Articles tagged “ios”

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Launching: Skift Travel App for iOS and Android

Jason Clampet, Skift

The new Skift Travel app is subscribers-first app, with lots of benefits for the paid Skift Research users. But free users do get access to the last 24 hour of stories.

3 months ago

How the iPhone Changed the Way We Travel for Better or Worse

How the iPhone Changed the Way We Travel for Better or Worse

Colin Nagy, Skift

The hardware and evolving software on the iPhone removed friction for travelers in immeasurable ways. It also created friction. The iPhone beckons us whenever we have an idle moment, forcing us to miss some of the things that make travel, particularly solo travel, so beautiful.

3 months ago

United Is Giving 6,000 Airport Employees iPhones to Improve Customer Service

United Is Giving 6,000 Airport Employees iPhones to Improve Customer Service

Skift

The press release doesn't say if employees will be able to help passengers book flights on alternate airlines following United's frequent tech glitches and cancellations.

2 years ago

New Trends Report: Mobile App Strategies of Consumer Travel Brands

New Trends Report: Mobile App Strategies of Consumer Travel Brands

Todd Wasserman, Skift

An in-depth look at how companies in the travel and hospitality industries can leverage mobile applications to better serve their customers and grow their businesses

2 years ago

Ad Blockers Could Be Travel Media’s Next Crisis

Ad Blockers Could Be Travel Media’s Next Crisis

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The potential increased popularity of ad-blocking software doesn't spell doomsday for travel media sites. Quality sites will still be in demand and the publishing world will adapt. That is what change is all about.

2 years ago

Only Two Airlines Have Embraced Apple Pay a Year After Its Roll-Out

Only Two Airlines Have Embraced Apple Pay a Year After Its Roll-Out

Dan Peltier, Skift

Rolling out Apple Pay across an entire fleet probably isn't cheap, but letting travelers use their iPhones to make in-flight purchases and bookings when they're already in-hand makes more sense than asking them to fish through bags to dig out a credit card.

2 years ago

The Week in Digital Travel Marketing: Facebook Booking, Ad Blocking and More

The Week in Digital Travel Marketing: Facebook Booking, Ad Blocking and More

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

If you haven't paid attention to the digital marketing news all week, now you can get what you need to know in just a few minutes. You're welcome.

2 years ago

Why Apple’s Beating Android in Consumer Travel Wearables

Why Apple’s Beating Android in Consumer Travel Wearables

Sarah Silbert, Skift

From technology that lets guests unlock their rooms to boarding passes displayed on your wrist, wearables are becoming an important part of the traveler’s journey.

3 years ago

Putting Content Marketing First on Pullman Hotels’ App

Putting Content Marketing First on Pullman Hotels’ App

Greg Oates, Skift

The future of hotel marketing revolves around the creation of content, event and social media ecosystems designed and managed to better engage the next-generation consumer throughout the research phase and travel journey.

3 years ago

Miami International Airport Makes Commitment to Beacon Technology

Miami International Airport Makes Commitment to Beacon Technology

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Anything that gets tourists to beaches faster should be good. We expect Mojito or Caipirinha finder apps will soon follow.

3 years ago

Flight Tracking App Downloads Increase After Malaysia Airlines Accidents

Flight Tracking App Downloads Increase After Malaysia Airlines Accidents

Dan Peltier, Skift

Flight-tracking apps are being downloaded by family members and friends who are concerned about the welfare of loved ones and want to track the progress of their flights in real time.

3 years ago

United Ups the Smartphone App Game With Passport Scanning Feature

United Ups the Smartphone App Game With Passport Scanning Feature

Jason Clampet, Skift

United's digital experience is improving, but the reality of their flights is not at this point. Is there an app for a good CEO, happy flight crews, and good customer service?

3 years ago