The Ritz-Carlton App is your reservationist, local guide and property concierge all in one. It is the newest way to help navigate your journey and enhance your experiences at every Ritz-Carlton around the world.
Founded in 2007, Dropbox allows you to store all of your vital documents and files in the ‘cloud’. By simply downloading the app, users can simply drag and drop items into their Dropbox and later access them from their mobile device, from any location.
The Skyscanner app, for platforms including iPhone and Android, allows business users to quickly find the quickest and cheapest air routes between cities. The app covers all the major airlines, allowing users to find the best air travel bargains in a matter of seconds.
With the XE Currency conversion app for iPhone and iPad, users have access to hundreds of live currency rates and charts at the touch of the button, as well as an easy-to-user currency calculator. According to the developer’s website, the app has already notched up 5bn downloads and counting.
Available in both English and Arabic, the Qatar Airways iPhone app allows passengers travelling on the Gulf state’s flag carrier to easily check in online, as well as access up-to-the-minute information about flight departures and arrivals. The app is also available on Android and BlackBerry.
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad’s free-to-download iPhone app is the first to offer real-time miles redemption for its users. Other features include exclusive promotions for those flying on the carrier, information on Etihad’s latest partner promotions and detailed account information all at your fingertips.
TripIt offers business travellers all of the details of their itinerary from one place. The app’s features include instant alerts about flight delays, cancellations and gate changes, as well information on alternative routes if needed. TripIt also allows users to share their travel plans online with friends, family and associates.
Most travel guide apps only let you read about the destinations you’re travelling to, but with HearPlanet Lite you can listed to detailed audio guides of iconic tourist attractions like the Eiffel Tower and Golden Gate Bridge. The app is available for both iPhone and Android, but the best thing about HearPlanet Lite is the price – it’s free
Available for iPhone, iPad and Android, Hotel Tonight allows travellers to book last minute hotel rooms across the world’s major cities if existing plans fall through. The app’s developers boast that by using the app, travellers can save up to 70 percent on hotel room costs.
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