Tech, travel and travel tech never see a dull day. This week the Foreign Office issued a warning to millennial’s, The Independent revealed that London dominates UK tourism, and so much more. Read on to find out what’s new in tech, travel and #tech4travel…
- After a flight attendant allegedly forced one passenger to put their dog in an overhead bin, The Independent looks at passenger rights when it comes to pets (via The Independent).
- Forget the Grand Canyon, Disney World and the Statue of Liberty. Here are some of the little-known, off the beaten track places in the US (via The Guardian).
- The world’s first energy-positive hotel is being built just above the Arctic Circle (via Travel Daily).
- A leading UK airline boss has dismissed reports that a US-UK open skies deal is in jeopardy, insisting there will be “no fundamental change” in transatlantic flying rights (via Travel Weekly).
- Leading airfare booking and aggregator platform TPConnects has predicted 2018 will be the year that dynamic pricing finally becomes established in the aviation sector (via Travolution).
- The 2017 figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) show the top 10 tourist spots are once again in London, while Edinburgh now takes 11th and 12th places. (via The Independent).
- Sharing economy platform Airbnb has launched a public assault on its OTA rivals targeting boutique hotels and B&B owners (via Travolution).
- Booking.com is leading the way when it comes to hotel reviews. But Google is fast approaching, and it’s bringing monumental growth (via Travel Daily).
- Tel Aviv-based FairFly leverages airfare volatility to maximize savings on corporate travel (via Tnooz).
- A rise in the number of arrests of Brits abroad for drug offences and offending local customs has prompted the Foreign Office to issue a warning to millennials (via Travel Weekly).
- Social media has overtaken search as the most popular method of paid advertising by travel companies, according to new research (via Travolution).
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