travel apps

Travel app Hopper will now break down airlines’ confusing fees

In an attempt to better compete with low-cost airlines, major air carriers like American Airlines, Delta and United have been rolling out “basic” economy fares – no-frills fares tha

AI-powered virtual assistant, Mezi, pivots to focus on travel

A startup that originally launched as an AI-powered virtual assistant, Mezi, has pivoted to focus on travel only. And why not? There’s little to do online that’s more annoying than booking flight

Technology And Data Are Spurring A Clash Of Travel Titans

There’s no way to put this gently, so here it goes: The rapid advancement in digital technology is transforming the cozy world of travel retail into an all-out war for customers. And that’s a good

Travel Site Peek Goes Mobile, Launches An iOS App For Booking Aspirational Experiences On The Go

Since <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/11/peek-travel/">launching a little more than a year ago</a>, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.peek.com/">Peek</a> is trying to find new ways to

With 210,000 Users In Europe, Travel Startup GetYourGuide Takes Its iOS & Android Apps Stateside

Holiday attractions booking startup, GetYourGuide, whose platform streamlines the booking of vacation excursions, rolled out its first mobile apps last month to European mobile users. Today it's pushe

TouristEye Adds Weekend Getaway Recommendations To Its iPhone App

The problem with travel apps is that people generally don't travel that often. That means that they will open the app just a couple of times a year, when they actually travel. But what about all the r

WeHostels Brings Its Mobile App For Booking Hostels To Android

WeHostels <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/09/11/wehostels-iphone/">launched its first mobile app</a> last September, allowing users to find low-cost accommodations nearly anywhere in the wor