Artificial Intelligence


Digital tools to enhance the value of airline offerings
Digital tools to enhance the value of airline offerings
By Jill Menze | February 16, 2018
The traveler path to purchase is influenced by countless factors, but above all, consumers make decisions based on how they interpret the value of an offer at any given moment. Read More
News | Technology
What airlines can gain from thinking like Netflix
What airlines can gain from thinking like Netflix
By Jill Menze | February 12, 2018
A main reason for the omnipresence of Netflix is the technology’s ability to personalize recommendations to viewers. Read More
News | Technology
Google's tough path to understanding language
Google's tough path to understanding language
By Douglas Hofstadter - The Atlantic | February 5, 2018
If you're a translator or a linguist, tech-powered services like these must be either be an irritation or, worse, a drive your accuracy radar mad. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Google Flights AI update WayBlazer reaction
Google Flights can now predict flight delays before airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | February 1, 2018
Google’s latest updates to its Flights search engine combine artificial intelligence and data analysis to forecast flight delays and decipher the fine print of “basic economy” fares.   Read More
News | Technology
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
Google drives ahead with autonomous vehicle investment
By Kevin May | January 30, 2018
Google spin-off Waymo is ordering "thousands" of new, self-driving vehicles as part of its program to test driver-less technology. Read More
News | Technology
American Express buys Mezi chatbot
AmEx buys Mezi, embraces "do-it-for-me" model
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2018
American Express has acquired artificial intelligence-powered assistant Mezi, which co-founder and CEO Swapnil Shinde says upends the current “DIY” trend of travel search and booking into a... Read More
News | Startups
Airlines should consider these critical trends (or fall behind)
Airlines should consider these critical trends (or fall behind)
By Dave O'Flanaghan - Boxever | January 25, 2018
We are witnessing a "coming of age" for airlines and their associated approaches to MarTech. Read More
Opinion | Technology
eDreams ODIGEO, EasyJet, Ixigo and more news briefs today...
eDreams ODIGEO, EasyJet, Ixigo and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | January 25, 2018
eDreams ODIGEO launches advertising site… EasyJet boosts startup accelerator… Ixigo adds AR for trains... Amadeus integrates FairFly… Tech players unveil blockchain for reviews… Read More
Notated News | Technology
Travelport suspends startup accelerator program
Travelport suspends startup accelerator program
By Kevin May | January 24, 2018
Travelport is ending its Accelerator program for travel startups, just short of three years since its launch in the U.S. Read More
News | Startups
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
By Daniel Cooper - Engadget | January 23, 2018
Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Read More
Notated News | Technology
TUI Group, Utrip unleash AI-driven travel planning platform
TUI Group, Utrip unleash AI-driven travel planning platform
By Jill Menze | January 23, 2018
TUI Group has tapped digital travel discovery platform Utrip to help personalize the traveler planning experience through artificial intelligence. Read More
News | Technology
Hotel tech in 2018: Tools and technologies to remove friction and deliver value
Hotel tech in 2018: Tools and technologies to remove friction and deliver value
By Arthur Chapin - Expedia | January 18, 2018
Simply keeping up with the expectations of tech-savvy consumers is no longer an option. Exceeding those expectations is imperative and an opportunity for hotels to focus on what truly matters to... Read More
News | Technology
As online travel matures in the West, what does the next chapter look like?
As online travel matures in the West, what does the next chapter look like?
By Kei Shibata - Venture Republic | January 18, 2018
As the global online travel market reaches a turning point, what lies in store for all players, from global to local? Read More
Opinion | Online
The next wave of booking assistance through WhatsApp
The next wave of booking assistance through WhatsApp
By Jill Menze | January 15, 2018
To solve the traveler conundrum of airplane seat selection, Indian booking engine Goibibo has integrated with WhatsApp. Read More
News | Online
Amadeus AI chatbot Asia Pacific
Amadeus debuts AI chatbot for Asia Pacific
By Mitra Sorrells | January 12, 2018
Amadeus is making further inroads into the Asia Pacific online travel market with the launch of a natural language chatbot for the LINE app, a free messaging platform popular in the region. Read More
News | Distribution