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.


wrapup april 20 2018
Delta, Blacklane, BookingKit and more news briefs today...
By PhocusWire | April 20, 2018
Delta launches Farelogix’s calculation engine… BookingKit partners with Vakario… Thai Airways... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Nor1 buys texting platform Stay Delightful to boost ancillary sales
Nor1 buys texting platform Stay Delightful to boost ancillary sales
By Jill Menze | April 20, 2018
Hospitality merchandising technology company Nor1 has acquired Stay Delightful, a mobile-messaging... Read More
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Kayak Alexa flight notifications
Kayak adds flight notifications to Alexa skill
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2018
As Kayak’s Amazon Alexa skill approaches its two-year anniversary, the company is updating the service... Read More
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Meet the ultra-smart new head of AI at Google
Meet the ultra-smart new head of AI at Google
By Tom Simonite - Wired | April 19, 2018
Google's heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Aruba blockchain Winding Tree3
Can blockchain help a tiny, travel-dependent island reinvent its economy?
By Mitra Sorrells | April 18, 2018
On the tiny Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba – population just over 100,000 – tourism is the foundation... Read More
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Traveler insurers eye investment in AI
Traveler insurers eye investment in AI
By Jamie Biesiada - Travel Weekly | April 17, 2018
From customer service chatbots to serving up the right mix of trip-specific benefits to the right... Read More
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How TripAdvisor is using AI to "humanize" its review community
How TripAdvisor is using AI to "humanize" its review community
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2018
TripAdvisor is the most-visited pre-transaction travel website in the world - meaning hundreds of... Read More
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Apple in danger of being Blackberry, circa 2007
Apple in danger of being Blackberry, circa 2007
By Bret Kinsella - VoiceBot | April 16, 2018
Parallels from history are rarely exact replicas. Learning from history requires we look for... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Pegasus ambitious on its return to the fold
Pegasus ambitious on its return to the fold
By Kevin May | April 16, 2018
Hotel computer reservation and technology provider Pegasus predicts a rosier future ahead after... Read More
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AI series part 3 Hopper
AI analysis, part 3: The brains behind Hopper
By Mitra Sorrells | April 16, 2018
In part three, we talk to Fred Lalonde, founder and CEO of Hopper.... Read More
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March 26, 2018
The real state of tours, activities and attractions distribution
First of all, apologies to Viator, Expedia and GetYourGuide...... Read More
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
March 16, 2018
Unleash the power of genuine intelligence
The diversity of products and services in the travel industry creates a complex need for technology... Read More
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
March 12, 2018
Do travel advertisers know what underwear you are wearing?
(I’ll break the suspense up front – thank goodness, no)... Read More