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VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
VIDEO: IATA on health passes and digital identification
By PhocusWire | March 5, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to Alan Murray Hayden of IATA to understand the work the aviation industry is doing to get passengers safely back to the skies. Read More
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VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
VIDEO: Bringing governments, destinations, industry and science together safely
By PhocusWire | March 3, 2021
PhocusWire spoke to WTTC's president and CEO, Gloria Guevara, to understand the efforts the council is making to bring its stakeholders together for a coordinated response to the pandemic. Read More
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on health passports, standards and restoring consumer confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | March 2, 2021
Travel industry veteran Terry Jones discusses the need for collaboration and communication as the industry rolls out digital health passports and other solutions to restart travel. Read More
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VIDEO: Safer and seamless travel - a medical perspective
VIDEO: Safer and seamless travel - a medical perspective
By PhocusWire | March 1, 2021
In the interview we discuss vaccines, antibody testing and, crucially for the travel industry, the challenges and process that different segments are having to consider as they bring back travelers to... Read More
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PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
By PhocusWire | February 26, 2021
We explore health regulatory and vaccine trends, technology provision for welcoming back customers, changes to business practices and the implementation of new processes for customers and staff. Read More
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Marriott on marketing initiatives and the summer rebound
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | February 22, 2021
Julius Robinson, chief sales and marketing officer at Marriott International, highlights the messages that are resonating with customers. Read More
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The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
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
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Jet-lag app creator Uplift Ventures closes $500K angel round
By Mitra Sorrells | February 19, 2021
Uplift Venture says it will use the money to develop the app and also a new solution for night shift workers. Read More
News | Startups
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Health passport standards, interoperability critical for revival of international travel
By Mitra Sorrells | February 12, 2021
During a panel discussion hosted by Plug and Play, industry leaders stressed the need for fast solutions to spur travel this summer. Read More
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Jet-lag app Timeshifter raises $2M as it launches new product for shift workers
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2021
The company has partnerships with travel brands including Tripadvisor, Travelperk, SAP Concur, CWT and United Airlines. Read More
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Airbnb creates tool for hosts to confirm guests’ COVID status
Airbnb creates tool for hosts to confirm guests’ COVID status
By Kevin May | February 5, 2021
The Health Safety Assertion tool allows hosts to request guests declare their status in relation to COVID-19 symptoms. Guests will also be asked to disclose if they have recently been exposed to... Read More
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The challenges of digital health passports in getting corporate travelers back on the road
By Linda Fox | February 3, 2021
In a Q&A with PhocusWire, Brandon Balcom, director of innovation, business development, for CWT, discusses barriers to digital health passports. Read More
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How automation can facilitate hospitality’s recovery
By Brad Beumer - UiPath | February 3, 2021
Automation technologies can be used to benefit guests and staff, now and into the future. Read More
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United app now accepts flyers' COVID test, vaccine info
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | January 27, 2021
The rollout of the feature coincides with CDC mandates for U.S. arrivals that go into effect this week. Read More
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Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
Once upon a time, a cruise ship left the harbor... 366 days in the life of the travel industry
By Mitra Sorrells / Linda Fox | January 20, 2021
As we mark the one-year milestone of COVID's first impact on the travel industry, we review how key sectors have fared and what is one the horizon. Read More
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Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce to create standards for storing, sharing vaccination records
By Mitra Sorrells | January 18, 2021
The goal is to give consumers the ability to store an encrypted copy of their immunization credential in a digital wallet of their choice, such as Apple Wallet or Google Pay. Read More
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