Cunard’s highly popular Apple iStudy courses are now available on all three Cunard ocean liners, following the recent opening of the Apple Learning Centre on board Queen Victoria. The centres offer the latest iMac machines for confidence-boosting seminars and workshops that aim to familiarise guests with the latest technology, from Facebook to iPads, in a fun and interactive way.
Travel deals website Travelzoo has launched its first iPhone app in the UK and Europe, allowing subscribers to access travel deals while on the go. The app also uses GPS to locate the closest deals to the user, so wherever subscribers are in the UK, they will be able to grab a deal.
Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone 5 at its ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ event today - the buzz surrounding the handset has hit an all-time high with leisure and business travellers amongst those who are eagerly awaiting details of the company’s announcement.
Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, today announced its highly acclaimed Flying Without Fear course—with a success rate in excess of 98%—is now available as an app for the iPhone and iPod touch from the App Store—the first of its kind.
The title of the latest column by Forbes Publisher Rich Karlgaard in Digital Rules is called “Will the entrepreneur boom miss the U.S.?” He writes about some similarities between the crash and recovery in the 1970’s and the situation today, but what is more interesting is his comment that what otherwise was a dismal decade was saved by innovation and entrepreneurship, marked by such significant start-ups like FedEx, Genentech, Southwest Airlines, Apple and more.
The Walt Disney Co. has a neat plan for giving its stores an extreme makeover – turn each store into an interactive mini-theme park. And for this job, they hired someone who knows a thing or two about running stores which interact with shoppers - Steve Jobs, assisted by Apple’s retailing hotshots.