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Multiple digital health passports now available for COVID travel verification
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The "CommonPass” digital health passport will expand use in December for multiple international routes. Read More
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China urges adoption of QR code travel-tracking system to fight COVID
By Mitra Sorrells | November 24, 2020
China has been using QR codes for contact tracing through Alipay and WeChat since early this year. Read More
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VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2020
Air Doctor is a digital platform that provides a global medical network of physicians and makes it accessible to any traveler, anywhere. Read More
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AirAsia introduces new COVID-clearance technology
By Mitra Sorrells | November 23, 2020
Known as Scan2Fly, the system determines passengers’ eligibility to travel before they arrive at the airport.  Read More
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VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Trueface deploys ethical facial recognition and shows how the responsible use of computer vision is shaping the industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
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Tripadvisor adds warning label to Thailand hotel that jailed guest
By Mitra Sorrells | November 12, 2020
The warning explains that a prior reviewer spent time in a Thai jail due to his negative comments. Read More
News | Online
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Trueface
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Trueface
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Trueface provides on-premise computer vision solutions that automatically make sense of camera data and turn it into actionable information, for things such as facial recognition, age verification and... Read More
Interview | Startups
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Zamna
Hot 25 Startups 2021: Zamna
By PhocusWire | November 9, 2020
Zamna empowers airlines to verify a passenger’s identity prior to arriving at an airport, creating both a better passenger experience and better security. Read More
Interview | Startups
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: Travelers should finally get the attention they deserve
By Kevin May | November 3, 2020
Brands, industry associations and government have a unique opportunity to do the right thing and put customers in the middle of their strategic prism. Read More
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Marriott has security breach fine reduced to £18M
By Linda Fox | November 2, 2020
    A regulator originally intended to fine the hotel company £99 million but took into account steps taken since, representations from the company and the impact of COVID-19. Read More
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British Airways sees data breach fine significantly reduced
By Linda Fox | October 20, 2020
The U.K.-based carrier had a penalty for a data breach in June 2018 reduced to £20 million by the Information Commissioner's Office. Read More
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Operto appoints Steven Davis as CEO, Michael Driedger goes back to eco roots
By Kevin May | October 13, 2020
Davis joins from Slalom Capital, a finance house that he ran and co-founded from October 2018, with outgoing boss Michael Driedger leaving to refocus on his original eco-friendly building company. Read More
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Airlines begin trialing “CommonPass” digital health passport
By Mitra Sorrells | October 9, 2020
United Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airlines are testing a new app that stores and verifies a traveler’s COVID-19 test status. Read More
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Data - the old answer to new questions in travel
Data - the old answer to new questions in travel
By David Thompson - Amex GBT | October 7, 2020
We know things will be different from now on. For each trip, questions about health risks are multiplying and restrictions come and go quickly. But how will the industry adapt? Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Airbnb launches new portal with resources for governments, tourism organizations
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2020
Airbnb says it has created the new "City Portal" to help communities benefit from its marketplace. Read More
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