The owner of Cedar Point and ten other US theme parks, is ready to start ticketing via iOS6, and more items in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 11 September.
Major US theme park company Cedar Fair is ready for Apple’s Passbook
The owner of popular US amusement parks, such as Ohio’s Cedar Point and Pennsylvania’s Dorney Park, has used a Florida ticketing technology firm, Accesso, to be sure it can deliver tickets through Passbook as soon as the new iOS6 operating system is ready, probably whenÂ the latest iPhone appears next week.
[Post corrected at 3 pm; an earlier version mistakenly said Cedar Fair was the parent for the Columbus Zoo and miscounted the number of parks.]
QuickMobile sees a quadrupling of sales of unique mobile meeting apps
The leading seller ofÂ mobile apps for industry events and conferencesÂ has seen downloads of its apps surpass the one-million mark this year. The 100-employee Vancouver company has delivered more than 1,200 apps customized for firms and events.
TourRadar discoversÂ Â the â€śworldâ€™s most amazing tourâ€ť
TourRadarÂ combined data from its portfolio of 8,748 tours from over 100 tour companies, mining data such as Facebook likes, online reviews, wish-lists, re-tweets, etc., to what it claims is an unbiased result.
Contiki Holidays partners with Lonely Planet to create a new app for its travelers
The app’s main feature is its timeline, where passengers on a particular trip can upload photos, videos and messages to share with their fellow travellers, while simultaneously posting to their individual Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Digital Alchemy and Evision partner up for hospitality marketing
Each companyâ€™s respective hotel clients now have access to the expert services of the other.Â Digital Alchemy says it “offers leading cloud-based CRM whileÂ Evision says it delivers web design and development and search optimization.
OnAir opens Wi-Fi service in Australia
Geneva’s OnAir has gotten the nod fromÂ Australian regulators to provide inflight Wi-Fi service within Australian airspace. The SITA-owned company already has contracts withÂ Emirates, Qantas and Singapore Airlines.
The company says it now has the most global coverage ofÂ inflight Wi-Fi and GSM mobile phone services after seven years of growth.
More bus lines adopt Corethree’s wallet and m-payment technology