Category Archive for: Travel

Royalty and dignitaries, brandy and cigars.

Airships – “Royalty and dignitaries, brandy and cigars. Grey Lady-giant of the skies you hold them in your arms… ” — Iron Maiden. Bruce Dickinson, the lead singer for Iron Maiden and captain of the band’s personal Boeing 757, has invested $380,000 in Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd who are within 4 years of their first-planned commercial flight of…

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eVTOL drones take to the skies.

The idea of a future where travelers can be whisked above traffic from downtown locales straight to airports where they can catch flights to anywhere in the world is gaining traction. No, we’re not talking about helicopters but rather low-emission electric vertical takeoff and landing — or #eVTOL — aircraft. American Airlines, the largest carrier in the world, aircraft…

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Virgin(s) in Space.

Space … the next pleasure travel frontier? – shares in Virgin Galactic climbed as much as 21 percent after the company founded by billionaire Richard Branson conducted a test flight to space for the first time in more than two years. The VSS Unity flight from New Mexico on Saturday marks a critical step on the path toward the start of commercial #spacetourism,…

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Next stop. SpaceX ticket to Mars.

Check out this creative mixed reality #prototype by AR Media Labs UAE. Your biometric SpaceX ticket to Mars is one step closer to reality. Now boarding. Wonder how the Aeroplan mileage is going to work? #wakeupimagine #ar #vr #creativity #Mars H/T Pascal BORNET

A little spacewine?

A dozen bottles of Chateau Petrus Pomerol recently completed a 438-day, 19-hour stay on the International Space Station. Now, one of the $5,000 bottles has been uncorked and tasted for the first time. Several wine experts who sampled a glass of the ‘#spacewine‘ said it was delicious and perhaps two to three years more evolved…

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Covid Risk and being Self-Deprecating

Love this! – With the maleficient maelstrom of madness, we’ve all been through to vaccines dancing on the horizon, I think it’s our ability to laugh, imagine, and be self-deprecating that’s buoyed us. #wakeupimagine #marketoon #covid19

H Y P E R L O O P World Metro Map

Love this! – the world as a #hyperloop metro map. Where do you want to have lunch this weekend? #wakeupimagine #travel #tourism

Imagining the Future No.5

1970s Vision of #airtravel in the #Future. Looks like they were taking a page out of today’s cruise industry. Any thoughts Richard Branson? #wakeupimagine #futureseries #airlines

Imagining the Future No.4

1950s Vision of #navigation in the #Future. Love the beautiful design of this Viewmaster styled take on car navigation. #wakeupimagine #futureseries #automotive

Imagining the Future No.3

1960s Vision of #selfdrivingcars in the #Future. Loving the big fins and dome top lounge. #wakeupimagine #futureseries #autonomousvehicles

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