The Best Travel App? Keep an Eye on Iceland

Jan 27, 2016, 03:00 ET from Dohop

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, January 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The nominees are in for the EyeforTravel Mobile Innovation in Travel Awards 2016, and Reykjavik-based travel website Dohop is taking on the giants.

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Founded in 2011, the awards recognise travel brands who experiment with, and push forward, mobile technology to engage customers and improve the travel experience. Previous winners and finalists include KLM, TripAdvisor, Marriott, and

Dohop are up for Best Mobile User Experience, and Best Mobile App, facing off against the likes of American Airlines, Hilton and Easyjet.

The Dohop app is nominated in the Best Mobile App category. Allowing travellers to find and list cheap flights from their closest airports, the app makes travelling on a budget easier and quicker, bringing spontaneity and adventure to those on a budget.

The Dohop website is nominated for Best Mobile User Experience. It has been responsive since 2012, with a fanbase growing year on year. In January this year, 47% of visitors accessed the website on mobile devices, up by 11% from 2015.

Voting closes at midnight PST on 19th February 2016, and will count for 50% of the decision on the finalists in each category. A panel of judges complete the decision and the top three brands will then go forward to the final, to be held on 14th March 2016 in San Francisco.

About EyeforTravel 

EyeforTravel is a community founded in 1997, allowing the world's top online travel brands - including hotels, airlines, travel agents, cruise companies, car hire firms and more - to come together to drive growth and innovation in the industry.

EyeforTravel produces world-leading conferences, reports, webinars and news for senior executives in the online travel industry. Topics have included online marketing, social media, mobile, product development, revenue management, travel distribution and travel technology.

About Dohop 

Since its launch in 2005, Dohop has provided travellers with a global flight search engine, where users can find the cheapest flights from a range of airlines and online travel agencies (OTA) with just one click. Today, the range of services also includes hotels and car rentals, as well as various forms of B2B applications for airlines and airports and an affiliate program for travel search engines. Dohop is available worldwide in 29 languages and has its headquarters in Reykjavik, Iceland.