Online full service travel site Expedia.com is introducing its new application for tablets featuring personalized travel data that makes searching and booking easier for users.
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GetMyBoat, the world’s largest boat rental and charter marketplace, has launched what it claims is the first-of-its-kind global boat insurance product providing low insurance rates to boaters booking through any service or platform.
PHILADELPHIA – Despite resistance from upper management, conference hotel chain Dolce has transformed the sales process to drive more leads anywhere and at any time through a number of mobile solutions.
PHILADELPHIA – While email has managed to stay afloat during a technology revolution, it has become imperative that promotional emails must be targeted and truly relevant to each recipient.
In a continuation of its quest to deliver greater choice and control for guests, Hilton Worldwide has unveiled new mobile advances such as the ability to check-in and choose exact rooms from digital floor plans, make a purchase upgrade and submit special requests for room service.
Kimpton Hotels has unveiled a reinvented, fully responsive Web experience that incorporates content from a recently launched travel blog while providing features such as a universally available booking pathway.
Pizza Hut and Staples are among the merchants preparing to accept a new payment option from Visa that promises to streamline mobile checkout by digitizing consumers’ credit cards.
A company that bundles pre-paid admission tickets for top attractions in several cities around the country is planning to go mobile.
Same-day hotel booking application HotelTonight is reinventing the hospitality check-in process with keyless room entry, an innovation raised from predictive marketing to meet mobile needs as 64 percent of total travelers showed interest in this feature, according to a recent report by Magnani Caruso Dutton.
A new app that combines the sharing functionality of social media with mobile payments has accounted for 5 percent of volume at New York bar Windsor in the first week, according to one of the establishment’s owners.