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Google’s New Travel App Is a Mashup of Guidebook and TripIt

Google’s New Travel App Is a Mashup of Guidebook and TripIt

Dennis Schaal, Skift

As with anything Google does, you can expect Google Trips to be very much a work in progress that goes through numerous iterations before it becomes available to the public. But its beta release expands Google's footprint in the travel ecosystem especially since so many consumers begin their trip planning in the search engine and explore destinations with the Maps app.

7 months ago

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

First Glance at TripIt’s New App for Google Glass

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripIt has paired down the information you'd be able to view in Google Glass to the essentials because developers are working with a "screen" that's even smaller than most smartphones. It's all that's practical when viewing itineraries at a glance.

3 years ago

TripIt Defies Airlines With Loyalty Tracking For Four AWOL Carriers

TripIt Defies Airlines With Loyalty Tracking For Four AWOL Carriers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripIt is doing the right thing for its users by coming up with a work-around to track the loyalty programs of airlines that don't want to be tracked by third parties. Delta, United, Southwest and American are still playing hardball.

3 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Trains to Trip Planners, Hotel Brands to Bookings

Best Travel Ads This Week: Trains to Trip Planners, Hotel Brands to Bookings

Samantha Shankman, Skift

3 years ago

TripIt iPhone App Update Improves Navigation With Card Views

TripIt iPhone App Update Improves Navigation With Card Views

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripIt's app update is hardly revolutionary, but it shows how travel companies are incrementally improving the user experience with more visually compelling displays and easier navigation.

3 years ago

How Mobile Travel Apps Have Transformed the User Experience

How Mobile Travel Apps Have Transformed the User Experience

Dennis Schaal, Skift

How long will it be before we talk about travel websites as always having an essential, if limited place, in much the same way that we sometimes talk about print guidebooks? Smartphones with bigger screens, tablets of mini and maximum dimensions ... buckle your seatbelts.

3 years ago

Top ten iPhone apps for business travelers

Apps for mapping, meals, and itinerary trackers are the lifeblood of business travelers on the road, but any top app list must be taken with a grain of salt since selection is highly personal.

4 years ago

TripIt reveals preferred seat tracker details for TripIt Pro subscribers

TripIt reveals preferred seat tracker details for TripIt Pro subscribers

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Is Seat Tracker worth $49 per year? Probably, especially when considering TripIt Pro's other fare-drop and notification features.

4 years ago

TripIt will soon find users better seats, but are the app’s best days behind it?

TripIt will soon find users better seats, but are the app’s best days behind it?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

TripIt has a loyal following, but TripIt Pro lost a some of its attractiveness when Southwest, Delta, United and American decided to play tough with loyalty program trackers. Will Concur continue to give TripIt the resources it fought for and deserves?

4 years ago

Hotwire and TripIt co-founder Brockway launches furniture marketplace

Hotwire and TripIt co-founder Brockway launches furniture marketplace

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Brockway will likely find out that his flirtation with a business outside the travel industry was a flight of fancy. We like his criteria for starting a new business though -- think big.

4 years ago

TripIt users play it safe by booking major hotels brands in U.S. cities

TripIt users play it safe by booking major hotels brands in U.S. cities

TripIt’s data suggests that the travelers value big-brand loyalty programs and have an expectation of service and quality that they’re not willing to gamble on.

4 years ago

TripIt users to get hotel upgrade offers thanks to parent company’s new investment

TripIt users to get hotel upgrade offers thanks to parent company’s new investment

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Given its numerous investments in startups, Concur is making a play to become one of the most influential travel tech companies on earth.

4 years ago