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Startup pitch: Experitus is a travel experience marketplace

Experitus is a marketplace for locals and guides to sell short lessons in their hobbies and careers to visitors at a destination.<p>The startup, founded …

Worldwide Country and City Comparison

COMPARE COUNTRIES AND CITIES AROUND THE WORLD<p><b>MyLifeElsewhere</b> is a collaborative site that allows you to compare and contrast the country you live in …

United States

Trying to get a handle on 5 years of consumer travel startups

Numerous consumer-focused travel startups have launched in the past five years.<p>They tackle many facets of travel, ranging from hotel and flight …

Capitalism’s Future Is Already Here

On September 13, 1970, <i>The New York Times</i> published an article by Milton Friedman castigating any managers of businesses who were “spending someone else’s money for a general social interest” – in other words, requiring customers to pay more, employees to be paid less, or owners to accept smaller …

10 Free Online Courses That Every Professional Should Check Out

Sure, you got a great education from top schools, and you've been working for awhile now. But as you get deeper and deeper into your career, it can become easy to stop pushing yourself to acquire new skills or retain what you've already learned.<p>The Khan Academy, an online learning nonprofit backed …

Data harvesting will win travel marketing in the future

Johnny Depp’s new movie Transcendence is about a sentient machine that combines infinite, collective intelligence with the full range of human …

Navigating the online travel landscape - a guide for startups

If you take a look at Travel Weekly’s top 50 travel companies there are a few familiar names.<p>We all know Priceline, Expedia and Orbitz. But if you …

Tourism

Deep dive into travel research activity by online and offline bookers

Google has been very busy of late with its travel research. After last week’s plea for simplicity, mobile and personalisation comes a major look at …

America in the 1970s: The Pacific Northwest

Day 5 of Documerica Week on In Focus, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. In our final photo essay, we visit the northwestern states of Oregon, Washington, and Alaska, during a heightened energy crisis that left gas pumps empty …

Global house prices

AN ENGLISHMAN’S home is his castle. Those castles, however, are among the smallest in the rich world: the average house size in Britain is just 86 …

Virgin Galactic is coming ... but how will space tourism work?

Ten days ago, British business magnate Richard Branson announced a new Virgin venture - Virgin Volcanic: an expedition to the centre of Earth through …

Space Travel

Madikwe est l’une des dernières-nées des réserves naturelles d’Afrique du Sud et certainement le secret le mieux gardé du pays. Ici, les guides sont autorisés à s’aventurer en dehors des pistes, garantissant une fascinante proximité avec le vie sauvage. Nous restons ainsi quelques dizaines de minutes, à observer ce grand félin, l’un des seigneurs de la réserve.