Articles tagged “smartphones”

Online Travel

Trivago and China’s Huawei Partner for Smartphone Company’s Paid Search

The Trivago-Huawei deal is one of several Trivago is piloting where it provides backend services to business partners. These could develop one day into a material revenue stream for the German company.

Trivago and China’s Huawei Partner for Smartphone Company’s Paid Search

Online Travel

Americans Won’t Ditch Phones on Vacation Despite Travel Industry’s Digital Detox Push

Travel is more accessible today than ever before because of mobile devices and the travel industry knows this. We don't see anything wrong with nudging travelers to look up from their devices every now and then, but promoting a device-free vacation reads a little tone-deaf in 2018.

Americans Won’t Ditch Phones on Vacation Despite Travel Industry’s Digital Detox Push

Online Travel

Apple Competitors for Photo Apps Offer New Alternatives for Travelers

Selling smartphones and cameras is easy compared to making software for managing digital photo collections that consumers will actually use. But a few companies are giving Apple a run for its market share.

Apple Competitors for Photo Apps Offer New Alternatives for Travelers

Online Travel

Turing Smartphone Lux Concierge Can Book Charter Flights

Appassionato has had production glitches and the $1,000 subscription service is a tad pricy. But the idea of a concierge service on smartphones or other voice-enabled devices is already happening.

Turing Smartphone Lux Concierge Can Book Charter Flights

Travel Booking

Mobile Travel Bookings Will Reach 40 Percent of Online Sales in 2017

Enhanced mobile booking tools and merchandising are resonating with consumers. As it gets easier to book on your phone, mobile could overtake traditional computer bookings as the most popular way U.S. travelers plan and book their trips.

Mobile Travel Bookings Will Reach 40 Percent of Online Sales in 2017

Business Travel

Luxury Car Sales Soar as Brands Adapt to Electric, Connected Demands

Mirroring the larger luxury sector, car manufacturers are finding that a legacy brand is not enough to attract the interest of newly affluent customers. They must adapt to demands while maintaining their standard brand quality to thrive into the future.

Luxury Car Sales Soar as Brands Adapt to Electric, Connected Demands

Online Travel

Growth of Mobile Travel Bookings in 6 Charts

Smartphones continue gaining ground with online travel bookings, albeit slowly, and mobile web still outpaces what can be clunky mobile app user experiences.

Growth of Mobile Travel Bookings in 6 Charts

Online Travel

Visualizing Chinese New Year Travel Via Smartphone Tracking

What tourism board wouldn't maim a person for data like this.

Visualizing Chinese New Year Travel Via Smartphone Tracking

Airlines

Technology and In-Flight Entertainment Make Flyers Happy

As evidence that technology improves the travel experience mounts, passengers will become more open to sharing their data and interacting with advanced devices that inform and improve their air travel experience.

Technology and In-Flight Entertainment Make Flyers Happy

Airlines

Miami International Airport Makes Commitment to Beacon Technology

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

Miami International Airport Makes Commitment to Beacon Technology