• Expedia now has an Alexa skill for flight updates and car rentals

    3 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Expedia customers can now use Amazon's Alexa to ask for flight updates and rent a car, the company announced today.
    The skill can also be used to ask questions about hotel bookings, flights, loyalty points balance, and rental car reservations.
    The Expedia Facebook Messenger bot launched in June.
    The ability to buy millions of items from the Amazon marketplace has been available since July . While Amazon has made ground ahead of other platforms when it comes to conversational commerce, Alexa cannot currently be used to buy a plane ticket.
    “Booking a hotel or a flight are not yet available...
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