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Four Ways Your Mobile Device Can Change How You Travel

A few days ago Patrick Kiger from National Geographic contacted me to discuss how I thought travelers could benefit from using their mobile devices while traveling. His piece, 4 Ways Your Phone Could Change How You Travel in 2012, includes thoughts from myself and others on new apps that untie foreign tongues, decode airports, evade […]

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Marblehead Resident Helps Create E-zine for Travel Bloggers

Here’s an article from my local newspaper on the early success of Travelllll.com… Travelllll.com, the new online publication for international travel bloggers co-founded by Marblehead resident Rich Whitaker, is a proving to be a big hit with its readers. It has already broken through the 100,000 rank on Alexa.com and is about to break through […]

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Social Web Application for #BlogTripF1

DataArt, a custom software development firm that builds advanced solutions for select industries, announced completion of a Destination Storytelling Tool for Brilliant Travel Media. The Social Web Application allows mapping, following and combining Travel Blogger’s Gowalla real-time activities and check-ins around hosted Blog Trips to featured destinations. The application will debut at the European Formula […]

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New Technology to Automate Group Travel from Groupize

Having been responsible for the groups department of a large student travel company myself, I can say from experience that most airlines and distribution systems have neglected to provide automation for group bookings despite the sizable revenues involved. Enter Groupize.com (pronounced like group eyes) who today announced…

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Follow Me as I Visit the Azores

Beginning next Wednesday, you’ll be able to follow me as I visit the Azores. During my stay, I’ll be tweeting about my adventures as I tour the islands of the Azores, courtesy of my hosts the Portuguese National Tourist Office and SATA – Azores Express. In addition to following the @BrilliantTips Twitter stream, you’ll be […]

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This Week in Travel – Episode 15

It was a pleasure to sit down with Gary and record a special episode aboard the Crown Princess on the first Twitter Cruise. Topics discussed include…

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