Pivot alert: Mygola has changed its business model to become a one-stop-shop for travel itineraries, abandoning its previous trip planning portal.
It’s easy to tell entrepreneurs they should release versions of their digital product quickly and then iterate based on user feedback.
In quite a departure for the global online travel agency, Expedia’s new mobile apps – known as version 3.0 – are trying to bring the visual travel itinerary to life.
US budget carrier Southwest Airlines may begin sending passengers videos that confirm details on a flight’s departure time, gate number, and arrival time — and also upsell the customers with ancillary products.
The power of the Apple App Store and, to a lesser extent, the Android Market, has inspired travel companies such as Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Sabre to create apps’ markets of their own to suit their own purposes.
Itinerary planning service YourTour has formed a partnership to integrate its service within Amadeus.net.
If you link your Avis and TripIt accounts, you now can just click on imported flight or hotel bookings from other suppliers on the Avis.com homepage and book a car rental to round out your travel plans.