As the hospitality industry gradually ramps up its mobile platforms, a new study published by the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) finds that travelers are ready to use their smartphones and tablets for far more than is currently possible.
Its not always about having an app for that! While todays technology is making travel easier than ever, new research from American Express Travel reveals that future travelers will tap into both high-tech options and high-touch human service in order to achieve the ultimate travel experience.
According to the App Overlap Report Series published by the Strategy Analytics - Travel Analytics - service, only 20% of those that use airline applications also use hotel applications leading to bifurcated trip planning.
Sams Club today announced availability of a new, free Sams Club Travel mobile application exclusively dedicated to members-only savings on hotels, rental cars, vacation homes, and other travel activities.
DHISCO Inc., the worlds leading hospitality distribution company, and the Innovation Greenhouse at the University of North Texas in Denton today announced the Big Data Challenge, which will provide competing student, faculty and community teams 60 days to analyze, mine and derive insights from data supplied by the international travel company.
An Infographic identifying 5 new trends emerging in reaction to the increasing use of data and mobile by the airline, hotel, OTA and travel industry was today release by Eyefortravel. It outlines the more subtle changes that are happening at an organisational, business model and financial level.