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Added 23 March, 2019

Founder Shana Martin conceived of Club Cat after years of struggling to find appealing cat care options when she traveled for business or pleasure. "Cats don't necessarily require the level of care that dogs do, but recent studies show that they prefer human interaction and actually need it to thrive." One of the many distinctions that...

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Added 22 March, 2019

A UK-based autonomous vehicle specialist is starting a ‘world first’ trial showcasing how autonomous technology can deliver improved mobility and independence for people with health conditions and disabilities. Aurrigo is conducting the driverless pods trial involving blind veterans in Brighton as part of an exercise to explore possible ‘first...

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Added 19 March, 2019

Luxury tour operators are introducing more wellness-inclusive tours to greet demand as well as attract a new demographic of conscious and health-first consumers. Abercrombie & Kent earlier this year introduced its new wellness-inspired Luxury Small Group Journeys, which aims for a balance of its deeply cultural and luxurious itineraries...

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Added 14 March, 2019

Staying in Hotel rooms comes with its own set of horrors. What if the bedsheets aren’t washed clean? What if the rooms haven’t been moped for weeks? And even worse, what if the curtains haven’t been dry cleaned for ages? Well, for all you cleanliness freaks out there, there’s good news! Doing away with the need for manual cleaning and thus...

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Added 10 March, 2019

NTU and Swedish firm Volvo have launched an autonomous electric bus in Singapore. The bus, which can fit about 80 people, has gone through multiple tests at the Centre of Excellence for Testing and Research of Autonomous Vehicles - NTU (Cetran), and is now ready for tests in actual traffic conditions. It is able to travel 25km on a full charge...

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Added 5 March, 2019

With facial recognition, temporary ID printers and bathrooms equipped with LED screens, Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is already pretty high-tech. But things are about to get even better (and faster) as the railway station will soon be outfitted with an indoor 5G network. The project is expected to be operational by the end of the year....

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Added 20 February, 2019

Package delivery is quickly becoming a more decentralized market given the rising popularity of on-demand services, which is what the 'Shippa' app aims to help build on. Positioned as a world traveler delivery service, the platform enables travelers to take packages with them when heading out of a trip to make a bit of extra money. This also...

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Added 15 February, 2019

After successful trials at airports in in Paris and Lyon, the Stan autonomous parking system is on its way to Gatwick, London. Here's how it works: Drop your car into a little garage, scan yourself into the system, then head to the plane. A robot then picks up your car, ferries it off to a distant, secure, high-density car park, and brings it...

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Added 20 January, 2019

At its High Line location in NYC, guests of The Standard have a new option for meeting people in the city. When they check in—and only while they are checked in—visitors have access to The Lobby app, where they can share as much or as little personal information as they want and connect with other hotel guests to chat and even make IRL plans....

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Added 15 January, 2019

Rolls-Royce has revealed plans for a record breaking electric plane capable orf reaching 300mph. Called Accel, the firm hopes it will take to the skies next year to claim a world record. The current record for an all-electric plane, set by Siemens in 2017, is 210 mph - which the Accel could smash. Scheduled to take to the skies in 2020, the...