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.


Lufthansa invests in Hopper, plots collaboration for artificial intelligence-led tools
Lufthansa invests in Hopper, plots collaboration for artificial intelligence-led tools
By Kevin May | January 23, 2019
A "multimillion-dollar" deal will include a research collaboration and help spearhead the Canada-based... Read More
News | Technology
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
Flyiin secures first funding round of €2.4M for airline booking platform
By Kevin May | January 22, 2019
Former Air Canada boss Montie Brewer is one of a number of airline industry execs who has backed the... Read More
News | Technology
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Inside cruise, part 3: The technical transformation
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2019
For the second in our series on cruise, we explore how cruise lines are using technology to improve... Read More
News | Technology
Minding your language - Booking Holdings' study shows English a possible barrier to online adoption
Minding your language - Booking Holdings' study shows English a possible barrier to online adoption
By Linda Fox | January 22, 2019
The study of 1,000 digital leaders and experts in China, India and Indonesia reveals that 79% view the... Read More
News | Online
What's next for intent data in the travel industry?
What's next for intent data in the travel industry?
By John Ardis - Conversant  | January 21, 2019
As the booking process has been simplified and personalized, the travel industry hasn't been nearly as... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Ixigo launches tech provider Travenues
Ixigo creates subsidiary to develop consumer-facing tech for airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 18, 2019
Indian travel booking platform Ixigo has created Travenues, a subsidiary to help airlines improve... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
VIDEO: Uplift - Launch pitch at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | January 18, 2019
Uplift is the leading provider of flexible, seamless, pay-over-time consumer financing solutions for... Read More
Interview | Technology
Enterprise acquires Deem
Enterprise to acquire managed-travel technology platform Deem
By Mitra Sorrells | January 17, 2019
Enterprise Holdings plans to acquire Deem, which provides booking and management software for travel... Read More
News | Technology
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Airline mobile app usage is on the rise, bike and scooter apps freewheeling
By Linda Fox | January 17, 2019
App Annie's State of Mobile report reveals travel and wider mobile app trends.... Read More
News | Technology
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
Uber's plans for an air taxi, explained
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly  | January 17, 2019
Uber air taxis by 2023? As the realities were laid out at CES, it became clear: It's not easy.... Read More
News | Technology
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Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
January 23, 2019
Fragmentation continues to shape the competitive landscape for hoteliers
This analysis examines how the hospitality industry, from accommodation options to distribution... Read More
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
January 18, 2019
REPORT: Dynamic travel packaging - The next game-changer
Dynamic packaging has been growing and evolving for the past ten years and this trend will continue to... Read More
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January 16, 2019
What customers want from travel brands on mobile in 2019
Travelers are searching more, booking more and buying more on mobile—yet most travel brands aren’t... Read More