BlackBerry Travel makes its way to BB10 with new sharing features, price notifications
The folks in Waterloo have launched an update to their BlackBerry Travel app with native support for BlackBerry 10, available now on BlackBerry World. Having been on past versions of BlackBerry, Travel allows users to plan, book, manage, and share their travel arrangements.
With the latest update things get a bit more social. Users can now publish information about their trips via BlackBerry Messenger, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The Flight Status sharing feature has also been updated, notifying users when their flight is delayed, cancelled, or has changed terminals.
The automation of Travel goes a step further as it has also been updated to feature price alerts. It will notify a user if there’s a better price for the hotel room they booked, a comparable hotel for a cheaper price, or if there’s a much better hotel for slightly more.
Of course, BlackBerry ID integration has not shied away from the update. Personal preferences will now be available instantly when you load the app, thanks to the update.
Business people, or just the casual flier, will now be able to purchase a BlackBerry 10 device in confidence, knowing their favorite travel app is supported. BlackBerry Travel is a bit similar to Google Flights, but Travel's integration with BlackBerry 10 makes it sound like a must for BlackBerry users.
BlackBerry says the update will be available within 24 hours.