Breaking Travel News’ editor Chris O’Toole here catches up with Andy Mallinson, managing director in the UK for Stackla, a social content marketing platform. The organisation allows brands to discover content from a host of social media platforms, using it to curate and tell a dynamic, ever-evolving story to their followers.
Last Minute Travel, a leader in last minute travel deals on hotels, flights, cruises, car rentals, activities and other travel products, today announced that it has added car rental search and bookings to its free iPhone mobile application – enabling its users to choose from 18 car rental brands.
glh., the London-based global hotel subsidiary of the Singapore-listed GuocoLeisure Group, has teamed up with BT Wi-fi to launch its fast, free unlimited and one click to connect Wi-Fi service for all guests and visitors across glh. properties. Demand for Wi-Fi in hotels is rising, with glh.-owned Thistle guests using over one billion minutes of Wi-Fi in 2013.
BassBuds in-ear headphones launched in 2012 and have already sold hundreds of thousands globally. The earphones are designed for people who seek a trusted and on-trend product.
http://www.thecherrytree.in a website devoted to Kashmir has been successfully launched coinciding with the setting of Spring season and opening of the Mughal Gardens in the Valley of Kashmir. http://www.thecherrytree.in will highlight what Kashmir is all about and what it stands for, its ethos, history and its beautiful people.
LodgeNet Interactive Corporation has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with a syndicate formed by an affiliate of Colony Capital, a global investment firm with $38 billion in assets under management. Under the terms of the deal the Colony Syndicate will provide $60 million of new capital to support a proposed recapitalisation of LodgeNet.
ABC Global Services today announced the launch of ezBook, the industry’s most powerful, complete and easy-to-use hotel booking portal. The new tool gives travel advisors immediate access to a vast global inventory, multiple rates and commission options, and unmatched buying power that delivers valuable amenities and high-end service.
Cloud-based customer experience management provider Angel has unveiled Lexee, a new self-service solution that voice activates any mobile application. With Lexee, businesses gain an entirely new channel to engage their customer base and create a more personalised customer experience.
Vayant Travel Technologies, the next-generation airfare shopping and pricing engine innovator, and Anixe, expert in air and hotel Internet Booking Engine, announced today that they have sealed a joint marketing partner agreement and are providing their integrated solution for airlines.
Avenida Palace Hotel announced the launching of a new website that provides demanding guests with all the information about the hotel and an easy to use secure new reservations system. Focused on providing the best possible experience to its visitors and using the latest technologies at www.hotelavenidapalace.pt, Avenida Palace Hotel offers an interactive website with key features like Google maps, picture gallery, special offers and promotions, among others.
The online travel and tourism industry is poised to “experience solid growth” over the next five years – with the Middle East and Africa leading the way, according to new research released by Euromonitor International at Arabian Travel Market 2011.