A new social media platform called PLUGGY was just released at the Innovathens event in Athens. And no, it is not a vibrator or birth control device. On the contrary, the news from GTP tells of a social media creation brought to life by nine European bodies. Believe it or not, the Pluggable Social Platform […]
Airbnb is eyeballing a deal to acquire the payment app Tilt for between $10 and $20 million. If the deal goes through it will probably amount to an employee hire and some back end tech only.
Ixigo, the Indian travel search service has announced buying mobile content startup Reach in order to branch out into a wider mobile commerce territory.
OpenKey has just released its new mobile app Version 3.0, which is a further enhancement for hotels guests to get key amenities.
Mobile app developers, Sound Pipe Media are set to completing an app for their client called Travel Buddies.. With amazing functionality these app developers from UK have really hit a great app for anyone willing to travel and need a buddy. You can easily register via Facebook, Twitter, and then search who is traveling within the network to the same destination as you.
Guidekick, a fascinating new mobile app that uses rich media to get a passing tourist’s attention when passing an historic attraction, is a window inside what future travel tech will look. Available in iOS, Android, and even Google Glass editions, the app adds historical and contextual value to the places people visit.
Hotels.com has just launched two new apps for Windows 8, one designed to up the ante on mobíle utility, the other specifically for the Windows 8 tablet.
Before setting out on a trip, load up your tablets and smartphones with kid friendly apps and movies to provide plenty of entertainment during the trip.
Just like every other genre of mobile application, there are more travel apps on the market than a person can shake a smartphone at.
We’ve discussed the need for transportation companies to better engage via the web and mobile many times. So, news that BusBud has launched did not come as a great surprise. What Wanderu has done with fitting the need in this under-served market is interesting, if a bit far off practicality wise.
According to news from Mobile Technologies, LLC, the company has developed what they claim is the world’s most advanced foreign language translation tool for travelers. “Jibbigo” is an all-in-one app for iOS devices that can translate 20 languages and dialects.
A recent report from Business Wire has revealed that the Sabre Travel Network is planning to make the first ever B2B app store specific to the travel industry. Billed as the Sabre Red App Centre, it hopes to become the go-to place for all travel industry app buyers to connect with application developers.
TripAdvisor brought you reviews to help you make decisions about travel, Nileguide added depth of information, Stay.com added custom guides, now Ness is adding the personal touch. It seems the search for highly relevant search is not over yet, at least not in travel. Ness Search – Job One: Restaurants Ness Computing seems to have made good […]
Expedia and its sister company Hotels.com released new mobile apps for Android as well as an upgraded mobile website for Expedia.com. Expedia is showcasing the new apps and features at Google I/O Developer Sandbox. Among the new features in the Android app are: Interactive view of all hotels in an area with multiple sorting options […]