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Middle East countries accelerate quantum computing research
Middle East countries accelerate quantum computing research
By Alicia Buller - Computer Weekly  | April 1, 2019
Universities in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have launched quantum computing research groups to cultivate homegrown knowledge of the tech. Read More
Notated News | Technology
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The wake-up call in security that travel brands need to listen to
By Linda Fox | April 1, 2019
Security breaches in travel are rising - IBM gives some indication as to the reasons why and how much it can cost. Read More
News | Technology
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As Amadeus embarks on cloud journey, Expedia keeps it real
By Linda Fox | March 28, 2019
Amadeus has begun migrating services to the cloud beginning with its Master Pricer shopping technology. Read More
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Tim Berners-Lee laments state of the web but offers hope for travel brands
Tim Berners-Lee laments state of the web but offers hope for travel brands
By Linda Fox | March 27, 2019
The iconic figure in the history of digital communications envisions a re-decentralized travel industry where consumer data is held on a Solid Pod. Read More
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Activity tech provider BookingKit secures multimillion-euro round
Activity tech provider BookingKit secures multimillion-euro round
By Kevin May | March 26, 2019
The investment in the Germany-based company comes just over a year after its Series B round from the same backers. Read More
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Mobile technology, customer acquisition among top challenges for ground transit operators
Mobile technology, customer acquisition among top challenges for ground transit operators
By Jill Menze | March 26, 2019
According to a survey from CellPoint Mobile, ground transit operators in the United States are struggling to keep up with consumer demand for a seamless, mobile-first transportation experience. Read More
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Women's Leadership: Out with soft skills, in with strategic skills
Women's Leadership: Out with soft skills, in with strategic skills
By Kirsteene Phelan - Rome2Rio  | March 26, 2019
The use of terms like "soft skills" in business is a disservice to all in online travel, particularly to women. Here's why it's time to redefine the skill set. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: How a gamification app can find a role in tourism
VIDEO: How a gamification app can find a role in tourism
By Kevin May | March 22, 2019
Gamification of tech services is not an entirely new concept in the travel industry but the capabilities of smartphones and their mobile networks has certainly improved the quality of some of the apps. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: How tourism boards tackle the digitalization of activities
VIDEO: How tourism boards tackle the digitalization of activities
By Kevin May | March 21, 2019
A tourism office explains how technologies such as blockchain, data management and others will reshape the role of these important organizations In the future. Read More
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Amadeus buys bag-drop tech provider ICM Airport Technics
Amadeus buys bag-drop tech provider ICM Airport Technics
By Kevin May | March 21, 2019
Australia-based ICM Airport Technics is now part of the Amadeus family of brands after an acquisition announced this week. Read More
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VIDEO: Trekksoft on Google and a shifting market in activities
VIDEO: Trekksoft on Google and a shifting market in activities
By Kevin May | March 20, 2019
Software vendors for tour and activity suppliers have a unique spot in the sector - an ability to gauge their customer requirements and understand what consumers want. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
VIDEO: Personalization and its impact on hotels - past, present and future
By Kevin May | March 19, 2019
The road to personalization in travel has been a slow one, and now, it seems, with technology and 24/7 connections with guests, the opportunity is even greater. Read More
News | Technology
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Women in aviation: Why a diverse workforce is necessary to drive tech innovation
By Jill Menze | March 18, 2019
At the Aviation Summit 2019, four female airline CIOs discussed how having more women in leadership roles is critical to driving advancements in technology. Read More
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SITA baggage tracking Aeromexico chatbot
Aeromexico enables automated baggage tracking via chatbot
By Mitra Sorrells | March 12, 2019
  Aeromexico is the first airline to integrate SITA’s artificial intelligence-powered baggage tracking system into its passenger chatbot. Read More
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Marriott CEO Sorenson Senate panel cyber breach
Marriott CEO: Source of attack still unknown, encryption and decentralization may be future solution
By Mitra Sorrells | March 7, 2019
Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson testified before a U.S. Senate subcommittee regarding the cyber attack on Starwood's guest reservation system. Read More
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