Travelocity Extends Mobile Offerings With New Android App
Popular Mobile Travel Tool Now Has Shop and Book Features, Daily Hotel Deals and Destination Content for Android
Jul 21, 2011
SOUTHLAKE, Texas - July 21, 2011 – Travelocity today announces the launch of its Android application, which has the same great features as its other mobile applications, allowing customers to access daily deals, book flights and hotels, and discover destination information.
We’ve seen huge growth in Android bookings within the past year,” said Beth Murphy, Travelocity’s vice president of product marketing. “Our customers continue to look to their mobile devices as a single place for flight and itinerary details, great travel deals and in-trip destination information. We’re excited to bring the Travelocity app to Android users.”
Along with being able to shop and book both flights and hotels directly, the Travelocity Android app gives customers the ability to:
Access Travelocity itineraries
Shop and book Top Secret Hotels - unpublished rates that are up to 55 percent off Travelocity’s regular rates for the same top hotels on the same day
Shop daily deals for hotels
Get up-to-the-minute information on flight status
View seat maps
Check out traffic and airport driving directions
In addition to these useful travel tools, the app offers travelers a variety of Frommer’s destination guides, with local information on popular events, activities, and restaurants.
The Android application is free to download from the Android Market. For more information visit: http://tvly.com/android
About Travelocity Global
Travelocity® is committed to being the traveler's champion -- before, during and after the trip – and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (http://www.travelocity.com/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business® for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.