Believe it or not, people today are more dependent on our phones than even our wallets – indeed some research says that 70% of people who used a smartphone believe that losing their mobile phone would be worse than misplacing their wallet.
For the first time, more US fliers say they typically use airline websites to book airplane tickets than they use OTAs, says a new study from travel consultancy PhoCusWright.
The pervasive fragmentation in online travel is extending into mobile. Travel companies are simply applying their existing web services to native and mobile web apps.
One of the larger challenges running a complex, supplier-facing business within the tours and activities sector is the competitors (all startups) that are failing.
Skyscanner, PhoCusWright, Marriott, Yatra, OneTwoTrip, WAYN, TripRental, Rover, TUI, TourWrist, Yelp, JetBlue, and American Airlines are mentioned in today’s round-up of travel tech news.
Hot off of several awards, including the Demo Day $1 million IDG Media and several PCW/General Catalyst awards, panaroma technology provider TourWrist has announced a series of new travel brand partnerships.
It was like a breath of fresh air and a punch in the face all at the same time, if thatâ€™s possible.