Priceline enhances mobile search functionality

Priceline enhances mobile search functionality has revealed a new beta version of its iPad app that brings travel exploration, research and booking capabilities together in one app. 

The latest innovation in mobile travel app technology,’s new Explore functionality unhinges travel aspirations and empowers consumers to uncover new popular destinations around the world, while comparing prices, reducing the need to research and book travel at different times in different places.  For the first time, travelers can search for flights and access real-time pricing without defining a specific destination. 

Powered by Travelport Flex Explore search technology, Explore enhances’s existing iPad app, which has been a featured Travel app in Apple’s iTunes store.  The application presents an easy-to-navigate graphical map of the world and an expansive range of inspirational search capabilities to narrow down the ideal destination and desired travel experience. 

“We’re committed to helping our valued customer inspire their travellers and delighted to work with them to provide consumers with great search functionality,” said Kurt Ekert, chief commercial officer, Travelport.

“Travelport initiatives are all founded on one underlying principle: to provide the most informed travel choice. Choice inspires and liberates travellers to search, book and enjoy travel in new ways. Explore epitomises what Travelport is bringing to the global travel industry through increased search capabilities, customisation and control. This is what we aspire to do for all travel service providers to help them compete and prosper.” Added Ekert.


The new Explore functionality launches this week in beta and is available for download in Apple’s iTunes store.