Articles tagged “alerts”

La Quinta Hotels Will Now Text Guests When Rooms Are Ready

La Quinta Hotels Will Now Text Guests When Rooms Are Ready

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Newly public company La Quinta has been doing some innovative things, and it is a hotel chain that is in growth mode.

5 years ago

Governments Get Savvy on Twitter to Help Their Citizens Overseas

Governments Get Savvy on Twitter to Help Their Citizens Overseas

Samantha Shankman, Skift

The travel alerts and warnings which used to be simply posted online, are a lot more instant with Twitter. Savvy foreign offices like the ones in U.S. and UK are taking over a lot of minor functions that embassies did in the past.

6 years ago

Most major tourism sites in Mexico excluded in latest U.S. State Dept. travel warning

7 years ago

WorldMate iPhone app debuts sales pitches disguised as hotel alerts

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The notifications are a clever move by WorldMate, although perhaps they should be called Book WorldMate Alerts instead hotel price alerts.

7 years ago

The psychology and politics of travel warnings: Why is Honduras fine but Mexico bad?

The business of travel warnings and alerts by governments has a lot going on behind the scenes, mostly not visible to the average tourists.

7 years ago