Amadeus launches CheckMyTrip for mobile phones and pilot Facebook, iPhone and BlackBerry applications
Amadeus is steadily expanding its mobile technology solutions and arming the traveller with more control, flexibility and convenience by launching:
- a version of CheckMyTrip for mobile phones
- pilot social media and smartphone ‘apps’
Amadeus knows that the mobile phone is crucial for travellers to stay informed with the latest information at every stage of their trip and therefore continues to expand and develop its mobile technology products.
This adds obvious value for travellers but it also adds value for airlines and travel agencies.
The launch of CheckMyTrip for mobile enables the traveller to have convenient up-to-date information about their itinerary - such as flights, local weather, hotel booking - on their mobile phone. This helps improve the entire trip experience.
This is the latest stage in Amadeus’ plans to explore new ways of empowering its airlines and travel agency customers - and their customers in turn - by arming them with timely travel information via the most convenient channel.
The latest developments are:
- A new CheckMyTrip website that allows easier viewing of itineraries if http://www.checkmytrip.com/ is accessed from a mobile phone browser
- Pilots of CheckMyTrip for BlackBerry and CheckMyTrip for iPhone, allowing travellers to download and store Itineraries on their mobile phones
Both allow travellers to access their up-to-date travel plans - flight times, hotel address - and local information such as guides and weather reports wherever they are at any point in their journey.
In addition, Amadeus also announces the launch of:
- A pilot CheckMyTrip application for FaceBook, allowing users to easily share their travel itineraries with friends and family who are also registered Facebook users
More and more travellers need to access their itinerary from their phones while on the go, so it was a natural next step for Amadeus to design a new version of the classic http://www.checkmytrip.com/ for mobile phones including Apple’s iPhone and RIM’s BlackBerry to cater for this demand.
Frequently asked questions:
Q. What is CheckMyTrip?
A. It’s a web-based platform allowing travellers who have booked through Amadeus systems to check their up-to-date travel plans and destination information such as local weather, by simply entering their booking reference number.
Q: How can I access CheckMyTrip on my mobile phone?
A. Simply type http://www.checkmytrip.com/ in the browser of your internet-enabled mobile phone.
Q: How can I see CheckMyTrip for BlackBerry and iPhone (in pilot but available for download)?
A. Go to ideas.amadeus.com and download the application (for BlackBerrys and other Java-supporting phones) or go to the Apple App Store and search for ‘CheckMyTrip’.
Q: How can I use the trial version of CheckMyTrip for FaceBook?
A. If you already have a Facebook account, log in and search for CheckMyTrip in the applications search area. Simply download and you are ready to share your travel itinerary with your contacts!
To see the application on Facebook, even if you don’t have a Facebook account click here.