Offline Travel Agency


The digital transformation of group business travel - are you ready?
The digital transformation of group business travel - are you ready?
By Diane Merlino  | March 20, 2019
Consumers expect online offers and recommendations that are tailored to their individual preferences. And that reality has influenced meeting planner expectations. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Changes in consumer booking patterns reshape distribution strategies for hoteliers
Changes in consumer booking patterns reshape distribution strategies for hoteliers
By Diane Merlino  | March 18, 2019
As hoteliers grapple with implementing diverse distribution strategies, emerging trends around channel development and how consumers interact with direct and indirect channels are adding new dimensions... Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
Flight Centre chatbot investments
Flight Centre steps up investments in AI-powered chatbot solutions
By Mitra Sorrells | March 13, 2019
Flight Centre Travel Group has acquired travel chatbot Sam and has increased its investment in 30SecondsToFly. Read More
News | Technology
Travel intermediaries must figure out how to automate better
Travel intermediaries must figure out how to automate better
By Maxim Sevastianov - Traveknowledgy  | March 7, 2019
Travel agencies and OTAs are required to automate in order to offer their clients with personalized services and enjoy a competitive advantage. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT solutions units in 2018
By Linda Fox | February 28, 2019
Amadeus sees revenue growth across businesses in 2018, hitting almost €5 billion total for the full year in 2018. Read More
News | Distribution
Sabre brings a dose of reality to artificial intelligence
Sabre brings a dose of reality to artificial intelligence
By Linda Fox | February 27, 2019
Sabre's chief scientist says AI can solve very specific problems but is at its very early stages. Read More
News | Technology
Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
Travelport posts final full-year results ahead of sale to private equity
By Kevin May | February 22, 2019
Travelport passed the $2.5 billion annual revenue mark for the first time in its history during 2018. But it will soon head back to the land of private equity ownership. Read More
News | Distribution
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
By Liselotte de Maar and Rajeev Kaul - Accenture  | February 22, 2019
Using biometrics and cryptography, KTDI enables the creation of unique, verifiable and secure digital identities for travelers that will provide them with nearly hassle-free travel. Now it needs... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Japan latest country to book first NDC-hosted air ticket
By Kevin May | February 20, 2019
Tokyo-based travel agency F-ness issued the Lufthansa air ticket using a platform developed by Verteil Direct Connect. Read More
News | Distribution
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Business travelers happy with tech and human hybrid approaches to services
By Linda Fox | February 13, 2019
Travelport research reveals the technologies business travelers are adopting, with support growing for alt-human interfaces. Read More
News | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
WEBINAR REPLAY! Going beyond NDC: A Q&A with Sabre and partners
By Kevin May | February 12, 2019
Join Sabre and our industry-leading airline and agency partners as we discuss how we’re implementing NDC solutions in our organizations and collaborating across segments and regions to ensure collective... Read More
News | Distribution
China series part 2 Ctrip James Liang
China, part 2: A conversation with Ctrip founder James Liang
By Mitra Sorrells | February 11, 2019
For part two of our China theme month, we talk to Ctrip co-founder and chairman James Liang about the company's growth and future plans. Read More
News | Online
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Qantas unveils NDC-led booking channel for agents, hints at fees down the road
By Linda Fox | February 7, 2019
Qantas will introduce an agency booking channel from August this year providing its "widest range of fares." Read More
News | Distribution
WEBINAR REPLAY! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
WEBINAR REPLAY! Personalizing the group experience for hotels
By PhocusWire | February 6, 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... Read More
News | Distribution
Startup Stage Strabe
STARTUP STAGE: Strabe wants to streamline business travel
By Mitra Sorrells | January 30, 2019
Founded in 2017, Strabe is intended to help corporate agents streamline the booking and travel process for their clients.   Read More
Interview | Startups