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Wyndham Hotels extends mobile booking through Last Minute Travel Deals app

October 23, 2014

Wyndham Hotels is extending its reach to last-minute travelers through a new integration with the Last Minute Travel Deals mobile application.

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Pfister Hotel lures mobile users with responsive Web, augmented reality

October 15, 2014

Marcus Hotels & Resorts’ flagship property The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee is channeling mobile through responsive Web design and augmented reality to appeal to younger audiences.

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Marriott seeks mobile contextual moments that matter

October 7, 2014

LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ – A Marriott International executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2014 said that figuring out what are the right contextual moments on mobile to engage with customers is a big lesson that needs to learned.

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Hotels.com adds value to mobile bookings via smart watch integration

October 3, 2014

Hotels.com is enabling travelers using its mobile booking application to receive hotel notifications on their Android smart watches as a way to make traveling more seamless.

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Coldwell Banker bets on centralized mobile platform to drive sales

September 30, 2014

Coldwell Banker is introducing a new mobile-optimized marketing platform in order to allow real estate agents to engage with consumers more readily via Web, email and social media platforms and increase sales.

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Airlines tread carefully into flash sales as mobile’s influence grows

September 29, 2014

With more retail sectors marketing heavily towards mobile users, consumers are becoming more accustomed to seeing flash sales for airline tickets that promote last-minute deals and extremely low prices.

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Carrier billing brings new opportunities to Corethree’s mobile ticketing apps

September 22, 2014

Corethree, which powers mobile ticketing for buses in Britain, is enabling users for the first time to charge their bus tickets to their phone bill, eliminating the need to use a credit or debit card.

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Mobile bookings demand skyrockets despite lack of optimized experiences: report

September 18, 2014

Not only did the volume of mobile bookings grew 20 percent in the first half of 2014 for online travel sites, but the average booking value was 21 percent higher on mobile for air and 13 percent higher for car rentals compared to desktop, according to a new report from Criteo.

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Expedia.com’s new tablet app personalizes travel data for easier use

September 5, 2014

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 offers boating insurance through mobile devices

September 3, 2014

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.

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