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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VIDEO: eDreams Odigeo CEO Dana Dunne on mobile booking, harnessing data
By Linda Fox | May 16, 2019
Dana Dunne, CEO of eDreams Odigeo, shares thoughts on the company's progress over the past four years... Read More
News | Online
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TripAdvisor adds safety features to reviews
By Linda Fox | May 15, 2019
TripAdvisor has added new features to the platform enabling travelers to find reviews that include... Read More
News | Technology
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Angie takes over rival Roxy in guest room tech consolidation
By Linda Fox | May 13, 2019
Angie Hospitality acquires the assets of Roxy, a rival in the hotel guest room technology space.... Read More
News | Technology
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Finnair unveils NDC partner program (but won't surcharge agents for non-use)
By Linda Fox | May 10, 2019
Agents will have a number of ways to access content such as building a direct connect with Finnair via... Read More
News | Distribution
On a strong growth curve, independent hotels look to personalization to sustain success
On a strong growth curve, independent hotels look to personalization to sustain success
By Diane Merlino  | May 10, 2019
As revenue growth for independent hotels continues to outpace branded properties, many are turning to... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Listen up: How active listening can open doors to career growth
Listen up: How active listening can open doors to career growth
By Colleen Coulter - Facebook  | May 10, 2019
At its core, active listening is simply paying closer attention. Sounds straightforward, but in... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Google uses car rental booking to demo next phase of voice assistant tech
Google uses car rental booking to demo next phase of voice assistant tech
By Kevin May | May 9, 2019
A fairly significant step up in voice technology was unveiled by Google this week - with car... Read More
News | Technology
Why network performance monitoring is critical to the hospitality industry
Why network performance monitoring is critical to the hospitality industry
By Adam Edwards - AppNeta  | May 9, 2019
For hoteliers, it's not just about delivering Wi-Fi technology to guests: Connectivity also plays a... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Tailoring the user experience: Personalization, customization or individualization?
By Phocuswright Research  | May 9, 2019
Three fundamental approaches are employed to tailor the user experience based on both explicit... Read More
News | Technology
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Hostfully brings in $1M in seed funding as it looks to grow team
By Linda Fox | May 8, 2019
The round was led by Precursor Ventures with MergeLane, Wharton Alumni Angels, Blue Startups and... Read More
News | 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