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Partnership

Travel App HotelTonight Adds Capital One as Rewards Partner

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 10:26 am

If you’ve never heard of HotelTonight, prepare to keep reading more about it. The last-minute booking app, which is tabbed by Yahoo! as a top travel trend, is growing in popularity and profitability. Why? Because the app gives travelers discount rates and in-app concierge…

Startups & Apps

Tripstir: Stirring Up the Social Travel Experience

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 12:08 pm

Travelers want technology, it can help them in almost every aspect of their trip. For this very reason, a new mobile application has been recently launched, called Tripstir. According to the Boston Consulting Group, the Millennial generation is far more interested in traveling abroad…

Product Launch

Austin

Last-Minute Travel App Overnight Closes Seed Round, Launches in Austin, TX

By | Feb 25, 2016 at 10:31 am

If you’ve ever asked the question “where’s the Airbnb for people who don’t like to plan?” I actually have an answer for you. The answer is Overnight, a new mobile-first travel app that connects last minute travelers to hosts who can provide same-day accommodations. Overnight, which…

Startups & Apps

Paris

WingIt Is an Event Discovery App for the Spontaneous Traveler

By | Nov 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm

If you are new to an urban area or simply passing through, finding fun events to attend is difficult. Magazines and other periodicals are just old news. Sifting through your multiple social media feeds is useless because you might not have the right connections…

Travel

HotelTonight Adds Rate Tracking for Last-Minute Booking

By | Apr 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Today, the latest version of HotelTonight for iOS was released, and the team at the last-minute hotel booking company wants you to know that swiping left as well as right are all good things. “We’re particularly excited about how you can swipe to get…

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iPhone

Travel on Your Device’s Screen With Round.me

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Never before it has been so easy for us to travel around the world. Not only actual travel, involving planes and other physical transportation methods, but also using the web. There are all sorts of maps available to explore, with some apps that let…

Food

Amsterdam

Withlocals Launches Travel App That Connects Tourists With Locals in Southeast Asia

By | Dec 15, 2014 at 6:33 pm

Dutch startup Withlocals launched their new travel guide app that connects travelers with trusted local hosts in Southeast Asia.  Instead of relying on generic recommendations on your next trip abroad, Withlocals’ new app will help you easily connect with locals. The unique “Ask a local”…

Android

10 Gadgets for Recording Your Travel Adventures

By | Nov 27, 2013 at 3:00 pm

It’s undeniable that new technologies and social media have changed the ways in which we record our experiences. Whether we’re checking in at a location, uploading a video of the office party, or sharing entire albums of wedding photos, using technology to document events…

iPhone

Dean Foster Culture Guides: New Travel App for iPhone

By | Apr 8, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Traveling abroad?  Odds are you’ve done ample research on the top destinations to visit, restaurants to eat at, and the hotels at which you’ll be staying.  You’re ready to go, right?  Not exactly. A good trip can quickly go south (figuratively speaking) based upon…