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March 03, 2011

Big changes for our BlackBerry users – new look, new features, new price (free), new name – BlackBerry® Travel™

BlackBerry Travel

Exciting news for our long-time and loyal BlackBerry® users, as well as all travelers that carry a BlackBerry – today, in a joint effort with Research in Motion (RIM), we bring the Gold Service to the new BlackBerry® Travel™ Super App. This collaboration lets us take the best travel app for BlackBerry® and add a great new look, as well as a bunch of powerful new features. And the best news, all BlackBerry® smartphone customers can get it right now, and it’s a free app! Where do you find BlackBerry Travel? Just go to the Test Center category on BlackBerry App World™ and download BlackBerry® Travel™, and you have a new, even more powerful travel app at your fingertips. (for now Blackberry Travel is availible in the USA, Canada, the UK and Spain. More countries coming soon).

Download in the App Store

Here are the features you know and love, as well as the new ones you’ll find in BlackBerry® Travel™:

  • Automatic Trip Scanning – As soon as your itinerary hits your inbox it is automatically and seamlessly loaded into the app
  • All-In-One Service – No need to browse websites or other apps, everything is right at your fingertips from planning, booking, and alerts to integration with LinkedIn® and Yelp®
  • Search and Book Hotels – Simply search for hotels in the area you plan to stay and book the one that suits your needs and budget
  • Travel Notifications – No need to look up flight status, the information will push as it is available; you will know immediately if there are flight delays or cancellations
  • Alternative Flights – Flight cancelled or delayed? Search for flights from any airport worldwide to find a new flight quickly and easily
  • Easy Sharing – Share your travel details with friends, family or colleagues on LinkedIn from within the app. Update your status or search for people who may be in town at the same time as you
  • Know Your Destination – Easy to use currency converter, weather forecasts, and any information you may need about every leg of your journey

WorldMate continues to expand its technology and deep travel and mobile expertise to better serve the traveler and our collaboration with RIM allows us to bring the convenience of mobile travel services to the world. BlackBerry® Travel™ represents the most sophisticated end user experience in functionality, automation and polish, making it easier than ever to manage all aspects of your travel from your smartphone. Let's make this the kick-start for the next era of travel.