February 20, 2012

Sanity-saving Travel App: Green Globe

If you are planning a holiday, a business trip, a conference or even a wedding, the Green Globe app leads you to travel and tourism businesses that are actively contributing to a better future for the people and the places you visit. The Green Globe app provides photos and descriptions of member hotels, resorts and other business, with direct links to booking, map location and videos.

February 16, 2012

Sanity-saving Travel App: KAYAK

With KAYAK's mobile apps, you have everything on KAYAK.com right in your hand. Find the right flight, the perfect hotel, and even manage your itinerary or track your flight status. KAYAK'S free apps are available for the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile 7 and Nokia devices.

February 13, 2012

Sanity-saving Travel App: GateGuru

GateGuru is a tool to transform the chaotic and unfamiliar airport environment into a more satisfying experience before and after flights, and during layovers. GateGuru will locate the best food, shopping and service options within any airport at the touch of a button.

February 10, 2012

Sanity-saving Travel App: TripIt

With today’s myriad of travel sites, even the most experienced traveler has their hands full managing all the details of a typical trip. Booking airline tickets, hotels, rental cars, and restaurants leaves you with lots of separate pieces of paper. Throw in maps, directions, things to do, and weather, and the chaos multiplies.

TripIt turns chaos into order by making it easy for anyone to:
  • Organize trip details into one master online itinerary — even if arrangements are booked at multiple travel sites
  • Automatically include maps, directions, and weather in their master itinerary
  • Have the option to book restaurants, theatre tickets, activities, and more right from within the online itinerary
  • Safely access travel plans online, share them, check-in for flights, or print an itinerary

February 2, 2012

Best Winter Trips 2012

National Geographic: Travel
Winter doesn't have to mean long months indoors. The National Geographic editors have chosen ten trips that will have you gearing up for adventure or joining in local festivities - warm- and cold-weather travel that's sure to cure the winter blues. Do you have a favorite winter destination?

Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan
Lake Placid, New York
Cuba
Namibian Coast
Chiapas, Mexico
Antarctic Peninsula
Miami, Florida
Fernie, British Columbia
Palm Springs, California
Sledding, Preda-Berg√ľn, Switzerland