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The Standard unlocks spontaneous bookings via same-night reservation app

September 21, 2016

Standard International is rolling out a new third-party mobile distribution platform that enables guests to make same-night reservations at a curated group of resorts in Los Angeles and New York, underscoring travelers’ needs for spontaneous booking windows.

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Airbnb contributes to global refugee crisis efforts with mobile-fueled donations

September 20, 2016

Airbnb’s latest social campaign invites consumers to use the #WithRefugees hashtag and donate to refugee relief efforts through its application and mobile site, showcasing mobile’s potency in the charitable realm.

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Porsche, Delta make private-to-commercial transfers lavish with transportation escorts

September 20, 2016

German automaker Porsche is working with Delta Private Jets to help make private-to-commerce connection flights more upscale through a transportation initiative.

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Orlando’s augmented reality app acts as mobile concierge for deal-seekers

August 29, 2016

The city of Orlando, FL, is the latest to roll out a new tourism-centric application that allows guests to purchase discount tickets to theme parks and leverage augmented reality to preview local attractions, highlighting mobile’s sales-driving potency for major travel destinations.

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How Marriott’s real-time mobile rewards strategy results in 100pc conversions

August 19, 2016

Marriott is perfecting the art of doling out real-time rewards by targeting social media users mentioning the brand and offering them loyalty points that are instantly added to their accounts, resulting in a 100 percent conversion rate.

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Xerox rolls out beacon-driven local offers app for NJ commuters

August 11, 2016

Xerox Corporation is joining the slew of companies leveraging hyperlocal, beacon-driven technology by introducing the Shop and Ride mobile application, which allows Hoboken, NJ commuters to receive relevant offers from 35 nearby merchants along their travel routes.

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CheapTickets enhances search flexibility with split-ticketing options

August 11, 2016

CheapTickets is enticing travelers to book trips through its mobile application by enabling them to take advantage of split ticketing, a feature that lets users browse for two one-way flights during any round trip search, typically yielding better deals.

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Travel advisors back in vogue for luxury market, claims Virtuoso CEO

August 10, 2016

LAS VEGAS – Less than a decade ago, many pundits were predicting that it was just a matter of time before human travel agents would be replaced by the electronic kind.

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Icelandair ushers in stopover bookings via chatbot on Facebook Messenger

August 4, 2016

International airline Icelandair has launched the first phase of its mobile messaging bot on Facebook Messenger that drives users to book stopover flights in Iceland while visiting other overseas countries.

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Parkopedia, Apple usher in mainstream parking capabilities in Maps app

July 28, 2016

Parkopedia and Apple are teaming up to change the way drivers discover parking and use mapping applications with a partnership that brings the former’s vehicle parking information and reservations to the preinstalled Maps app on iPhones.

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