A survey of over 1,000 mobile users by travel search site Skyscanner has found that iPhone owners appear to prefer playing with their mobiles abroad than having holiday romances.
Car hire price comparison website Carrentals.co.uk has launched a new app for UK iPhone users, enabling customers to compare prices and availability from up to 50 suppliers in over 15,000 locations worldwide. The news comes at Apple prepares to launch the hotly anticipated iPhone 5 later today.
Apple is expected to reveal the iPhone 5 at its ‘Let’s Talk iPhone’ event today - the buzz surrounding the handset has hit an all-time high with leisure and business travellers amongst those who are eagerly awaiting details of the company’s announcement.
SIM Partners, a full-service digital marketing agency and leading developer of mobile apps for destination marketing organizations, has announced the launch of “Enjoy Illinois,” the official travel app of the Illinois Office of Tourism.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts have introduced a new iPhone App giving customers an easy way to peruse the brand’s stunning collection of landmark properties around the world. Available globally in Apple’s iTunes Store and the iPhone App Store, the program will provide access to booking, reservations, hotel information, packages, destination recommendations and more.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts revealed a new iPhone application. In keeping with the expansion of Hilton Worldwide’s portfolio of smartphone applications launched earlier this year, Waldorf Astoria guests can now receive unparalleled service through this advanced technology. Whether securing early check-in on-the-go or perusing the many hotel options around the globe, the new application caters to the needs of fast-paced, upscale travelers.
Interactive travel guides publisher mTrip has launched travel guides for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Tourism Australia has launched the new Oz Planner iPhone application, offering assistance to holidaymakers planning their trips down under. The app will offer a mobile alternative to the well-established planning tool Walkabout Planner, presenting detailed information on local tour providers, accommodation and car hire.