With the prevalence of mobile devices and the emergence of tonight-only mobile hotel apps from Hotel Tonight, Priceline and others to follow, hotels and intermediaries increasingly will have to deal with the dynamics and challenges of “mobile exclusive rates.”
A year-and-a-half after a Travelzoo official talked of an imminent launch, which never happened, of Fly.com hotel and car hire features in Germany, Fly.com is now beta testing hotels and cars in the US and Kayak is powering the hotel search.
EasyJet has announced a beta mobile site enabling Blackberry users to search for and book flights across its European destinations
Just 2% market share separates the top three online travel agencies – Webjet, Expedia and House of Travel – in New Zealand this week.
Relief all round at Travelport after securing unanimous support to alter the terms of its PIK (payment in kind) loan, effectively giving the company until 2016 to repay its debts.
It’s a decision we at Tnooz confront literally every day — when to write about a just-published travel app and when to take a pass on it.
Travel apps are coming thick and fast this week with new iPhone and iPad releases from Travelzoo, ebookers and hotels.com