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Whether for work or play, today’s traveler needs to stay connected – even at 40,000 feet. From smart hotel rooms to in-flight Wi-Fi, we explore the latest technologies designed to help the modern-day traveler feel at home. We also look at cutting-edge tech that’s changing today’s travel, as well as products, services, and solutions that enhance your time away.

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22 last-minute gifts for last-minute travelers (or maybe for your wishlist)

From headphones to portable batteries and bags, here are the 22 best gifts for travelers on your holiday wish list.
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The best travel cameras

The best smart luggage

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The flu is a bad souvenir. Here’s how a pilot stays healthy while flying

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How to take travel photos with just your smartphone

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Stock your travel bag with these gadgets for gaming on the go

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Incase’s ProConnected smart carry-on is a rolling power station for hungry devices

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JetBlue hopes its new A320 cabin will ‘bring humanity back to air travel’

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Virgin America, the ‘airline of Silicon Valley,’ takes its final flight

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Royal Caribbean turns to AR, VR to help visualize its new private island project

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From weird to practical, 18 small travel essentials you’ll actually want to pack


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The best VR apps for travel

The best VR apps for travel allow you to peruse the globe without ever leaving your couch. Here, we've rounded up a few of our favorites.
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Smart travelers don’t need smart luggage yet, but we haven’t lost hope

Do travelers really need features like Bluetooth, digital scales, and batteries? We took some smart luggage along on a trip to find out.
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Want to live-stream 10,000 feet in the air? Honeywell’s inflight tech will let you

Honeywell is delivering better inflight Wi-Fi experience – not just for passengers, but for pilots, crews, and maintenance personnel, too.
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Airplane Wi-Fi is about to no longer suck

Airplane Wi-Fi leader Gogo will launch a new service that offers around 30mbps download speeds per seat on select flights later this year.
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All aboard! Go inside the most high-tech cruise ship ever built

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Here’s when social media suggests booking that trip for the best price

How is tech like virtual reality, social media and wearables changing travel? A study from Adobe Analytics has a few answers.
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10 airports with restaurants you’ll actually want to eat at (we’re serious!)

Airports aren’t known for culinary delights. With help from Yelp, here are the most popular places to eat at the country’s busiest airports.
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Cross the globe while cutting costs with these affordable long-haul airlines

International air travel isn't cheap, but several low-cost carriers are crossing the Atlantic and the Pacific to bring us lower fares.
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How Celebrity Cruises is using smartphones to put power in passengers’ hands

Celebrity Cruises demoed a lot of new cruise experiences that rely on the incorporation of smartphones and home automation.
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How Carnival’s small, wearable Medallion crafts a cruise just for you

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Travel easier with 5 apps and services for the lazy jet-setter

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6 engineering marvels that tamed ‘impossible’ terrain to cut travel time

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How to find cheap flights

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Celebrate 100 years of National Parks by exploring them with these apps and gear

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7 tips to save your trip when a tech meltdown grounds your flight

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Get outdoors without soaking your circuits using the best waterproof gear

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Hit the road with happy feet wearing this travel-friendly footwear tech

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Meet the travel photographer using Facebook Live to invite you along on the road

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From ice rooms to inside the Eiffel Tower, 7 of the coolest hotels on Earth

If you are looking to stay at lodging you will talk about forever, here are a few unusual or unique (or both) accommodations to choose from.
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Cringe or crave? 6 over-the-top glamping options

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Dodge baggage fees and still pack plenty with these travel bags and tips

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Need a couch to crash on? Overnight mixes Airbnb with Uber on-demand

Overnight combines the best of Airbnb and Uber: connecting spontaneous travelers with local hosts instantly