Livewire's ticket kiosk is one-stop shop for tourists

Livewire Digital partnered with Florida-based Ticket Box to develop a solution for tourists to purchase tickets to Orlando-area attractions.

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How kiosks are transforming the airport travel experience

From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.

Mobile maps offer untapped resources for parks

State and national parks enter the mobile world with a cached map app that functions as a self-service tour guide.

Portugal airports 'liven' up with multitouch solutions

EDIGMA deploys multitouch interactive "Living Spots" in airports.

NCR demos self-service throughout travel process (video)

NCR uses Denmark tradeshow to showcase combined solutions for the retail, food and travel industries.

Award-winning B-cycle bike-share kiosks ready to roll in HI (Video)

The award-winning B-cycle bike-share kiosks are ready to roll in Kailua on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

CETW: Cell-phone charging kiosk

This Frank Mayer & Associates kiosk serves travelers by drawing them to a Hudson International News airport store for free cell-phone charging.

Inside the kiosk: European company cranks out Earth-friendly kiosks

Hand-crank kiosks in England and Ireland provide visitors with event and tourism info. Will they come to America?

Hotels waking up to self-service

As the travel market rebounds and occupancy rates rise, hotel operators are turning to self-service solutions.

Bike-share with kiosks growing across country this summer

Several cities initiated rental bike programs, promoting health, a green alternative and ease of use. 

ParTech remakes, re-brands itself with software, self-serve and proven hardware

The company best known for its durable terminals is in the midst of recreating itself as a creative and aggressive software- and services- house.

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NEWS


Virginia city soliciting donations for kiosk

Virginia's Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc. is attempting to raise $5,000 for a kiosk that will advertise businesses, events, major attractions and wayfinding to shops and restaurants for visitors in the city of Waynesboro.

Automated passport kiosks take off

The Automated Passport Control Kiosk has been added to several airports around the country, among the latest, Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, which just installed 30 new APCs.

Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant features self-service tourism

Lewisburg, Pa.-based Aim Digital Visions has installed an interactive tourism and wayfinding kiosk in Lancaster, Pa.'s Shady Maple Smorgasbord, according to a company press release.  The kiosk features a 48-inch touchscreen, digital Visitor Guide and a menu where tourists can view maps, directions and photos and descriptions to area attractions.

Malaysia Airlines closes economy check-in in favor of self check-in

Today Malaysia Airlines will close its staff check-in counters and move to required self-service kiosks for all passengers flying out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to Australian Business Traveller. The new self-service kiosks will also include baggage handling and mobile apps for online check-in.

Livewire kiosk network marks processing milestone

Livewire Digital announced a milestone for its network of self-service ticketing kiosks. According to a company press release, Livewire kiosks have processed more than $100 million worth of ski-lift ticket sales through its eConcierge system. The kiosk network sells tickets...

Texas town turns to kiosks for tourist engagement

The seaside resort town of Kemah, Texas, has deployed an interactive kiosk helmed by Livewire Digital as a way to invite tourists to discover the boardwalk and nearby attractions. Housing for the kiosk was provided by EuroTouch Kiosks, according to...

Illinois' Ohio River Scenic Byway gets 7-county kiosk installation

Seven Southern Illinois counties that border the Ohio River have received interactive kiosks that promote the area's history, natural resources and assets along the river, thesouthern.com reported. Kiosk locations include restaurants, libraries and visitor's centers. The 18-by-9-inch kiosks will also...

Geneva Airport adds self-serve baggage drop

Three Scan&Fly units from Dutch-based technology company Type22 have been installed for a six-month trial at the Geneva Airport. The kiosks provide passengers of SWISS, Lufthansa and a selection of other Star Alliance airlines a self-service option for checking in...

Sedona Visitors Bureau rolls out mobiManage kiosk solution

The Sedona Convention and Visitors Bureau in Arizona has tapped mobiManage to develop new interactive kiosks for its visitor center. The kiosks can capture key information from travelers while in-destination and communicate with them after their initial visit. Sedona uses...

Interactive wayfinding kiosk docks on Long Island

An interactive wayfinding and information kiosk was installed at the North Hempstead Town Dock in Long Island, N.Y., according to an article on theislandnow.com. Through the kiosk's 37-inch touchscreen, users can find content targeted at improving their experience at the dock and around town.

Canadian capital improves visitor experience with wayfinding kiosks

Starting this summer, visitors to Canada's capital region in Ottawa will notice a few technology upgrades aimed at modernizing the city's tourism and improving the visitor experience. The National Capital Commission has introduced more than 40 capital Wi-Fi interactive touchscreen...

Philippines capital getting tourist info kiosks

Digital tourist information kiosks are set to be deployed at strategic locations around Manila in the Philippines to boost promotion of the island nation's tourism hotspots, according to Manila Standard Today. The kiosks will be set up in high-traffic areas...

Copenhagen Airport speeds security checks with e-gates

Self-service boarding gates are now processing passengers at Copenhagen Airport. According to Future Travel Experience, the e-gate implementation is meant to replace manual boarding pass checks to save time and create a better experience for travelers. The e-gates are positioned...

Digiboo expands footprint, deploys at Boise Airport

Digiboo announced it has installed four interactive touchscreen kiosks in Boise Airport terminals, expanding the footprint of its on-demand digital movie downloading service. The kiosks enable travelers to download entertainment via USB or Wi-Fi in as little as 30 seconds,...

Sports hall of fame passes to digital signage

The Burlington Sports Hall of Fame in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, is taking a stab at improving their visitors' experience by installing a touchscreen digital signage display in their downtown Burlington location, according to a recent announcement from the Hall's deployment...

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