IT Services

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News / Startups
Fetcherr partners with Azul Airlines to pilot pricing optimization system
By Jill Menze | September 29, 2022
Since incorporating Fetcherr’s technologies into its existing revenue management processes, Azul Airlines says it has already seen improved revenue performance and optimized workflows. Read More
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News / Startups
B2C versus B2B travel startup funding tells an interesting story
By Phocuswright | September 26, 2022
The share of B2C versus B2B funding has trended toward B2B companies for years, and in 2021 B2B funding hit its highest share ever, at 39%. Read More
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Interview / Distribution
Q&A: Amadeus on the changing face of airline distribution
By Linda Fox | September 23, 2022
In this Q&A, Decius Valmorbida, president of Amadeus’ travel unit, discusses how the company is ditching the old, transaction-based treatment of customers in favor of a new,... Read More
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News / Online
Google Search adds train bookings, eco-filters for hotel and air
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2022
Travelers can now book train tickets directly from Google Search and can filter hotel and flight results based on the property's eco-certification or a flight's emission data. Read More
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News / Technology
CLEAR makes foray into hotels via Virdee partnership
By Jill Menze | September 20, 2022
The partnership between CLEAR and Virdee allows travelers to bypass the front desk and check in by showing a photo at a hotel kiosk. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Voicing optimism about the future of travel call centers
By Markus Stumpe - Cruisewatch | September 16, 2022
Travel brands can benefit from a hybrid model where data forms a bridge between human agents and technology. Read More
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News / Online
Rakuten India partners with InterGlobe Technology Quotient to develop travel tech solutions
By Kathryn Walson | September 16, 2022
Rakuten India will help ITQ grow its travel tech offerings through AI, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain and the Internet of Things. Read More
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News / Technology
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts introduces mobile tipping app
By Kathryn Walson | September 15, 2022
Once a hotel opts-in to the béné platform, guests can tip the employee of their choice by scanning a QR code during their stay. Read More
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News / Technology
My Method... How Staycity went from pen and paper to tech-driven operations
By Lloyd Green - Staycity | September 14, 2022
Staycity enlisted Optii Solutions to help the hotel company improve productivity and efficiency across housekeeping and operations. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
3 hospitality tech predictions for the new era of travel
By Elaine Shuck - Aruba | September 12, 2022
Improved connectivity, the use of cognitive computing with AI and even emerging digital worlds inside the metaverse are shaping the future of hospitality.    Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why airport self-service technology is crucial now
By Richard Dinkelmann - ICM Airport Technics | September 2, 2022
Forward-thinking airports are embracing self-service technology, resulting in increased efficiency and an improved passenger experience.  Read More
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News / Technology
Vouch launches pre-arrival platform for hotels to earn revenue via upselling
By Kathryn Walson | August 31, 2022
Hotels maintain full control of pricing and inventory on offerings, including room upgrades, spa packages and third-party ancillary services. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
Report: Enabling a digital experience with a guest-centric hotel tech stack
By Cristina Polo | August 29, 2022
Today, a PMS should not only dictate hotel operations processes but also support a guest-centric approach. Read More
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News / Startups
Shackle raises $5.5M to digitize the hotel guest experience
By Jill Menze | August 23, 2022
Founded in 2020, Shackle helps hotels streamline operations by integrating backend systems into its guest-facing app. Read More
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News / Technology
Connect&GO raises $17M to expand attractions tech offering
By Mitra Sorrells | August 17, 2022
The Montreal-based technology company is aiming to double its revenue and number of installations each year. Read More