Understanding how technology is transforming the tourism and travel industries

When to use geo-tagging in mobile tourism

This is Part Four of a five part series I am calling "Invasion of The Things: How to Prepare Your Tourist Location for the Coming Mobile Apocalypse," where I cover: How the things that make up your tourist location, like statues and historical buildings, can "talk" to...

Look smart with these two dumb things

This is Part Two of a five part series I am calling "Invasion of The Things: How to Prepare Your Tourist Location for the Coming Mobile Apocalypse." In this and the three posts that follow, I will cover: How the things that make up your tourist location, like statues...

Tourism Pro! Prepare for the Mobile Apocalypse

This is Part One of a five part series I am calling "Invasion of The Things: How to Prepare Your Tourist Location for the Coming Mobile Apocalypse." In this and the four posts that follow, I will cover: How the things that make up your tourist location, like statues...

Did Someone Say Cake?

Properly done, those audio assets will serve you well now in handheld devices, and tomorrow as the relatively unplowed fields of the vehicle become ripe for planting.

A Glimpse Into The Crystal Ball

It is a dangerous game trying to predict the future when software is the driving factor. Empires rise and fall so quickly and unpredictably that even the best minds in Silicon Valley won’t gamble on a guess beyond 24 months, and I don’t pretend to be as smart as they...

What the heck is a “Phablet”?

Take the Eiffel tower. Unless something very drastic happens (God forbid), 100 years from now it will still have been built in 1889 out of 7,300 tonnes of iron and initially spurned by Parisians as “useless and monstrous…a “gigantic black smokestack” and a “hateful column of bolted sheet metal.” That’s good stuff!