If you want to book a nearby hotel using the Kayak app for Kindle Fire, location-based services certainly would come in handy.
You go out for dinner and check-in from the restaurant using foursquare or Facebook and a companion — or two — wonders aloud why you persist in telling the world where you are.
Babyboomers are overtaking the more youthful Gen Y equivalents in smartphone ownership according to a report from BDRC Continental into British hotel guest habits
Consumers can now plot their train journeys on Google Maps following a partnership with TheTrainline.
Interesting developments in world of handsets as Nokia starts testing a platform which brings social media and location-based information to the heart of the mobile.
Business travelers do much of their travel planning through their corporate travel programs, but once they are on the road they do a lot ofresearch on their mobile devices in-destination.
With ten million users now signed up, FourSquare’s use as a distribution platform for travel products seems to be gaining momentum, with tour and activity platform Zozi signing a deal.
A change of direction for travel startup Kukunu after just 18 months of operation with a new site called Scoville, targeting destination services and recommendations.