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TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
TravelPerk captures $21 million to boost corporate booking tool
By Kevin May | April 11, 2018
A series B round of $21 million has come to Travelperk from a group of new and existing investors in its bid to "fix business travel". Read More
News | Startups
Amadeus takes majority control of Hiberus, changes name to Travel IMS
Amadeus takes majority control of Hiberus, changes name to Travel IMS
By Kevin May | March 26, 2018
Hiberus Travel IO Solutions, an inventory management provider to tour operators, is now 95% owned by Amadeus. Read More
News | Technology
The state of the computer reservation system nation
The state of the computer reservation system nation
By Kevin May | March 20, 2018
A major new study has shown how hotel chains are using technology to capture bookings, at the same time as illustrating how they want the ecosystem to evolve. Read More
News | Technology
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
By Mary Pat Sullivan | March 16, 2018
The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology solutions that can translate content and deliver it to every B2B and B2C channel available. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
Everything hoteliers need to know about GDPR
By William Beckler - ALICE | March 16, 2018
At ALICE, we've been working hard to fully understand the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its obligations on us and our customers. In order to help hoteliers figure out what is going on,... Read More
Opinion | Technology
OTA Insight new Revenue Insight tool
New data analytics tool aims to help hoteliers maximize revenue
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2018
OTA Insight has released a new data visualization platform for hotel revenue management and optimization.   Read More
News | Technology
Rezdy lands new $3M round for North America activities tech push
Rezdy lands new $3M round for North America activities tech push
By Kevin May | March 6, 2018
Tours and activities booking tech specialist Rezdy has raised a further $3 million as part of an expansion warchest in the North America region. Read More
News | Startups
democratization of travel
The democratization of travel and the future of airline innovation
By Kevin Krone - Uplift | February 28, 2018
The airline business exists to bring people together. An important part of the industry’s mandate should be democratizing the process of air travel, making new experiences and destinations affordable... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Blockchain cross border payments
Decoding blockchain, part 4: Cross-border payments
By Mitra Sorrells | February 26, 2018
Most of the headlines about blockchain have been about the implications of this emerging technology on the financial sector – the potential for it to change banking, share trading, insurance, payments... Read More
News | Technology
wrapup february 21 2018
Travelport, Egencia, Yapta and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | February 22, 2018
In today's wrap-up of news in brief: Travelport adds NDC-enabled content… Egencia expands rebooking services… RedAwning debuts voice assistant… Yapta partners with Amadeus… Read More
Notated News | Technology
Travel opportunities - and distribution challenges - in the blockchain
Travel opportunities - and distribution challenges - in the blockchain
By Sara Pavan - Amadeus | February 22, 2018
In 48 BCE, the historic city of Alexandria was destroyed by Caesar’s army, including its world-famous library. Today, if a library was destroyed, its records would live on in other libraries and on the... Read More
Opinion | Technology
TUI Group blockchain development 2
Q&A: Trust, truth and transparency at the heart of TUI Group’s blockchain work
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2018
TUI Group was one of the first travel brands to make headlines for its adoption of blockchain.   Read More
News | Technology
Travelport looks to 2021 for major business goals
Travelport looks to 2021 for major business goals
By Kevin May | February 20, 2018
Travelport is targeting a number of major milestones over the course of the next three years - outside of the core GDS segment of the business. Read More
News | Distribution
Webjet opens blockchain marketplace to external partners
Webjet opens blockchain marketplace to external partners
By Mitra Sorrells | February 20, 2018
Webjet is expanding its blockchain initiative, Rezchain, to four companies: Thomas Cook, DidaTravel, Mitra Global and Far East Hospitality.   Read More
News | Technology
Sabre posts record revenue for 2017 despite slowing growth
Sabre posts record revenue for 2017 despite slowing growth
By Kevin May | February 14, 2018
Sabre saw revenues hit more than $3.5 billion during 2017, in what the company claims was a "transformational year" for the business. Read More
News | Distribution