Posts Tagged: travel services


Airbnb lawsuit against San Francisco responds to increased regulations as room-sharing competitors enter market

The San Francisco-based online lodging rental company Airbnb is proving to be very disruptive to the hotel industry.... Despite the growing regulatory dustup concerning Airbnb, the short-term …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

DC Metro subway shutdown brings America’s aging subway systems into focus

Today, we’re taking a look at the needs of America’s urban rail systems, especially subways, to see what public transportation issues exist and how they …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 10

Priceline, one of the few dot-com bubble survivors, develops travel search engine tech

Priceline has battled back from the dot-com bubble bursting to become the strongest selling stock on the S&P 500 with a market cap of about $66.8 billion. A …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 22

Apple Seeks Patents on Travel, Hotel and Fashion Apps

Earlier this week Apple, Inc. had three patent application publish on what most would consider strange, overbroad and/or dubious inventions. The patents largely follow the same …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 6