BlackBerry’s Travel Innovation
BlackBerry Travel , a new applicaton that provides its users with an all-in-one integrated tool to plan, book, manage and share travel activities quickly and easily, is now available in India. he BlackBerry® Travel™ application offers convenient push notifications and seamless integration of travel itineraries and flight status updates into the familiar BlackBerry Calendar. When a new booking confirmation or itinerary arrives in the user’s e-mail inbox, the BlackBerry® Travel™ application is automatically updated with the relevant itinerary details, which makes travel planning and management easier than ever. With the BlackBerry® push technology, the BlackBerry® Travel™ application can keep users informed and in control of their itineraries by monitoring flight status and promptly provide notifications about changes in their flight information. For example, If the flight is delayed or the connection changes, BlackBerry® Travel™ application will automatically push notification alerts to your device to keep you informed. The application can even identify potential omissions or scheduling concerns with the itineraries, such as missing accommodations or timing conflicts and provide users with suggestions.
With clever tools like, the currency converter, weather forecast of the destination, local search to find what is need while on the road and the BlackBerry® Travel™ Web Portal, travellers will be well-prepared, even for a multi-leg journey.
In addition, BlackBerry® smartphone users can share their travel information with their colleagues, friends and family over e-mail or through LinkedIn®, directly from the BlackBerry® Travel™ application The LinkedIn® integration allows users to search for people in their network who will be in the same city, send messages to the desired contacts and update their status.
The BlackBerry® Travel™ application also features a web component that allows users to book flights and car rentals, as well as print and edit itineraries, from their computer.