Itinerary Management


VIDEO: The future of travel packaging
VIDEO: The future of travel packaging
By PhocusWire  | June 5, 2018
Packaging, especially in Europe, has been shifting away from its traditional model for the best part of two decades - essentially since travel embraced the web. Read More
News | Online
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How new technologies can power smarter business travel
By Lydie Charpin - Amadeus | April 4, 2018
When context is everything, offering relevant information at the right time and place to the traveler is fundamental. When consumers are more empowered than ever before, travel technology needs to speak... Read More
News | Technology
Ctrip's "virtual team managers" assist every one in 10 travelers
Ctrip's "virtual team managers" assist every one in 10 travelers
By Jill Menze | March 12, 2018
Ctrip’s virtual team managers, or VTM, served more than 10 million of the online travel agency’s 300 million registered members in 2017. Read More
News | Online
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Travel management cos must embrace high-tech while maintaining high-touch services
By Mitra Sorrells | February 22, 2018
The role of travel management companies is evolving, driven by the rise of new technology and the changing demands of business travelers.   Read More
News | Technology
Decoding blockchain, part 3: Flight data management
Decoding blockchain, part 3: Flight data management
By Mitra Sorrells | February 19, 2018
Data sharing is a complicated - and sometimes disjointed - process in the air transport industry. The creation and storage of information for each flight is handled by multiple entities, at minimum the... Read More
News | Technology
Ryanair, Toncheng-Elong, TripIt and more news briefs today...
Ryanair, Toncheng-Elong, TripIt and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | January 30, 2018
Ryanair announces credit program… Toncheng-Elong adds wallet features… TripIt shares airport wait times… Choice Hotels debuts global reservation system… BCD Travel extends Amadeus partnership… Read More
Notated News | Technology
Investigation: How airlines gain an edge through pricing (Part Two)
Investigation: How airlines gain an edge through pricing (Part Two)
By Riccardo Boin and others - McKinsey | January 24, 2018
Taking attribute-level customization and applying it across all revenue categories to create a smarter RM model will enable airlines to create a potentially infinite number of price points. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
Amazon Go - why having this level of convenience is nerve-jangling
By Daniel Cooper - Engadget | January 23, 2018
Half a decade in the making, and after a year of intensive testing, Amazon's cashier-free convenience store is opening to the public. Read More
Notated News | Technology
Video: How a travel startup uses Blockchain as part of a wider service
Video: How a travel startup uses Blockchain as part of a wider service
By Kevin May | January 23, 2018
For all the talk of Blockchain-led services on the verge of disrupting the travel industry, there still seems to be very few brands putting it at the heart of what they do. Read More
News | Technology
Investigation: How airlines gain an edge through pricing (Part One)
Investigation: How airlines gain an edge through pricing (Part One)
By Riccardo Boin and others - McKinsey | January 22, 2018
Most airlines have optimized their core ticket costs. But as ancillary purchases represent an increasing percentage of customer spending airlines must rethink their revenue-management practices. Read More
Opinion | Distribution
UK-based Snaptrip raises £2.1M, acquires Last Minute Cottages
UK-based Snaptrip raises £2.1M, acquires Last Minute Cottages
By Jill Menze | January 12, 2018
With a recent investment round tallying £2.1 million, Snaptrip has acquired Last Minute Cottages and is expanding its footprint in the United Kingdom’s holiday rental market. Read More
News | Startups
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In The Big Chair - Aidan Brogan of Datalex
By Kevin May | December 5, 2017
Steering the company over the last five years (with 17 years before that as one of the senior management team), Aidan Brogan knows a thing or two about how quickly and, also, how slowly the world of... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Sygic takes majority share of Tripomatic, rebrands its travel app
Sygic takes majority share of Tripomatic, rebrands its travel app
By Sean O'Neil | April 27, 2016
Sygic, a maker of mobile navigation apps, took a 51% equity stake in Tripomatic, a Czech Republic-based startup that helps travelers create and book custom itineraries for an undisclosed sum. Sygic Read More
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Travelport’s MTT talks mobile app strategy for TMCs and itself
Travelport’s MTT talks mobile app strategy for TMCs and itself
By Sean O'Neil | November 11, 2015
Mobile Travel Technologies (MTT), a mobile platform provider to airlines, hotels, and travel management companies (TMCs), has been on a growth tear. Today MTT has about 170 employees, with a plan Read More
News | Technology
Roadmap wants to bring mobile context to road warriors
Roadmap wants to bring mobile context to road warriors
By Linda Fox | April 29, 2015
Roadmap, a new business-to-business itinerary management mobile application, is preparing for release in the US in a matter of months. The company (also called Roadmap) has grown out of Sound of Da Read More
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