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How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
How smart tourism developments in Thailand can help attract visitors
By Linda Fox | September 2, 2019
Investment in infrastructure - especially tech-led - is needed for Thailand to keep maintaining its current tourism growth trajectory. Read More
News | Technology
How predictive analytics is helping airlines see through the clouds
How predictive analytics is helping airlines see through the clouds
By Benjamin Cany - Amadeus  | August 30, 2019
With so many business, sports and cultural events happening around the world, airlines have traditionally found it challenging to keep up with local events. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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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
News | Technology
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Ixigo shifts to “full OTA experience” in deal with Indian e-commerce site Flipkart
By Mitra Sorrells | August 30, 2019
Ixigo is now managing domestic and international flight bookings on Flipkart, and additional verticals may be added soon. Read More
News | Distribution
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In The Big Chair - Ariel Cohen of TripActions
By Mitra Sorrells | August 29, 2019
TripActions is only four years old, but the company is definitely playing in the big leagues, valued at more than $4 billion on more than $450 million in funding in the last 18 months and making moves... Read More
Interview | Startups
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Q&A: Southwest Airlines on its GDS, corporate business strategy
By Business Travel News  | August 29, 2019
Southwest Airlines president Tom Nealon spoke with BTN about the airline's decision to participate in the Amadeus and Travelport global distribution systems. Read More
News | Distribution
How I Got Here, episode 2 - Aaron Gowell of SilverRail Technologies
How I Got Here, episode 2 - Aaron Gowell of SilverRail Technologies
By Kevin May | August 29, 2019
Aaron Gowell is an outspoken and realistic CEO who knows the challenges of any business trying to tackle the complex world of rail technology. Read More
Interview | Distribution
Kudos Travel Technology and Amadeus partner to boost business travel offering
Kudos Travel Technology and Amadeus partner to boost business travel offering
By Linda Fox | August 28, 2019
The Australia-based company and Amadeus say they’re combining their technology and will bring new developments to market. Read More
News | Technology
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Are you really doing data-driven marketing or do you just think you are?
By Volkan Çağsal - Adphorus  | August 28, 2019
By definition, data-driven marketing is the strategy of gathering and analyzing audience insights for optimal and targeted media buying and creative messaging.  Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Business travel, part 5: The evolution to "any channel" management
By Mitra Sorrells | August 28, 2019
Experts predict changes to both business models and how technology is used will together open new options for business travel management for both travelers and companies. Read More
News | Online
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In The Big Chair - Kurt Ekert of CWT
By Linda Fox | August 27, 2019
Kurt Ekert took the reins of CWT in April 2016. He has spent many years in the travel technology and distribution industry including a number of senior roles at Travelport. Read More
Interview | Technology
Startup Stage: Anyplace wants to make flexible-term housing as easy to book as hotels
Startup Stage: Anyplace wants to make flexible-term housing as easy to book as hotels
By Jill Menze | August 27, 2019
Anyplace is a B2C marketplace where travelers can book fully furnished accommodations on a monthly basis. Read More
Interview | Startups
PROS acquires Travelaer to build out end-to-end retailing experience for airlines
PROS acquires Travelaer to build out end-to-end retailing experience for airlines
By Jill Menze | August 27, 2019
Airline revenue management solution PROS has acquired Travelaer SAS in a deal estimated at about $12 million. Read More
News | Technology
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LuggageHero buys bag-storage competitor Knock Knock City
By Jill Menze | August 26, 2019
The short-term luggage storage market is consolidating, with LuggageHero - one of PhocusWire’s Hot 25 Startups for 2019 - acquiring one of its competitors, Knock Knock City. Read More
News | Distribution
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Business travel, part 4: How data management can minimize trip "leakage"
By Mitra Sorrells | August 26, 2019
Data management tools are enabling corporate travel managers to capture and analyze data from off-channel bookings to minimize leakage. Read More
News | Technology