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VIDEO: Quicket.io - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Quicket.io - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 17, 2019
Quicket demonstrates what could be possible if there are no legacy technology constraints for speech and face recognition, virtual and augmented reality, and machine-learning advancement in mobile computing.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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On The Beach makes NDC direct connection with Emirates to assist long-haul push
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2019
The online travel agency is claiming it is the first in the U.K. to have a direct connection with Emirates via the carrier’s NDC API.... Read More
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Urban Airship acquires Accengage for Europe mobile marketing push
By Linda Fox | January 16, 2019
Urban Airship has acquired Accengage to boost its mobile marketing capabilities and strengthen its presence in Europe.... Read More
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Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
Polarsteps walks away with €3M investment round
By Kevin May | January 16, 2019
INKEF Capital has backed the Netherlands-based company - an app that helps travelers track and share their trips.... Read More
News | Startups
CEO interview Dreamlines Felix Schneider
In The Big Chair - Felix Schneider of Dreamlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 16, 2019
Dreamlines, with €107 million in funding over seven rounds, is the largest online travel agency for cruises that is based outside North America. ... Read More
Interview | Online
WEBINAR ALERT! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
WEBINAR ALERT! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
By PhocusWire | January 16, 2019
Amadeus will explain how you can improve customer relationship management across your entire hotel portfolio by leveraging data to better connect with guests, filling guest rooms and function space and delivering memorable experiences.... Read More
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VIDEO: iinside - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: iinside - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 16, 2019
This travel API platform creates better, data-driven travel experiences for OTA, ride-share and airline apps.... Read More
Interview | Technology
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How cognitive technologies might evolve in travel in 2019
By Linda Fox | January 15, 2019
Deloitte says the use of cognitive technologies, such as natural language processing, machine learning and speed recognition, will widen in 2019.... Read More
News | Technology
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
From investors to incubators - a look inside the vast travel startup ecosystem
By Kevin May | January 15, 2019
A five-year examination of the sector reveals a wide array of incubators, investors and communities dedicated to helping new businesses in the travel industry.... Read More
News | Startups
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Pinterest creates “travel personas” to help marketers drive conversions
By Mitra Sorrells | January 15, 2019
Pinterest has developed discrete user personas to help travel brands target their marketing campaigns to its 250 million monthly users.... Read More
News | Online
TripAdvisor launches Sponsored Placements for Experiences, giving Bokun suppliers top visibility
TripAdvisor launches Sponsored Placements for Experiences, giving Bokun suppliers top visibility
By Jill Menze | January 15, 2019
TripAdvisor is introducing Sponsored Placements to its Experiences division - specifically, to qualified Bokun suppliers.... Read More
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VIDEO: PKFare - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: PKFare - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 15, 2019
A B2B travel marketplace driven by machine learning technology crashes the barriers and flattens the trades in travel industry.... Read More
Interview | Distribution
Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
Halo Travel unveiled to bring booking and payments via voice assistant
By Linda Fox | January 14, 2019
WEX and AI.io have partnered to launch Halo Travel, a voice-activated travel booking assistant.... Read More
News | Technology
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Inside cruise, part 2: Digging into distribution
By Mitra Sorrells | January 14, 2019
In the second part of our series on cruise, we analyze the sector's distribution model and future outlook.... Read More
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Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
Ryanair closes key part of "Amazon Of Travel" strategy: Ryanair Holidays
By Kevin May | January 14, 2019
The product was a major component of the low-cost carrier's strategy to dive deep into the world of airline retail - but the service has come to an end after just two years.... Read More
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