed software that lets pilots know if conditions will result in a compromized takeoff.

Top 3 Travel Innovations 2018

We have picked for you some of the latest innovations that are changing the way we experience travel. From personalised travel insurance to energy self-sufficient hotels, the travel industry is ready for disruption and embracing sustainability at its core.

Empowerment tool for women maps cases of harassment

A new app empowers women in Brazil by recording gender-based violence in public spaces.

New travel insurance app uses geolocation

A new travel insurance app turns itself on and off automatically based on the user’s location

Inflight yoga program helps boost wellbeing of passengers

A long-haul carrier has introduced a series of yoga and meditation videos for use before, during and after a flight for increased passenger wellbeing.

Airport accepts digital currency in terminal shops

A new payment system allows travelers to pay with their choice of cryptocurrency at a variety of retailers.

Game app promotes São Paulo museum

A new app helps promote the connection between train and subway services and the São Paulo art museum.

Nation issues a mandatory eco pledge

The island nation of Palau has changed its laws so that all visitors must sign a pledge to act in an ecologically responsible way while on the island.

Historic Dutch dike lights up with sustainable art installations

Showcasing the strength and beauty of an iconic design, the art project uses wind and passing cars to light up the structure and create shareable power.