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BlackBerry Travel Version 1.1 Released with Car Rental Service and World Clock


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BlackBerry Travel 1.1 has been released today in BlackBerry App World and the latest version includes global rental car booking, and a world clock feature allowing users to track the time across multiple locations and time zones. BlackBerry Travel now also supports hotel and rental car booking in over 20 currencies.

Since the launch of BlackBerry Travel 1.0 in mid-February, localized versions have been introduced in 5 languages and 49 countries, receiving over 1 million downloads. The application uses around 8 partners, including United/Continental, Lufthansa, Hilton, Starwood, Accor and Travelport.

The BlackBerry Travel app also features automatic trip scanning just like WorldMate, where your travel itineraries are populated as soon as you get confirmation emails.

Read more about BlackBerry Travel on Inside BlackBerry and download the app free in App World.

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WorldMate and RIM Partner for the BlackBerry Travel App


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Both WorldMate and RIM let us know about a new partnership to create the BlackBerry Travel app. In an email from WorldMate, the company states: “WorldMate and BlackBerry have partnered to evolve your travel experience with the new BlackBerry Travel app – available now in US, Canada, UK and Spain. More countries & languages will be available throughout 2011.”

The app is an all-in-one travel service that allows you to search for travel options; plan and manage flight itineraries; book hotels, transportation and other activities; and tap into your social networks by connecting with friends and family while traveling. Features include:
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