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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | October 22, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
News / Online
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | October 22, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
News / Technology
Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | October 21, 2021
AI, coupled with multinational information sharing, will bring a day relatively soon when transportation security officers won't have to view the contents of most carry-ons brought through screening... Read More
VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
By PhocusWire | October 20, 2021
A panel at ATPCO's recent event looks at how as cross-border travel picks up and airlines and channels vie for customers, many are accelerating efforts to modernize their customer experience. Read More
Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
Opinion / Technology
Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
By Scott Davidson - Accenture | October 19, 2021
The disruptive potential of urban air mobility is such that no travel company can afford to wait before thinking through the implications. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
News / Technology
Ex-British Airways CEO slams digitally naive airline sector
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2021
Digitally savvy customers have been trained to expect a new level of service from online retailers and airlines stand to lose out when it comes to discretionary spend, says Alex Cruz. Read More
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News / Online
Low prices enticing travelers, flexibility remains key
By Linda Fox | October 12, 2021
Understanding traveler behavior better and seeking out unserved routes are opportunities for travel companies. Read More
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News / Technology
IBM launches climate impact tools for airlines, other companies
By Mitra Sorrells | October 12, 2021
The IBM Environmental Intelligence Suite combines weather data, carbon accounting capabilities, artificial intelligence and more. Read More
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
News / Technology
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
By Michael Baker | October 12, 2021
The program enables travelers to get through security and other checkpoints via a camera and facial-recognition technology in lieu of physical identification and boarding passes. Read More
Holiday travel is happening: Here's what marketers need to know
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Holiday travel is happening: Here's what marketers need to know
By Google | October 6, 2021
While consumers remain cautious, the industry is in a better place than it was a year ago, and travel marketers have much to look forward to as vaccination rates climb and travelers emerge from... Read More
The increasing importance of virtual interlining for airlines and travel retailers
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The increasing importance of virtual interlining for airlines and travel retailers
By Mark Chesnut | October 6, 2021
In a perfectly connected world, it would be easy to create and sell airline itineraries that include connections between multiple carriers, even if they don't have interline or codeshare agreements. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a program for a new era
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a program for a new era
By PhocusWire | October 1, 2021
Now is travel’s renaissance as it wakens to greater energy and bright possibilities – a time to engage with colleagues, customers and partners with fresh perspective. Read More
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News / Startups
Pudu Robotics adds $77M for delivery robots
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2021
Pudu Robotics announced $78 million in Series C1 funding earlier this year. Read More
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News / Technology
Lufthansa enables digital health verification via mobile
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2021
The Traveler ID technology means passengers can scan their vaccination or test status via QR codes on mobile. Read More