geo-location

 

Proximity-based and time-limited apps capture interest on the Emerald Isle

Proximity and intent are two key pieces of the travel puzzle — each offers a path to success in travel as the …

 
 
Visa

The security measures that banks take to prevent fraudulent transactions can be too much of a good thing. If you travel abroad …

 
 

KLM is offering another test deployment of beacons in airports, using the technology to provide automatic in-terminal navigation for travelers. The buzz …

 
 

As Facebook has grown in scope, determining where in the world a friend or colleague is has become increasingly challenging. A quick …

 
 
iBeaacon

In unrelated experiments, hotel giant Marriott International, low-cost airline EasyJet, and selected airports worldwide have all begun tests to electronically track customers …

 
 

Big news today in the location-based social media space: original niche creator Foursquare has announced that it will be splitting its service …

 
 

Destination information startup TagTagCity has raised EURO 1.5 million in funding from Holland-based Javest Investment Fund and others. The funding comes on top of …

 
 

Location-based check-ins are nothing new – however, the concept of being able to tag a moment in time with location is a developing concept. A relatively new travel startup called Geospike allows users to create time-stamped, location-specific travel journals – without necessarily having to write one.

 
 

The internet revolution continues apace. Not content with completely changing the entire world in less than 20 years, the Internet is now also trying to organise it.

 
 

Travelers have been leading the mobile charge for some time now, toting tables and clutching phones on trips all over the world. With all of these connected travelers roaming localities around the world, mobile advertising is poised to grow exponentially in the years to come.

 
 
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