SITA today announced that it has become the world’s first global mobile data services provider dedicated to the air transport industry. Through a partnership agreement with Orange Business Services, the air transport communications specialist is providing global data connectivity to airlines enabling the secure use of mobile data, machine-to-machine (M2M) and application to person (A2P) technologies worldwide.
The EU is accused of leaving US visitors to Britain at the mercy of profit hungry mobile phone operators, which hit them with hefty five-figure mobile phone bills. According to industry specialists Tep, mobile phone operators charge US travellers to the UK up to £11.70 per MB in roaming charges, making them a tidy 1800 per cent profit on data.
As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced wireless devices and services, AT&T* today announced that it has expanded its mobile broadband coverage in Newark Liberty International Airport
Visitors headed for the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm are set to take part in a world-first trial, with guests offered a chance to check-in with a mobile phone. In partnership with Nordic telecom giant TeliaSonera, the hotel will even allow visitors to receive their hotel room key directly to their mobile.
Mobile technology is being adopted by the corporate travel industry in four key ways: mobile itinerary management, security and safety on the road, mobile commerce, and automating and expediting the travel process, finds a new white paper by BCD Travel.
New developments in mobile phone technology have shifted the search giants focus to mobile advertising. What are the latest developments to emerge from Google’s mobile labs?
From 1 July 2010 consumers no longer need to worry about accidentally running up huge bills when they connect to the internet using mobile networks via a phone or computer when abroad in the EU.
iXiGO.com, India’s fastest growing travel site, has announced the launch of an innovative product for searching across all online travel deals in India.
TRAVELCLICK®, the leader in hotel ecommerce, will present at the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) “Revenue Management & Internet Marketing Strategy Conference,” to be held June 21, 2010, in Orlando, FL. Matthew Vice, TRAVELCLICK’s Director of Mobile Products, will be a guest expert on the panel discussion, “Mobile Marketing for Today and Tomorrow.” He will discuss the role of mobile for hotels in the overall marketing mix to create brand awareness, convert prospects, enhance customer relationships, generate viral marketing and drive the bottom line results. The discussion, designed to help hotels make sense of the many mobile technologies and platforms in today’s market, will take place 9:30–10:20 am at HSMAI conference that is co-located with the HITEC Exposition in the Orange County Convention Center.
Interactive travel guides publisher mTrip has launched travel guides for iPhone and iPod Touch.