Internet Of Things

DeepRoute gets $300M investment to expand robotaxi strategy
News / Technology
DeepRoute gets $300M investment to expand robotaxi strategy
By Kevin May | September 15, 2021
The U.S.-based company, which was founded just over two years ago, secured the Series B round from lead investor Alibaba Group. Read More
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
News / Technology
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
By Kevin May | September 10, 2021
Robotaxi services in the Bavarian city will be available via the Sixt app and on Moovit. Read More
softbank invests in yanolja
News / Online
SoftBank invests $1.7B into South Korean travel platform Yanolja
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2021
According to Yanolja, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the company achieved both net growth and gains in operating profit last year. Read More
Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
News / Technology
Former Uber exec leads $17.5M round into autonomous traffic management platform NoTraffic
By Jill Menze | July 14, 2021
NoTraffic uses artificial intelligence to modernize traffic management and save cities on infrastructure and traffic management costs. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 69 - Dean Donovan of DiamondStream Partners
By PhocusWire | June 18, 2021
After playing a central role in the creation of Mexico's first low-cost carrier, DiamondStream is now an important player in the development of companies and next-generation technology in the mobility... Read More
Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Not all tech fads have a place in travel
By PhocusWire | June 11, 2021
NFTs are probably at the very thinnest end of a useful wedge right now but travel brands need at the very least to be keeping one eye on the bigger trends in the tech space. Read More
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
News / Technology
Is there a role for NFTs in travel?
By Jill Menze | June 9, 2021
Non-fungible tokens could present an opportunity for travelers to gain clout and for providers to connect with their audiences. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why technology is the key to getting the world moving again
By David Taylor - Publicis Sapient | May 25, 2021
As it emerges from crisis, the travel industry should not consider a return to normal but rather rebuild itself with the future in mind.  Read More
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News / Technology
Vancouver Airport creates technology testbed for new revenue streams
By Linda Fox | April 23, 2021
The Canadian airport is looking at ways to leverage its assets differently while much of its operations remains on hold because of the pandemic. Read More
Cruise autonomous vehicle brand tops up earlier round with new $750M investment
News / Technology
Cruise autonomous vehicle brand tops up earlier round with new $750M investment
By Kevin May | April 20, 2021
In January this year, Microsoft led a $2 billion funding round as part of a long-term strategic relationship to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. Read More
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News / Technology
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
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
Opinion / Technology
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
By Max Starkov - hospitality consultant and strategist | February 16, 2021
There is a clear deficit of proper hospitality industry education in digital technology and the latest technology innovations, trends and best practices. Read More
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News / Technology
Casai talks technology investment and data-driven decisions
By Linda Fox | February 10, 2021
For a company that set its strategy on offering smart rentals - its name translates as smart home - it concedes a need to ensure the business is getting the basics right. Read More
anand krishnan-ibs-software
Interview / Technology
In The Big Chair - Anand Krishnan of IBS Software
By Jill Menze | February 4, 2021
In 2018, Anand Krishnan was brought on as CEO of IBS Software, a leading SaaS solutions provider managing mission-critical operations for airlines, airports, hotels and cruise companies. Read More
Microsoft bets on autonomous vehicle tech with investment in GM's Cruise
News / Technology
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