Artificial Intelligence


Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2018
Lufthansa is claiming a first with the launch of an advertising campaign using artificial intelligence from IBM Watson Ads. Read More
News | Technology
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AirAsia enlists Google for help in digital transformation
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2018
AirAsia is working with Google Cloud to apply AI and machine learning technology to its data. Read More
News | Technology
Phocuswright Conference 2018 preview Fred Lalonde
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Fred Lalonde
By PhocusWire | October 11, 2018
Fresh off a $100 million funding round, the CEO of the price prediction and booking app participates in a panel discussion on air travel at The Phocuswright Conference 2018. Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Autoura on an autonomous vehicle-led revolution in travel
VIDEO: Autoura on an autonomous vehicle-led revolution in travel
By Kevin May | October 10, 2018
The automotive industry is (finally) fully behind the idea of autonomous vehicles entering the market. Read More
News | Technology
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GeoSure uses real-time data to help women, LGBTQ travel safer
By Jill Menze | October 9, 2018
As safety concerns amount among the global population at large, one app is aiming to make safety risk more transparent for travelers - particularly for women and the LGBTQ community. Read More
News | Online
CrowdRiff 9 million series A
CrowdRiff raises $9M to grow its visual content marketing platform
By Mitra Sorrells | October 4, 2018
Toronto-based CrowdRiff, an artificial intelligence-powered visual content management and marketing platform for travel brands, has closed a $9 million Series A funding round.   Read More
News | Startups
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Travel Appeal adds €3M in funding to bring its data science sauce to more travel businesses
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2018
Travel Appeal has raised €3 million in funding for develop its technology and speed up expansion. Read More
News | Startups
Sabre talks up speed and smart retailing as it launches airline platform
Sabre talks up speed and smart retailing as it launches airline platform
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2018
Sabre has unveiled its retail platform with Aeroflot, Ethiopian and Etihad as launch partners. Read More
News | Distribution
Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
Hopper nabs $100M, wants to be "number-one mobile travel marketplace in the world"
By Mitra Sorrells | October 3, 2018
Hopper is initiating a massive growth strategy fueled by a $100 million Series D financing round announced today.   Read More
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Russian airline group S7 earmarks $50M for startups
Russian airline group S7 earmarks $50M for startups
By Linda Fox | October 2, 2018
Russia-based S7 Group, which already includes an airline and space program, is turning its attention to startup investment. Read More
News | Startups
AccorHotels Travelsify investment
AccorHotels leads €5M investment in Travelsify AI analytics platform
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
AccorHotels has led a €5 million round in Travelsify, a content analytics platform that uses artificial intelligence to help brands differentiate and monetize their products.   Read More
News | Technology
Alibaba hotel robot
Alibaba creates robot to provide guest services in hotels
By Mitra Sorrells | September 27, 2018
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has created a robot specifically for the hospitality industry.   Read More
News | Technology
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Boost for biometrics as airlines and airports plan ID management investment
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2018
Sita's latest IT report reveals investment from airports and airlines in biometric ID management. Read More
News | Technology
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Malaysia Airlines pilots chatbot developed with Amadeus
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2018
Malaysia Airlines is piloting a chatbot for flight search and booking which has been developed in partnership with Amadeus. Read More
News | Distribution
Kayak AR bag measurement Siri Shortcuts
Kayak adds AR-powered bag measurement tool, Siri Shortcuts to mobile app
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2018
Kayak wants to help travelers have confidence their carry-on bags meet airline restrictions.   Read More
News | Technology