Agency ages

Berman, Chloe
June 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);6/5/2010 Supplement, Vol. 5, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the changes in gadgets in the travel industry in the past 40 years due to technological innovations. In the 1970s, most businesses used electric typewriters which came as a refreshing change to manual typewriters. Dial telephones which travel agents used in the 1970s are back into fashion. Brochures provided primary information and were found heaped at travel agencies. Fax machines became common in the 1980s.


Related Articles

  • The future of the fax. Kauffman, Maury // Fairfield County Business Journal;2/10/97, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p11 

    Focuses on the technological innovations to be introduced in facsimile or fax machines. Includes large multifunction machines to handle the function of facsimile machines; Disappearance of stand-alone facsimile machines; Colored facsimile machines.

  • The old faithful fax machine is dressing up. Jovin, Ellen // Financial Planning;Nov97, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p199 

    Discusses advancements in facsimile machine technology. Increased speed of fax machines; Modified Modified Read and Joint Binary Imaging Group protocols for fax machines; Multifunctional fax machines; Outsourcing fax services. INSET: Coming soon to a fax machine near you..

  • The future of the fax. Kauffman, Maury // Westchester County Business Journal;02/10/97, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p17 

    Forecasts changes in the fax machine as a tool in meeting the evolving demands of technologically advanced business operations. Includes the utilization of large, multi-function machines to handle fax volume; Emergence of colored faxes and Internet faxing; Faster transmission.

  • The Need for Speed. Beckman, David; Hirsch, David // ABA Journal;Jul2000, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p74 

    Discusses the upgrading of the facsimile technology through the introduction of fax boards. Increasing demand of the market despite popularity of electronic mail; Features of the fax boards; Advantages.

  • The Fax Factor. Baker, Glenn // New Zealand Management;Feb2001, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p70 

    Deals with fax machines. Background information on fax machines; Details on color faxing; Information on Internet faxing.

  • Just the fax.  // Executive Report;Mar1998, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p7 

    Features Kennewick, Washington-based IMEDIAFAX, which offers individuals and companies the ability to create highly specific media lists. Target market of IMEDIAFAX; Number of outlets via IMEDIAFAX's Web page; Address of the company's Web site.

  • Company announces first for professions and small businesses with transmission receipt verification.  // Management Services;Aug1984, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p36 

    Interscan Communication Systems Ltd. announced a new desktop facsimile system that is claimed to be the first to provide the sender with unique transmission receipt verification at the end of June 1984. This is of particular relevance to professionals and small businesses where confirmation of...

  • New and dynamic technologies. Phillips, Kenneth F. // Employee Benefits Journal;Sep95, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p20 

    Features the different aspects of telephony system and its usage in the interactive world. Brief on the technology of the system; Ways of utilizing the system; Advantages and shortcomings of the technology; Factors that should be considered before the installation of the system; Need for the...

  • Delta Three adopts Ericsson IP. Vittore, Vince // Telephony;05/04/98, Vol. 234 Issue 18, p7 

    Reports on developments in the telephone systems industry in the United States recent to May 4, 1998. Delta Three as the initial Internet telephony service provider to use the IP Telephony Solution for Carrier platform developed by Ericsson; Plans of Cisco Systems to introduce carrier-class...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics