This is the regular Tnooz roundup of product news from around the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, all with a technology, online and digital twist - Tuesday 6 September 2011.
- FindMeetGo, an online service geared to ensure solo travelers never have to travel, well, solo, redesigned its homepage and added 2,500 tours to its portfolio. And, one of the key elements of the redesign is a new Featured Deals section on the homepage, offering discounted tours, such as a Fisherman's Wharf Pass or Go Chicago Card, starting at $64.
- CityPASS launched a mobile website, compatible with iPhones, iPod touch and Android smartphones, which enables users to compare prices for attractions and to purchase CityPASS ticket booklets. When consumers purchase a CityPASS ticket booklet using the mobile site, the transaction generates an "e-ticket," which can be printed. Customers can then pick up a ticket booklet by presenting the printout at any of the attractions, CityPASS says.
- Digonex and OpenBook partnered to offer hoteliers a dynamic pricing solution which the companies say provide pricing, occupancy and ancillary product solutions. The pair say the joint venture provides hotels with a more efficient way to regulate inventory and revenue. "This exclusive arrangement with Digonex now gives property owners and operators the first truly automated system that controls and adjust inventory and rates in the OpenBook software in order to maximize higher occupancy and revenues," the companies claim.