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Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
By PhocusWire | January 21, 2022
Applications of metaverse and NFT technologies in travel are vague at best. Read More
VIDEO: Unraveling the complex world of airline distribution
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Unraveling the complex world of airline distribution
By PhocusWire | January 21, 2022
Sabre’s Traci Mercer explains that while attitudes around NDC have changed, there are still gaps in alignment. Read More
What NFTs and the metaverse mean for airline loyalty programs
Opinion / Technology
What NFTs and the metaverse mean for airline loyalty programs
By Joseph Vito DeLuca - Kambr | January 19, 2022
While NFT and metaverse technologies are in their infancy, they have the potential to reimagine airline loyalty programs. Read More
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News / Technology
Airports trade group displeased about 5G agreement
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | January 13, 2022
Airports Council International North America CEO Kevin Burke said the list of airports getting a 5G buffer zone is largely irrelevant. Read More
VIDEO: The intersection of politics, policy and planning
News / Technology
VIDEO: The intersection of politics, policy and planning
By PhocusWire | January 6, 2022
Behavioral shifts, new business models, political divides, legislation and regulations complicate destination management, creating a ripple effect throughout the travel ecosystem. Read More
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News / Startups
Travel startup founders on the complexities of fundraising
By Mitra Sorrells | January 6, 2022
With investors showing more interest in travel, founders explain how they make decisions about fundraising. Read More
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News / Technology
Clear acquires virtual queuing tech company Whyline
By Jill Menze | January 5, 2022
Whyline’s software allows users to see live wait-times to enter a queue remotely. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Travel applications of decentralized digital ID
By PhocusWire | January 5, 2022
In the recent PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation online event, two experts explain how SSI and DDID will transform the travel experience.  Read More
VIDEO: Buddy - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Technology
VIDEO: Buddy - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 17, 2021
Buddy's insurance gateway connects platforms with any insurance product to include in your booking path. Read More
PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation
News / Technology
PhocusWire Pulse: Emerging Innovation
By PhocusWire | December 15, 2021
For our ninth event this year, we focus on emerging innovation as it relates to technology and processes impacting on the travel, tourism and hospitality sector in 2022. Read More
Weather tech shines as Sensible Weather raises $4M, Tomorrow.io plots SPAC IPO
News / Technology
Weather tech shines as Sensible Weather raises $4M, Tomorrow.io plots SPAC IPO
By Jill Menze | December 13, 2021
Sensible Weather offers consumers assurance when booking, while JetBlue Technology Ventures-backed Tomorrow.io minimizes operational airport disruptions. Read More
VIDEO: Amadeus on recovery trends and startup areas to watch
News / Startups
VIDEO: Amadeus on recovery trends and startup areas to watch
By PhocusWire | December 9, 2021
Seasonality as been impacted and a much later decision process on destinations from consumers is a new reality, with direct implications for technology and specifically artificial intelligence. Read More
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News / Startups
Easol lands $25M for experiences tech platform
By Linda Fox | December 8, 2021
The investment was led by Tiger Global and follows seed funding of $4.5 million announced earlier this year. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: Concur founder Steve Singh on next-gen business travel
By PhocusWire | December 8, 2021
Investor Steve Singh discusses why he's optimistic about the future of business travel - and how both the technology architecture and the business models will change in the years ahead. Read More
VIDEO: NoiseAware - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: NoiseAware - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 7, 2021
A sensor + software platform developed to measure noise levels, detect sustained disruptive noise, and resolve noise nuisances in short-term rentals, hotels and multifamily residences. Read More