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Holidu raises $45M in Series D funding
By Mitra Sorrells | May 12, 2021
Holidu says the new funding will be used to accelerate the growth of its vacation rental search engine and its vacation rental software business, Bookiply. Read More
News | Online
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Facial recognition company Paravision raises $23M
May 12, 2021
Paravision’s technology provides touchless identification used for security and access in travel, workplaces, retail and more.   Read More
News | Technology
Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
Amadeus revenues halve in early 2021, vaccine programs offer hope
By Kevin May | May 7, 2021
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the first quarter of the year compared to the corresponding three months in 2020. Read More
News | Distribution
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
Debunking myths around hotel lobby kiosks
By Branigan Mulcahy - Virdee | May 7, 2021
Kiosks serve an important role in the hotel lobby today and will continue to do so even after COVID issues subside. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Aruba tests blockchain-enabled COVID credential app
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
The Aruba Health App, developed by SITA and Indicio.tech, aims to preserve traveler privacy and eliminate fraud. Read More
News | Technology
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How testing, transparency and technology can reduce COVID risk in air travel
By Timothy O'Neil-Dunne - 777 Partners | May 3, 2021
For a safe flying environment to exist, we must stop COVID-positive transports; for now that is unrealistic, so testing on arrival must be the start. Read More
Opinion | Online
FPG acquires rival TSA Solutions to expand hotel tech and revenue optimization tools
FPG acquires rival TSA Solutions to expand hotel tech and revenue optimization tools
By Kevin May | April 28, 2021
The deal is being touted as a means for FPG to bolster its portfolio of services in hospitality, previously including hotel software, front desk services and revenue optimization. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
By PhocusWire | April 27, 2021
Airlines and their partners have to consider numerous options as they attempt to get aircraft back in the skies and put passengers onboard. Read More
News | Technology
Trip.com partners with Amadeus to power recovery initiatives
Trip.com partners with Amadeus to power recovery initiatives
By Jill Menze | April 20, 2021
The Amadeus Custom Search solution, which is powered by Amadeus cloud technology, will enable Trip.com’s platforms to manage increasing online activity, plus scale to meet demand. Read More
News | Technology
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Entrust privacy software company acquires travel specialist WorldReach
By Mitra Sorrells | April 20, 2021
WorldReach founder and CEO Gordon Wilson will continue to lead the company as an Entrust business. Read More
News | Technology
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Princess Cruises wants remote workers to live on its tech-enabled ships
By Mitra Sorrells | April 14, 2021
Now with its entire fleet equipped with its MedallionNet Wi-Fi system, Princess Cruises says it wants remote workers to come live and work on its ships. Read More
News | Technology
Singapore-based Port gets pre-seed investment for "remote travel" concept
Singapore-based Port gets pre-seed investment for "remote travel" concept
By Mitra Sorrells | April 7, 2021
Port connects users with guides around the world who enable them to experience destinations and business events through video calls rather than being there in-person. Read More
News | Startups
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Sherpa launches maps that track COVID-related travel policies
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2021
Travel brands can integrate the map into their websites and apps, and it can be accessed directly from the Sherpa website. Read More
News | Online
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Xie Zhu lands $46M for smart hotel technology
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2021
This latest investment comes on top of $37 million in funding announced in January 2020. Read More
News | Technology
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Apaleo adds €4.5M in Series A investment in hotel technology
By Linda Fox | April 1, 2021
Apaleo says it has continued to grow and gain customers despite the pandemic. Read More
News | Startups
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