As part of Westpac's new Earth Black and Altitude Black frequent flyer credit cards the bank has also unveilled a companion Concierge iPhone app to put premium services at your fingertips. But is it worth the download, or are you better off dialling up the Westpac Concierge hotline? We...
POSTED 26 Jul, 2013 5 Comments
Trying to schedule a conference call, meeting or other event which spans more than one timezone can be a pain – especially when you're dealing with several different countries, when various holidays and religious observances come into play. CWT 78 BizDays, a new iPhone and iPad app from&nb...
POSTED 7 Dec, 2012 0 Comments
In an increasingly globalised business world, business travel is the fortifying force that strengthens relationships across borders. Business travel gives employees the crucial face time necessary to build better business relationships and extend the company’s reach into new markets. But ...
POSTED 30 Nov, 2012 1 Comment
One of our favourite travel apps is Frequent Flyer Calculator, created by Brisbane coder Adam Ware to keep track of – and make the most of – your Qantas Frequent Flyer points and status credits. It’s leagues ahead of Qantas’ own frequent flyer app, and with the latest ver...
POSTED 19 Oct, 2012 12 Comments
SeatGuru has finally released an iPhone app to make it easier to choose the best seats -- and avoid the worst ones -- on your next flight. It's a welcome advance on trying to use the SeatGuru website on your smartphone, and it works in much the same way. You can search by flight number and date...
POSTED 22 Mar, 2012 4 Comments
There's one universal constant of travel -- you'll always be scrounging for pieces of paper with vital details on them throughout your trip. But what if you could print documents to your iPhone or iPad and use them as your virtual suit-pocket? Australian Business Traveller spotted a nifty new a...
POSTED 22 Aug, 2011 1 Comment
Frequent flyers have another way to check up-to-the-minute travel safety advice with the new Smart Traveler iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch app from the US State Department, the American foreign affairs ministry. While some of the content (like US embassy locations) might not be relevant to Aus...
POSTED 5 Jul, 2011 0 Comments
Members of global airport lounge network Priority Pass can now find information on local lounges using a new BlackBerry app. The app follows a few months after the Priority Pass iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps, and lets business travellers find their nearest lounge using GPS or a search functio...
POSTED 17 Jun, 2011 0 Comments
UPDATE: Starwood's chic W Hotels chain has released an iPhone app that allows guests to order room service and request housekeeping services like more towels through their iPhone touch-screen. In keeping with the brand's bent towards the social-set, it also has a streaming music player with W ...
POSTED 25 May, 2011 0 Comments
Delta Airlines has revamped its Facebook app, Ticket Counter, allowing passengers to check in online and pick up a boarding pass via the social networking site, before telling all their friends about it on Facebook. But will business travellers on Delta's Sydney to Los Angeles flights like it --...
POSTED 24 Mar, 2011 0 Comments
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