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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Grab helps with $8M investment in Splyt to expand partnership globally
By Linda Fox | June 26, 2019
Grab and Splyt say their shared vision is for travelers not to have to download local transportation... Read More
News | Startups
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A tale of two airlines battling disruption with technology
By Linda Fox | June 25, 2019
The cost of disruption to airlines is around 8% of revenue, or $60 billion to the industry, every... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Understanding the differences in the blockchain
VIDEO: Understanding the differences in the blockchain
By Kevin May | June 25, 2019
By now most folk should know that there is a distinct difference between the open model of blockchain... Read More
News | Technology
BeMyGuest raises new round in bid to bolster activity supplier tech
BeMyGuest raises new round in bid to bolster activity supplier tech
By Kevin May | June 24, 2019
The Singapore-based company has not disclosed the level of investment but says it is "more than... Read More
News | Technology
Travel payments, part 4: Hopes and hurdles for startups
Travel payments, part 4: Hopes and hurdles for startups
By Mitra Sorrells | June 24, 2019
In part four of our payments month them we talk to investors and entrepreneurs about the challenges... Read More
News | Technology
REPORT: How mobility as a service is bringing rail to the forefront
REPORT: How mobility as a service is bringing rail to the forefront
By PhocusWire | June 24, 2019
Rail may not have moved as quickly into the digital age as other segments of travel but now is the... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
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Sounding Off: Not all emerging tech is created equal
By PhocusWire | June 21, 2019
Technology can be exciting and the user experience pretty good. And brands should be applauded... Read More
Interview | Technology
Amadeus begins Salesforce integration, starts with disruption management
Amadeus begins Salesforce integration, starts with disruption management
This is "just the beginning" - further use cases which could include reservations to come further down... Read More
News | Technology
Expedia’s Arthur Chapin on emerging tech: The good, the bad… and the blockchain
Expedia’s Arthur Chapin on emerging tech: The good, the bad… and the blockchain
By Jill Menze | June 20, 2019
You’ve heard it once, and you’ll hear again how things like blockchain and Amazon’s Alexa are... Read More
News | Technology
Accor’s renewed focus – aspirational and experiential aspects of a guest
Accor’s renewed focus – aspirational and experiential aspects of a guest
By Ritesh Gupta - China Travel News  | June 20, 2019
The hospitality group asserts that it has moved on from being owner of properties to owning the... 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