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Microsoft bets on autonomous vehicle tech with investment in GM's Cruise
Microsoft bets on autonomous vehicle tech with investment in GM's Cruise
By Jill Menze | January 21, 2021
Microsoft is backing a $2 billion funding round for General Motors’ driverless car unit Cruise as part of a long-term strategic relationship. Read More
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How Amazon Web Services wants to aid travel brands in recovery
How Amazon Web Services wants to aid travel brands in recovery
By Jill Menze | December 16, 2020
Through its new Competency Partner program and work with organizations like Star Alliance, AWS is helping travel brands address new demands brought on by COVID-19. Read More
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Autonomous vehicles and natural language processing on travel's 2021 watchlist
By Linda Fox | December 9, 2020
A report from Lux Research tips 12 technologies to watch in 2021, with the travel industry already beginning to deploy a number of them. Read More
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Forter secures $125M funding for digital fraud prevention tech
Forter secures $125M funding for digital fraud prevention tech
By Kevin May | December 7, 2020
The round brings the total invested in U.S.-based Forter to $225 million over five rounds, with its most recent being a $50 million Series D via March Capital. Read More
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How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
How tech can evolve the outdated $50B temporary housing sector
By Vivi Cahyadi - AltoVita | December 1, 2020
Although technology has transformed the operation and distribution of hotel and vacation rental sectors, there's one area left to be connected: the $50 billion temporary housing market. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2020
The travel and hospitality communications platform for the post-pandemic era. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: How aviation can unravel itself from travel's deepest crisis
VIDEO: How aviation can unravel itself from travel's deepest crisis
By Kevin May | October 19, 2020
Speaking at Phocuswright Europe 2020, Sergio Colella (SITA) and Rafael Schvartzman (IATA) discuss shifting trends that they need to navigate quickly, new standards and technical... Read More
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Touchless tech: Cruise lines adapt to prepare for a healthy return to sailing
By Mitra Sorrells | September 17, 2020
While cruising remains on hold for many lines, companies are finding news ways to add contactless solutions into the guest experience to minimize risk in the future. Read More
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VIDEO: New Reality With... Nancy Rademaker of Nexxworks
By PhocusWire | August 21, 2020
The next guest on the New Reality With... series is Nancy Rademaker, partner at Nexxworks, one of Europe's leading consultancies looking at digital transformation and business strategy. Read More
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Spotta nets $1.2M to bring its hotel pest control tech to new markets
By Linda Fox | July 30, 2020
Spotta has raised a seed round to put towards expansion and the launch of new services. Read More
News | Startups
How I Got Here, episode 28 - Michael Driedger of Operto
How I Got Here, episode 28 - Michael Driedger of Operto
By PhocusWire | March 12, 2020
Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May from PhocusWire talk with Micheal Driedger, co-founder and CEO of Canada-based Operto, about bringing high-end tech to private accommodation and hotels. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Changi Airport, Accenture create "digital factory" to improve airport experience and operations
By Mitra Sorrells | March 11, 2020
Changi Airport Group and Accenture operate a “digital factory” in the airport to improve the traveler experience and airport operations. Read More
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Smart hotel specialist Xie Zhu Technology overcomes "capital winter" to raise $37M
By Steven Lerner | January 17, 2020
Xie Zhu Technology says it will use the funding for technology research and development, expanding into new markets in Southeast Asia and to prepare for a potential IPO in 2020.   Read More
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Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
Airports in 2020 and beyond - it's not just all about the airlines
By Benoit Verbaere - SITA  | December 24, 2019
Over the next decade, we will witness an exponentially accelerated pace of change as digital native passengers and airport staff embrace transformative technologies. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Coast Autonomous
Hot 25 Startups 2020: Coast Autonomous
By PhocusWire | November 18, 2019
Coast Autonomous is bringing low-speed driverless shuttle vehicles to different campuses, cities and airports around the world. Read More
Interview | Startups
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