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.


Using tech to overhaul one of the most troublesome parts of the travel experience
Using tech to overhaul one of the most troublesome parts of the travel experience
By Mitra Sorrells | May 8, 2019
Dubai Airports' Michael Ibbitson explains how the facility is using technology to provide exceptional... Read More
News | Technology
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Aaron Gowell
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, Phocuswire... Read More
Interview | Technology
Sounding Off: Is tech innovation enough to fix business travel?
Sounding Off: Is tech innovation enough to fix business travel?
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2019
Investors are (finally) backing the business travel sector with big bucks - but perhaps the processes... Read More
Interview | Technology
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Flight Centre leisure and business arms test Amadeus user interface for NDC content
By Linda Fox | May 3, 2019
FCM Travel Solutions and its sister leisure brand Flight Centre are testing a user interface for NDC... Read More
News | Distribution
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Booking Holdings boosts restaurant arm with acquisition of Venga
By Linda Fox | May 2, 2019
Venga, a guest management platform for restaurants and other businesses, will be aligned with the... Read More
News | Technology
Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
Datalex CEO Aidan Brogan quits as financial probe continues
By Kevin May | May 2, 2019
Troubled airline retail technology specialist Datalex installs temporary boss after the sudden... Read More
News | Technology
Is Latin America prepared for China's booming tech investments?
Is Latin America prepared for China's booming tech investments?
By Natalia Cote-Munoz and Lorand Laskai - Americas Quarterly  | May 2, 2019
Investment by China-based companies in South American infrastructure and emerging tech brands is both... Read More
Notated News | Technology
Datalex suspends shares as it continues review process over accounts
Datalex suspends shares as it continues review process over accounts
By Linda Fox | May 1, 2019
The Ireland-based airline retail tech company stopped trading today on the Irish Stock Exchange,... Read More
News | Distribution
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In the Big Chair - Avi Meir of TravelPerk
By Linda Fox | May 1, 2019
TravelPerk was founded in 2015 to make corporate travel booking less painful. Co-founder and CEO Avi... Read More
Interview | Technology
Pana brings in $10M to build out tools for travel managers
Pana brings in $10M to build out tools for travel managers
By Kevin May | April 30, 2019
Bessemer Ventures leads the Series A round into the U.S.-based corporate travel platform specialist,... 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