CTrip Group snaps up travel search startup Trip.com

CTrip Group snaps up travel search startup Trip.com

Trip.com, a travel discovery app formerly known as Gogobot, is getting acquired amid a flurry of activity surrounding trip discovery tools and companies — and the emerging presence of Airbnb’s foray into finding experiences. The acquisition comes amid the specter of Airbnb, which has been explicit about looking to become an “experience” engine . If […]

Put these pretty pink destinations on your travel bucket list – Metro US

Put these pretty pink destinations on your travel bucket list – Metro US

Metro US Put these pretty pink destinations on your travel bucket listMetro USPut these pretty pink destinations on your travel bucket list. Millennial pink may be all the rage now, but these destinations have been rocking their pink hues for centuries. Komodo National Park is known for it pink sand beaches. Credit: Getty Images … Source […]

Here’s How Space Travel Changes the Brain

Here’s How Space Travel Changes the Brain

An MRI of an astronaut’s brain before (panel A) and after (panel B) a long-duration spacefight. Credit: The New England Journal of Medicine ©2017 Spending prolonged time in space can lead to striking changes in an astronaut’s brain structure, a new study finds. These changes may help explain some of the unusual symptoms that […]

Travel app Trip.com has been acquired by Chinese travel giant Ctrip

Travel app Trip.com has been acquired by Chinese travel giant Ctrip

Trip.com CEO Travis KatzTravis Katz In a move that sends a subtle signal to US travel titans Expedia and Priceline, Chinese travel giant Ctrip has bought a tiny US startup called Trip.com. Trip.com was founded in 2010 by former Myspace exec Travis Katz and employs 25 people in Palo Alto, California. The purchase indicates the […]

Space travel permanently changes the brain

Space travel permanently changes the brain

Space travel changes the human brain, reveals new research. Now scientists are trying to work out just what the long term effects are of changes in the brain during extended missions in space before NASA’s planned mission to Mars. More people today are poised to explore space than ever before; and those who do will […]

NAACP discusses travel warning with American Airlines

NAACP discusses travel warning with American Airlines

CLOSE The NAACP has issued an advisory statement telling African-Americans about traveling on American Airlines. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 An American Airlines jet taxis May 27, 2015, to the gate at Miami International Airport.(Photo: Lynne Sladky, AP) WASHINGTON — Civil rights leaders met Tuesday with American Airlines executives to discuss the NAACP’s travel […]

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