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A tale of two airlines battling disruption with technology
By Linda Fox | June 25, 2019
The cost of disruption to airlines is around 8% of revenue, or $60 billion to the industry, every year. Little wonder then they turning to technology to address disruption from weather events to... Read More
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Airbus goes live on OTAs with Routehappy merchandising content
Airbus goes live on OTAs with Routehappy merchandising content
By Michele McDonald | June 6, 2017
Airbus has watched as airlines partner with Routehappy to showcase their differentiating features. Now it is getting in on the action to ensure that travelers don’t overlook the differentiating fea Read More
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Live videos add new layer of complexity to airline crisis management
Live videos add new layer of complexity to airline crisis management
By Kevin May | September 14, 2016
Just when travel brands thought they might have a handle on how to use social media during a crisis... Live videos come along. The advent of live video streaming services have ensured that any comm Read More
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Outgoing IATA chief: airlines under pressure to keep up with tech
Outgoing IATA chief: airlines under pressure to keep up with tech
By Kevin May | June 2, 2016
The International Air Transport Association's director-general and CEO says the industry will always be up against the ongoing advances in technology. Tony Tyler, who retires from the role this mon Read More
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Sabre is ready to spend $500M, and Abacus is a likely target
Sabre is ready to spend $500M, and Abacus is a likely target
By Sean O'Neil | January 27, 2015
Sabre said in a financial filing this week that it was considering an acquisition to the tune of half-a-billion dollars during the next two months. You don't need to know how to use an abacus to ca Read More
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Alibaba earthquake: new travel URL, signs Agoda, ApplePay hint
Alibaba earthquake: new travel URL, signs Agoda, ApplePay hint
By Martin Cowen | October 28, 2014
Alibaba Group is setting its considerable sights on the Chinese online travel sector -  and Ctrip in particular - with a new brand, alitrip.com, launched to replace Taobao Travel. But maybe of grea Read More
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Moving airlines from Argos (minus the catalogue) to a grit-free web experience
Moving airlines from Argos (minus the catalogue) to a grit-free web experience
By Linda Fox | June 24, 2014
Analogies describing the online travel experience are plentiful and yet Argos without the catalogue sticks in the mind as an image of what it can be like for users. The analogy comes from Comair ec Read More
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Travelport renews Virgin Atlantic and grabs Air China, and more
Travelport renews Virgin Atlantic and grabs Air China, and more
By PhocusWire | April 27, 2014
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DISTRIBUTION in tourism and hospitality for April 2014. Friday 28 April 2014: Travelport renews Virgin Atlantic distribution deal Read More
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Cathay Pacific announces major site upgrade, includes planned weekend outage
Cathay Pacific announces major site upgrade, includes planned weekend outage
By Karthick Prabu | June 6, 2013
Cathay Pacific announces technology improvements to its website, resulting in a weekend outage. Read More
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Klout scores and social media impressions - a bit of a joke or a genuine currency in marketing?
Klout scores and social media impressions - a bit of a joke or a genuine currency in marketing?
By Kevin May | June 4, 2013
"Oh, great - so my business class lounge is going to be full of social media gurus now?" - this is a flippant paraphrasing of comments after an airline said it would be rewarding social media... Read More
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The SCAN - HomeAway's Asia expansion, Thomas Cook North America sold, Cathay mobile pass and more travel tech news
The SCAN - HomeAway's Asia expansion, Thomas Cook North America sold, Cathay mobile pass and more travel tech news
By PhocusWire | March 21, 2013
Travel tech updates from TripZilla, Travelmob, LoveHolidays, Southwest Airlines, Cathay Pacific, PT Telkom, Zomato, Avis, Thomas Cook and more. Read More
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Facebook: Travel is behind other sectors with social marketing, but some brands have nailed it
Facebook: Travel is behind other sectors with social marketing, but some brands have nailed it
By Sean O'Neil | January 23, 2013
When Facebook speaks, many people in the travel industry (often reluctantly) listen. No longer that upstart social thing for young folk - it matters to one billion or so people globally. Read More
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How Cathay Pacific nudged executives on LinkedIn to recommend its products
How Cathay Pacific nudged executives on LinkedIn to recommend its products
By Sean O'Neil | November 5, 2012
A mix of display ads and sponsored polls helped identify small- and medium-sized businesses that could fly on Cathay Pacific more often. Read More
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The Scan: Cathay Pacific partners with Klout for new "Klout Card" via Passbook, and more news
The Scan: Cathay Pacific partners with Klout for new "Klout Card" via Passbook, and more news
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2012
Webtrends, Emirates, Netbooster, Gmail, Bescover, RateGain, Trippy, Yahoo, and Airberlin all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 18 October. Read More
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The Scan: Hyatt gains from Roomlinx-DISH deal, CCRA debuts tools, and more news
The Scan: Hyatt gains from Roomlinx-DISH deal, CCRA debuts tools, and more news
By Sean O'Neil | August 28, 2012
Roomlinx, the IPTV company, signed a five-year contract with DISH, which benefits Hyatt Hotels, and more items in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 28 August. Read More
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