Technology


Travel technology is the glue that allows the industry to function at astonishing speeds, connecting brands to partners and consumers in ways that should both excite and challenge every player to ensure they keep on top of developments.

These are exciting times  - important but fairly functional forms of technology are being joined by techniques covering big data, blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, and the internet of things.


TUI eyes tours and activities opportunities, makes progress on digital platforms
TUI eyes tours and activities opportunities, makes progress on digital platforms
By Linda Fox | August 16, 2019
TUI is not ruling out further acquisitions in the tours and activities space as it looks to grow its... Read More
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British Airways boosts in-flight experience with virtual reality trial
By Linda Fox | August 16, 2019
The carrier is offering passengers on some flights in its first class cabin the chance to view films,... Read More
News | Technology
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Sabre pushes to close Farelogix acquisition, awaits potential D.O.J. block
By Linda Fox | August 15, 2019
Sabre says it intends to close its acquisition of Farelogix by August 21 but will extend the agreement... Read More
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Travelport BCD Hyatt blockchain hotel settlement
Travelport, BCD, Hyatt test blockchain for hotel commission settlement
By Mitra Sorrells | August 15, 2019
Travelport, in partnership with BCD Travel and Hyatt, is developing a blockchain system for hotel... Read More
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SITA aviation capacity issues and data
Will data or collaboration solve aviation's capacity crunch?
By Thomas Deillon - SITA  | August 14, 2019
SITA's Thomas Deillon analyzes how the airline industry should handle the impending capacity crunch.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Research Spotlight: Are bots the future of brick and mortar?
Research Spotlight: Are bots the future of brick and mortar?
By Jill Menze | August 14, 2019
A new report from Phocuswright examines how several chatbot startups found a way to turn bot... Read More
News | Technology
STARTUP STAGE: Exosonic wants to cut flight times in half with supersonic airliners
STARTUP STAGE: Exosonic wants to cut flight times in half with supersonic airliners
By Jill Menze | August 14, 2019
Exosonic - winner of Phocuswright's Battleground competition - sells quiet supersonic airliners to the... Read More
Interview | Technology
VIDEO: Getting to One Order - is the airline industry there yet?
VIDEO: Getting to One Order - is the airline industry there yet?
By Jill Menze | August 13, 2019
At GBTA 2019, IATA's Yanik Hoyles and Travelport's Ian Heywood engaged in a spirited discussion on the... Read More
News | Technology
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Decoding the hotel guestprint
By PhocusWire | August 8, 2019
In the webinar, produced by PhocusWire and Cendyn, we cover the six keys to designing acquisition and... Read More
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Sitata new corporate travel risk management tools
Risk management solution expands offerings for corporate travel
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2019
Sitata, a global health, safety and risk management service for travelers, is adding new tools... 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