The international metasearch site is trying to raise awareness among US consumers by meeting them in person, Starwood came out tops in a ranking of hotel brands by digital competence, and more travel tech news.
IHG and Kempinski are moving services from servers to the off-size Internet based platformsâ€”while IHG is launching a priority rewards product via mobile.
It’s no secret that the airport and airline experience for travellers is heading for a raft of changes over the course of the next few years as technology REALLY kicks in.
It was almost three years ago that we all got first sight of what Apple might have in mind if it wanted to launch an assault on the travel industry.
Mcommerce, mobile wallets, Near Field Communication – buzzwords the travel industry has been throwing around with increasing enthusiasm in recent years.
Total spend via mobiles using near-field communication (NFC) is to rise more than twenty-fold from $4bn this year to $100bn in 2016 according to forecasts from ABI Research.
Perhaps later than some would have expected, but half of consumers reckon by 2025 they will be paying for goods and services using a thumb print.