Hygiene

airasia-vaccine-app
News / Technology
AirAsia to require vaccine, check-in via app only
By Mitra Sorrells | October 7, 2021
Along with a vaccine requirement, the low-cost carrier is now requiring passengers to check in via the AirAsia Super App. Read More
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News / Startups
Pudu Robotics adds $77M for delivery robots
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2021
Pudu Robotics announced $78 million in Series C1 funding earlier this year. Read More
The next steps for travel are long and led by digital
Opinion / Technology
The next steps for travel are long and led by digital
By Koen Deryckere and Emily Weiss - Accenture | September 6, 2021
Why collaboration and investment in cloud and digital technology will make travel companies future-ready. Read More
How 3D robots can aid hotels amid labor shortages
Opinion / Technology
How 3D robots can aid hotels amid labor shortages
By David Chen - Orbbec | August 23, 2021
Robots are some of the most impactful forms of hospitality technology hoteliers can invest in to maintain efficiency, serve guests and aid understaffed operations. Read More
turnoverbnb-funding
News / Startups
Rental cleaning services startup TurnoverBnB raises $4.5M
By Mitra Sorrells | August 17, 2021
TurnoverBnB provides a marketplace that gives rental operators access to cleaners around the world and the ability to manage scheduling and payments. Read More
Sounding Off: Travel brands walk a tightrope over vaccines
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Travel brands walk a tightrope over vaccines
By PhocusWire | August 6, 2021
The sector will not recover at the speed it wants if its brands fail to follow the science and unless they do their part to urge people to take up the offer of vaccinations. Read More
VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
News / Online
VIDEO: Can the travel industry avoid a post-pandemic social divide?
By PhocusWire | July 21, 2021
Issues range from those that do not have the ability to travel from a vaccination perspective to, in particular, those that do not have the money to resume the same types of trips that they took... Read More
VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
News / Distribution
VIDEO: How one airline is unravelling from its last 18 months and looking ahead
By PhocusWire | July 16, 2021
It's been a tough year and a half for almost very airline on the planet. Some, as traffic fell away within days, ran medical supply flights and others pivoted to use some of their aircraft for... Read More
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
News / Online
Phocuswright Conference 2021: Price discount, theme announced
By PhocusWire | July 12, 2021
Now is travel’s renaissance as it wakens to greater energy and bright possibilities – a time to engage with colleagues, customers and partners with fresh perspective. Read More
Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
Interview / Online
Sounding Off: Some customers will need reassurance as travel reopens
By PhocusWire | July 9, 2021
Travel brands need to ensure that they are aware of the psychological impact that lockdown has had on people and reassure their customers that they recognize that a gung-ho approach to recovery does not... Read More
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: The Data Appeal Company - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 8, 2021
The company's Data Appeal Studio is a data-driven destination analysis platform based on location and experience intelligence. Read More
travelport-trust-study
News / Online
Travel industry must fix “trust gaps” as it restarts
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2021
Based on a results of a survey of 11,000 consumers, Travelport says the pandemic has created a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for the travel industry to regain travelers’ trust. Read More
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News / Distribution
Sabre integrates travel risk tool into agency services
June 21, 2021
The score will help agents better advise their clients and shorten the booking process by making that information available during their shopping workflow. Read More
Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
News / Online
Ixigo does its bit to get Indians vaccinated, integrates jab finder into app
By Kevin May | June 16, 2021
The country has suffered greatly in recent months from a variant of the COVID-19 virus known as Delta, triggering what is hoped will be a rapid acceleration of its vaccination program. Read More
What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
News / Distribution
What is corporate travel's sequel post-pandemic?
By Linda Fox | June 7, 2021
As business travelers look to get back on the road, what will change for better or worse post-pandemic? Read More