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  • Frequent flyers turn to travel apps
  • Frequent flyers turn to travel apps
    Erik Rautine (2010) ©

Frequent flyers turn to travel apps

How do you prefer to book your holidays? Some people stick to the classic physical brochure, while more tech-savvy travellers turn to apps. But research shows that most people are sticking to the web, with preferences varying depending on how often you’re on the move.



  • LuckyTrip simplifies the holiday search LuckyTrip simplifies the holiday search

    Choosing where to go on holiday can involve hours of painstaking searches that detract from the fun of organising a break away. The LuckyTrip app is looking to change this with an injection of serendipity; it lets users set a budget, but leaves the rest of the organisation process down to luck.

  • Article image Flight Tonight: last-minute trips for spontaneous travellers

    Last-minute holidays account for around £26 billion annually, while one in three in the UK thinks they have a “spontaneous personality”. Can Flight Tonight, an app that offers the cheapest flights departing at nearby airports in just a few hours, cater to these risky travellers?

  • The mobile market for travel is growing The mobile market for travel is growing

    According to a 2014 survey, 25% of Americans have booked travel on tablets and smartphones at least once in the past year, and this number is expected to rise to 30% in 2015. How are people’s choices and behaviour different on mobile devices compared to laptops?

  • Article image Are we all digital cosmopolitans?

    Gone are the days where intrepid travellers would touch down on foreign soil without having any clue how to get around. In today's hyperconnected world, travellers are able to thoroughly research, itemise and plan their holidays on a level that's never before been possible.