Dutch airline passengers can now buy a flight through Facebook and Twitter
In the recent past, we’ve seen Soldsie leverage social conversations as a payment platform — enabling users to buy fashion products by simply leaving a comment on the relevant Facebook photos. While a flight is typically a much larger purchase, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is also now enabling its customers to confirm and pay for a seat on one of their flights through social media platforms. READ MORE…

Dutch airline passengers can now buy a flight through Facebook and Twitter

In the recent past, we’ve seen Soldsie leverage social conversations as a payment platform — enabling users to buy fashion products by simply leaving a comment on the relevant Facebook photos. While a flight is typically a much larger purchase, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is also now enabling its customers to confirm and pay for a seat on one of their flights through social media platforms. READ MORE…

Wise Words with Matt Dimmer

Air miles have acted as a welcome incentive for many a traveler over the past few years. However, while business travelers can often find they have a huge number of miles accrued, those who travel less often may find the cost of a one-off important trip is too high. This is a situation Matt Dimmer was keen to avoid when he set up The Extra Mile. Matt spent a significant part of last year traveling back and forth between his home in Los Angeles and Michigan to visit his father who was dying of cancer. This regular travel pattern was costly but also very important for Matt, as he had the chance to spend time with his father before he passed away. He realized though that not everyone would be able to afford the regular flights involved to visit relatives living far away and that’s when the idea for The Extra Mile came to him – a startup that encourages those with unwanted air miles to donate them to people who wish to visit relatives suffering from cancer. READ MORE…

Services matches parents traveling with young kids and babysitters on the same flight


Traveling with young kids is a perennial challenge for parents around the globe, and it’s already inspired innovations such as the TrayKit backpack we covered back in 2010. Now offering another approach altogether, Nanny in the Clouds is a Californian service that matches parents traveling with young kids and registered babysitters already booked on the same flight. READ MORE…

Services matches parents traveling with young kids and babysitters on the same flight

Traveling with young kids is a perennial challenge for parents around the globe, and it’s already inspired innovations such as the TrayKit backpack we covered back in 2010. Now offering another approach altogether, Nanny in the Clouds is a Californian service that matches parents traveling with young kids and registered babysitters already booked on the same flight. READ MORE…