(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 16 August 2014 (16.08.2014)

Information valid as of: 21 January 2015 (21.01.2015)

Report generated on: 27 February 2021 (27.02.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2015/02118012 February 2015 (12.02.2015) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2014/04997906 August 2014 (06.08.2014) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
61/862,850 (US)06 August 2013 (06.08.2013) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
G06Q 10/00 (2012.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
AMGINE TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED [CA/CA]; 1600 Steeles Avenue, W, Suite 316 Concord, Ontario L4K 4M2 (CA) (for all designated states)
VALVERDE, JR., L. James [US/US]; 1600 Steeles Avenue, W, Suite 316 Concord, Ontario L4K 4M2 (CA) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
VALVERDE, JR., L. James; 1600 Steeles Avenue, W, Suite 316 Concord, Ontario L4K 4M2 (CA)
MILLER, Harold Roy; 1600 Steeles Avenue, W, Suite 316 Concord, Ontario L4K 4M2 (CA)
MILLER, Jonathan David; 1600 Steeles Avenue, W, Suite 316 Concord, Ontario L4K 4M2 (CA)

(74) Agent(s):
KLINE, Keith; Carr & Ferrell LLP 120 Constitution Drive Menlo Park, California 94025 (US)

(54) Title (EN): TRAVEL BOOKING PLATFORM
(54) Title (FR): PLATEFORME DE RÉSERVATION DE VOYAGE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A method for guaranteeing a price of an itinerary is disclosed herein. The method comprises receiving travel attributes from a customer. Based on the travel attributes, one or more itineraries can be generated. The itineraries can be provided to the customer along with options to lock the price of the itineraries for a predetermined time in consideration of a payment. The payment for locking the price for a selected itinerary may be received from the customer. Upon making the payment, the customer may be able to purchase the itinerary at the price within the predetermined time.
(FR): L'invention concerne une méthode de garantie du prix d'un itinéraire. La méthode consiste à recevoir des attributs de voyage d'un client. En fonction des attributs de voyage, on peut produire un ou plusieurs itinéraires. Les itinéraires peuvent être fournis au client en même temps que des options de verrouillage du prix des itinéraires pour une durée prédéterminée moyennant un paiement. Le paiement pour le verrouillage du prix pour un itinéraire sélectionné peut être reçu du client. Après la réalisation du paiement, le client peut avoir la possibilité d'acheter l'itinéraire au prix pendant la durée prédéterminée.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 28 November 2014 (28.11.2014) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JP, KE, KG, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM