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Sabre CEO Sean Menke: Future of NDC is a "wild guess," but we remain committed
By Jill Menze | July 1, 2019
Speaking at the Sabre Technology Exchange event last week, Sabre CEO Sean Menke says the travel technology company has embarked on an “audacious” goal to “lead a new market for personalized travel” by... Read More
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Sabre broadens hospitality offerings with retail push, new lodging APIs
Sabre broadens hospitality offerings with retail push, new lodging APIs
By Jill Menze | June 27, 2019
At the Sabre Technology Exchange, the company detailed how hotels can benefit from its Intelligent Retailing platform and announced the launch of Content Services for Lodging. Read More
News | Technology
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A tale of two airlines battling disruption with technology
By Linda Fox | June 25, 2019
The cost of disruption to airlines is around 8% of revenue, or $60 billion to the industry, every year. Little wonder then they turning to technology to address disruption from weather events to... Read More
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BeMyGuest raises new round in bid to bolster activity supplier tech
BeMyGuest raises new round in bid to bolster activity supplier tech
By Kevin May | June 24, 2019
The Singapore-based company has not disclosed the level of investment but says it is "more than sufficient to support the company through its next growth phase." Read More
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VIDEO: Booking.com on its buy or partner strategy for experiences
VIDEO: Booking.com on its buy or partner strategy for experiences
By Kevin May | June 10, 2019
Booking.com's semi-official entry into the tours and activities sector was notable for many things - not least why did it take so long. Read More
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Travel payments, part 2: Balancing friction and risk in fighting fraud
By Mitra Sorrells | June 10, 2019
For part two in our series on travel payments, we explore issues related to fraud and how machine learning can help to solve them. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Jason Morehouse of Checkfront
In The Big Chair - Jason Morehouse of Checkfront
By Kevin May | June 7, 2019
Since launching in June, 2010, Checkfront has grown from a humble operation in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, to a business that processes over $1 billion in bookings annually, made by tour and... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Rethinking hotel distribution with attribute-based selling
By Simone Puorto - Simone Puorto Consulting  | June 4, 2019
How the development of systems to offer room attributes might impact distribution. Read More
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VIDEO: Exoticca - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
VIDEO: Exoticca - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2019
By PhocusWire | June 3, 2019
The curated marketplace for best value long-haul tour packages. Read More
Interview | Online
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American Express builds out services for members with acquisition of Resy
By Linda Fox | May 20, 2019
American Express continues to widen services for members, adds Resy restaurant booking service Read More
News | Online
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
How is fare disparity becoming a silent killer of airlines?
By Apurva Chamaria - Rategain  | May 16, 2019
Rate parity for hotels has been a favorite topic that generates a lot of questions, excitement and gets plenty of play in the media. However, the same conversation for airlines rarely gets any interest. Read More
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Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
Amadeus closes in on €1.5B in revenue during Q1 of 2019
By Kevin May | May 8, 2019
Amadeus secured revenue of over €1.4 billion in the first quarter of this year, following an increase of 15% over the same period in 2018. EBITDA up by 11%, too. Read More
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Booking Holdings boosts restaurant arm with acquisition of Venga
By Linda Fox | May 2, 2019
Venga, a guest management platform for restaurants and other businesses, will be aligned with the Booking Holdings-owned OpenTable brand. Read More
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Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
By Kevin May | May 2, 2019
Troubled airline retail technology specialist Datalex installs temporary boss after the sudden resignation of the CEO. Read More
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Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
Sabre sees quarterly revenue rise to $1.49B but other metrics hit by tech investments
By Kevin May | April 30, 2019
Sabre has filed a revenue increase of 6% in the first quarter of 2019, giving it $1.49 billion, but against a backdrop of declines on other key metrics. Read More
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