Goibibo dials payments for hotels, TripIt rates flights, and more...News / TechnologyBy PhocusWire | November 29, 2016Share This article was originally published on This is a roundup for product news and announcements for travel DEVICES in tourism and hospitality for November 2016.Tuesday 29 November 2016:Goibibo helps hotels with payments Hoteliers on the Goibibo network will now be able to collect web payments from walk-in customers. A customer's mobile device is used to pay for a reservation, using an online platform provided by Goibibo. Some 100,000 property types in India are estimated to be without digital payment tools.Thursday 17 November 2016:TripIt rates flights The travel itinerary and management app will now automatically ask the user to give a score for a flight as soon it has been taken. The ratings will cover five elements: seat and comfort, food, entertainment, service and wifi.Monday 7 November 2016Travelport enters an expanded pact with HopperThe startup behind the mobile-only flight prediction and booking app for iOS and Android has entered into a larger technology partnership with the e-commerce platform. Hopper is using the Travelport Universal API and Travelport shopping data products to give travelers with recommendations into the best flights to buy.Friday 4 November 2016:Trainline goes mobile for corporates Trainline For Business has given travel management companies and business travellers the ability to use barcoded mobile tickets on 11 train operators in the UK. The app features real-time information (such as platform departures and how busy a train is), live journey tracking and notifications.Wednesday 2 November 2016:British Airways puts wifi on short-haul network The carrier and its sister airlines - Aer Lingus, Vueling and Iberia - will begin rolling out on-board connectivity from 2017 on all short-haul routes. The technology will be provided by Inmarsat.Gogo and iPass extend agreement The partnership will give iPass customers the ability to connect to wireless services on Gogo Wifi-enabled flights. Some 2,800 aircraft worldwide are fitted with Gogo's technology.NB: Travel devices image via Shutterstock.