With the volume of travel APIs that exist out there, it’s hard to know what might best enhance user experience and/or add value
A search of a Gmail user’s in-box will fetch hotel reservation confirmations and then spotlight those confirmation e-mails in natural search results when the user runs an ordinary Google.com search on a phrase like “my reservations.”
Ryanair, FlightStats, Kayak, Superfly, Vayama, Onefinestay, Cheap Tickets, Los Angeles Tourism, Jetpac, Facebook, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, all get mentioned in our roundup of the short news items driving opinion on 15 November.
TripAdvisor, Amazon Web Services, Facebook, FlightStats, masFlight, FCm Travel Solutions, and GVN and all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 12 October.
By special invitation only at the moment, but Google is testing a new service which integrates content from a user’s Gmail account when they perform queries in natural search.
Developers of mobile apps in travel and airport kiosks can now do some one-stop shopping for flight schedules and flight status updates thanks to a new API from FlightStats and Innovata.