This is no joke – people travelling to areas at risk areas of malaria could be sent a text with advice on preventing the further spread of the disease
If you want to book a nearby hotel using the Kayak app for Kindle Fire, location-based services certainly would come in handy.
Babyboomers are overtaking the more youthful Gen Y equivalents in smartphone ownership according to a report from BDRC Continental into British hotel guest habits
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US-based Lookze, a mobile application to give travelers information about the buildings and their surroundings as they walk around cities.
Daniel Barcay, a Google software engineer, may spend a lot of time focusing on KML markup language and loading GPS tracks of paragliding forays and ski treks into Google Earth, but he has a trace of the poet in him, as well.
Orbitz introduced Orbitz Hotels for the iPad, sticking with the high-margin hotel business for its first mobile implementation on a tablet.
Location software developer Ubitrac is launching a system for young travellers to keep in touch with family and important services during extended stays overseas.
At ¬£20 ($30) a download for a month’s service, a new iPhone product from TrafficMaster’s International Rescue could be the priciest travel app around.
Interactive Mobile @dvertising, which offers GPS-enabled mobile destination guides in partnership with tourism authorities at trade shows, attracted a $500,000 investment from Connecticut Innovations.