AVT, Inc, a leader in automated retailing systems, customised kiosks and self service stores, announced that they have created a new business unit focused on the multi-billion dollar travel industry. Their core product is designed for placement in hotels or resorts as a better performing alternative than a typical gift shop, or as an adjunct to an existing store.
Travel Bloggers Unite (TBU), the global community for travel bloggers, travel writers and new media creators is launching its first Book of Travel Bloggers, a new database of the most influential and respected bloggers specialising in travel and lifestyle.
The French government’s decision to postpone indefinitely plans to fine drivers for failing to carry a breathalyser kit in their car highlights the lack of knowledge British visitors have of drink-drive limits when on the continent, says a company specialising in French holidays.
TripIt, the leading mobile trip organiser from Concur, today announced an update for TripIt in the Android Marketplace, which gives travellers with any Android tablet an easy way to access all their trip plans, along with interactive maps, in one place.
Mobile apps are taking over from voice and web, according to the Travel Technology Initiative. With over 300 travel-specific apps now available for the iphone and many more for other mobiles, TTI sees this as a significant new customer channel for travel companies.