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Build now, pay later: How a reimagined booking experience can build customer confidence
Build now, pay later: How a reimagined booking experience can build customer confidence
By Dan Archer - Freestyle | May 13, 2021
A “build now, pay later” concept offers consumers the freedom they’re after, and could help the recovery of the travel industry. Read More
Opinion | Online
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
By Kevin May | May 5, 2021
Infare and Air Cube - headquartered in Denmark and France respectively - first cemented a strategic partnership in 2015. Read More
News | Technology
Lyft offloads self-driving car unit to Toyota
Lyft offloads self-driving car unit to Toyota
By Jill Menze | April 27, 2021
Lyft is selling its self-driving vehicle division to Woven Planet Holdings, a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, for $550 million. Read More
News | Online
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TripAbrood adds £645,000 in seed funding for AI-powered assistant
By Linda Fox | April 26, 2021
Family travel assistant TripAbrood plans to use its latest funding to launch its product to the U.K. market. Read More
News | Startups
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
Personalization will power the next era of hospitality
Personalization will power the next era of hospitality
By Rod Jimenez - SHR | April 16, 2021
After a year of dreaming about travel, guests will return to hotels with high expectations and hoteliers can't miss the opportunity to provide exceptional guest experiences. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
News | Technology
Leisure travel to lead airline recovery, but demand can’t do it alone
Leisure travel to lead airline recovery, but demand can’t do it alone
By Aditi Mehta - PROS | March 23, 2021
Appealing to travelers will be increasingly important and a digital strategy built around customers and where, how and when they want to engage, will be the key to successfully gaining the loyalty and... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Optibus rings the bell on $107M transportation tech investment
By Kevin May | March 18, 2021
The Series C round, courtesy of Bessemer Venture Partners and Insight Partners, brings the total raised by the Israel-based company to $160 million. Read More
News | Technology
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Airlines turn to traveler intent data to forecast demand
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2021
As restrictions lift and travel recovers, historical booking data can no longer be relied on. Read More
News | Distribution
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
TravelTech Show scheduled for September global marathon
By PhocusWire | March 4, 2021
The organizers believe that by this time the industry will be well on the road to recovery and the community will be ready to come together to share ideas and explore new ways of working towards... Read More
News | Technology
Sitecore acquires travel personalization platform Boxever
Sitecore acquires travel personalization platform Boxever
By Kevin May | March 3, 2021
Boxever was created in 2011 and built a digital optimization platform to use a brand's user data and combine it with artificial intelligence techniques to provide customer up-sell and cross-sell... Read More
News | Technology
How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
How Big Data can drive hotel value and loyalty
By Laurent Idrac - Hapi | March 1, 2021
Hotels may know about their guests pre‐stay and post‐stay, but they’re often missing out on the most important part of the journey: personalizing the experience while on property. Read More
Opinion | 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
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
News | Technology
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