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United Airlines deploys iPads for airport purchases funded by miles

November 19, 2014

United Airlines is offering consumers the option of using mileage redemption to pay for in-person purchases at Newark Liberty Airport’s Terminal C restaurants and stores.

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Starwood Hotels exec: Mobile keys augment product strategy, cater to consumers’ needs

November 5, 2014

NEW YORK – A Starwood Hotels executive at the Mobile Women to Watch 2015 Summit revealed the hospitality brand’s plans to roll out mobile room keys at Aloft hotels beginning today, with plans for bringing the Bluetooth-enabled technology to its other properties in the next year.

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Motel 6 leverages Spanish-language mobile Web site to boost bookings

October 31, 2014

Motel 6 is streamlining reservation booking in the United States and abroad for on-the-go Spanish-speaking guests by launching a Spanish-language mobile Web site.

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Homes.com caters to house hunters with updated app

October 27, 2014

Homes.com has updated its real estate mobile application to feature a modern look, improved speed and enhanced searching features to better cater to house hunters looking to buy or rent the perfect property.

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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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