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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
News / Technology
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | January 24, 2022
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital... Read More
Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Buzzwords “metaverse” and “NFTs” may be all buzz in travel
By PhocusWire | January 21, 2022
Applications of metaverse and NFT technologies in travel are vague at best.... Read More
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News / Technology
Wayve drives off with $200M to scale autonomous mobility tech
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2022
London-based Wayve has raised $258 million in total.... Read More
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News / Technology
TUI adds machine learning to optimize its shared-transfer platform
By Mitra Sorrells | January 19, 2022
The new platform, created in collaboration with Mobi Systems, automatically updates routes as needed... Read More
What NFTs and the metaverse mean for airline loyalty programs
Opinion / Technology
What NFTs and the metaverse mean for airline loyalty programs
By Joseph Vito DeLuca - Kambr | January 19, 2022
While NFT and metaverse technologies are in their infancy, they have the potential to reimagine... Read More
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News / Technology
Marriott partners with robotics startup to reimagine guest rooms
By Jill Menze | January 18, 2022
As part of the hotel’s new Marriott Design Lab, Marriott is partnering with Ori to create flexible and... Read More
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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... Read More
VIDEO: Uplift on riding the buy-now-pay-later wave
News / Technology
VIDEO: Uplift on riding the buy-now-pay-later wave
By PhocusWire | January 14, 2022
CEO Brian Barth discusses how the concept might evolve next, usage rates of the services, partner... 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... Read More
Report reveals poor gender diversity at top of travel tech
News / Technology
Report reveals poor gender diversity at top of travel tech
By Kevin May | January 13, 2022
Just 12.5% of the top 350 travel technology companies are led by a woman, with a similar figure for... Read More
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REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
March 26, 2019
REPORT: The reality of modern airline retail - when the sky isn't the limit
In this white paper, carried out in partnership with PROS, we look at the various stages of airlines... Read More
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
March 4, 2019
Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
The cost and effort of maintaining a direct connect to the GDS may have been more than hotels had... Read More
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
A detailed study by RateGain’s data science lab probes into event scenarios to get insights that will... Read More