IT Services


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Software-driven hotel brand Life House raises $30M, led by Thayer Ventures
By Mitra Sorrells | January 24, 2020
The Series B round will be used to grow Life House's boutique hotels business and management services. Read More
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Sabre goes all-in with Google Cloud for infrastructure and analytics
Sabre goes all-in with Google Cloud for infrastructure and analytics
By Linda Fox | January 24, 2020
The distribution and technology giant says new services and “operational agility” are part of the plan, with Google Cloud becoming its preferred cloud provider as well as a “broader strategic partner.” Read More
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Sabre partners with Accor to develop property management and reservations platform
By Linda Fox | January 23, 2020
Sabre is working with Accor on the development of what the distribution company is calling a “full-service property management capability.” Read More
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ARC boosts corporate travel services with majority stake in NuTravel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2020
ARC has taken a majority stake in NuTravel to accelerate delivery of omnichannel solutions for corporate travel. Read More
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Travel tech pros put sustainability behind economy as key challenges for 2020
By Linda Fox | January 9, 2020
A Travel Technology Europe survey highlights economic uncertainty as the greatest challenge facing the industry - but sustainability and climate change follow close behind. Read More
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VIDEO: Delta's plan to trial personalized passenger information screens in airports
By Linda Fox | January 8, 2020
During a keynote at CES this week, Delta CEO Ed Bastian highlights some of the tech initiatives the carrier is developing. Read More
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Coupa Software acquires corporate travel technology provider Yapta
By Mitra Sorrells | January 8, 2020
Business spend management software company Coupa has acquired Yapta, which provides airfare and hotel price assurance technology. Read More
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Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
Origo builds out travel division with acquisition of The Booking Factory
By Linda Fox | December 27, 2019
PMS-tech specialist The Booking Factor has been acquired by Origo, an Icelandic IT company. Read More
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Travel tech: A glimpse into the future
Travel tech: A glimpse into the future
By PhocusWire | December 24, 2019
Travel Technology Europe is back for its 17th year on February 26-27, 2020, and will once again be offering visitors a glimpse into the future of travel marketing, booking and technology.  Read More
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VIDEO: Fly Money - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Fly Money - Summit pitch Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | December 18, 2019
Helping travelers pay like locals: Aggregating and pre-ordering all local payment methods to use during vacations - mobile, cash and cards. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Norwegian targets more personalization across every passenger channel
By Linda Fox | December 11, 2019
Norwegian Air Shuttle is putting a personalization strategy in place after signing a five-year partnership with Boxever. Read More
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Nobody wants to be a support ticket - power of real-time comms and service recovery
Nobody wants to be a support ticket - power of real-time comms and service recovery
By Ford Blakely - Zingle  | December 2, 2019
In our real-time economy, even the slightest delay or missed expectation can be the difference between a positive or negative guest experience. Read More
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VIDEO: Exosonic - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
VIDEO: Exosonic - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2019
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2019
Exosonic is bringing supersonic transport back by muting the sonic boom.  Read More
Interview | Startups
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Hahn Air issues first airline ticket via Winding Tree blockchain
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2019
Germany's Hahn Air says it has issued the first blockchain-powered air ticket. Read More
News | Distribution
Amadeus talks trends, Innovation and platform
Amadeus talks trends, Innovation and platform
By Mark Bedard  | November 18, 2019
If the current hospitality industry could be summed up in a single word it could be this: evolution. Nearly everything we know about the guest and the industry is evolving. Read More
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