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  1. Travel website makes planning fun

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organising group holidays can be a busy person's nightmare. Taking into account each party's desired itinerary, available dates and travel requirements is difficult enough; ... by British-based travel veterans George Coltart and Colin Armstrong, in partnership with digital consultancy firm Harmonypark, Travelstormer allows groups of members to brainstorm, make decisions, record ...

  2. Government to provide data for electronic road maps- at a price

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam An electronic service that may form the basis for a master road map with real-time traffic information available to drivers via devices in their cars will be launched this year- at a price. A government source says a 'reasonable' fee w ...

  3. Proof that time travel is, as Einstein said, fiction

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Physicists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have proved Albert Einstein's theory that nothing travels faster than light is correct- showing that time travel is only possible in science fiction. Research team leader Du Shengwang, 36, assistant professor of physics, said his study should 'close a decade-long debate about ...

  4. Tencent buys stake in travel agency eLong

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Tencent Holdings, the mainland's largest internet company, is expanding into the online travel industry after acquiring a 16 per cent stake in domestic ... the world's biggest online travel services business. It is the first strategic investment in the online travel business for Tencent, which has a market capitalisation of HK$391.65 billion. The Hong ...

  5. Travel gadgets

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the go. Sony- NEX-C3 When travelling, you want to pack a camera that can take professional quality photographs without adding too much burden to your backpack. This compact and lightweight new ...

  6. Hotel doors open for a sociable IT professional

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft As Hong Kong's hospitality industry booms, the IT demands for the sector are also on the rise. Hotels are expected to provide instant technical support to the back office and room guests because tourists and business travellers are increasingly using devices such as notebook computers and digital video cameras. As a result, hospitality providers are looking ...

  7. Travel agents' internet services fail customers

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Travel agents have been told they have much room for improvement in their online services after a survey in which only half responded to email inquiries and 95 per cent were ... was conducted by Talisma, a company that specialises in providing software to help companies deal with customers online. It sent inquiries to 20 travel agencies with questions like, 'Can I make ...

  8. Time to get connected

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Airlines are leveraging on the importance of technology and connectivity, even above 10,000 metres, to make a difference in attracting new customers and keeping existing clients. Singapore Airlines (SIA) plans to become the first major airline in Asia to ...

  9. Amid dispute, Google launches map service for holiday travellers

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Google has launched a powerful map-searching service for the mainland's Lunar New Year travellers amid differences with Beijing over censorship which it has said ... highway and weather updates and Google's China map services to provide a comprehensive database for travellers nationwide who are returning home. It is unclear when Google began preparations ...

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    Cathay Pacific eyes hi-tech 'self-boarding' gates in Hong Kong

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... meeting yesterday. The International Air Transport Association aims to enable secure and "fast travel" procedures for 80 per cent of global air passengers by 2020. "Fast travel" is defined as 10 minutes from check-in to duty-free shops and 30 minutes for the passenger to be on board and ready for take-off. In an experiment conducted by Lufthansa on an Airbus A380 ...




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