United Airline’s app and TripIt’s app (across all versions) were the most used flying apps between August and October by American iPhone users, according to Onavo.
Travel Tech Scan: Priceline gets pummeled, Google tries CGI: Versailles, Boingo goes shopping, and more
Stocks of Priceline and Orbitz plummeted yesterday because of weaker than expected earnings this year. The top-grossing paid travel app FlightTrack is coming out in a free version today, and there’s a potential game-changer in the indoor-navigation space.
Plenty of hullabaloo expected around the Google IO event this week, with Mobiata expecting to take advantage with the debut of two apps designed for the new Google TV.
The World Wide Wait was a common term used in the late 90′s to vent the frustration of being unable to access the huge potential of the internet.
Expedia Inc. was on the move today with four mobile developments: Expedia.com launched its first Android app and upgraded its mobile website, and sister company Hotels.com introduced two new mobile apps, for iPhone and Android.
Now that Expedia has apps developer Mobiata in its portfolio, the online travel agency says it will soon launch Expedia Hotels for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Online travel giant Expedia is trying to catch up fast with rivals such as Ebookers in Europe, launching the first mobile version of its website last week.
HomeAway introduced its free vacation rental search Android app, which was developed by Mobiata, the company Expedia acquired in November.
There is no doubt that mobile apps in general have been a huge success over the past few years: last month the 10 billionth app was downloaded from the iTunes App Store.
Mobiata, the mobile apps development company acquired by Expedia in November 2010, is adding a new component to their suite of travel apps.