Internet Of Things

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News / Technology
Operto lands $25M, adds HotelTonight's Shank to board
By Linda Fox | March 20, 2023
The investment in the Canada-based startup was led by Centana Growth Partners with Thayer Ventures, FUSE, Blackpines Capital Partners and Derive Ventures also participating. Read More
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News / Technology
Airlines plan tech investment boost to drive efficiency
By Linda Fox | January 31, 2023
The latest SITA report on aviation technology reveals investment priorities including cybersecurity initiatives and cloud services. Read More
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News / Technology
Roomnet launches innovation lab to develop hotel tech
By Kathryn Walson | January 20, 2023
Roomnet's new lab is dedicated to testing and integrating cutting-edge technology that it says will shape the hotels of the future. Read More
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News / Technology
Operto adds digital key capabilities with acquisition of STAYmyway
By Linda Fox | November 3, 2022
Spain-based STAYmyway announced an exclusive partnership with Accor for the group’s Accor Key program last year; Operto will now accelerate the rollout of the program. Read More
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From Our Partners / Technology
How outsourcing tech innovation can fuel success for travel brands
By PhocusWire | October 31, 2022
DataArt's Greg Abbott explains how the company works behind-the-scenes to help companies across all sectors of travel create effective, innovative technology solutions. Read More
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News / Online
Rakuten India partners with InterGlobe Technology Quotient to develop travel tech solutions
By Kathryn Walson | September 16, 2022
Rakuten India will help ITQ grow its travel tech offerings through AI, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain and the Internet of Things. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
3 hospitality tech predictions for the new era of travel
By Elaine Shuck - Aruba | September 12, 2022
Improved connectivity, the use of cognitive computing with AI and even emerging digital worlds inside the metaverse are shaping the future of hospitality.    Read More
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News / Technology
China’s Ruqi Mobility raises $153M for autonomous vehicle push
By Mitra Sorrells | April 26, 2022
Ruqi Mobility says it will use this round of financing to accelerate the development of its Robotaxi autonomous vehicle services. Read More
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News / Technology
Valpas scurries off with €1.6M for bed bug tech solution
By Jill Menze | April 14, 2022
Valpas’ IoT-enabled bed legs trap bed bugs and alert hotel staff. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Metaverse requires a big change in perception to be accepted
By PhocusWire | March 25, 2022
The concept will need more than the promise of showcasing a destination or service for it to truly replace the physical enjoyments that travel can provide. Read More
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News / Technology
Why it's time for travel to enter the metaverse
By Mitra Sorrells | March 24, 2022
Web3 consultant Steve Bambury says the virtual world of the metaverse is very real, and travel brands should act now to create a presence in it. Read More
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News / Technology
Vacasa adds smart-home tech to all properties
By Mitra Sorrells | February 24, 2022
Vacasa is covering the cost to install smart locks, custom Wi-Fi routers and noise-monitoring systems in its 35,000 homes. Read More
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News / Technology
Operto locks in $12M funding round for accommodation tech
By Kevin May | February 22, 2022
Operto will use the investment - its first publicly disclosed round - to further develop its Connect operation system, as well as expand into other accommodation verticals and countries. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Ten trends shaping contactless tech in travel
By Nadav Cornberg - Virdee | February 9, 2022
As we head into 2022, here are some critical areas of focus to consider as brands consider implementing contactless guest experiences.   Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: How SSI eliminates friction, adds control for travelers
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2022
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of technology professionals discuss the benefits of self-sovereign digital identity for the travel industry - both for suppliers and consumers. Read More