Product rollouts at the annual Global Business Travel Association conference in Los Angeles have begun, and American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has announced updates that enhance the current business travel product.
It was only a matter of time before Concur and Airbnb formed some sort of partnership and today the wait is over.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DISTRIBUTION in tourism and hospitality for July 2014.
Hilton is giving its mobile apps a major upgrade. By end of this summer, Hilton Worldwide will enable guests to pick their room after they check in on the company’s branded apps.
As China rises to be the largest travel market in the world, brands need to understand how to participate in China’s digital media to attract and convert consumers.
Last-minute airfare search app Flight Tonight — which operates like a HotelTonight for plane tickets — has debuted in the Apple App Store.
Disabled customers are struggling to research and book their holidays because websites are not accessible, according to a report published this week by digital accessibility specialists AbilityNet.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DEVICES in tourism and hospitality for July 2014.
Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet‘s mobile-based on demand taxi hailing company, has raised $40 million in Series D funding led by Phenomen Ventures, with participation from Tengelmann Ventures.
Consumers are eager to use smartphones to book and are increasingly trusting devices to complete these transactions.
Few people depend on strong Wi-Fi networks as much as developers and engineers. So it is no surprise that many of these technology professionals have strong opinions about hotels that fail to deliver on their promises of high-speed internet.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has released its latest data on access to mobile data subscriptions globally.
Our long nightmare is over. Tours and activities finally gets the big market move it has so desperately needed: TripAdvisor has snapped up Viator.
Essential Travel (Think W3) has been served with a £150,000 fine from UK data protection body, the Information Commissioner’s Office.
In a recent conference run by Singapore Tourism Board and WebInTravel in Bangalore, India, three of the the country’s leading online travel agencies discussed past challenges, mobile trends and more.
Airlines have been constantly rolling out various marketing campaigns that cater to the ever changing behaviour of travellers and technology changes.
More than half of Chinese international travellers now book hotel accommodation via the web or mobile apps, according to a study.
Viator, one of the largest online tours-and-activities booking agencies, said today that it has been acquired by TripAdvisor, the user-reviews giant, for approximately $200 million — mostly in cash.
Vacation rental giant HomeAway’s second quarter 2014 results matched expectations. It reported adjusted earnings per share of 15 cents — as opposed to consensus estimates of 15 cents a share, as averaged by Factset.
The travel space has long been in search of a winner in the local discovery space, especially as the smartphone fuels more local and contextual interest.