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.


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Traveloka brings VR tours of Indonesia to Singapore airport
By Jill Menze | October 18, 2019
Called the Xperience Wonderful Indonesia Hub and located in Terminal 3 of the airport, the pop-up... Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! Get ready for 5G to transform travel and hospitality
WEBINAR ALERT! Get ready for 5G to transform travel and hospitality
By PhocusWire | October 17, 2019
Soon, 5G will be here. And it will offer a blazing-fast wireless connection that moves data between... Read More
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WEBINAR ALERT! Why personalization is impossible in travel (and how to do it)
WEBINAR ALERT! Why personalization is impossible in travel (and how to do it)
By PhocusWire | October 17, 2019
Where do you want to go next? Does your email inbox reflect that? If you’re like most travel... Read More
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Future proof, defined: 10 things to look for when considering new hotel tech
Future proof, defined: 10 things to look for when considering new hotel tech
By David Berger - Volara  | October 16, 2019
In the hotel industry, where cost often drives decisions over value, the term "future proof" is often... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Booking.com pilots integrated flight booking service with Etraveli
By Linda Fox | October 15, 2019
Booking.com has partnered with Etraveli to pilot an integrated flight booking service.... Read More
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Thomas Cook - Tech lessons for small travel businesses from the fall of a giant
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel  | October 15, 2019
The reasons for Thomas Cook’s collapse will become clearer over time, but for now here are some of its... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Hoist Group acquires HotelEngine booking platform
By Linda Fox | October 14, 2019
Hoist also acquired Locatel in 2014 and Swisscom Hospitality in 2015. The company runs a number of... Read More
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Google's Waymo to trial autonomous vehicle airport transfers
Google's Waymo to trial autonomous vehicle airport transfers
By Kevin May | October 14, 2019
It is hoped the service, operated in conjunction with Groupe Renault, will run between La Defense in... Read More
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How destinations might soon have a voice via Amazon and Google
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2019
One company hopes to have a beta application ready before the end of 2019 that will enable consumers... Read More
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Travel brands, take note: The Age of Convergence is here
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS  | October 11, 2019
The Age of Convergence isn’t a pie‐in‐the‐sky idea or something that may happen in the future.... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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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