Trends happening in the travel industry

Travel Smarter With A Smartwatch

We’ve been putting a lot of thought behind the “why wearables?” question here at TripCase, and are exploring how to travel smarter with a smartwatch with support for Pebble and Android Wear, along with our newly launched Apple Watch app. However, it’s also important for us to talk to travelers, to see what you think […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|Trends|9 Comments

Good Vibrations: Could Haptic Technology Be The Next Frontier?

Unless you’re deep into video games and virtual reality, you may not be thinking about how haptic technology affects the way you interact with the world. However, it’s already present in most technology today, and that’s only going to continue to increase.
What is haptic technology?
Basically, haptic technology leverages your sense of touch. Today, this usually […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Trends|3 Comments

Uber Provides Smooth Experience For TripCase Users

You trust us to provide you with the right information at the right time during your trip. That’s why TripCase is designed to understand your travel needs, providing helpful information the moment you need it.

For instance, when your flight lands, TripCase knows the next item on your itinerary, which is normally your hotel. That’s why we show your […]

By |March 30th, 2015|Trends|7 Comments

Drones Are Changing Travel

Drones are such a hot topic. Can they be used to spy, are they dangerous, what exactly are they used for? These questions are real concerns but in the travel industry we are beyond excited about the doors that have opened because of drones.

Think about it, we now have the ability to change the travel […]

By |March 27th, 2015|Trends|1 Comment

Why Wearables In Travel

Let’s face it – today’s travel can be stressful. It breeds anxiety and worry, and turns us all into nervous nellies, double-checking and triple-checking flight times, terminals, check-in times, and gate changes. We do all sorts of things to try and combat that. We strap our passports around our neck, print out every document we might […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Trends|40 Comments

Free-Thinking Friday #1

 

Like you, we’re always thinking about the travel experience. Sometimes, we’re working on a way to make it better, while other times, we’re questioning a specific travel experience, pondering exactly why it works the way it does. We have these discussions often in the TripCase office, but we’d like to invite you to join in, […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Trends|0 Comments

How To Continue To Code As A Manager

A few months ago I shared my thoughts on “Why Managers Should Continue To Code”. I had ended that with a statement asking you to take action, but did not outline any strategies for you to follow. In this article, I will share some of my strategies with you, and also give you a recent example […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Trends|1 Comment

Holiday Travel Trends 2014

It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Story, White Christmas, Elf, Home Alone, Miracle on 34th Street and the list goes on and on. What do all of these movies have in common (besides that they are about the holidays)? They all take place in an icy, snowy, or cold climate! Snowflakes, hot cocoa, snowmen, and […]

By |November 25th, 2014|Trends|0 Comments

Big Airlines Are Partnering With Big Auto Manufacturers

At TripCase we aim to provide our travelers with an exclusive experience – we give you knowledge about your flights fast, so you’re a step ahead other travelers. And it looks like American Airlines is hoping to bring that feeling of exclusivity to their top travelers, too. In a world of private planes and personal […]

By |November 14th, 2014|Trends|0 Comments

Windowless Airplanes Could Be The Future

As air travel continues to be more competitive, a windowless airplane concept from The Centre for Process Innovation might become a reality. The windowless airplane concept is rather ingenius, replacing the row of small porthole-sized windows along an airplane’s fuselage with an external-facing wide-angle camera and an internal display. The new design could increase the […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Trends|21 Comments