Travel tech news from OneFineStay, Goibibo, RateGain, Marriott Hotels, Mercator, Air Indiam, Unisys, United Airlines, Honeywell, WAYN, Air Asia and Google.
Losing items of baggage when traveling, especially during the airport-airline-airport part of a trip, is one of the most dispiriting and frustrating problems a traveler can face.
The Scan: VirtualTourist seeks 8th Wonder, Knok raises, Cleartrip’s app and more travel technology news
Virtual Tourist, Apple-WifiSlam, Cleartrip, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Monarch Airlines, Knok, Comcast Business Hospitality, Hotwire, Dolphin Dynamics, TigerBay, Egencia, Concur and InterContinental Hotels Group all make our round up of travel tech news
Priceline has announced a fresh long-term deal with United Airlines, with “plans to implement the United Technology Application, powered and supported by Farelogix, as the primary connectivity between the two parties.”
More impact, higher margins — for top retailers, there’s method to their ancillary sales, says Amadeus and IdeaWorksCompany.
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.
United Airlines, Best Western, Vibe Travel, Travelbug, Teletext Holidays, and Harris make our roundup of the stories that are driving the travel tech conversation on 28 September.
United Airlines lost all ability to transact online, in person and over the phone following a reservation systems failure earlier today.