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News / Technology
Singapore Airlines creates lab for digital push
By Linda Fox | January 18, 2022
The lab is described as a £24 million “research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions" across passenger services, revenue management and operations. Read More
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Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: A major - and overdue - power shift is coming to travel
By PhocusWire | January 14, 2022
Self-sovereign decentralized identity solutions are coming to travel and will give consumers much-needed control over their personal data. Read More
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News / Technology
VIDEO: How SSI eliminates friction, adds control for travelers
By PhocusWire | January 11, 2022
At The Phocuswright Conference, a panel of technology professionals discuss the benefits of self-sovereign digital identity for the travel industry - both for suppliers and consumers. Read More
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News / Technology
Clear acquires virtual queuing tech company Whyline
By Jill Menze | January 5, 2022
Whyline’s software allows users to see live wait-times to enter a queue remotely. Read More
WTTC outlines digital solutions for governments to restore international travel
News / Technology
WTTC outlines digital solutions for governments to restore international travel
By Jill Menze | December 6, 2021
In a new report, the WTTC urges governments to activate a digital travel portal to recognize travelers’ digital COVID certificates. Read More
VIDEO: Local Purse - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: Local Purse - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire | December 3, 2021
Web-based platform which supports travel guides, local artisans, and cultural vendors by using live video shopping. Read More
AirAsia adds biometric facial recognition to super app services
News / Technology
AirAsia adds biometric facial recognition to super app services
By Kevin May | November 19, 2021
The biometric technology, known as Fast Airport Clearance Experience System (FACES), will be deployed initially for air travel and in the Philippines. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
News / Technology
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
By Michael Baker | October 12, 2021
The program enables travelers to get through security and other checkpoints via a camera and facial-recognition technology in lieu of physical identification and boarding passes. Read More
Airline ticket-fraud scheme reappears after seven years
News / Technology
Airline ticket-fraud scheme reappears after seven years
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | September 28, 2021
Fraud detectors at ARC found approximately 80 instances of unauthorized ticketing, accounting for approximately $1.2 million. Read More
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Opinion / Technology
Why business travelers will care about personalized air travel
By Eric Leopold - Threedot | September 16, 2021
Information, care and personalization will restore trust in business travel, and new types of marketplaces will enable this to happen.   Read More
They won't go away even if COVID does - top cybersecurity issues still hitting travel
Opinion / Technology
They won't go away even if COVID does - top cybersecurity issues still hitting travel
By Dominik Birgelen - Oneclick | August 26, 2021
While the industry can expect business to increase as restrictions are lifted, the potential risk of cyber crime will also heighten.  Read More
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
Opinion / Technology
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
By Tony Evans - TProfile | August 19, 2021
Open traveler models could spur action in other markets, by encouraging traveles to look at other third party providers offering products such as financial services and payment options. Read More
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
Opinion / Technology
What destinations can do about Apple's location data overhaul
By Nikolai Scholz - Adara | August 3, 2021
Building a strategy that isn’t solely reliant on IP address is a smart investment in the future, especially for travel organizations that use location data for targeting and information-gathering. Read More
How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey
Opinion / Distribution
How airports must adapt to ensure a seamless intermodal journey
By David Gunnarsson - Dohop | August 2, 2021
Seamless intermodal connectivity in Europe, as well as the rest of the world, comes with many challenges, barriers and problems to overcome. Read More