All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fandango’

Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added some new features to Google Now with a new update. For Movie cards, Google Now will now include ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, and let you purchase tickets through Fandango (a feature that was recently added to Apple’s Siri). Google Now will also remind users when they need to leave for the theater, …

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New iOS 6.1 Adds Fandango Movie Purchasing To Siri’s Capabilities

Back in November, developers who were beta testing Apple’s iOS 6.1 indicated that in the then upcoming version of Apple’s operating system, Siri would let users purchase movie tickets through Fandango. Now, Apple has released the iOS update to all users. Sure enough, Fandango has announced the functionality. Here’s a bit from Fandango’s announcement: iOS 6.1 makes it convenient to …

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Fandango Mobile Movie Ticket Purchases Up 107%

Fandango just had their biggest growth quarter in company history. After twelve years in the business, online movie tickets have really taken off. Driving a lot of those sales is an explosion in mobile purchases, which jumped 107% from last year at the same time. In fact, they sold the highest number of mobile tickets in one quarter ever. Overall, …

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Fandango Takes Over MSN Movie Ticketing

Fandango, the online and mobile movie ticketing platform, announced today a new deal with MSN to become the official online and mobile ticketer for MSN Movies and MSN Entertainment. Fandango is already the official ticketer for Yahoo. “This strategic relationship with MSN delivers Fandango’s expansive ticketing capabilities and mobile innovations to millions of additional movie fans across the country,” said …

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Fandango Breaks Q1 Sales Record

Fandango today announced that it hit a record-best first quarter in 12 years, with a 127% boost in ticket sales since the same period in 2011. The nation’s leading moviegoer destination also reported 33 million monthly visitors, up 58%, and sold 23% more mobile tickets over last year. Rick Butler, Executive Vice President and General Manager, states, “This quarter is …

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Fandango Grabs 22% of Hunger Games Ticket Sales

Fandango, the online ticket selling service, accounted for 22% of the $155 million opening weekend gross of The Hunger Games. Out of all the tickets the company sold over the weekend, 90% were for the post-apocalyptic action movie. Fandango, who just teamed up with Yahoo! to sell movie tickets, offered a rundown of their all-time best selling movies: 1.”The Hunger …

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Fandango and Yahoo! Team Up to Sell Movie Tickets

Fandango, one of the most prominent movie ticket sellers, announced today that it would be collaborating with Yahoo!  The new agreement makes Fandango the online and mobile movie ticketer for Yahoo! Movies. The Fandango logo can already be seen when buying tickets through Yahoo! Movies.  Yahoo! users will also be able to get Fandango showtimes and ticketing opportunities on their mobile …

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Fandango’s Mobile Ticket Goes Wide

Is Fandango’s online movie ticket purchasing service about send paper movie tickets to the “extinct” pile with the wider release of their mobile ticket service? While it’s perhaps a little early to sound the death knell for the paper ticket industry, Fandango’s expansion of their online/mobile ticket program is a step in the right direction. To facilitate the mobile movie …

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NY AG Investigating Online Discount Clubs

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said today his office is investigating 22 online businesses that deceptively link consumers to fee-based membership programs that charge unauthorized fees for discount offers.

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Fandango Launches App For The Android Platform

Fandango today introduced a free movie app for Google’s Android platform at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

 The Fandango Movies, Times & Tickets app allows users to find movies and showtimes, view trailers, locate theaters, view fan ratings and buy tickets.

Users can find movies playing in their local area by using Android’s GPS feature and connecting to Google Maps for driving directions, or they can browse films under "Opening This Week", "Top Box Office" and "Coming Soon" features.

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