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Mobile Apps are Key for Corporate Travel

Mobile Apps are Key for Corporate Travel

For the April issue of Irish Travel Trade News, to be distributed to agencies next week, Sarah Slattery interviewed five of Ireland’s leading corporate travel agencies about the latest trends in business travel, including smartphone apps.

Liam Lonergan, Managing Director, Club Travel

Liam Lonergan, Managing Director, Club Travel

Liam Lonergan, Managing Director, Club Travel, said: “Future developments will inevitably revolve around mobile – travellers want to research, book and manage their itineraries on the go. They want recommendations on places to eat and public transport guides when they arrive. This does leave a gap for applications to target users who they see have spaces in their itineraries, whether that is for a hotel, a taxi or a flight. This could even be done within the travel programme so that only recommended vendors are put forward.

“Open booking will be a hot topic as more people demand the flexibility to book what they want on the go.”

Juan Carlos Capilla Gallego, Managing Director, Salou Tourist Board

Juan Carlos Capilla Gallego, Managing Director, Salou Tourist Board

See ITTN’s April issue for Sarah’s full article – along with a report on destination trends in 2016, illustrated by photos from around the world taken by 22 Irish travel agents; destinations served by Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports; an interview with Juan Carlos Capilla Gallego, Managing Director of Salou Tourist Board; and a report on a cruise onboard Celebrity Millennium from Singapore to Hong Kong.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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