Artificial Intelligence

Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
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Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
By PhocusWire | January 21, 2022
Applications of metaverse and NFT technologies in travel are vague at best. Read More
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TUI adds machine learning to optimize its shared-transfer platform
By Mitra Sorrells | January 19, 2022
The new platform, created in collaboration with Mobi Systems, automatically updates routes as needed based and communicates with travelers through the TUI app. Read More
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Singapore Airlines creates lab for digital push
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2022
The lab is described as a £24 million “research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions" across passenger services, revenue management and operations. Read More
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Transport companies made headlines for innovation in 2021
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2022
Some travel companies are savvy when it comes to generating buzz, while others are truly innovative. Read More
STARTUP STAGE: Staypia uses AI to give travelers maximum discount on hotels
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STARTUP STAGE: Staypia uses AI to give travelers maximum discount on hotels
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2022
Staypia searches for the lowest price for 3.16 million hotels and beats that by as much as 30% more in discount. Read More
Origin raises $5M for membership-based trip-planning app
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Origin raises $5M for membership-based trip-planning app
By Jill Menze | January 14, 2022
Origin's travel curators have local expertise and use machine learning to help travelers find, plan and book their trips, including flights, accommodation and experiences. Read More
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Airline tech chiefs prioritize investment in cybersecurity, cloud services
By Linda Fox | January 13, 2022
SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights study reveals 61% of airlines see IT investment increasing in 2022 while 55% of airports expect to spend more. Read More
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Spectaflow adds €1.7M for hotel operations tech
By Linda Fox | January 6, 2022
Iceland-based Spectaflow has raised a total of €2.5 million, created in 2019, including this latest funding. Read More
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Yanolja acquires Dable to boost hotel AI capabilities
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WebinTravel | December 17, 2021
Yanolja's acquisition of Dable is part of its ambition to become the world's number one travel platform. Read More
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Amadeus touts cloud benefits for travel
By Linda Fox | December 7, 2021
The partnership with Microsoft was positioned as a move to the cloud within three to five years as well as collaboration on new products and services through an innovation program. Read More
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Attractions e-commerce platform Convious nabs $12M for expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2021
Founded in 2017, Convious says it currently works with more than 125 theme parks, museums, zoos and other attractions in 16 countries. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Data Duopoly
Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Data Duopoly
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Data Duopoly incentivises visitors to explore, and we gather powerful data insights to shape venues' future. Read More
Hot 25 Startups 2022: Kido Dynamics
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Hot 25 Startups 2022: Kido Dynamics
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2021
Kido Dynamics specializes in geo-spatial analytics using telecom big data. Read More
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Enso Connect bags $2M for rental guest platform
By Linda Fox | November 10, 2021
Enso, which was founded in 2019, offers a guest experience platform combining artificial intelligence-led communication and smart home technologies. Read More
VIDEO: How transformation is vital for a new travel industry
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VIDEO: How transformation is vital for a new travel industry
By PhocusWire | November 8, 2021
Change is a constant, but the COVID-19 pandemic has given many companies a pause for thought as to how far they want to go in their transformation to be smarter brands. Read More