BlackBerry Travel, an application which helps users in travel management is now in India. This app was announced about 3 months back and provides BlackBerry smart phone users with an all-in-one integrated tool to plan, book, manage and share travel activities quickly and easily.
This application offers good synchronization through integration of travel itineraries and flight status updates with the calendar and even push notifications. Whenever a new itinerary arrives in the users e-mail, it is automatically updated into this travel application.This app even provides push notifications about changes in the flight status and other information.
Certain other tools which come along with this application includes Currency converters, Hotel booking, Weather forecasts and Local search engine.
The BlackBerry Travel App also features a web component that allows users to book flights and car rentals, as well as print and edit itineraries, from their computer.
BlackBerry smartphone users can even share their travel information with family and friends through LinkedIn or by e-mail, directly from the application itself.
The BlackBerry Travel app will be available as a beta download today from the Test Center category on BlackBerry App World (www.blackberry.com/appworld). The app is free and works on select BlackBerry smartphones running the BlackBerry 5 OS (Device Software) or higher.
A few devices which support BlackBerry Travel include BlackBerry Bold, Curve, Storm and Torch series of smartphones.