Articles about Travel Tech
Australian scientists have created a 3D-printed jet engine, with the world-first breakthrough being tipped to result in advanced manufacturing opportunities.
Qantas has bought a 51 percent share in Taylor Firm to expand its Qantas Loyalty business in light of achieving AU$375 million in benefits during the first half of its financial year.
Visa announces Mobile Location Confirmation service; travelers should welcome verification technology
Visa will begin rolling out a new geo-location service, powered by Finsphere, in April. Your smartphone and financial institution will work together to improve your card purchasing experiences.
The promise of pico projectors making presentations on the go has not panned out, until now.
Over the course of 2014, Samsung's mobile and IT division has seen its yearly operating profits fall by over 40 percent compared to 2013, dragging the rest of the company's yearly profit down by nearly one third.
Malaysia Airlines' website has been attacked by the Lizard Squad, with the hackers claiming to have compromised user data in the security breach.
Customer engagement isn't only a digital "thing". It's got a lot more to it. Rich Toohey, Vice President of Marriott Rewards, speaks to us on what more there is.
Security news items for the week ending January 9, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
United Airlines and online travel website Orbitz have filed a lawsuit against a young computer programmer who used a clever trick to get discounted airfares.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has concluded after launching a review that Expedia's takeover bid for Australia's Wotif.com will not substantially lessen competition in the market.
Frame will be responsible for managing Melbourne Airport's IT assets, including datacentres and communication rooms, over the next three years.
The retail arm of a premium airline inherited less than premium systems, and turned to the cloud to overhaul them.
The Australian government is ramping up border security control at Australian airports with the deployment of 62 automated departure eGates.
Australia's consumer watchdog fears Expedia's planned takeover of Wotif.com could hurt competition in the online travel market and result in higher fees.
Japan is moving to let airline passengers use smartphones, tablets, and other electronic devices during flight, but only if they are switched to flight mode during take-off and landing, according to the country's transport ministry.
Crowded airports, long security lines, and a shortage of power outlets. These all-too familiar gripes are the bane of business travelers. Hitting the road is hard enough, so make the best of it with these essential tools.
As someone who prefers to travel as light as possible, here are some tried-and-true tips on how to make the most out of toting the fewest gadgets and entanglements possible.
Whether you're on a road trip or heading on a long-haul, transatlantic flight, you'll need these essential gadgets to keep you connected, productive, organized, and entertained.
Can't decide on gifts to buy? What if price is no object? What if you “has opulence”, so to speak? With that in mind, I’ve updated the latest revision of my holiday gift guide for the disgustingly and oppressively wealthy.
Solar airplane developer Solar Impulse has planned a flight from San Francisco to New York in another step in its quest to provide low-cost, eco-friendly air travel.
Your child, brother, sister, niece or nephew just got shipped off to college but you forgot to give them a going away gift. Here's a few things you could send them which they desperately need.
This is a collection of 10 awesome and unique USB flash drives!
Are you going to Teched Orlando next week? Are you looking forward to getting your conference bag to add to your collection of tech memorabilia from your trip? Here is a collection of every Microsoft Teched conference bag since TechEd Europe began in 1994. Track the addition of external sponsor and product team logos as the converence evolves and grows.
Travelling can be a zen thing; an escape. Some might enjoy the feeling of leaving behind their email account, of no one knowing where they are, of being ... disconnected. Some of us, on the other hand, prefer to have their smartphone alive and in the mix.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner arrived in Sydney just in time for Qantas to celebrate its 91st birthday. Take a tour on-board the aircraft, which was held in Qantas' hangar.
Jetstar held its inaugural iPad flight from Auckland to Melbourne yesterday, surprising its passengers with the use of Apple's tablet for free.
Google recently asked several members of its Chrome team to go on a search under the sea, not for the lost city of Atlantis, but for things like currency conversions, weather forecasts and the answer to life and the universe. We take a look into Google Australia's underwater tests of Google Voice Search.
Qantas and Optus today announced the details behind their new Frequent Flyer partnership, while unveiling their new, Optus-branded Qantas 737 aircraft.
NASA is attempting to fill the skies with quieter, faster, more fuel efficient, and carbonless aircraft.
There are always cool new apps coming out, so it's hard to keep up. ZDNet Australia brings you a taste of some of the apps that have surfaced or been updated recently.
Monte Ford, CIO of American Airlines discusses how the company was able to overcome the tragedy of 9/11 and weather the current economic downturn by staying focused, managing to a plan, and developing a set of processes to guide the airline into the future.
San Francisco International Airport CIO, John Payne describes his hi-tech vision for security screening and how travelers will have a safer and more convenient check-in process.
Bearable 14-hour international flights? With these Bose noise-cancelling headphones to cut down the engine noise, we may have found a jetlag antidote.