Sounding Off: New innovations don't always spell the end of old ones
Sounding Off: New innovations don't always spell the end of old ones
By PhocusWire | July 23, 2021
An additional tool in a provider or traveler’s toolbox does not eliminate the need for similar solutions. Read More
Interview | Technology
U.K. banking app Revolut launches travel booking product
U.K. banking app Revolut launches travel booking product
By Jill Menze | July 22, 2021
Fintech startup Revolut has launched a travel product called Stays that allows customers to book trips and receive 10% instant cash back. Read More
News | Technology
Leisure Pass Group rebrands as Go City
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2021
Go City provides contactless, mobile passes for entry to more than 1,000 attractions, tours, museums, observation decks, cruises, theme parks and other experiences. Read More
News | Distribution
Bbot lands $15M for hospitality ordering and payment service
By Linda Fox | July 22, 2021
The latest raise brings Bbot's total to just over $22 million following a $4 million investment announced in January this year. Read More
News | Startups
Amadeus launches IBM Digital Health Pass for COVID document verification
By Mitra Sorrells | July 22, 2021
Amadeus is adding the IBM Digital Health Pass to its Traveler ID for Safe Travel platform, used by airlines and other travel partners to automatically verify identification and COVID-19... Read More
News | Technology
Miles travel rewards platform raises $12.5M
By Mitra Sorrells | July 21, 2021
Miles, which allows users to earn miles for all forms of travel, has raised a total of $20 million since launching in 2018. Read More
News | Online
How Apple’s newest features will affect hotel check-in
How Apple’s newest features will affect hotel check-in
By Nadav Cornberg - Virdee | July 21, 2021
While a significant move to simplify digital keys, Apple Wallet only solves one part of the complex digital check-in process. Read More
Opinion | Technology
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
VIDEO: Road.Travel - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 14, 2021
Establishing a new industry standard for car travels with curated routes and connecting travel destinations to in-car experiences. Read More
Interview | Online
AirAsia boosts super app with acquisition of Gojek operations in Thailand
By Corinne Wan - WebinTravel | July 8, 2021
The purchase is an all-share deal that will see Gojek receive shareholding worth $50 million in the AirAsia super app. Read More
News | Online
Transreport secures additional government funding for accessible rail app
By Linda Fox | July 5, 2021
Transreport app development is one of 30 projects seeking to improve the rail experience that received funding. Read More
News | Technology
Why the travel industry must grasp the digitization of customer behavior
By Linda Fox | June 21, 2021
Customers will increasingly expect a digital experience when they travel again. Read More
News | Technology
Lufthansa will accept vaccination QR codes for flight check-in
By Mitra Sorrells | June 18, 2021
When the code is scanned, the system compares the data in the certificate to the booking and passenger data and then issues a boarding pass. Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Tashi provides technology for travel marketplaces
By Mitra Sorrells | June 17, 2021
Tashi provides the drag-and-drop tools, integrations and templates to easily create and launch a peer-to-peer travel marketplace.   Read More
Interview | Technology
Expedia Cruises looks to tech in push to be top agency in the sector
By Mitra Sorrells | June 16, 2021
In the coming months, Expedia Cruises will roll out a new “info site” intended to give cruise shoppers information about what is on board the ships, what is included in the cost and the types of... Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Lovu wants to become the app for romance travel
By Mitra Sorrells | June 11, 2021
 Lovu is an app for romance travel booking, with options for users to do it themselves or to work with a travel advisor.   Read More
Interview | Startups
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