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Articles tagged “tablets”

Online Travel

Desktop Still Dominates the Travel Planning and Booking Process

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.

Desktop Still Dominates the Travel Planning and Booking Process

Hotels

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

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

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

SkiftX

UK Study: Younger Travelers Taking Fewer Vacations

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.

UK Study: Younger Travelers Taking Fewer Vacations

Airlines

Skift Asks: Do You Mind Being Asked to Turn off Your Electronics In-Flight?

The FAA does need to update its guidelines for use of electronic devices on airplanes, but in the realm of what's important, flyers have other issues they're worried about.

Skift Asks: Do You Mind Being Asked to Turn off Your Electronics In-Flight?

Airlines

A Decision on In-Flight Electronics Usage on U.S. Planes Inches Forward one More Step

The recommendations may have been delivered yesterday, but flyers are going to have to wait for any action: With the U.S. government shutdown nothing will move forward on this matter.

A Decision on In-Flight Electronics Usage on U.S. Planes Inches Forward one More Step

Online Travel

Delta to Replace Pilots’ Flight Bags with Microsoft Tablets

With this bet on Microsoft, Delta is bucking the pro-iPad trend that other airlines -- as well as the vast majority of consumers -- have embraced. Windows' heightened security and stability issues apparently aren't a concern for Delta either.

Delta to Replace Pilots’ Flight Bags with Microsoft Tablets

Airlines

FAA Moving Quickly to Ease Restrictions on In-Flight Electronics Usage

The recommendation is due for an update, but the time and effort that's had to go into this high-class problem is lamentable, especially compared to the FAA's other big issues it hasn't dealt with like NextGen air-traffic control.

FAA Moving Quickly to Ease Restrictions on In-Flight Electronics Usage

Airlines

Oppressed Digital Device Users On Flights: History of Their Freedom Fight, in Links

The history of this "struggle" against restrictions on digital device usage on flights started with one New York Times reporter picking up the flag of freedom ...

Oppressed Digital Device Users On Flights: History of Their Freedom Fight, in Links

Airlines

FAA Panel Backs Easing of Digital Devices on Planes

The FAA has been involved -- and pushing hard on the committee members -- in the deliberations, suggesting that most of the proposed rules will pass.

FAA Panel Backs Easing of Digital Devices on Planes

Online Travel

Louisiana City Tourism Board Debuts iBook for Tablets to Strum Its Stuff

Are cost-effective iBooks the way to go to promote local tourism? The City of Lafayette, Louisiana, is going to find out.

Louisiana City Tourism Board Debuts iBook for Tablets to Strum Its Stuff