More than a third of visits to Skyscanner come through apps, and more items in our rundown of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 20 September.
The Scan: Skyscanner clocks 10 million app downloads, Priceline brings bidding to mobile, and more news
Merchants with Square software will be able to receive a signal from customers who have downloaded the Square app to authenticate them via geo-location services and process a transaction by matching a customer’s face and voice with a database record.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are on the rise, with some reports showing that restaurants, retail, and hospitality were top targets for criminals for the fourth year in a row.
There is an ugly truth that very few travel tech companies seem to talk about when they rush out of the gates to satisfy the curiosity of hungry travellers starved for experiences.
BookingBug is a UK-based online booking, reservation and affiliate engine, which first featured on Tnooz in April 2010. So what happened in the intervening 12 months?
Growing out of a partnership between ezRez Software and PayPal, members of United Airlines’ MileagePlus loyalty program are expected next year to be able to use miles to pay for products and services directly from merchants who accept PayPal.
BookIt.com just made it easier for travelers to book hotel, flights, car rentals and vacation packages in one checkout session using PayPal.
In a word: no. There are too many moving parts, other players with a vested interested and complexity on the technical side.