Connected World magazine | Growth for Cellular Connections in the Car. Mobie in the car is one of the new options that may change the landscape for cellular M2M connections. Choice Hotels Intl., is partnering with Ford that will let Ford customers to make hands-free hotel reservations from their equipped Ford vehicles. The companies says […]
Mid-Year Review: The Rising Tide of Mobile Bookings – How Hoteliers Can Stay Afloat : HeBS Blog. Stats Tell the Story Percent Increase/Decrease in Results in First Half 2014 vs. First Half 2013: Source Pageviews Visits Bookings Nights Revenue Mobile 58.0% 50.9% 86.6% 61.1% 123% Tablet 11.7% 14.8% 18.0% 16.7% 10.5% Desktop -13.8% –15.7% -4.4% […]
Hotels.com exec: Mobile in-store experiences will be game-changer during holidays – Mobile Marketer – Webinars. Good article by Chantal Tode: Here are some snippets that show the way: “The mobile site should focus on allowing users to easily find what they are looking for and to complete transactions easily. ” Apps should focus on creating […]
bcg.perspectives – Travel Goes Mobile. The number of U.S. mobile users is expected to grow at an annual rate of 9 percent for the next several years. The number of Internet-connected mobile devices worldwide will increase by 16 percent per year, led by strong growth in developing countries, according to Ovum at IDC. By contrast […]
Why Mobile will Dominate Travel Planning and bookings Here is an index to selected articles on mobile travel. It covers the case for bookings moving from the desktop to tablets and smartphones as well as general mobile website design and mobile marketing strategies for hotels and tourism companies.
Articles :: eMarketer. Mobile penetration is causing travel companies to develop better mobile booking experiences. The ability to purchase anything, anywhere, at any time via smartphones creates significant opportunities in the travel space in particular, given that its consumer base is by nature mobile. Travel shopping is often a “lean-back” activity, conducive to the tablet […]