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Delta pilots upgrade requests, Apple Pay options within iPhone app

February 5, 2016

Delta Air Lines’ Fly Delta mobile application is now enabling Canadian customers to purchase flights via Apple Pay and eligible members to request complimentary upgrades, showcasing how airlines are battling third-party booking services for a larger share of travelers’ mobile wallets.

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HotelTonight checks in new booking features alongside enhanced in-app chat

January 29, 2016

HotelTonight is kicking off the year’s first quarter with a strong focus on commerce, allowing users to book accommodations on behalf of others and take advantage of augmented in-application chat support options.

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Expedia unbuckles 3D Touch to streamline mobile bookings

January 28, 2016

Expedia is ramping up engagement and sales within its mobile application by leveraging 3D Touch, which allows users to search hotels, request directions and share their flight status directly from the brand’s icon on their home screens.

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Los Angeles is latest big city to embrace mobile ticketing

January 27, 2016

Southern California’s commuter rail service Metrolink is the latest public transit system to board the mobile ticketing train, as the transportation industry as a whole moves towards untethered digital systems.

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JetBlue flies in MasterPass to cement more mobile bookings

January 27, 2016

JetBlue is buckling in MasterCard’s MasterPass platform as it ramps up to maximize sales made via the airline’s mobile application, showcasing the necessity of offering travelers multiple payment options.

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Southwest Airlines streamlines in-app bookings via Rapid Rewards integration

January 14, 2016

Southwest Airlines is rewarding members of its frequent flyers program with an easier way to book a flight on mobile, showcasing how integrating loyalty with mobile convenience is an increasingly important strategy for brands.

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Worldhotels puts mobile email in focus to streamline customer sales

January 13, 2016

Global travel brand Worldhotels is ramping up its mobile communication to increase sales through a new program, targeting customers through mobilized emails prior to their stay with deals and promotions.

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Booking.com’s mobile platform translates users resolutions into vacation inspiration

January 6, 2016

Booking.com is linking consumers’ New Year’s resolutions to travel bookings via a new mobilized Web site that matches an adventure to a user’s goals.

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Expedia taps in-app messaging for discount walkthroughs

December 21, 2015

Expedia is focusing on serving its customers mobile-exclusive deals and making sure they are fully informed on how to save more through its app via a recent update that adds messaging for discount walkthroughs.

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Luxury Collection gets social with Beautiful Destinations campaign

December 21, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ The Luxury Collection is adapting a social-first approach to invigorate its new brand identity.

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