helloworld’s new Mobile App has been named one of iTunes’ ‘Best Travel Apps’. The new app, which was made available on iTunes only last week, is available as a free download on iOS and Android offering a one-stop shop for travellers.
Whether on a smartphone or tablet, the helloworld Mobile App, means travellers can conveniently search and book flights, hotels and car hireThe app also directs users to their closest helloworld agency via helloworld.com.au’s Agent Finder, continuing the brand’s commitment to offer a multichannel experience.
Jeremy Reitman, CEO of helloworld.com.au, says the new Mobile App is the first of many exciting developments to be announced by the digital team at helloworld.
“Being acknowledged by iTunes only a week after our app launched on iOS is an incredible achievement. For customers who are always on the go, the helloworld Mobile App is a convenient place to book travel. It’s fast, easy to use and gives our customers access to the best deals on flights, hotels and car hire, worldwide. Customers have instant access to exclusive deals and can book flights to and from anywhere in the world.”
“There’s no online booking fees, customers save more by booking flights and hotels together, and we provide a hotel price promise. Travellers have access to their travel itineraries anytime, anywhere, can browse using a range of search options and it’s all delivered with the added peace of mind that there’s 24/7 customer support and the bookings are safe and secure,” says Reitman.
Thanks to location mapping, users can also search for nearby hotels and same day availability, airports or car hire outlets, making travel arrangements easier to book than ever before. Featuring customer reviews, the Mobile App allows users to make informed decisions and provide feedback on their own experiences.
Speed is one of the main features of the new app. Bookings can be made in under 30 seconds and it also features one-tap access to recent searches from the app’s home screen.
“I am passionately committed to inspiring and engaging with our customers, and I’m confident that the launch of the helloworld Mobile App will position us for further growth. At helloworld we want to offer travellers the best in class service, both online and offline.”
“From our vast network of travel agents, advanced helloworld.com.au website, 24/7 call centre through to our new helloworld Mobile App, we can say with confidence that we offer our customers total flexibility. helloworld customers know that their travel plans are in safe hands when they book with us, which gives them time to focus on what’s most important – enjoying their trip,” says Reitman.
helloworld was recognised as ‘Best Travel Agency Group (100 outlets or more)’ at the 2014 Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) National Travel Industry Awards (NTIA).