New services will enable mobile users to browse real-time flight schedules and airfares for national and international travel, track flight arrivals, departures, and other important flight status information
leisureplanet.com, a leading international leisure travel e-commerce company that is majority-owned by Leisureplanet Holdings Ltd (Nasdaq:LPHL), moved forward in its strategy to distribute its services on multiple platforms by announcing that InfoSpace will wirelessly enable leisureplanet.com’s leisure travel services and integrate them into its wireless Internet services platform. The services enable users to find real-time flight schedules and airfares for national and international travel, track flight arrivals, departures, and other important flight status information. In addition, real time flight tracking services provide information for 34 major airlines. InfoSpace (Nasdaq:INSP) is a leading global provider of information, communication and commerce infrastructure services for wireless devices, merchants and Web sites. InfoSpace’s wireless services have been selected by leading wireless carriers worldwide such as Verizon, AT&T and Vodafone.
InfoSpace provides the most comprehensive platform for wireless Internet services that enables its partners to offer their customers the ability to communicate, access information, conduct commerce and manage their lives from any device at anytime. InfoSpace is the source that wireless carriers and other partners turn to when looking for comprehensive, flexible wireless and mobile computing solutions. leisureplanet.com’s travel services will allow travellers to find real-time flight tracking information for national and international travel and retrieve real-time flight pricing information from any device including Web phones, pagers, Palm and other Web-enabled devices.
This integration is another milestone in leisureplanet.com’s objective of delivering leisure travel services to travellers around the world wherever they are, on the device that suits them most
Pierre Kleinhans, chief executive officer of leisureplanet.com, said, “Our alliance with InfoSpace enables us to offer travel services for leading wireless carriers, as part of InfoSpace’s integrated information services. leisureplanet.com’s comprehensive leisure travel services will be literally in consumers’ pockets, on their wireless Internet devices, through InfoSpace.”
Naveen Jain, Chairman of InfoSpace said, “InfoSpace is a leader in enabling real-time communications and transactions across a full range of devices and networks. InfoSpace is now able to offer new wireless travel services by taking real-time travel information and enabling it to be available on any device to mobile users. This is in part how InfoSpace is fundamentally changing the way users communicate, access information and conduct commerce from any device at any time.”