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 timesĀ  - 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.


Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
By PhocusWire | September 21, 2018
Ground transportation of the road variety in the travel industry was once dominated by car rental and... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Kayak adds AR-powered bag measurement tool, Siri Shortcuts to mobile app
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2018
Kayak wants to help travelers have confidence their carry-on bags meet airline restrictions.  ... Read More
News | Technology
Booking.com ODX blockchain internet marketplace
Booking.com will give data to consumers in emerging markets to access its site
By Mitra Sorrells | September 20, 2018
Booking.com has signed on to try a new blockchain-based data marketplace aimed at helping brands... Read More
News | Technology
Infor buys Vivonet in bid to extend tech to other hotel operations
Infor buys Vivonet in bid to extend tech to other hotel operations
By Kevin May | September 19, 2018
Hospitality tech provider Infor has snapped up Canada-based Vivonet - pushing its portfolio of tools... Read More
News | Technology
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Make It Social hones group check-out experience, sees growth in travel and ticketing
By Linda Fox | September 19, 2018
Make It Social has gone back to basics and revamped its social check-out technology... Read More
News | Online
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eDreams trials biometric technology to help drive inspiration
By Linda Fox | September 19, 2018
Edreams Odigeo is employing eye-tracking as well as biometric scanning technology to help it improve... Read More
News | Technology
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Another revolution for the offline retail world?
By Pushpa Bector | September 19, 2018
About five years ago, Marc Andreessen, creator of Netscape and a serial investor in platforms such as... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Shiji acquires StayNTouch
Shiji acquires PMS provider StayNTouch
By Mitra Sorrells | September 18, 2018
Shiji Group, a provider of technology for the hotel, retail and entertainment industries, has... Read More
News | Technology
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Jeff Katz
In the green room at Phocuswright with... Jeff Katz
By PhocusWire | September 18, 2018
The founder of Orbitz, CEO of Swiss, senior executive at American Airlines and Sabre - Katz has seen... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Certify swoops on Captio to further grow expense management ambitions
By Linda Fox | September 18, 2018
Certify acquires Spain-based Captio, its second expansion through M&A in the space of three months... Read More
News | Technology
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September 14, 2018
Are mainstream tour and activity operators welcome on Airbnb?
Airbnb shook the travel world when it launched Experiences in the fall of 2016.... Read More
The ultimate directory for tours and activities
September 4, 2018
The ultimate directory for tours and activities
The list of online travel resellers in tours, activities and attractions is long and constantly... Read More
Technology and travel are driving forward together
July 31, 2018
Technology and travel are driving forward together
There is a compelling argument that the travel industry invented ecommerce.... Read More