Category Archives: Apps

Will Apple Pay Become a Standard Option for the Travel Industry?

Apple’s latest digital wallet release, Apple Pay, is beckoned to streamline payment services across many industries, the travel industry being one of them. Apple Pay’s simple, turn-key payment solution recently integrated with booking sites such as and HotelTonight. These integrations may echo a new era of on-the-go bookings and faster checkout processes that may…

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10 Popular Destinations for Facebook Check-Ins

Facebook’s annual Year in Review Data reveals that travel is one of the most talked about life events on the social network after relationships. Each year Facebook lists the most popular places that users checked-in at, last year four stadiums made the top 10. See what were the most popular and checked into destinations in…

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Marriott's Global App Makes Meetings Easier

Marriott International is making it a little easier to plan meetings globally. An additional 75 hotels have enabled meeting management with Marriott’s Meeting Services App (MSA). Nearly 600 hotels now offer MSA, including properties in Europe and the Middle East. Available in 20 different languages, MSA breaks down language barriers and makes it easy for…

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Beacons Deliver Real-Time Messages at Meetings

A new interconnected tech development by Topi could change the meaning of real-time at events. The start-up that brought an easy community-building app to meetings is now moving into the Internet of Things. What does that mean? It means beacons, placed at various locations throughout your meeting space, can send relevant, real-time messages to attendees,…

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10 Free Apps Event Planners Should Download

  For Content Lovers Zite (free; iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows): News aggregator that feeds in articles based on your interests that you enter. The more articles you view, the more it learns and feeds in similar stories. It’s like Pandora for news. Flipboard (free; iPhone/iPad, Android): Create your own magazine of content by selecting which sites you want to view content from. But…

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