Machine Learning

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News / Technology
Outdoorsy harnesses Google Cloud to support customer growth
By Linda Fox | October 4, 2021
Outdoorsy is using Google Cloud to help it scale up, building on its experience of the pandemic. Read More
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
News / Technology
Sixt and Intel unite for autonomous taxi vehicle launch
By Kevin May | September 10, 2021
Robotaxi services in the Bavarian city will be available via the Sixt app and on Moovit. Read More
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News / Technology
Microsoft, OYO partner to develop travel products and tech
By Mitra Sorrells | September 9, 2021
Along with announcing that the companies will work together to create "next-gen travel and hospitality products and technologies," Microsoft acknowledges a recent equity investment in OYO.   Read More
The next steps for travel are long and led by digital
Opinion / Technology
The next steps for travel are long and led by digital
By Koen Deryckere and Emily Weiss - Accenture | September 6, 2021
Why collaboration and investment in cloud and digital technology will make travel companies future-ready. Read More
VIDEO: That’s the way the web cookie crumbles
News / Technology
VIDEO: That’s the way the web cookie crumbles
By PhocusWire | September 3, 2021
Third-party cookies, in particular, are an important part of the travel marketer's strategy to understand more about those who might be interested in services. But not for long. Read More
The state of digital advertising in travel
News / Online
The state of digital advertising in travel
By Jill Menze | August 24, 2021
A new report from Sojern seeks to understand how COVID-19 has impacted budget, ad spend, allocation by channel and how advertisers are thinking about the future of ad tech. Read More
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News / Startups
Travel startup investment to hit $44B in 2021
By Linda Fox | August 23, 2021
The number of travel and mobility startups grew 5% in 2021, according to Lufthansa Innovation Hub. Read More
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
News / Technology
How COVID-19 has changed travel's chief technology officers
By Linda Fox | August 19, 2021
Travel CTOs have had to acquire new skills, upend their priority list and think carefully about how to combine new tech with legacy systems and practices, for maximum efficiency. Read More
Lyft and Ford unite to push autonomous ride-hailing services at scale
News / Technology
Lyft and Ford unite to push autonomous ride-hailing services at scale
By Kevin May | July 26, 2021
The motor manufacturing giant will deploy its vehicles and safety drivers, using Argo AI's autonomous driving software, on the Lyft network of services. Read More
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News / Startups
E-commerce fraud fighter Nethone raises $6.7M
By Mitra Sorrells | July 19, 2021
Nethone, a Poland-based startup that provides fraud protection technology for travel suppliers, says it will use the funding to accelerate its go-to-market efforts and to develop new features.   Read More
mobility-travel-tech
Opinion / Technology
The intersection of travel and mobility requires a big effort on tech
By David Litwak - Ground Control | June 21, 2021
In order for integration businesses, or marketplaces, to exist you need to have enough of the industry onboarded and accessible - especially as mobility and travel come close together. Read More
Knowland appoints Jeff Bzdawka as new CEO
News / Technology
Knowland appoints Jeff Bzdawka as new CEO
By Kevin May | June 14, 2021
Jeff Bzdawka is a veteran hotel and technology executive, most recently serving as senior vice president of global hotel technology at the hotel chain. Read More
Zytlyn raises $2.5M for travel data prediction platform
News / Technology
Zytlyn raises $2.5M for travel data prediction platform
By Kevin May | June 11, 2021
The Switzerland-based company, which specializes in data analytics to the travel sector, has secured its debut round from Plug & Play Ventures, Century Oak and the Geneva Foundation for... Read More
VIDEO: Fighting fraud in vacation rentals
News / Online
VIDEO: Fighting fraud in vacation rentals
By PhocusWire | June 7, 2021
Speaking during PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security, Expedia Group's James Cassidy explains how booking vacation homes via an intermediary comes with certain protections. Read More
Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
News / Technology
Operto acquires fellow hospitality tech provider VRScheduler
By Kevin May | June 3, 2021
VRScheduler is known for its property management tools for vacation rentals, including bookings and distribution through major third parties, payments, forecasting, staff and resource services,... Read More