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Lyft and Ford unite to push autonomous ride-hailing services at scale
News / Technology
Lyft and Ford unite to push autonomous ride-hailing services at scale
By Kevin May | July 26, 2021
The motor manufacturing giant will deploy its vehicles and safety drivers, using Argo AI's autonomous driving software, on the Lyft network of services. Read More
A smart revolution: Will the tech boom last in short-term rentals?
Opinion / Technology
A smart revolution: Will the tech boom last in short-term rentals?
By Sean Miller - PointCentral | July 16, 2021
Will property managers keep adopting new tech and refining their tech stacks? Or is there a saturation point? Read More
Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
News / Technology
Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
By Jill Menze | July 14, 2021
NoTraffic uses artificial intelligence to modernize traffic management and save cities on infrastructure and traffic management costs. Read More
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News / Technology
Private equity takes majority stake in hospitality tech provider Enseo
By Mitra Sorrells | June 23, 2021
Enseo will use the capital to accelerate growth, including expanding into new vertical markets and pursuing mergers and acquisitions. Read More
Travelport shifts to cloud hosting through Amazon Web Services
News / Technology
Travelport shifts to cloud hosting through Amazon Web Services
By Kevin May | June 15, 2021
The distribution and travel IT giant will migrate its global platform to Amazon Web Services as part of a wider-ranging agreement. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
It's time to future-proof in-flight and at-sea connectivity
By Manik Vinnakota - Telesat | June 10, 2021
New Low Earth Orbit satellite networks can enable air and cruise companies to offer travelers faster and more reliable connectivity.   Read More
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
News / Technology
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2021
Non-fungible tokens could present an opportunity for travelers to gain clout and for providers to connect with their audiences. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why technology is the key to getting the world moving again
By David Taylor - Publicis Sapient | May 25, 2021
As it emerges from crisis, the travel industry should not consider a return to normal but rather rebuild itself with the future in mind.  Read More
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
Opinion / Technology
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
By Branigan Mulcahy - Virdee | May 7, 2021
Kiosks serve an important role in the hotel lobby today and will continue to do so even after COVID issues subside. Read More
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News / Startups
Autonomous shuttle startup EasyMile raises €55M for global scaleup
By Mitra Sorrells | April 30, 2021
The France-based startup is one of the largest providers of driverless mobility solutions, with deployments around the world including a pilot at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Read More
ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
News / Technology
ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2021
The round of growth capital will help ROAR for Good ramp up marketing and sales efforts of its panic button solution, AlwaysOn. Read More
Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
Opinion / Technology
Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
By Chris Connar - Angie Hospitality | March 19, 2021
Robots and automated technology support the current evolution of hospitality, but only when they allow staff to focus on delivering exceptional guest services. Read More
Via bolsters public transit tech platform with $100M acquisition of Remix mapping platform
News / Technology
Via bolsters public transit tech platform with $100M acquisition of Remix mapping platform
By Kevin May | March 10, 2021
Via says the acquisition will add to its portfolio of services, such as multimodal planning, scheduling and software for on-demand and establish route transit systems. Read More
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
News / Technology
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
News / Technology
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
By Kevin May | February 22, 2021
We list some of the trends noted by a recent CBInsights report and how they might strike a chord with the industry's strategies to move forward in 2021. Read More