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Coming Soon: New and Improved Dining at DTW

Coming Soon: New and Improved Dining at DTW

 

The biggest part of traveling is…. You guessed it eating! I mean who doesn’t get hungry after waiting in the long security line and then wrestling with your things to get them through the security scanner? Well at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), a new airport experience has yet to arrive. The Wayne County Airport Authority has approved the next phase of redeveloping DTW’s dining options.

There will be 25 new food and beverage options for travelers over the next year and a half. Get your taste buds ready because the new plan will include: P.F Chang’s, Chick-fil-A, Longhorn Steakhouse, Bruegger’s Bagels, Potbelly Sandwich Works, Pinkberry, along with local culinary favorites like Plum Market with Zingerman’s Deli, Crave Robata Grill & Bar, Grobell’s Gourmet Deli, Papa Joes Gourmet Market and Mezza Mediterranean Grille.

DTW’s new dining plan is also called to include the terminal’s first upscale Italian restaurant, Andiamo and “a gate hold-room dining experience themes on Detroit’s historic Eastern Market”. “We think our customers will really enjoy and appreciate the new unique dining experience these venues will create,” states CEO Airport Authority Tom Naughton by CBS Detroit.

New food and beverage services is not the only thing to be incorporated in Detroit Metro Airport, CBS Detroit reported that iPad and tablet self-ordering stations, mobile point of sale devices, social media and web-based platforms, virtual concierge will also be included in the plan. These innovative technologies will increase the speed of service and convenience that today’s travelers are looking for. So get ready travelers for an ultimately new DTW dining experience!

For more information on DTW’s new dining plans 

Passengers to FlyInStyle with their Favorite Brands and Shops!

FlyInStyle went live in the App Store in March 2014! You can now download it and give it a try on your next airport trip. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flyinstyle-shop.-dine.-save./id827100646?mt=8 . We will have the Android version following shortly. The FlyInStyle App helps travelers connect with their favorite brands and retailers for instant deals, product launches, happy hours & more. I am so happy to share this news; we hope it will be the first of many announcements to come on improving the passenger experience at the airport. Please enjoy an excerpt from a recent press release below:)

No more lame-over layovers! Make your wait-time fly by!

FlyInStyle opens a mobile communication platform for airport brands & retailers never before seen in the industry, allowing them to reach their consumer in innovative ways while increasing consumer understanding in the airport. It is the first airport app of its kind, specializing in improving the airport experience by showcasing offers & events in retail and restaurants. Eventually we will have a better understanding of how mobile can influence buying decisions. In the airport, as passenger traffic increases and people turn more and more to their mobile devices for entertainment, the opportunity to engage passengers will continue growing. FlyInStyle allows its beta merchant partners to publish content in any airport globally in minutes and determine the duration of each offer and event, so efforts can be highly targeted. The focus in the first half of 2014 is in the Americas as the company ramps up with exciting offers, deals and events while building its user base. They also have sights set on engaging high potential demographic targets like Brazilians and have accelerated expansion of multiple language support. The company is pushing merchants to publish global offers to give the passenger the best possible experience in the app for their entire trip. FlyInStyle is working alongside its brand and retail merchant partners on driving awareness, downloads, and usage during the trip through activities at the airport and online. FlyInStyle is in beta testing with select brand and retail partners but will gradually add more merchants throughout the beta period. Stay in touch at http://flyinstyleapp.com/!!

iPhone App is NOW AVAILABLE

The Fly In Style iPhone app is now available from iTunes AppStore !!

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Learn more at www.flyinstyleapp.com

DOWNLOAD AT:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flyinstyle-shop.-dine.-save./id827100646?mt=8

Top 10 Business Travel Apps for Mac

Top 10 Business Travel Apps for Mac

These cool apps  are very helpful. Also, be on the look-out for the new Flyinstyle app that will make a great app addition! You will be able to find your favorite brands, get duty-free deals sent to your phone, buy ahead, and even check-out whats happening at the current airport your in or anticipate and find out whats going on at the next airport.

Arrivals and Departures ($4.99 in Mac App Store)

Step 1 in any travel plan is when you arrive at the airport. Next, you have to deal with checking-in, and then you wait and keep track of the screen. However, you can get distracted, and it can be tiresome to look back and forth. Wouldn’t it be much easier to have it on something portable and easily accessible like your laptop.

Arrivals and Departure app- This app is all-around great! You can get info on the flight, an interactive map, search it and check the status. To add to that you can get your information 2 days ahead of time.

Keynote ($19.99 in Mac App Store)

Keynote is perfect for presentations and helps you prepare. Too further that point, it has a set of themes, transitions, and animations etc. To top that off, it can be accessed by remote with the use of an iphone or ipod! The keynote remote is now free from the iTunes App Store. For the remote, you will need to use it with Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.

Passport Photo Studio ($8.95; Demo Version is Available)

You can easily take a photo that can be used for documents. It can save you time and money, instead of going to a professional photographer. You also can easily adjust and change the picture to meet the requirements for say a passport picture. Beyond that think of all the other ways you can use it like for a professional resume picture, a badge, or a case. You are also able to print the picture.

B1 Free Archiver (Free)

Most people make copies and scan their professional documents like birth certificate, passport. Carrying around these copies isn’t the most safe way because those copies can be lose or stolen no matter where you carry them. There is an even better way to protect them. You can get a password-protected archive. This is possible because of B1 Free Archiver- a compression and decompression tool, which encrypts files with 256 bit AES encryption algorithm. Once you set up the password, you don’t have to fear access because it’s no longer an open file.

Wunderlist (Free; Available on Mac App Store)

This app is basically your own personal to-do list that can help you organize and prioritize what you have to do. When your traveling, it can remind you of things you have to do to prepare for a meeting, or souvenirs you need to get, even places that you want to check out and see and information on them. You can separate your business/work life from your private life.

Clear Day(0.99)

When you travel, weather is an important factor, if your not prepared for a big rain storm you can ruin your outfit for an important business meeting or preparation.

With Clear Day app, you can get helpful weather conditions for whatever city you select. If you’re traveling for pleasure, this will help you get the whole family ready and dressed for the right temperature.

iStumbler (free)

When you struggle to find Wi-Fi, on your business trip, it’s a must have. You might need to share files, get on the Internet, or email. Of course, you need to find the strongest Wi-Fi signal. iStumbler is perfect for that.

 

The best part is it is free and it’s detailed. You can pick the best one by looking into the channel, frequency, geographic location, etc. You can really zone in on what is the best Wi-Fi choice.

Universal Translator (Free; Available in Mac App Store)

Imagine you are on a trip and you’re in need of a quick translation. It would be old school to pop out a dictionary and look it up. With the universal translator, you can!  So, you can properly express yourself in any business situation.

If you do a lot of foreign business, a desktop dictionary is a must. This app can translate more than 50 languages. In addition, you can translate a whole sentence instead of a bit, or piece of a phrase. If you need help to pronoun the word you can click the “loudspeaker” icon.

Yammer (free Version is Available)

Yammer is perfect when you need to keep in touch with co-workers if on a business trip. It’s a social network that filters out people you work with compared to a bunch of people like family, friends, etc. To register, you use a corporate mail, fill the emails of colleagues, pick company department photos, and add your photo. The basic version is free, but other versions out there.

Skype (Free Version is Available)

Is a plus for business travel if you have to hold a conference call with a group of people. In comparison to iChat, that is limited because not everyone might have it and you need a MacOS for it. Skype is a cross-platform that can be downloaded and accessed by many devices. The audio conference can be used amongst 25 people! While the videoconference, can be used for up to 4 people. If you pay for it, you can add 10 people to that video conference call.

It’s ALL work and a bit of play in Cannes

It’s ALL work and a bit of play in Cannes

We have some exciting news! Flyinstyle just  attended the TFWA Exhibition 2013!

OK so backtrack.. what exactly is the TFWA Exhibition?

TFWA is the world’s largest duty free event organized by the  Tax-Free World Association. This event is held event every year in the beautiful Cannes, France and showcases products from brands and companies from all across the globe! With over 3000 products on display, this is the perfect opportunity to meet with our partners and network with new ones to bring the brands you love to your favorite up-and-coming airport app! Everything from fashion & cosmetics, wine & spirits, jewelry & watches, confectionary & fine foods and more are presented from the finest companies all over the globe. Flyinstyle works hard to ensure you have the BEST available to you through our app.

And who is to say you can’t enjoy everything the French Riviera has to offer as well 😉 The luxurious hotels, sandy white beaches that are irresistible even in the semi-chilly late October climate, and let’s not forget the glamourous designer shops that pepper this seaside getaway. All in a day’s work!

We are just another step closer to bringing you deals from the brands you love and we love doing it!
Be sure to check in for the latest updates and fly in style!

Happy Travels:)
-Flyinstyle team

Up Up and Away: Flyinstyle Launches it’s Website!

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new (and spectacular) website:FlyInStyleApp.com. The site and our mobile app will be the online shopping destination for airport passengers who wish to shop for merchandise and events at insider prices. Our aim is to provide passengers who are looking for a diversion from the time they set foot at the airport until they board their planes with a user-friendly and interactive website.

This site will be the launching point for many new and exciting features that we will be rolling out in the near future. Check out the screen caps below.

We hope you enjoy exploring our new website and would love to hear what you think by posting a comment below or contacting us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

 

Safe Travels!

FlyInStyle to Land at an Airport Near You!

FlyInStyle to Land at an Airport Near You!

Hello fellow jetsetters flying in style out there in cyberland!

All news about everything FlyInStyle is now available with the launch of our consumer blog.

Just to refresh your memory, here is what we’re all about:

FlyInStyle is your airport entertainment director + a personal travel assistant in one landing! FlyInStyle is a travel app for iOS and Android to help you find things to do at the airport like instant deals, new product launches, happy hours & more.

 

Travelers are spending lots of time in airports these days….yet while airports are trying to bring innovation to passenger downtime, the travel experience still feels like a chore. Whether you’re a business traveler, a tourist, a parent, or just a plain bored frustrated traveler, FlyInStyle will allow you to customize your preferences to uncover exciting offers at the airport to not only pass the time, but look forward to it! FlyInStyle is the ONLY airport specific global shopping & deal app.  Your trip should be fun AT CHECK-IN!

Our team has been burning the midnight oil, consuming copious amounts of caffeine…to ensure that this app opens new horizons in your airport travel experience! After months of consumer feedback, customer meetings and plenty of development, we are almost ready to share what we have in store! Your time in the airport will be adventurous, productive and enjoyable-we’re committed to that! Finally you will have the opportunity to travel with ease without marring your inner wanderlust.

Don’t forget to follow the buzz on all of our social media platforms and spread the word!

 

Happy Travels:)

-The FlyInStyle App Team

 

 

 

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