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Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Room-service robot inspired by R2-D2

Aloft hotel in Cupertino, California has a new staff member you won't have to tip
Are you OK with airports tracking your movements?

Are you OK with airports tracking your movements?

Airlines and airports are going high-tech to reduce your time in line, but at a cost of personal intrusiveness
Inside the billion-dollar, super-censored inflight movie industry

Inside the billion-dollar, super-censored inflight movie industry

Ever wondered what it takes to get a movie to your inflight screen? Special report details the who, what and how much it takes to put movies in the air
12 of the world's most beautiful clocks

12 of the world's most beautiful clocks

Time doesn't fly at these great clock tower locales -- it dances and parades for all to see
Hitchhiking robot is halfway across Canada

Hitchhiking robot is halfway across Canada

Meet hitchBOT, a talking, tweeting, bucket-bodied Canadian robot that's hitchhiking nearly 4,000 miles
Appy Traveler: Best new apps for travelers

Appy Traveler: Best new apps for travelers

Uber for private jets, calculator to beat jet lag and an intelligent packing device -- here are the latest must-haves for your smart phones
Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone

Does travel tech have a place in a city that hasn’t changed much since the 15th century?
16 incredible rooftop bars

16 incredible rooftop bars

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries
An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains

An optimist's guide to off-season travel bargains

It's important to remember this bargain basement credo: It's always off-season somewhere
Traveling to China? Weeks of flight disruptions lie ahead

Traveling to China? Weeks of flight disruptions lie ahead

Domestic travelers switching to high-speed rail due to flight cancellations
20 China travel tips

20 China travel tips

Don't be intimidated, says a local expert. Here's how to do China without the hassles
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