Craft Aerospace’s novel take on VTOL aircraft could upend local air travel – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 13 minutes Air taxis may still be pie in the sky, but there’s more than one way to move the air travel industry forward. Craft Aerospace aims to do so with a totally new vertical-takeoff and landing aircraft that it believes could make city-to-city hops simpler, faster, cheaper, and greener. The aircraft — which to be clear … Read more

How European Travel Brands are Attracting Tourists

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Do you ever spend your entire business trip counting the days that separate you from vacation? Not in Milano!” a voiceover declares in an ad from the tourism body for Milan. Created by We Are Social Italy, the campaign for Milano & Partners and YesMilano boasts of Milan’s rich cultural heritage and easy-going lifestyle and… … Read more

Travel Marketing Strategy Guide For The Industry As Restrictions Fall

Reading Time: 11 minutes Previously, nothing was stopping consumers from hopping on a plane and traveling the world. Unfortunately, this freedom ultimately came to a complete stop with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe. From 217 countries enforcing travel bans to local communities suggesting residents stay safe by remaining at home, more than ever, people … Read more

Hit the Road With These Travel-Planning Apps and Tricks

Reading Time: 6 minutes When it comes to loading up step-by-step directions, any places that are in one of your saved lists will appear first when you’re searching for somewhere to navigate to: Just type the first few letters then select the location. Google Maps lets you queue up directions for up to 10 places in succession for the … Read more

The Best Time Travel Movies of … All Time

Reading Time: 11 minutes Time—ravager of youth; spoiler of milk; humanity’s oldest and deadliest foe. Yet in films we can conquer time easily: running it forwards and backward, skipping into the future or past with a simple edit. Filmmakers constantly time travel, so it’s no coincidence that there are so many films where this trick becomes a plot conceit. … Read more

“Revenge travel” takes customers out of the loop | Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}

Reading Time: 5 minutes Over the last few weeks, traffic on my blog is down by 30 percent. Downloads of my podcast are down by a similar number. It’s been nearly impossible to get a return phone call from customers. Is my business in some sort of pandemic freefall? Not necessarily. Before you and I worry too much about … Read more

As Travel Rebounds, Airlines Are Figuring It Out on the Fly

Reading Time: 8 minutes Before, air travel had certain rhythms. Business travelers flew out on Monday mornings and back on Thursday evenings, filling pricier seats. Come summer, price conscious leisure travelers took to the skies. Crowds flew for Thanksgiving, Labor Day, and Christmas, and to specific destinations for events—sports championships, music festivals, fashion weeks. Decades of historical data plugged … Read more

TravelPerk buys UK-based Click Travel in latest pandemic purchase – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 15 minutes Business trip booking platform TravelPerk has bagged another rival — picking up UK-based Click Travel. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but we’re told it’s the third — and largest — acquisition for TravelPerk to date. The Barcelona-based startup has been on a bit of a shopping spree since the pandemic crisis hit … Read more

How to Travel Safely During Your Pandemic Summer

Reading Time: 7 minutes The overseas states, territories, and possessions of the US have stricter entry rules. In Hawaii, even if you’re vaccinated, you’ll have to take a Covid-19 test and receive a negative result before you hop on your flight (if you got your vaccine outside Hawaii originally). Otherwise, get ready for a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival, … Read more