Articles tagged “mobile bookings”

Airfare App Hopper Enters HotelTonight Turf With Hotel Expansion

Airfare App Hopper Enters HotelTonight Turf With Hotel Expansion

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Hopper said it is on track to process about $500 million in gross bookings — a number much larger than actual revenue — this year. Its expansion into hotel bookings would bring fatter commissions and hopefully more engagement. But the company will go up against better-funded players. All bets are off.

11 months ago

HotelTonight Essentially Pivots to Become Hotel Whenever

HotelTonight Essentially Pivots to Become Hotel Whenever

Sean O'Neill, Skift

HotelTonight's pivot into a 100-day booking window is a concession that the last-minute market was too small. Yet the company's swing to profitability is remarkable.

1 year ago

The Standard Launches a Same-Day Booking App for Independent Hotels

The Standard Launches a Same-Day Booking App for Independent Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

Even more exciting than the launch of this app is the transformative potential it could have for the participating independent hotels in terms of data sharing, loyalty program opportunities, messaging, mobile services, and so much more.

2 years ago

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Mastering Mobile Bookings: 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Hotels

Mastering Mobile Bookings: 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Hotels

Sojern + Skift

Mobile is predicted to overtake desktop for online travel bookings; below are four tips for hotels to stay current in the ever-changing, mobile-first, booking environment.

2 years ago

5 Charts Showing Rise of Mobile Browsing and Online Travel Transactions

5 Charts Showing Rise of Mobile Browsing and Online Travel Transactions

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many travelers prefer mobile browsing because they don't feel constrained by app experiences that are sometimes limiting. But as Criteo's data show, mobile apps are still a powerful way to win customers and conversions if they're constructed in ways that build trust and promote simplicity.

3 years ago

Mobile Will Rival Desktop for Digital Travel Research by Next Year

Mobile Will Rival Desktop for Digital Travel Research by Next Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

This is a bold projection that has a good shot at coming true, since more attention is being paid towards creating user-friendlier mobile versions of booking sites and ad dollars getting pumped into mobile makes this very believable.

4 years ago

The World Cup Led to a Surge in Mobile Bookings for Latin America

The World Cup Led to a Surge in Mobile Bookings for Latin America

Dan Peltier, Skift

The World Cup is a perfect example of how sports fans are less likely to wait to book travel to games for fear flights, hotels and game tickets will sell out. They're likely more impulsive with making travel decisions and will often make them on the go, where mobile devices are at the ready.

4 years ago