The TripIt application has testimonials or "Raves" from users who can hardly contain themselves in their admiration:
- "A terrific site that has changed my travel life..." - WNBC New York TV
"It's kind of magical..."- Joel on Software
It's just a bunch of boxes which you fill in with details of your business or holiday travel plans, so that all your contacts are emailed with updates stating that: AN Other is returning from a trip to
The ostensible purpose is to alert your many contacts in Dubai or New York - so many that you couldn't possibly contact them all yourself - so that they can bombard you with requests for mutually beneficial business meetings. The real point is of course to show off to all your friends, contacts, previous and prospective employers about your globe-trotting activities. Fair enough, but "magical" or life-changing? I don't think so.
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