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News / Technology
SITA tests app to let travelers digitally cross border
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2023
The program, managed by SITA and Indicio in partnership with Aruba Tourism Authority, is an extension of work the organizations began at the start of the pandemic to create a blockchain-based app to... Read More
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News / Online
What’s next for travel in Asia?
By PhocusWire | February 10, 2023
Northstar Travel Group thought leaders discuss the reopening of China, travel tech developments and more.   Read More
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Interview / Technology
Q&A: EV Hotels’ vision to serve “technology travelers”
By Derek Catron | February 9, 2023
EV Hotels bills itself as the first smart hotel brand with experiences in crypto and NFT.   Read More
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News / Technology
SITA partners with Zamna to digitize travel processes
By Kathryn Walson | January 26, 2023
Airlines and airports benefit from reduced processing times and less infrastructure needed to process passengers, Zamna says, while border agencies benefit from the checks happening pre-departure. Read More
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News / Technology
Coras aims to reinvent travel loyalty with launch of new DeFi token
By Mitra Sorrells | January 23, 2023
Unlike traditional loyalty points, the Fida tokens are transferable, interoperable, provide instant liquidity and never expire. Read More
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News / Technology
The short-, mid- and long-term future of tokenization in travel
By Norm Rose - Phocuswright Research | January 18, 2023
The tokenized future will allow consumers to put forth their travel requirements and have suppliers bid on their needs in a transparent and immutable record, where hidden costs are reduced and the true... Read More
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News / Startups
Former Expedia exec wants to reward people for exploring the world
By Linda Fox | January 10, 2023
HyperSQ wants to reward travelers for traveling and create a more targeted approach to marketing for travel companies. Read More
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How payments can unlock value, remove friction in travel
By Linda Fox | December 22, 2022
Uplift's Brian Barth, Worldline's Laurie Gablehouse and Paul Beukers from Katanox discuss developments in payments from wallets and crypto to loyalty and embedded finance at The Phocuswright Conference. Read More
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News / Online
Travel’s movers, shakers and newsmakers 2022
By PhocusWire | December 21, 2022
These are the people and topics that have made headlines in 2022 and that we expect to hear more about in 2023. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Video: TravelX on empowering airlines and travelers through more control
By Mitra Sorrells | December 16, 2022
TravelX chief officer of travel supply, Erika Moore, explains the company’s value proposition and why it is using blockchain as the foundation of its solution.   Read More
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News / Technology
Blockskye, Arise and Dtravel on blockchain in action for travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2022
Blockchain-based travel systems are no longer a "someday" but are being used today. Executives from three companies using this technology explain the benefits. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
The emergence of web3 in the travel industry
By Chain4Travel | December 7, 2022
Chain4Travel explains why, although we have just arrived at the intersection of travel and Web3, all companies must think about how they can leverage these developments for themselves. Read More
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Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: LIFE wants to turn hotel reservations into NFTs
By Jill Menze | November 22, 2022
LIFE is an online booking platform offering hotel reservations and experiences that will be digitized and converted into tradable, collectible NFTs. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Aeropaye
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Aeropaye is an e-payment platform for airlines and travelers and an automated on-demand blockchain-based refund engine for delayed or cancelled flights. Read More
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Interview / Startups
Hot 25 Travel Startups for 2023: Iomob
By PhocusWire | November 15, 2022
Iomob is building a decentralized internet of mobility (IoM) network that facilitates seamless passenger journeys around the globe. Read More