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Cruise autonomous vehicle brand tops up earlier round with new $750M investment
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
News | Technology
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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
Is hospitality ready to service the digitally savvy travel consumer?
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
Opinion | Technology
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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
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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
Interview | Technology
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
News | Technology
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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
News | Technology
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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
News | Technology
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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
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