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People already use smartphones to listen to music, watch videos, surf the Web, send e-mails and track appointments; now they can use them to make and manage travel itineraries.
Seeking to simplify the process of booking charter flights, Virgin Group launched a Web-based travel portal for private jets, VirginCharter.com. The search function is currently by invitation only, but the Web site is scheduled to become available to all users this fall.
Sidestep.com has launched a search engine for cruise lines. Visitors to the Web site can search by departure dates, ports of call, cruise lines and cruise length, and compare offerings and itineraries side-by-side.