Artificial Intelligence


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Digital transformation still in its infancy for airlines
By Linda Fox | October 16, 2019
A study from PROS reveals perceptions from the aviation industry on the state of digital transformation. Read More
News | Distribution
Google's Waymo to trial autonomous vehicle airport transfers
Google's Waymo to trial autonomous vehicle airport transfers
By Kevin May | October 14, 2019
It is hoped the service, operated in conjunction with Groupe Renault, will run between La Defense in Paris and Charles de Gaulle Airport. Read More
News | Technology
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STARTUP STAGE: TripAbrood wants to be smart with family trip planning
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
TripAbrood is using artificial intelligence to build a virtual assistant to help book family vacations. Read More
Interview | Startups
age of convergence
Travel brands, take note: The Age of Convergence is here
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS  | October 11, 2019
The Age of Convergence isn’t a pie‐in‐the‐sky idea or something that may happen in the future. Convergence is already happening every day, and it’s a part of our daily lives, even if we can’t see it. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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VIDEO: AirBaltic on NDC, Blockchain and other emerging tech
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2019
PhocusWire talked to airBaltic boss Martin Gauss about emerging tech, NDC and wider distribution challenges at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
News | Distribution
Secret Escapes acquires LateRooms and LateLuxury websites
Secret Escapes acquires LateRooms and LateLuxury websites
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2019
LateRooms was part of Malvern Group, which brought in a third-party administrator to handle its operations in early August after running into financial difficulties. Read More
News | Online
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VIDEO: Airbus on the airline wishlist, sharing data and onboard connectivity
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2019
During the World Aviation Festival 2019, PhocusWire talked to Marc Fontaine about digital transformation for an aircraft manufacturer and how data is being used for the benefit of the entire industry. Read More
News | Technology
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What a trip: How DMOs can leverage the power of AI
By Amrita Gurney - CrowdRiff  | September 30, 2019
Artificial intelligence can help destination marketers deliver a more personalized experience to visitors. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
By Kevin May | September 25, 2019
Airlines are sitting on mountains of data, but they - as passenger requirements and technology improve - are perhaps not getting the most out of it. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Facebook Messenger Business on airlines getting chatty
VIDEO: Facebook Messenger Business on airlines getting chatty
By PhocusWire | September 17, 2019
With millions of businesses and consumers using the service, it's no wonder the aviation sector is using messaging tools to manage important parts of its communications with passengers. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
VIDEO: Infare on the importance of data and intelligence for airlines
VIDEO: Infare on the importance of data and intelligence for airlines
By PhocusWire | September 16, 2019
Airlines sit on piles of data, perhaps more than any other element within the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Budgeting for the future of hospitality
By PhocusWire | September 11, 2019
In this webinar produced by Amadeus and PhocusWire, you’ll hear exclusive data to help prepare you for 2020. Read More
News | Technology
Travelport EasyJet voice search in app
Travelport creates voice search for EasyJet’s app
By Mitra Sorrells | September 5, 2019
Dubbed “Speak Now,” the search tool has been created by Travelport using Google Cloud’s natural language understanding tool known as Dialogflow. Read More
News | Technology
SITA report digital travelers driving strategy
“Post-digital” generations driving airline and airport IT strategy by 2025
By Mitra Sorrells | September 4, 2019
A significant demographic shift is taking place that airline and airport IT leaders say will be the biggest influence on their passenger solution strategy by 2025. Read More
News | Technology
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OYO acquires data shop Danamica to help drive dynamic pricing in rentals
By Linda Fox | September 3, 2019
OYO is seeking to refine its dynamic pricing capabilities for vacation rentals through the acquisition of Danamica. Read More
News | Technology