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Mobile Location Services: The Definitive Guide by Andrew Jagoe

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Concierge and Travel Services

The travel industry is likely to be a heavy user of mobile location-based technology to improve the services they provide. Basic services include enhanced 411 concierge service (i.e., “Where's the nearest restaurant?”) and local travel advisory 511 service. More advanced services range from specialized travel service providers (Travelocity, lastminute.com, and Priceline) to complete mobility management solutions.

MetroOne (http://www.metroone.com) is one of the leading providers of enhanced 411 services to telecommunications carriers. In addition to the basic phone number lookup service, MetroOne provides a number of other valuable location-oriented services in the United States:

  • Movie information: Theater locations, ...

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