Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Hi - This is my blog to keep travelers up to date on the latest happenings with the TripChill travel assistant service. We are excited to have launched the public beta and so far we have received excellent feedback on our free service and some great suggestions that we are diligently working on.

View our Press Release for the TripChill beta launch.
More on TripChill

TripChill is a mobile passenger concierge service that takes much of the pain out of travel. The service sends you real time notifications about your travel changes and issues, and it provides ways for you to easily fix problems as they arise. TripChill delivers targeted information and advice to your mobile device or cell phone and gives you the power to correct your itinerary in ways that best accommodate your schedule. The service lets you manage your itinerary from your mobile device. It prompts you to book a hotel or a car if you get stranded or diverted during your trip. TripChill also notifies your contacts about your travel status.

Key Benefits:
  • Avoid waiting in 'people' lines
  • Book a hotel or car before they are all booked at a problem airport
  • Search in one place for flight information
  • Important contacts are kept up to date with the current travel status
  • Stay focused on business while TripChill monitors your itinerary for potential issues

Key Features:
  • Smart notifications assist in correcting travel problems; i.e. missed connection information, alternate flights, and inbound aircraft status
  • Easily import and organize various travel email reservations into a single itinerary
  • Book hotel or car over mobile or text messaging at anytime
  • Receive proactive notification of options when stranded at an airport
  • Works with any standard cell phone and also has a complete mobile interface for smartphones
  • Calendar integration for popular calendar apps; includes an iCal feed with real time flight status updates.
  • Includes an iCal feed that shows real time updates to flight data.
  • TripChill Alternate Flights: an iGoogle gadget to view alternate flight information in a unique and interactive graphical display
  • Coming Soon: My Trips Gadget: a social networking gadget for viewing and sharing itineraries with friends & colleagues.