Articles Tagged ‘Facebook’

KLM Wants to Put Your Face on Their Plane

KLM Wants to Put Your Face on Their Plane May 5, 2011 | Europe, Netherlands, Travel News | Read More
Modern technology is making it easier and easier to get your face out there. Some people even become instant celebrities by posting a video to YouTube. How would you like a claim to fame? On a plane? Wouldn’t that be insane? According to tnooz, the Dutch airline, KLM, is plastering one of its airplanes...

Sit Closer to Your Facebook Friends on Malaysia Airlines

Sit Closer to Your Facebook Friends on Malaysia Airlines March 7, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
In August 2010, Delta became the first airline carrier to allow customers to search for flights and book them directly through Facebook. At that time, other airlines only allowed customers to use Facebook to search for available flight times. When it was time to pay, they were redirected back to the...

What Do Facebook Additions Mean for Travelers

What Do Facebook Additions Mean for Travelers October 19, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As if it needed extra buzz, the media outlets have been all atwitter (no social media pun intended) the last few weeks with Facebook, which coincidentally rolled out new features about the same time the hit movie, “The Social Network”, was released at theaters. The latest changes aren’t...

Cool Map of the Day: the World of Online Communities

Cool Map of the Day: the World of Online Communities October 6, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
People “travel” online from Facebook to Flickr, from Digg to Delicious, or from Deadspin to Drudgereport. But how do you know where you are when you’re exploring the wild world of the interwebs? Luckily for us, the creative genius at xkcd.com came up with this. Enjoy. Image: xkcd.com

Inspired by India: Couple Uses Facebook To Guide Their Journey, Write Book

Inspired by India: Couple Uses Facebook To Guide Their Journey, Write Book June 21, 2010 | India, Travel News | Read More
As various philosophers and cultural theorists of the past have decried the influx and inundation of technology on the psyche of contemporary society, a few people actually manage to make good on the hegemony of technological progress. Take, for example, 26 year-old Devapriya Roy and 28 year-old Saurav...

Iceland Utilizes the Internet to Market Itself After Eyjafjallajökull

Iceland Utilizes the Internet to Market Itself After Eyjafjallajökull June 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Spring of 2010 beheld a tough few weeks for world travel, and Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano was to blame. Spewing tons of volcanic ash throughout the various layers of atmosphere over Europe and the northern points of the globe, and going through various explosive phases ranging from 1 to...

Disney Sells Tickets Directly Through Facebook

Disney Sells Tickets Directly Through Facebook June 4, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Disney quietly rolled out a Disney Tickets Together Facebook application last month, calling it a first-of-its-kind app that allows users to buy tickets without leaving the Facebook site, as well as to invite their Facebook friends to come along.  Right now the app is only selling tickets to Toy Story...

Facebook Mobile Platform Announced; Saves Money By Cutting Photos

Facebook Mobile Platform Announced; Saves Money By Cutting Photos May 25, 2010 | Travel News, Travel Tips | Read More
Cell phone billing can be expensive in foreign countries, where data plans and pay as you go services make life simpler but potentially more costly. Facebook is one of the most popular websites on Earth, and they’ve devised a mobile solution to help cut down on cellular costs. The service, 0.facebook.com,...

Teen Environmentalist Spends Spring Break At North Pole

Teen Environmentalist Spends Spring Break At North Pole April 14, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Saturday, 15-year-old Parker Liautaud reached the North Pole and became the first person at the top of the world to check in with Foursquare, a GPS-based social media cell phone app.  (Santa for some reason refuses to get an iPhone.)  Liautaud had also attempted to become the youngest person ever to...

NileGuide helps you book…with full transparency and objectivity

NileGuide helps you book…with full transparency and objectivity December 11, 2008 | New Features, NileGuide Updates | Read More
I’m pleased to announce the release of NileGuide version 4.7. We’re all incredibly excited, because this release is chock-full of lots of cool and helpful features that will help our users plan better trips. Here’s a short summary of some key new enhancements: Hotel Booking –...