Joel's Blog

IATA - Deeper Losses Forecast - Falling Yields, Rising Fuel Costs

Tue, 20/10/2009 - 13:31

15 Sept 2009

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) today announced a revised global financial forecast predicting airline losses totaling US$11 billion in 2009. This is US$2 billion worse than the previously projected US$9 billion loss due to rising fuel prices and exceptionally weak yields. Industry revenues for the year are expected to fall by US$80 billion (15%) to US$455 billion compared with 2008 levels.

How Skype Is Changing the Job Interview

Tue, 20/10/2009 - 10:36

How Skype Is Changing the Job Interview

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AIBTM announced for Baltimore in 2011

Fri, 02/10/2009 - 08:28

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced today (1 October 2009) its commitment to the American meetings and incentive market by confirming that  the inaugural Americas Incentive Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) will now take place in Baltimore, Maryland from June 21- June 23, 2011.

tech giants battle over creation of online library

Fri, 21/08/2009 - 08:46

Amazon, Microsoft and Yahoo will sign up to the Open Book Alliance being spearheaded by the Internet Archive.

They oppose a legal settlement that could make Google the main source for many online works.

website: Worldmapper

Thu, 20/08/2009 - 09:46


Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. There are now nearly 700 maps. Maps 1-366 are also available as PDF posters.

website: Information is Beautiful

Thu, 20/08/2009 - 09:44

Information is Beautiful - Ideas, issues, knowledge, data – visualized!

from the blogger: My passion is for visualising information – facts, data, ideas, subjects, issues, statistics, questions – all with the minimum of words.