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News / Technology
Destinus heads €12M Spanish effort to boost hydrogen flight
By Derek Catron | March 29, 2023
Last June Destinus and Spanish engine manufacturer ITP Aero agreed to jointly develop a hydrogen engine test facility to showcase their research in hydrogen combustion. Read More
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Multimodality app could launch in Europe in 2024
By Kathryn Walson | March 22, 2023
Along with enabling bookings of flights, trains, buses and more, the solution would share data across suppliers to manage travel disruption. Read More
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Via acquires Citymapper in quest to be “operating system” for public mobility
By Mitra Sorrells | March 22, 2023
Via will integrate Citymapper’s app, which consumers use to plan trips, into its TransitTech platform. Read More
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SITA tests app to let travelers digitally cross border
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2023
The program, managed by SITA and Indicio in partnership with Aruba Tourism Authority, is an extension of work the organizations began at the start of the pandemic to create a blockchain-based app to... Read More
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European regulators agree on rentals data sharing approach
By Linda Fox | March 2, 2023
Ministers for competitiveness agreed on the approach as part of a wider strategy for a “balanced tourism ecosystem.” Read More
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How tech is helping vacation rentals prevent disturbances
By Kathryn Walson | March 2, 2023
OTAs point to steps they’ve taken, with Vrbo announcing on January 30 the national deployment of party prevention technology in the booking flow. Read More
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SITA partners with Zamna to digitize travel processes
By Kathryn Walson | January 26, 2023
Airlines and airports benefit from reduced processing times and less infrastructure needed to process passengers, Zamna says, while border agencies benefit from the checks happening pre-departure. Read More
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Travel’s resilience and sustainability in spotlight at Davos
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2023
Heathrow boss John Holland-Kaye, Journera CEO Jeff Katz, the Rwandan Development Board's Clare Akamanzi and Thailand's finance minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith discuss pressing industry issues at the... Read More
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Opinion / Technology
CES throws spotlight on tech to improve the traveler experience
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly | January 13, 2023
The recent Consumer Electronics Event attracted 114,000 attendees and included more of a focus on travel and travel technology than in previous years. Read More
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Grounding of flights in U.S. produces aftershocks for travel and hospitality
By Kathryn Walson | January 11, 2023
Although temporary, Wednesday’s flight stoppage calls attention to the need for updated technology as well as stronger passenger rights, industry experts say. Read More
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How to future-proof travel: Global Travel Tech Think Tank Report
By WiT | December 19, 2022
WiT, Phocuswright and PhocusWire present the summary report from a think tank with industry leaders under the theme “How To Future Proof Travel By Creating More Resilience and Acting Responsibly... Read More
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Energy costs seen as biggest challenge for European hotels
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2022
The European Accommodation Barometer 2022, carried out by Statista, reveals that 80% of hoteliers rate the energy crisis as their biggest concern across all 10 countries in the report. Read More
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Travelers’ demand for experiences requires industry rethink
By Kathryn Walson | December 1, 2022
Industry experts are convening this week at the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Global Summit 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Read More
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WTTC says travel industry is decreasing its environmental impact
By Kathryn Walson | November 30, 2022
  The research covers 185 countries and includes pollutants, energy sources and water use, as well as social data, including age, wage and gender profiles.   Read More
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How a regional airline is becoming a leader in sustainability
By Kathryn Walson | October 24, 2022
In June, the Swedish airline Braathens held what it claims to be the first regional flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel. Read More