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The best hotel special offers in four clicks
Looking to book a hotel room, get the best offer possible and not spend hours trying to do so? The Blink App allows you to book a room in four clicks on your smartphone. It offers its customers highly competitive discounts. The only requirement is that the booking needs to be made the same day the customer intends to check in at the hotel. In addition, to guarantee the quality of the establishments, Blink selects the best available four and five star hotels in each city.
Why it matters
More and more travelers are looking for information and are planning trips online. With so many aggregator sites competing with one another, will an easy to use mobile app change the way we are used to booking hotel stays and traveling?
A number of airports in Germany employ diligent air-pollution inspectors of a different kind; Bees. Their honey is being used as a reliable indicator for environmental pollution and if it turns out that the honey is edible, the 'Airport Honey' is even sold.
Time Warp Cologne is a project by the Fraunhofer-Institut that uses mixed-reality technology (combining reality with virtual elements). With the technology you can explore Cologne’s history with the help of a mini computer and collect points for solving riddles.