Nice win for HRS as it announces it will be the first – and initially exclusive – provider of technology to allow iPhone users to manage their hotel reservations on the new Passbook service.
The latest data from the mobile ecosystem highlights Apple’s continued dominance, despite explosive growth in Android smartphone adoption.
Expedia says nearly 70% of customers using a mobile device to book one of its travel product are looking to travel within the next 24 hours.
More than half of the adults in the United States alone already own smartphones. Look around any coffee shop to see why you want your destinationâ€™s information behind those ubiquitous mobile screens.
Mobile apps are pervasive and, in many cases, mobile is becoming the preferred interface to access software applications, especially in the travel sector where the fit is natural between provider and the traveler on-the-go.
Various bits of research point to how consumers often have a poor experience when visiting hotel sites on a mobile, not least because the platforms have not been optimised for devices.
We continue the journey to developing a mobile solution, a process which we began in the first part of the article.
Mobile is hot. Not the kind of incidences involving smoking iPhones, but as indicated by the almost daily write ups about the hike of travel related activities on mobile, how tablets are changing shopping behaviour, and the obligatory infographic.