Priceline is the latest travel brand to try and re-engineer the way people get ideas for travel after integrating an inspiration engine provided by Travelport.
The tool being rolled out on a new version of the Priceline iPad app uses Travelport's Flex Explorer platform, a map-based system which allows users to find destinations on the online travel agency giant's portfolio of products based on what a traveller might like to do or type of trip.
Users select a departure point and then can set filters such as "adventure", "family-friendly", "romantic" or "beach" to find which destinations are within a certain price range and available on particular dates.
Flight prices are shown and users can then book the ticket back in the main Priceline engine.
Travelport has a long-term agreement signed in January 2012 to power airline schedules and pricing on Priceline using its 360 Fares technology.
The new iPad-based iteration of the tool also allow users to select specific destinations or narrow airport options by circling a particular region on the map.
Priceline says the tool was designed so that travellers can search for multiple destinations after learning that iPad users are three times more likely to book products ten days in advance than their counterparts using smartphones - in other words, far earlier in the booking cycle in the "exploration process".
This is the second time this year that Travelport has worked with a high profile consumer-facing brand to provide a new way of researching travel products using inspirational or practical categories and types of trip.
Emirates airline launched its Inspire Me tool on the desktop version of its website in April this year, again using the Travelport technology on the back-end.