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Lufthansa invests in Hopper, plots collaboration for artificial intelligence-led tools
Lufthansa invests in Hopper, plots collaboration for artificial intelligence-led tools
By Kevin May | January 23, 2019
A "multimillion-dollar" deal will include a research collaboration and help spearhead the Canada-based price prediction platform's expansion into Europe. Read More
News | Technology
Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
By Kevin May | January 16, 2019
INKEF Capital has backed the Netherlands-based company - an app that helps travelers track and share their trips. Read More
News | Startups
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
Myths about being the "Amazon Of Travel" (and other retail challenges)
By Kieron Branagan - OpenJaw Technologies | January 10, 2019
I have found that there are a set of common themes and common challenges that come through during conversations with airlines. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: AllSeated - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: AllSeated - Summit pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 10, 2019
Genuine virtual reality that provides venues with a claim to have the highest ROI in the history of event technology. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Amadeus - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Amadeus - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 9, 2019
Introducing the industry's first content management and distribution solution for personalized media. Read More
Interview | Technology
How are companies really facing personalization in the travel industry?
How are companies really facing personalization in the travel industry?
By Íñigo Valenzuela - Smartvel | January 6, 2019
The discussions revolving around the future of the travel industry are endless. Every article, podcast and webinar out there try to unravel the best strategies and trends companies must follow in order... Read More
From Our Partners | Online
The impact on travel brands when Apple updates a critical system tool
The impact on travel brands when Apple updates a critical system tool
By Nigel Arthur - Urban Airship | January 4, 2019
Many travel brands have become dependent on mobile apps to engage with customers and, increasingly, take bookings. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Amadeus For Developers on getting the right tools
VIDEO: Amadeus For Developers on getting the right tools
By Kevin May | December 27, 2018
To create new travel experiences, innovators like startups and developers need to get connected to travel data and functionalities from leading IT providers. Read More
From Our Partners | Startups
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
Nezasa lands $2.5M round to expand TripBuilder agent tech
By Kevin May | December 24, 2018
Swiss startup Nezasa has secured a $2.5 million funding round in a package led by SVC For Risk Capital. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: OAG on adding tech to intelligence
VIDEO: OAG on adding tech to intelligence
By Kevin May | December 19, 2018
The combination of innovation and technology in aviation has never been as strong and, most importantly, crucial to running a successful airline. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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VIDEO: Culture Trip on disruption, its OTA plans and "tech-enabled creativity"
By Jill Menze | December 17, 2018
Where in the Power Paradox does a travel content site fit in? Dr. Kris Naudts, founder and CEO of Culture Trip, believes a content site such as his is well-placed to disrupt the top of the funnel. Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Travel Ads Network helps publishers monetize travel content
By Jill Menze | December 13, 2018
Founded in 2017, Travel Ads Network uses machine learning to know which brand and product will convert best based on publishers’ traffic and brands' conversion data sets. Partners include Expedia,... Read More
Interview | Online
Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
Google acquires Indian rail app Where Is My Train?
By Kevin May | December 12, 2018
Google is well-known for snapping up the teams behind various cogs in the wheel of the travel industry - and this week it has flexed its muscles once again. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
By PhocusWire | December 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence-led technology is often seen only through the prism of providing consumer-facing benefits. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Rough Guides, online travel content and the Culture Trip Effect
Rough Guides, online travel content and the Culture Trip Effect
By Linda Fox | December 11, 2018
Travel guide book publisher Rough Guides has announced a move into "travel booking". Read More
News | Online