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WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about open and secure travel marketplaces
WEBINAR REPLAY! Everything you need to know about open and secure travel marketplaces
By PhocusWire | July 2, 2020
This free webinar is your chance to understand how the distribution model is changing and how players across the industries are seizing the opportunity to think in a new, deeper and more secure... Read More
News | Technology
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Immunity passport debate shows we need a trusted guardian for digital identities
By Andersen Cheng - Nomidio | May 18, 2020
The global response to COVID-19 has sparked intense debate about the balance between protection and privacy. Should privacy be sacrificed in order to slow transmission of the virus? Read More
Opinion
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STARTUP STAGE: Aeroband is developing a blockchain platform for apps serving aviation
By Linda Fox | March 13, 2020
Malta-based Aeroband is seeking to sign a contract with a major airline within a year and hopes for investment in its first app in the coming months. Read More
Interview | Startups
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How blockchain is reinventing travel loyalty programs for both brands and consumers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 28, 2020
Companies such as Loyyal, Qiibee and Kornchain are accelerating development of blockchain solutions for loyalty and rewards, and executives say they expect widespread adoption in the next five to 10... Read More
News | Technology
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
In the coming weeks, British Airways parent company IAG will enter the fifth year of its Hangar 51 accelerator program. Read More
News | Startups
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In The Big Chair LIVE – Mike Premo of ARC
By Mitra Sorrells | December 19, 2019
Mike Premo has been CEO of ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) since 2011 and has announced he will retire at the end of 2020.   Read More
Interview | Technology
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Hahn Air issues first airline ticket via Winding Tree blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2019
Germany's Hahn Air says it has issued the first blockchain-powered air ticket. Read More
News | Distribution
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
From Our Partners | Technology
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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
News | Distribution
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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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
News | Distribution
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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