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The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

What airline pricing needs: a dynamically new approach!

Could it be that pricing opportunities, despite sophisticated airline RM systems, are still not being exploited fully by most airlines?That is the …

Machine Learning

An executive’s guide to AI

Don't have a profile?<p>Please create a profile to print or download this article.<p>Create a profile to get full access to our articles and reports, …

Artificial Intelligence

Here’s a great explanation of what the blockchain is from the person tasked with explaining it to the world

Business Insider's Sara Silverstein spoke with Jamie Smith, CEO of the Global Blockchain Business Council, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Smith is also the co-chair of the WEF's blockchain council. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> So tell me what is the …

Airlines inching closer to dynamic pricing

Imagine if airlines could tailor fare offers based on who was making the ticket inquiry, rather than strictly on the search criteria. Well, experts …

Frequent-flyer Programs

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New Amadeus Program Will Drive NDC Innovation

Personalization is becoming increasingly important when it comes to selling travel. The New Distribution Capability (NDC), created by IATA, is …

Your own Italian home for $1? You can buy it in Ollolai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty village in Italy ? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Looking for holiday inspiration for 2018? These free smartphone apps mean you can carry insider travel tips for hundreds of destinations in your pocket<p>Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can …

Apps

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Bitcoin

The Coase Theorem and Airline Overbooking

<i>How airlines can handle overbooking without breaking bones.</i><p>United Airlines, formerly infamous for allegedly breaking guitars, has now outdone that …

Flying

How to become rich and not broke: 5 smart money moves before you turn 30

Young persons usually make a big mistake by thinking that they have enough time to plan for their future and build their nest egg.<p>You have just …

Mutual funds have multiple tax advantages over bank fixed deposits

<b>By Dhirendra Kumar</b><p>A few months ago, I had written an article on replacing bank fixed deposits (FDs) with fund investments. However, a lot readers …

Investing

Amex seals NDC deal with BA and Iberia

The two airlines announced in May that from November 1 they would introduce an £8 fee for fare components booked in indirect channels, which includes …

High and mighty: a cycling break on Senja island, Norway

Peaceful pedalling, majestic peaks and fjords are the order of the day on a four-day trip around an area as picturesque as the Lofoten Islands … but less busy<p>It was like the reverse of winter sun. I’d swapped what had been a gorgeous slice of English summer for low single digits on a four-day cycle …

European Travel

This is why Alitalia is failing

Alitalia is looking for love. Well, a rich suitor at any rate.<p>The Italian national airline continues to defy gravity and stay afloat, as it has done …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

The ancient path through Palestine

Infamous for walls and checkpoints that keep people apart, the Palestinian Territories are united by a walking trail tracing the footsteps of Abraham, the father of Islam and Judaism.<p>Shamous is the snappiest of dressers. She matches fluorescent pink Wellington boots with turquoise leggings and a …

Israel

5 Reasons a Trip to Zambia Should Be Your Next Adventure

The African continent is incredibly diverse from arid to tropical environments and rural to bustling urban areas. Bursting with a wide range of …

An Amadeus company, Navitaire, unveils the world’s first Virtual Reality travel search and booking experience

“We live in a 3D world, why shouldn’t we shop for travel that way?” This was the idea that inspired Justin Wilde, a user experience developer at …

Virtual Reality

Take a glimpse at Europe's best national parks

Europe contains some of the most charismatic and cultured cities on the planet. But the continent is also blessed with an extraordinary array of natural landscapes, which lure travellers from far and wide.<p>From the glacier-carved fjords of Norway to the sun-baked gorges of Greece, many of these …

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Travel

Living in… the world’s most welcoming countries

In these five spots, expats will likely be greeted with a warm welcome, a helping hand and a friendly smile.<p>For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new life abroad. But with huge variances in local culture and language capabilities, some places …

Central America

Lufthansa allows third parties to sell seats via its API

Lufthansa Group‘s Open API is now transactional, allowing authorised developers to sell airline tickets, earning a commission on any sales in the …

I've Traveled to 70 Countries Solo—This Is the One Everyone Should Visit

Packing up your possessions, booking a ticket, and venturing to a foreign country on your own is one of the most daunting but liberating things you …

Airline Lost Your Luggage? 7 Things to Do Next

Three out of every 1,000 bags are mishandled. If it happens to you, it’s vital to take action right away. Here's how.<p>Especially after a late-night or …

The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

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