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Articles tagged “android”

Online Travel

Report: The Cellphone Is Underrated as a Travel Inspiration Tool

Tablets are trendy and we love them, but mobile phones are in consumers' pockets, pocketbooks, hands or just a few feet away, and travelers are using them to dream of their romantic getaway in Tahiti (or Namibia).

Report: The Cellphone Is Underrated as a Travel Inspiration Tool

Media and PR

Google Still Abusing Its Position to Hurt Rivals Says European Regulator

Google is certainly using its position to promote content that it controls, whether that be hotel descriptions in Google Plus or airfares from Google Flights.

Google Still Abusing Its Position to Hurt Rivals Says European Regulator

Online Travel

Native Apps Vs. the Mobile Web: What Works in Mobile Booking

Native Apps Vs. the Mobile Web: What Works in Mobile Booking

Online Travel

Google Introduces Do-It-Yourself Street View Maps

Another clever move by Google that destination marketing organizations and hotels should take advantage of.

Google Introduces Do-It-Yourself Street View Maps

Online Travel

Apple Maps is Beating Google Maps on iOS in Europe and the UK

It doesn't matter that Apple Maps is a challenge -- to say the least. Users aren't in the habit of downloading another app to navigate, even if that app is one of the better apps ever created.

Apple Maps is Beating Google Maps on iOS in Europe and the UK

Airlines

United Updates iOS App With Multiple-Flight Award Booking for Frequent Flyers

The Travel Wallet is a nice touch, as frequent flyers can now easily access mobile boarding passes, one-time United Club passes and flight notifications in one place. Beyond that the app has some nice additions, but nothing that knocks your socks, or anything else, off.

United Updates iOS App With Multiple-Flight Award Booking for Frequent Flyers

Hotels

Skift Q&A: How to Build the World’s Hottest Hotel Booking App

HotelTonight has succeeded by having a singular focus on mobile. It provides a model for how startups can take on incumbents without losing focus.

Skift Q&A: How to Build the World’s Hottest Hotel Booking App

Business Travel

Google Wallet Is A New Marketing Channel For Avis

Avis could make some inroads when using Google Wallet, with its location attributes, to make some enticing offers to road warriors on the go.

Airlines

Ryanair’s Smartphone App Is Now Free and It’s Worth Every Penny

Ryanair's smartphone app replicates the cheap feel of its website, and offers users little in the way of what they need a mobile airline app for: real-time updates, gate info, and easy access to customer service.

Ryanair’s Smartphone App Is Now Free and It’s Worth Every Penny

Online Travel

TripAdvisor’s New Smartphone App Is All About Metasearch

TripAdvisor wants to make its app an indispensable tool to use before the trip and during it. TripAdvisor isn't a hotel review one-trick pony.

TripAdvisor’s New Smartphone App Is All About Metasearch