Time Travel Innovation

Innovation Excellence

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The Tech Side of Travel

Daniel Burrus

In the next five to ten years, technology will give us many new ways to enjoy travel—from the planning phase to the actual trip. Tomorrow’s travel will look nothing like it does today, and the travel adventures anyone can go on will be limited only by our imagination.


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Choosing your direction of travel

Paul Hobcraft

In the past week or so, I have been looking a little harder at the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry relating to innovation, it left me a little frustrated. I felt that warm and fuzzy feeling, as I read all too often those comforting words or platitudes of how “innovation is vital to us” and one of the “highest areas of focus.”

Bad news does not Travel up the Hierarchy

Destination Innovation

In short, bad news does not travel up the hierarchy. Share : The post Bad news does not Travel up the Hierarchy appeared first on Destination Innovation. Flight Crew of the Challenger. On January 28 1986 the NASA Space Shuttle, Challenger, broke apart shortly after take-off from Cape Canaveral. Five NASA astronauts and two civilian scientists were killed. The cause of this devastating accident was eventually traced to the failure of an O-ring seal in the right Solid Rocket Booster.

The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted, Again.


Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. It’s no wonder Plug and Play created a vertical focused on travel and hospitality. Travel and hospitality accounts for 10% of employment worldwide, and it is estimated that the sector contributed $8 Trillion to the global economy in 2017. The “travel-tech” sector has attracted over $19B+ since 2008. Airbnb disrupted hotels.

The Travel & Hospitality Industry is Being Disrupted – Again

Innovation Excellence

Now big travel and hospitality companies are going after the next disruptive innovation themselves before getting blindsided yet again. Innovation Strategy tourism travelAirbnb disrupted hotels. If you’ve followed my Inc.com column, you know I work with both big companies and start-ups around the world. My research, consulting and speaking give me a glimpse into the fledgling trends and upstarts that will one day.

Time Travel Audit: Find Success Now and in the Future

Daniel Burrus

You don’t need a DeLorean for time travel. This same kind of time travel also occurs in business. You can time travel at organizations in your hometown that use legacy technology and antiquated techniques. Time travel is also possible between divisions within an organization. Fortunately, you can also travel to the future. Do a time travel audit on the people you interact with.

#2,126 – Brain Week: Mental Time Travel

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

I love everything about Time Travel. In fact, I’m pretty much obsessed with it these days watching every Time Travel or Time Loop movie known to man. Case in point: Did you know that America’s sweetheart Rachel McAdams has appeared in four different Time Travel movies?!

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#1,399 – Barter Travel

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

And thanks to a new travel website specializing in bartering that may soon be the case. As Travel and Leisure explains, “Desired offers include playful exchanges like providing a comic book collection or tango lesson to taking photos, teaching English, or helping out feeding farm animals.”. Is barter travel the Greatest Idea Ever?

How Travel is Changing at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

Innovation Leader

What does it mean to innovate travel, and create new kinds of safety in 2020? Jodie Brinkerhoff, VP of Innovation at DFW Airport, discusses how her team is adapting

How Travel is Changing at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

Innovation Leader

What does it mean to innovate travel, and create new kinds of safety in 2020? Jodie Brinkerhoff, VP of Innovation at DFW Airport, discusses how her team is adapting

2 Rising Travel Innovators and the Advantages of Direct Bookings

Innovation Walk

When we want to book a hotel we automatically go to our favourite online travel agency (OTA), also known as a booking portal. Here I share my thoughts on 2 rising travel innovators and the advantages of direct bookings. The winner of 2015’s European Travel Innovator Award intends to increase the number of direct bookings a hotel gets. The post 2 Rising Travel Innovators and the Advantages of Direct Bookings appeared first on Innovation Walk. Travel Industry

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Travel Blogging – Texas, an Airport Bar, and Doing Tequila Shots


Traveling Deep in the Heart of Texas. Travel Blogging at an Airport Bar. You gotta love travel blogging! – Mike Brown. Related posts Travel Blogging – The Airport Security Line, Travel Change Fees, and Creativity Placebos From the Road – Branding, Business, and Blogging Airport Observations Travel Tips for Spring Break or Any Time You Travel Social Media Strategy: 7 Lessons for Fantastic, Creative Content Marketing.

Travel Blogging – A Walk through Boston


” As I was “travel blogging” those words on the plane ride back from Boston, the week wasn’t even over yet. Travel Blogging in Boston. “This week was the weirdest week in my life.” On the upside, always try to be the “bright spot of the day” for everyone you encounter. I can’t say it often enough: If you are willing to “listen,” God will put you exactly where you need to be.

Virgin just invested in new supersonic jets which travel faster than Concorde

Idea to Value

It will travel 2.6 With some estimates that affordable supersonic mass travel could eventually become a $100bn industry, compared to the total 2015 airline industry value of $742bn , this really could be the next big leap in travel. Virgin will partner with Boom to buy 10 of its new supersonic aircraft, with ticket prices about the same as current business class.

Four Free Hacks to Make Your Travel More Comfortable

Stephen Shapiro

With over 30 years of travel under my belt, I’ve discovered many simple and free ways to make your travel more enjoyable. I used to travel with clothes pins or chip clips, when I realized that I could use the clips on the hangers provided in most hotel closets. When I don’t want to bring a bulky travel pillow, I find that a bottle placed under my neck is a great substitute. Therefore I usually travel with a clothes steamer. Inc Technology and Trave

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How One Small Thing Made 4,000,000 Miles of Air Travel Worth It

Innovation Excellence

Air travel gives us lots of options to catch up, but it’s also an option to look back. I just had lunch with a colleague who shared with me that he was traveling 95% of the time. Leadership air travel improving memory time managementI didn’t bother asking if that was based on calendar days, workdays, or hours. At 95% does it.

4 Ways Tech Will Disrupt the Travel Industry in 2020

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Here are several of the innovations opening up new opportunities for entrepreneurs. Technology

Summer Travel Blogging – All the Fun Places You’ll See


Summer travel is a fascinating study in how little people think about the ways their bodies AND their clothes will be stretched beyond normal limits. It’s a great opportunity to practice keeping your eyes very focused on what you are doing and ignoring the “local scenery” Being on the road during the summer is also a great opportunity to write a “Larry King-style” summer travel blogging update. Brainzooming - All Posts Humor larry king travel

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Big Data Can Transform the Travel Industry


A novel screening model to predict when passengers will arrive at Dublin Airport security

Moving Up: Travelling On Business With Authority

The Human Factor

When you travel on business, you must present yourself in a light of authority and success. Travelling in style is one thing, but travelling with purpose and power is another. When travel on business for a meeting, you are never to be thought of as the number two. They will have standards, such as dress codes, certain high end vehicles only, codes of conduct such as opening the door for you, and also in the realm of business travel. Contributed post –.

How to Boost Your Creative Powers While You Travel

Michael Roberto

Watching people stroll by on the cobblestone streets and sidewalks reminds me of the of power of travel as a stimulant for our creativity. IDEO's David and Tom Kelley once wrote about the ways in which observations while we travel can stir the brain. We learn a lot when we travel not because we are any smarter on the road, but because we pay such close attention. Travel disrupts our normal routines, and novelty stimulates the brain. creativity innovation travel

MyQ will change the way you travel forever

Rapid Innovation in digital time

The winner of Seedstars World 'start-up competition' in Lagos is MyQ, a queue management application, which organizes and manages vehicle queuing. Ishiaku Gwamna, CEO of Softronix, the company which designed MyQ, kindly lets us discover MyQ more in-depth. Continue reading → Digital & Media Innovation Ishiaku Gwamna Lagos mobile app MyQ Nigeria Queuing SeedStarsWorld Start-up Transportation

I Choose The Road Less Traveled

3Q Leadership Blog

I choose the road less traveled. •I © Irene Becker, Founder, Just Coach It-The 3Q Edge™ (IQ-EQ-SQ) Coaching, Consulting & Keynotes for a Better, Stronger Future 3Q Leadership™ Blog- 54,000+ Social Media Followers & Growing! I love myself because from a place of self-love my ego is quiet, my awareness and compassion are restored. •I I serve with […].

Let Your Brain Take the Road Less Traveled

The Human Factor

Over time, it developed strategies for operating more efficiently, and one of those strategies involves traveling well-worn pathways to conserve energy use. If you’re tired of traveling the same well-worn pathways in your company, make it a habit to let your mind wander. The post Let Your Brain Take the Road Less Traveled appeared first on The Human Factor. Do you often find yourself doing the same things over and over and wondering why you get the same results every time?


Think Like a Traveler

Michael Roberto

One of my favorite passages has to do with encouraging people to "think like a traveler." Here is an excerpt: Ever travel to a foreign city? We've all heard that, "Travel broadens the mind." We learn a lot when we travel not becuase we are any smarter on the road, but because we pay such close attention. When we travel, we engage in bottom up processing, because we can't rely on past experience to help us.

Have Pluma, Will Travel

Idea Champions

I will be on a 10 week writer's retreat in San Miguel de Allende working on my next book, Storytelling for the Revolution. During that time I will have about 7 hours each week for free lance writing and editing projects. Contact me if you have the need: mitch@ideachampions.com. My recent book

Experience Innovation is a Key Strategy for Service Businesses

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Thomas Cook travel agents Travel and LeisureRight now there’s a bit of a struggle going on in the UK and it’s not about Brexit. There’s great concern in the arts world that a wonderful picture, J.M.W. Turner’s ‘The Dark Rigi; The lake of Lucerne’ (1842) may disappear from the UK (where it is currently in a private collection) and find its.

Open Innovation Challenge to Improve Air Travel: Winners Announced


Such was the success of the open innovation challenge that the airport is looking to launch future challenges to help improve passengers’ travel experiences. Several airline passengers have a little more money in the bank thanks to an open innovation competition in Germany. They were the winners of the inaugural Frankfurt Airport Innovation Challenge, which asked members of the public from anywhere in the world for their ideas to improve the passenger experience.

#1,484 – Space Week: Photonic Levitation, Lasers, and the Future of Space Travel

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

The vastness of space combined with the limitations of physics means it’s highly unlikely that we’ll be able to travel to our stellar neighbors anytime soon or within the time-frame of a normal human lifespan. But a new theoretical breakthrough involving lasers could alter that dire diagnosis making it possible for us to travel through space in a relatively short amount of time. Shockingly, this isn’t the only new space travel idea involving lasers.

25 Unforgettable Moments in Space Exploration to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Entrepreneur - Innovation

Space TravelThe moon landing was just the beginning.


Six Things Great Innovators Do Differently

Innovation Excellence

Innovation air travel collaboration Crowdsourcing culture Harvard Business Review Innovation Strategy Talent technology travel web developersTake a look at any successful enterprise and you’ll find innovation at its core. That was just as true a hundred years ago when Henry Ford perfected the assembly line as it is today, when modern day giants like Elon Musk bring cutting edge technology to market. Innovation, as I’ve written before, is how people.

Ten Top Places to Visit in the Cape Town Area

Destination Innovation

Travel betty's bay cape town hermanus lwandle migrant labour museum stellen bosch vegelegenPhoto of Cape Town by HP Botha on Pixabay. The Western Cape of South Africa has much to offer the visitor. Here are some recommendations for fascinating places to visit. Cape Town. Watched over by the imperious Table Mountain, Cape Town boasts many splendours. Try the Company’s Gardens, the V&A waterfront, the District Six Museum and the colourful Bo-Kaap section.

11 Great Things to See and Do in South Florida

Destination Innovation

Travel alligator botanical everglades florida garden keys morikami tourist visitorDeering Estate. Many visitors think of Florida in terms of Orlando and Disney World. But I believe that once the children have grown up you will find that South Florida has much more to offer. Here are my picks for great things to see and do in South Florida. The Florida Keys. This is a magical road trip. 800 islands are strung out mostly along a causeway with clear blue ocean on either side.

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Sights to see in North-East Scotland

Destination Innovation

Take a car from Inverness (which is well worth a visit), have a look at Loch Ness and then travel north to take in these recommendations: John O’Groats. Travel cairn dornoch orkney scotland skara brae thurso touristDunrobin Castle. Most visitors to Scotland stop in Edinburgh and then head to the north-west Highlands and Skye – which are undoubtedly spectacular. The opposite coast is much less visited but still has plenty to offer.

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Innovation with Marco Polo

Innovation Excellence

I spent a great deal of time in 2018 traveling across the world in search of innovation insights. Innovation China Marco Polo travelIn countries ranging from Colombia to China to Azerbaijan to Bosnia-Hercegovina, I found examples of cases where modern and ancient civilizations applied creative thinking to solve problems. I presented these insights to the readers of Innovation Excellence.

The Most Important Work of Jeff Bezos is Not Amazon

Innovation Excellence

Leadership Technology Amazon Blue Origin Elon Musk Jeff Bezos space travel SpaceXFor all his wealth and power the most important work Jeff Bezos is doing is about as far removed from Wall Street and Silicon Valley as you can get. At a surprise appearance during Wired’s 25 anniversary summit Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he has plans to spend over $1 billion yearly.

Moroccan Adventure: 21 Days of Trying Not to Think About Innovation

Innovation Excellence

Innovation morocco adventure travelOn a recent adventure tour of Morocco with seven dear friends and a super country guide (pictured on my right), my goal was to disconnect and not think about innovation. Not possible! For 30 years, I’ve studied innovation and lectured on the subject and it continues to engage me. Yet on this trip, what emerged.

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How To Be Different and Stand Out

Rmukesh Gupta

One way to do that is to travel to places that your peers don’t travel to, wear tinted glass (idea filters – read different things, attend different conferences, listen to different podcasts, watch different movies, watch different documentaries, etc).

The Virtues of the "Pile-on Meeting" at HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel

Michael Roberto

In this week's New York Times Corner Office interview, Adam Bryant interviewed Kathleen Finch, chief programming officer of HGTV, Food Network and the Travel Channel. Food Network HGTV Kathleen Finch leadership pile-on meeting Travel ChannelFinch describes a particular technique she uses to generate great ideas at her networks. She calls it the "pile-on meeting." Here's her explanation of this method: I have a meeting every few months that I call a “pile-on meeting.”

Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way

Innovation Excellence

Leadership astronauts Bill Gates space travel statistics(Warning: Once You Do You Can’t Un-See It) Every so often an image flashes across our collective social consciousness that forever changes how we see the world and ourselves. This is one of them. Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly.

The World is on the Verge of Getting Smaller

Innovation Excellence

Change Digital Innovation Technology Design Thinking digital transformation foreign languages Google Translate Oracle Oracle Cloud translation travelAs many of you may already know, recently I joined Oracle to help build a new innovation and digital transformation offering that leverages design thinking and other tools to engage prospective North American customers of Oracle in human-centered problem-solving focused on solving their most pressing challenges.

Innovate for Time-sensitive Customers

Beyond the Obvious

My wife loves to look for travel bargains. I’m kind of the opposite; in the very rare instances when I have to make my own travel plans I all I want is to find the […]. Book Book Excerpts comparison shopping customers future customers Hipmunk IKEA potential customers sell your product time-sensitive customers transaction transaction time travel aggregator travel bargain