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Airports look to emerging technology (even blockchain) to drive much-needed efficiency
Airports look to emerging technology (even blockchain) to drive much-needed efficiency
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2019
Airlines and airports are using emerging tech such as LIDAR and blockchain to improve efficiency and prepare for growth. Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - A future not fully understood
The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - A future not fully understood
By PhocusWire | November 8, 2019
Will the brands that dominate now still be there in a future still yet to be fully defined? Yes and no. That's why the next era for the digital travel economy promises to be such a thrilling ride... Read More
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Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
Q&A: Western Union on a complex but manageable world of currencies and payments
By PhocusWire | October 7, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Jonathan Lee, Western Union's director for enterprise payment partnerships, to learn more about its analysis and views on the world of currencies and payments in the travel industry. Read More
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VIDEO: AirBaltic on NDC, Blockchain and other emerging tech
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2019
PhocusWire talked to airBaltic boss Martin Gauss about emerging tech, NDC and wider distribution challenges at the World Aviation Festival 2019. Read More
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VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
By Kevin May | September 25, 2019
Airlines are sitting on mountains of data, but they - as passenger requirements and technology improve - are perhaps not getting the most out of it. Read More
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What blockchain in corporate travel could mean for GDSs, TMCs
What blockchain in corporate travel could mean for GDSs, TMCs
By Jill Menze | September 24, 2019
At The Beat Live in New York, Mezi's Johnny Thorsen and Blockskye's Brook Armstrong discussed blockchain's role in the corporate travel market. Read More
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VIDEO: IATA on NDC, One Order and how it views innovation
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac about developments beyond NDC, innovation and the current challenges for airlines. Read More
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VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
VIDEO: SITA on aviation's massive task to connect the digital dots
By Kevin May | September 9, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard about the "digitalization" of passengers and both the opportunities and challenges facing the entire sector. Read More
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Q&A: BCD Travel's Yannis Karmis on innovation, new tech, threats to legacy TMCs
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2019
BCD Travel's senior vice president of product strategy and development, Yannis Karmis, discusses emerging technologies, NDC, digital identity and more. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
STARTUP STAGE: Clear Chain Travel wants to reimagine distribution through blockchain and AI
By Linda Fox | August 22, 2019
Clear Chain Travel is bringing blockchain principles and AI-driven robotic processes to the groups and meetings space to improve transparency, drive efficiency and save costs. Read More
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Travelport BCD Hyatt blockchain hotel settlement
Travelport, BCD, Hyatt test blockchain for hotel commission settlement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2019
Travelport, in partnership with BCD Travel and Hyatt, is developing a blockchain system for hotel commission settlement. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: TrustaBit uses blockchain to reimburse travelers for flight disruptions
By Jill Menze | July 29, 2019
TrustaBit is a blockchain-based flight disruption management solution that automatically issues vouchers, miles or money to passengers experiencing flight delays. Read More
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Sounding Off: Is the future of travel .... travel?
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2019
Blockchain-led or not, consumers are changing, alongside the very idea of tourism and travel itself. And it's probably closer than we realize. Read More
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Outside Insight: Samantha Radocchia on blockchain's power to change travel forever
Outside Insight: Samantha Radocchia on blockchain's power to change travel forever
By Jill Menze | July 18, 2019
The entrepreneur, technologist, speaker and author believes blockchain technologies have the power to fundamentally change how consumers and businesses view the very notion of travel itself. Read More
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VIDEO: Understanding the differences in the blockchain
VIDEO: Understanding the differences in the blockchain
By Kevin May | June 25, 2019
By now most folk should know that there is a distinct difference between the open model of blockchain and distributed ledger technology. Read More
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