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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American Express GBT unveils unified accommodation platform
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
The travel management company aims to curb rogue hotel spend with the launch of its Rest Assured... Read More
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Grab raises $856M to grow financial services, digital payments in Southeast Asia
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
Super app Grab has secured a pair of investments totaling $856 million, fueling the so-called... Read More
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RailYatri’s smart bus network IntrCity raises funds to expand its fleet in India
RailYatri’s smart bus network IntrCity raises funds to expand its fleet in India
By Steven Lerner | February 25, 2020
India-based travel app RailYatri has landed Rs 100 core (about $13.8 million) as it seeks to grow its... Read More
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TIER Mobility bolsters Series B funding to $100M, eyes e-scooter expansion
TIER Mobility bolsters Series B funding to $100M, eyes e-scooter expansion
By Steven Lerner | February 24, 2020
European e-scooter provider TIER Mobility has augmented its Series B round to more than $100 million... Read More
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Travel Technology Europe 2020: Speaker views on challenges and opportunities
Travel Technology Europe 2020: Speaker views on challenges and opportunities
By PhocusWire | February 20, 2020
Speakers from Daktela, Groupdesk, Nezasa, A Bright Approach, Transcendence and CWT share their... Read More
News | Technology
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As short-term rental industry grows, so does use of management tech
By Mitra Sorrells | February 20, 2020
A survey by Rentals United finds short-term rental property managers are increasingly using... Read More
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Will the travel industry adopt white box AI?
Will the travel industry adopt white box AI?
By Norm Rose - Phocuswright  | February 17, 2020
In the travel industry, we traditionally have a different term for a "black box," but in the context... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Coronavirus upends revenue management strategies for hotels and airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2020
The growing coronavirus outbreak is creating challenges for revenue managers across all sectors of the... Read More
News | Technology
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CWT adds messaging service for travelers, ponders adding voice tech
By Linda Fox | February 13, 2020
The technology enables travelers to contact a counselor at any time of the day via desktop, mobile or... Read More
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Travel Technology Europe 2020: Meet the innovators!
Travel Technology Europe 2020: Meet the innovators!
By PhocusWire | February 11, 2020
16 companies will compete across two competitions at this year's event in London: Phocuswright's... 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
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