App pulls holiday info from internet into magazine format

11 May 2011

Online travel agent has launched an iPad app called ebookers Explorer, which pulls socially-generated information on a holiday destination into a magazine format.

The app, developed with digital agency Fortune Cookie, focuses on pulling this content from the web into the specific location the user searches.

Content includes photos, videos, tweets, blog posts and hotel information from the ebookers website.

It keeps pulling in fresh content from the web for access to the latest information and users can share this content on Facebook and Twitter.

ebookers Explorer

“Following the successful launch of our fully bookable mobile site, we have taken another significant step forward in meeting our customers’ needs for mobile services with the launch of ebookers Explorer iPad application,” said president Tamer Tamar.

“Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your next holiday or simply to get up-to-date information on specific destinations, our new iPad app provides customers with all the information they need in an easily digestible format.”

The ebookers Explorer app is available in English, French, German and Finnish on the iTunes App Store.