All articles tagged Traveling (76)

Certify Streamlines Expense Reporting, Travel, and Purchasing for SMBs and Global Enterprises in More Than 100 Countries

Certify Streamlines Expense Reporting, Travel, and Purchasing for SMBs and Global Enterprises in More Than 100 Countries

In a Nutshell: Since 2008, Certify has grown from a single-use receipt-capture app built for iPhone 3G into the largest independent travel and expense management company in the world. Companies in over 100 countries use tailored Certify solutions to streamline business processes, deepen insight, and manage spend more intentionally. For on-the-road employees as well as managers and admins back in the office, the old-school way of doing expense reporting is a huge chore. Among a hundred... read more »

Use Wanderu to Find the Best Bus and Train Travel Deals to More Than 10,000 Destinations in North America and Europe

Use Wanderu to Find the Best Bus and Train Travel Deals to More Than 10,000 Destinations in North America and Europe

In a Nutshell: While digital technology transformed air travel by unifying airlines on a single ticketing platform, bus and train carriers remained stuck in the past -- each with its own digital ticketing system or sometimes no system at all. Wanderu changed that. Now, travelers in more than 40 countries in North America and Europe use Wanderu to book itineraries and find the best deals across the entire bus and train travel marketplace. Wanderu, a platform for booking great bus and... read more »

How the Mobile Passport App Streamlines International Entry for More Than 6 Million Travelers by Securely Storing Credentials

How the Mobile Passport App Streamlines International Entry for More Than 6 Million Travelers by Securely Storing Credentials

In a Nutshell: Many international travelers know that entry stations at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) checkpoint can cause plenty of frustration — from lost time to missed flights. That's why CBP worked with digital product developer Airside Mobile, Inc., to develop the Mobile Passport and streamline the inspection process by securely storing passport credentials and automating checkpoint processes. Operating at air and cruise ports that see more than 85% of U.S.... read more »

ToursByLocals: A Platform that Connects Travelers with Expert Local Guides in More Than 150 Countries

ToursByLocals: A Platform that Connects Travelers with Expert Local Guides in More Than 150 Countries

In a Nutshell: For travelers who want to enjoy a more authentic experience, ToursByLocals is an online platform that offers a more genuine look at cities in more than 150 countries. The platform connects adventurers with knowledgeable local guides who take pride in their home cities and convey that to visitors. ToursByLocals also offers easy-to-use tools that help clients build a relationship with the right guide and arrange a personalized, private travel experience. The result is a... read more »

With AirHelp, Passengers Can Recoup Their Share of Billions of Dollars in Unclaimed Compensation Related to Travel Inconveniences

With AirHelp, Passengers Can Recoup Their Share of Billions of Dollars in Unclaimed Compensation Related to Travel Inconveniences

In a Nutshell: More people travel by air today than ever before, and experts predict their number will continue to grow. This means flight delays, lost luggage, and cancellations will also increase. AirHelp is a startup that educates air travelers about their compensation rights when it comes to these air travel inconveniences. It also provides a valuable service by working to secure monetary compensation the consumer is legally entitled to. We spoke with AirHelp’s Chief Product... read more »

How Touring Plans’ Extensive Data Sets Help Visitors Avoid Long Lines and Save Money at Disney and Other Attractions

How Touring Plans’ Extensive Data Sets Help Visitors Avoid Long Lines and Save Money at Disney and Other Attractions

In a Nutshell: Visiting Walt Disney World and other theme parks makes for fun-filled and memorable vacations. But waiting in long lines and spending exorbitant amounts of money can make those trips feel slightly less magical. Touring Plans uses hard data, algorithms, and crowdsourced information to help visitors make the most out of their vacations. We spoke with Founder Len Testa about how he combined his passion for Disney with his computer science background to create Touring Plans.... read more »

Scott’s Cheap Flights: Make the Most of Your Credit Card Rewards by Finding Competitive, Handpicked Air Fare Deals Selected by Experts

Scott’s Cheap Flights: Make the Most of Your Credit Card Rewards by Finding Competitive, Handpicked Air Fare Deals Selected by Experts

In a Nutshell: As a journalist, Scott Keyes had a passion for travel, but his bank account didn’t allow for a jet-set lifestyle. So, Scott became an expert on finding the best flight deals available online. Scott’s Cheap Flights began as a small email list for friends and quickly expanding to a full-time business. The company has flight experts who search for the very best flight deals online — including the coveted mistake fares — and share their findings with Scott’s Cheap... read more »

Spend Your Travel Rewards and Escape the Winter Chill by Diving into the Endless Summer of Palm Springs with Sunny Skies, Inviting Pools, and Plenty of Local Charm

Spend Your Travel Rewards and Escape the Winter Chill by Diving into the Endless Summer of Palm Springs with Sunny Skies, Inviting Pools, and Plenty of Local Charm

In a Nutshell: Anyone experiencing the winter cold knows how nice it can be to thaw out and use those hard-earned credit card rewards in the process. A vacation to Palm Springs, California is an ideal way to accomplish both. The desert oasis welcomes visitors with its 350 days of sunshine, tons of local charm, and countless activities. We spoke to Palm Springs' Director of Tourism, Mary Jo Ginther, to learn more about what the town has to offer. Lounging by a heated pool is one of Palm... read more »

Hydaway Bottle: How This Convenient, Collapsible Bottle Rewards Travelers and Reduces Single-Use Plastics

Hydaway Bottle: How This Convenient, Collapsible Bottle Rewards Travelers and Reduces Single-Use Plastics

In a Nutshell: Launched in 2015, Hydaway Bottle was created as a hassle-free alternative for travelers who were frequently buying water bottles in airports only to toss them out before boarding the plane. The no-leak bottle collapses to fit comfortably in pockets making it useful for any number of situations beyond traveling, including going to the gym or packing into a diaper bag. A valuable benefit of the Hydaway Bottle is that it helps reduce the number of single-use plastic bottles... read more »

Leading Travel Transportation Platform Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Experiences Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

Leading Travel Transportation Platform Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Experiences Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

In a Nutshell: Planning a trip abroad can be a daunting undertaking, especially for unseasoned travelers. For those who want to see the world but feel intimidated by the prospect of traveling to another country, getting around while there, or just picking a destination, Rome2rio provides key resources to help navigate these tasks. In addition to the site’s tools, Rome2rio offers expert tips for planning and getting the most out of your overseas adventure. Rome2Rio equips travelers... read more »