Category Archives: Leisure

Facial Recognition Tech in Airports: What Travelers Need to Know

While using biometric systems like Clear to board flights without queuing might seem like a win for convenience, the technology raises concerns among privacy advocates. Meanwhile, Clear recently boasted that it has gained 1 million subscribers in the past year alone. What eager travelers may not realize is that they are paying $100 annually to open themselves up to considerable privacy and security risks. In the process, they are shaping opinion by normalizing invasive facial recognition habits that government snoops are smacking their lips about. Continue reading Facial Recognition Tech in Airports: What Travelers Need to Know

10 Best Airport Hotels in the World

In days gone by, spending the night at an airport hotel was considered a humdrum affair, characterised by formulaic chains, carbon-copy hotel rooms and uninspiring cuisine. But no more; today, there are a number of great airport hotels worth keeping an eye out for on your travels. Here are 10 of the best.  Continue reading 10 Best Airport Hotels in the World

How technology is simplifying, personalizing travel

Technology for travelers is shaping expectations and changing the way people travel. Mobile apps like AtYourGate and App in the Air are coming on the market in response to changing guest expectations when it comes to convenience and tailored services, and providing solutions to help enhance travelers’ lives and making things easier. Continue reading How technology is simplifying, personalizing travel

American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels to Share Elite Loyalty Benefits

Like Crossover Rewards and Rewards Plus before it, a new partnership between American and Hyatt may help elite loyalty members in both programs earn some extra perks. And with little cost associated, participation is a no-brainer. Continue reading American Airlines and Hyatt Hotels to Share Elite Loyalty Benefits

Bleisure Is the Biggest Trend in Business Travel

“Bleisure” is on the rise and it’s one of the biggest trends in business travel.

Blending work travel with leisure travel is one of the best perks of traveling for work. It helps save on vacation costs and creates a better work-life balance for travelers and the concept is growing by leaps and bounds as revealed in National Car Rental’s second annual State of the Business Travel Industry Survey.

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