PayPal Invades Gas Stations

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The line between online and offline continues to be blurred as travelers will soon be able to pay for gas at gas pumps with — you guessed it! — PayPal. Continue reading

[VIDEO] Brian Chesky Reflections on Guest Experience

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Brian Chesky won the Collaborative Consumption Award at this year’s Crunchies Awards, TechCrunch’s annual award ceremony for the tech industry. In the video after the jump Chesky discusses the company’s plans for 2013, positing that the company’s focus will be in providing an even better guest experience. Continue reading

Geek Out at Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas

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Austinites! Those visiting Austin on business! Don’t commit the geek sacrilege of not paying a visit to the famous Mondo Gallery, featuring a mix of original artwork and limited edition screen prints.  Continue reading

A Peep Into Los Angeles History: Traffic Signals

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One of the benefits of being a frequent corporate traveler is the opportunity given to engage with the world. And if you’re in Los Angeles, what better place to start than with a little lesson on the history of the city’s roads!  Continue reading

Los Angeles Restaurant Critic’s Top Picks Of 2012

Los Angeles Best Foods  of 2012 Critic[Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

Looking for some recommendations for individual eats during your stay in Los Angeles? Check out these picks by an LATimes restaurant critic, his favorite LA foods of 2012. Continue reading