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Smartphone App Handles Check-In, Unlocks Hotel Room Door
2014-01-31 04:21:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you can check-in for a flight and even produce a boarding pass from your smartphone, where else can your smartphone get you? The folks at Starwood Hotels think your smartphone should get you all the way to your room at its Aloft hotel chain. Aloft guests can now use their smartphones to check in to their room, and actually unlock the door. The doors will unlock via Bluetooth when the phone is held in front of the lock, the New York...

2014-01-30 16:28:38

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) will participate in the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2014 in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. Expedia, Inc. Chief Financial Officer Mark Okerstrom's question and answer session will begin at 4:40 p.m. Pacific Standard Time / 7:40 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A live audiocast of the session will be available to the public at http://www.expediainc.com/ir. A replay of the audiocast will be...

2014-01-30 08:36:21

Mediterranean and Alaska Top Cruisers' Destination Wish Lists in 2014 BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com®, the world's leading online travel site, today released the Expedia® Wave Report, an annual analysis of cruising trends. 6,867 respondents - Expedia travelers who have cruised at least once - revealed their favored ports of call, most desirable destinations, attitudes towards cruise safety and other preferences. (Logo:...

2014-01-29 23:27:38

SutiSoft announces the release of SutiTravel 3.4, its online flight and hotel reservation software. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 SutiSoft Inc., a trusted provider of easy to use cloud-based and mobile business solutions, today announced the release of SutiTravel 3.4, its online travel reservation software for travel agents. Features Include: Code share Agents can customize code share options for users/all agents to add/restrict PLB for code share flights. Vendor Management...

2014-01-29 08:35:42

Parent company founders file provisional patent that eliminates profits on travel relying instead on subscription commerce model DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased competition in the online travel market is driving innovation again...this time giving potential travelers access to airfare, hotels, cruises, resorts and rental cars with absolutely no commissions or fees charged...as long as they are members at www.dollartravelclub.com. Membership costs just $1...

2014-01-29 08:35:19

Company will use funds to accelerate customer acquisition and global expansion; adds Tripp Jones and Scott Hintz to the Board of Directors, and other expert advisors CHICAGO and BOSTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rocketmiles (www.rocketmiles.com) today announced that is has raised another $6.5 million to fuel expansion in the U.S. and international markets. The Series-A round was led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors Peterson Ventures, Link Ventures...

2014-01-27 16:27:15

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel comparison technology provider ClickTripz, LLC announced today that Alan Van Order, former business lead for Travelocity's Rate Finder, has been named Senior Vice President of Business Development. Van Order will also lead ClickTripz Washington, D.C. office. Van Order is a digital media veteran with more than 15 years experience. Starting his career at USATODAY.com, Van Order also held strategic roles with Away.com,...

2014-01-27 12:20:24

Migration to a Single Passenger Services System to Mark Key Milestone in Providing a Seamless Customer and Employee Experience FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has reached an agreement with Sabre for the newly combined airline's single reservation system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b) "The migration to one reservation platform in...

2014-01-23 12:32:22

Mexico City, Tokyo and Dubai rising in popularity according to Hotels.com DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ready, set, book! Hotels.com® is helping travelers fine-tune their itineraries with insights into the best cities around the world, courtesy of its Hotel Price Index(TM) (HPI). From London's regal historic charm to Toronto's captivating art scene, the HPI identifies 2013's most frequented international destinations and forecasts which cities will continue to gain...

2014-01-23 08:26:32

New Rating Marks The First Four Star For Hotel Derek In 10-year History HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas-chic styling and bold look at Hotel Derek, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, has more than just hotel guests seeing the space in a new light. Forbes Travel Guide released its list of 2014 Star Rated Hotels, Restaurants and Spas, an industry standard rating system. Hotel Derek received a Four Star rating, a first-ever for the Galleria-area's signature boutique...