Blockchain


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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
Interview | Startups
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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
Interview | Startups
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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
Interview | Technology
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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Expedia’s Arthur Chapin on emerging tech: The good, the bad… and the blockchain
Expedia’s Arthur Chapin on emerging tech: The good, the bad… and the blockchain
By Jill Menze | June 20, 2019
You’ve heard it once, and you’ll hear again how things like blockchain and Amazon’s Alexa are disrupting the travel industry. But when does the talk turn from promise and buzz to practical... Read More
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Nordic Choice on Google Amazon using blockchain
Will Google and Amazon embrace a blockchain travel marketplace?
By Mitra Sorrells | June 7, 2019
Nordic Choice Hotels’ director of future business, Christian Lundén, says blockchain has the potential to disrupt travel distribution by stimulating activity from both startups and large tech players... Read More
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VIDEO: Travel Ledger - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Travel Ledger - Battleground pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 4, 2019
Welcome to a new era of low-cost billing and payment in travel thanks to distributed ledger technology. Read More
Interview | Startups
Corporate Traveller claims there is demand for business trips in Bitcoin
Corporate Traveller claims there is demand for business trips in Bitcoin
By Linda Fox | June 3, 2019
U.K. travel management company Corporate Traveller says customers, particularly in fintech, want to pay using cryptocurrency. Read More
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Travel payments, part 1: Beyond credit cards and cash
By Mitra Sorrells | June 3, 2019
We begin our month-long series on travel payments with a look at some of the options for paying without cash or a traditional credit card. Read More
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ARC makes first venture capital investment in travel blockchain developer
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2019
ARC has made a Series A investment in Blockskye, a company it is collaborating with to develop blockchain-based solutions for corporate travel. Read More
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