concierge

  • Travelocity Takes A Page From Airbnb’s Book And Launches Concierge Service

    Travelocity Takes A Page From Airbnb’s Book And Launches Concierge Service

    Facing stronger competition from disruptive travel startups like Airbnb and the behemoth of Priceline/Kayak/Booking.com, Sabre-owned Travelocity is looking to up its game with extras. Today the company announced that it would launch a new concierge service, offering restaurant reservations, driving directions, tickets to local events and more. The service, it says, is free for users who… Read More

  • Forget the front desk: Hotels go high tech

    Forget the front desk: Hotels go high tech

    There’s nothing like a bit of luxury when staying at a nice hotel. Be it in-room dining or the staff waiting on your every need, feeling like a king for a day is a matter of taking advantage of the hotel’s services. Unfortunately, the systems in place for requesting such things are years behind, teetering on the edge of archaic. You can stare at the minuscule writing on the… Read More

  • Apple to offer concierge service and nearly instant iPhone gratification

    Apple to offer concierge service and nearly instant iPhone gratification


    Apple announced that its retail stores are the perfect place to get your iPhone 3G. Starting at 8am Friday morning, Apple’s first class concierge service will include people in orange shirts directing you to the iPhone corral; set up assistants who will ask for your government issued ID and social security number; and activation within 10 to 15 minutes, promise. The company is… Read More