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Concur, HotelTonight, Lyft partnership increases business travel sales

July 28, 2015

Travel management service Concur is further developing an integrated experience for customers through a partnership with HotelTonight and Lyft in which users can seamlessly expense services through the two mobile applications.

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Toronto is latest to adopt mobile payments for public transit

July 21, 2015

Toronto Transit Commission, the third largest such agency in North America, has begun enabling payments through mobile devices, suggesting a future in which transit and mobile commerce are more closely linked.

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HotelTonight’s concierge feature highlights possible revenue channels for hotel brands

July 14, 2015

HotelTonight is leading the charge for third-party booking marketers trying to personalize their applications by piloting a concierge feature enabling users to request information about their final destinations and ask for hotel amenities from the front desk.

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KLM’s new mobile app is contextual, real-time and personal

July 13, 2015

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is rolling out an updated mobile application with analysis capabilities designed to anticipate guests’ preferences and needs without prompting, such as suggesting optimal flight seating during the booking process.

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Booking.com and Time Out leverage consumers’ wanderlust for mobile bookings

July 6, 2015

Booking.com is joining forces with global multimedia publisher Time Out to roll out a native campaign featuring social media influencers to fuel mobile bookings from spontaneous millennial travelers.

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Wyndham’s daily social media challenge unlocks swag on mobile

July 1, 2015

Wyndham Vacation Rentals is rolling out a new sweepstakes that asks consumers to unlock daily social media challenges for a chance to win prizes such as car rentals, a DSLR camera and vouchers to one of the hotel conglomerate’s rental properties.

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Cale shifts the parking payment industry with Apple Pay

June 30, 2015

Parking technology manufacturer Cale is easing customers’ payment experience with the introduction of Apple Pay into its terminals, suggesting a possible shift in non-merchandise based payments.

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Motel 6 checks in 21pc conversion rate jump on mobile

June 22, 2015

Motel 6 saw conversion rates for mobile booking jump 21 percent over the past year, thanks to the brand’s decision to optimize the checkout experience by introducing a new site with responsive Web design.

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JetBlue’s success stems from data collection, says Qualtrics exec

June 17, 2015

NEW YORK – A Qualtrics executive at CXNYC 2015 claimed that JetBlue Airways has done a commendable job of combining transactional data and market research to better understand the customer experience and fuel future enhancements.

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Mobile bookers more valuable than those on desktop: report

June 12, 2015

Mobile bookers are eclipsing the value of those who book via desktop, with consumers on smartphones 47 percent more likely to book more than three trips than their computer counterparts, according to a survey from Criteo and Phocuswright.

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