Articles tagged “apps”

EventMB

Are Event Apps Ready for Prime Time Again?

Pre 2020, mobile event apps were a tried-and-true event technology. However, the technology's demand has waned due to the pivot to virtual events. Considering this, what is the future outlook for the mobile event app? 

Are Event Apps Ready for Prime Time Again?

Online Travel

Airbnb’s Newest Influencer Is …. CEO Brian Chesky

Airbnb has been a savvy public relations practitioner throughout the years, and the volume of press releases the company churns out annually is legion. Brian Chesky's yearlong digital nomad stint aligns with the company's brand narrative and marketing strategy.

Airbnb’s Newest Influencer Is …. CEO Brian Chesky

Online Travel

Full Video: Hopper CEO Frederic Lalonde at Skift Global Forum 2021

We've been skeptics of Hopper since Skift's launch. They've been proving us wrong lately, and that's OK.

Full Video: Hopper CEO Frederic Lalonde at Skift Global Forum 2021

Travel Booking

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Shifting consumer tastes in travel booking apps recently gave Hopper a boost over Booking.com and other rivals. But can the challenger brand sustain its lead?

Top Travel Booking Apps: Look Who’s Winning the U.S. Now

Online Travel

Travel and Fintech Are Colliding in New, Exciting Ways

Fintech is trending, and likewise for superapps in certain parts of the world. Getting into travel is too delicious to resist, but the world is not ending for incumbent travel competitors.

Travel and Fintech Are Colliding in New, Exciting Ways

EventMB

What Role Will Event Apps Play in Keeping Events Safe?

What Role Will Event Apps Play in Keeping Events Safe?

Online Travel

China Bans the Tripadvisor App Controlled by the Country’s Own Trip.com Group

China's move to ban the Tripadvisor-branded app is somewhat of a head scratcher since the app is actually controlled by China's Trip.com Group. Will other U.S.-branded apps, such as Airbnb's be impacted?

China Bans the Tripadvisor App Controlled by the Country’s Own Trip.com Group

Tourism

Spain to Trial Coronavirus Tracing App on La Gomera in the Canary Islands

All of Europe will be watching.

Spain to Trial Coronavirus Tracing App on La Gomera in the Canary Islands

Hotels

Hot Springs as Wellness Destination Takes Hold in U.S.

This week in wellness news, the hot springs movement gains traction in the U.S. Meanwhile, mental health apps aim to address the rising tide of anxiety in the U.S. Admirable, yes, but it’s debatable whether apps that gamify the quest toward beating anxiety can really catch on.

Hot Springs as Wellness Destination Takes Hold in U.S.

Online Travel

Amazon Confirms Flight-Booking Launch as Part of a Superapp Strategy

Amazon wants to be a superapp, the mobile tool of choice to book flights, buy books, and make payments. In travel, flights are only the beginning.

Amazon Confirms Flight-Booking Launch as Part of a Superapp Strategy