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Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2021
NFTs are probably at the very thinnest end of a useful wedge right now but travel brands need at the very least to be keeping one eye on the bigger trends in the tech space. Read More
Interview | Technology
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2021
Non-fungible tokens could present an opportunity for travelers to gain clout and for providers to connect with their audiences. Read More
News | Technology
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VIDEO: Understanding decentralized, secure tech for travel ID and verification
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2021
The COVID crisis has accelerated interest in decentralized, contactless identity solutions using blockchain for data exchange.   Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
VIDEO: Are you focusing on the big issues around digital security in travel?
By PhocusWire | June 1, 2021
Hackers have not been put off by a global pandemic; data breaches are still occurring; and the techniques used by the protagonists are often one step ahead of the brands and the systems that they... Read More
News | Technology
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2021
Our fourth PhocusWire Pulse looks at the current state and future of security in travel, examining issues ranging from biometrics, system breaches, listing fraud and blockchain. Read More
News | Technology
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Aruba tests blockchain-enabled COVID credential app
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
The Aruba Health App, developed by SITA and Indicio.tech, aims to preserve traveler privacy and eliminate fraud. Read More
News | Technology
Webjet invests $4.1M into blockchain startup LockTrip
Webjet invests $4.1M into blockchain startup LockTrip
By Jill Menze | March 31, 2021
As part of the deal, Webjet has agreed to a second optional tranche of $4.2 million for a total of $8.3 million. Read More
News | Technology
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Progress continues toward decentralized customer data model for hospitality
By Linda Fox | March 23, 2021
Hotel tech experts discuss customer data and the influence of online retail giants. Read More
News | Technology
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Industry experts agree digital currencies are an inevitable evolution and provide advantages for travel payments, but there are challenges to adoption. Read More
News | Technology
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | February 16, 2021
There is a clear deficit of proper hospitality industry education in digital technology and the latest technology innovations, trends and best practices. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Health passport standards, interoperability critical for revival of international travel
By Mitra Sorrells | February 12, 2021
During a panel discussion hosted by Plug and Play, industry leaders stressed the need for fast solutions to spur travel this summer. Read More
News | Technology
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Maps.me lands $50M round, plans mobile wallet
By Linda Fox | January 21, 2021
Maps.me plans to bring decentralized finance for travel purchases to its users following the new funding round. Read More
News | Online
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Fetch.ai launches AI travel agents to reduce hotel booking distribution cost
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2021
Fetch.ai believes its AI agents can reduce distribution costs and protect hotels from security breaches. Read More
News | Distribution
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International SOS successfully pilots digital health pass in Singapore
By WiT | January 5, 2021
Travelers can use the IOC AOKpass to verify health credentials at Changi Airport. Read More
News | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Zamna
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Zamna
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Zamna empowers airlines to verify a passenger’s identity prior to arriving at an airport, creating both a better passenger experience and better security. Read More
Interview | Startups
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