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WorldMate adds hotel price alerts to its trip-management iPhone app

Since last week, a leading app for managing business trips, WorldMate, has added hotel price alerts to its app for free and paid iPhone apps.

After a customer stores a hotel booking in their WorldMate profile, the app automatically monitors rates, alerting the user whenever the hotel slashes its price for the travel dates.

Regardless of where the user made the reservation, he or she will be notified if a comparable room at the same hotel — or a similar property close by — is offering a better value.

Users can cancel and re-book within the app or via a link from a WorldMate e-mail.

Hotel Price Alerts worldmate

The app monitors rates at 100,000 hotels via Expedia. The service copies one pioneered by Yapta a couple of years ago and brings it to the mobile platform.

It’s only been a month since WorldMate WorldMate upgraded its itinerary management app with hotel booking suggestions.

 
 
Sean O'Neill

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  1. Andrew

    I don’t think these apps work for international vacations though, do they? I was looking for something like this when I wanted to go on a Mediterranean cruise my friend was telling me about, but couldn’t find any iPhone apps that accommodate this sort of trip.

     
  2. Sean O'Neill

    Sean O'Neill

    Good question, Megan! Will ask WorldMate.
    Best,
    Sean

     
  3. Megan Bowes

    Will Blackberry Travel (a partnership w/World Mate) be updated to include hotel price alerts?

     
    • Sean O'Neill

      Sean O'Neill

      Currently the price alerts and counter offers are available on Blackberry Travel as well, but it appears on WorldMate emails only and not in-app.

      Thanks again, Megan.

       
 
 

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