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Expedia’s Updated Tablet Apps Streamline Hotel and Flight Search in Single View

Expedia’s Updated Tablet Apps Streamline Hotel and Flight Search in Single View

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Why didn't someone think of this before? (Perhaps someone did.) It isn't the end-all, be-all in travel search, but it is a step ahead in ease of use.

2 years ago

New Bike-Share Program in Copenhagen Comes With Onboard Tablets

New Bike-Share Program in Copenhagen Comes With Onboard Tablets

Leo Mirani, Quartz

Copenhagen's bike-share program puts others to shame. But, puleez, this would never work in a city like New York City. Fuhgettaboutit.

2 years ago

The Top 18 Travel Stats You Need to Know to Start Your Work Week

2 years ago

Delta Invests in Nokia Phablets on Road to Personalized In-Flight Purchases

Delta Invests in Nokia Phablets on Road to Personalized In-Flight Purchases

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Airlines are targeting in-flight sales as the next big revenue driver, but first better tech is needed to tailor product offerings to certain passengers and increase the likelihood of purchase.

3 years ago

Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year

Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Gogo's partnership with Samsung is the kind that Wi-Fi providers cherish. There's no need to mail anything in, to present a coupon or enter a promotion code. Samsung tablet users just launch a browser and get directed right to a Gogo log-in page.

3 years ago

WestJet Will Rent Tablets For Wi-Fi To Passengers Who Don’t Have Them

WestJet Will Rent Tablets For Wi-Fi To Passengers Who Don’t Have Them

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Providing tablets for passengers who didn't bring a computing device is a nice add-on service, and WestJet will make a few bucks (Canadian) out of the program.

3 years ago

8 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

8 Digital Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Skift

3 years ago

Report: The Cellphone Is Underrated as a Travel Inspiration Tool

Report: The Cellphone Is Underrated as a Travel Inspiration Tool

Dennis Schaal, Skift

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).

3 years ago

Airlines Can Turn to Tablets to Speed Up Lines During Holiday Travel

Airlines Can Turn to Tablets to Speed Up Lines During Holiday Travel

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Airlines have been faster at rolling out tablets to in-flight crews than airport employees, but both places present valuable opportunities for carriers to improve the customer experiences.

3 years ago

Desktop Still Dominates the Travel Planning and Booking Process

Desktop Still Dominates the Travel Planning and Booking Process

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Travel companies slow to set up mobile functionality may be comforted by this news, but mobile usage will only continue to rise due to changing consumer habits and the growth of travel in emerging economies where mobile devices are more common than desktops.

3 years ago

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

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

Vincent Trivett, Skift

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

3 years ago

UK Study: Younger Travelers Taking Fewer Vacations

UK Study: Younger Travelers Taking Fewer Vacations

Oliver Smith, Daily Telegraph

In this UK study, fewer travelers booked vacations using tablets and smartphones than they did the year before, showing the continued hold of the desktop for travel bookings. For now, at least.

3 years ago