Monthly Archives: May 2010

Views on Travel Innovation, Part 3: What’s Needed

Good innovation solves worthy problems.  Here are three problems that strike me as worthy, and their very rough calls to action.  (Part 1 in this series covers major travel innovations to date; Part 2 covers key non-technology factors that will … Continue reading

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Google – the Ultimate Direct Connect Platform?

Let’s connect some dots. Dot 1: Google is in a quandary. It needs to enter big markets with high growth opportunities. Dot 2: Google likes the travel industry. I’ve heard estimates that about 10% of its revenues are attributable to … Continue reading

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Views on Travel Innovation, Part 2

As I described in Part 1, broad innovations in technology have paved the way for many travel innovations.  But surely there are important non-technology factors that are shaping the future of the travel industry.   Let’s take a look at five … Continue reading

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