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.


Survey says...people are still on standby regarding wearable technology
Survey says...people are still on standby regarding wearable technology
By Nick Vivion | September 17, 2013
The interest in wearable technology continues to be very loud - but is it primarily manufactured... Read More
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2025 and beyond: Visioning the future of the airport experience
2025 and beyond: Visioning the future of the airport experience
By Nick Vivion | September 16, 2013
The think tank arm of the Future Travel Experience has envisioned the airport experience of the... Read More
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Safari-Tech - An in-depth look at travel technology in East Africa
Safari-Tech - An in-depth look at travel technology in East Africa
By Kevin May | August 31, 2013
If South Africa is home to the Cradle of Humankind, then the East Africa region can perhaps lay claim... Read More
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Why Sabre's TripCase pivot may be strategic and lucrative in the long term
Why Sabre's TripCase pivot may be strategic and lucrative in the long term
By Sean O'Neil | August 2, 2013
TripCase used to be primarily a B2C play but Sabre wants to make it a B2B/B2C play. But can the app... Read More
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(Sad) Sign of the times - parents take at least three gadgets on a trip just to keep the kids happy
(Sad) Sign of the times - parents take at least three gadgets on a trip just to keep the kids happy
By Kevin May | June 7, 2013
Remember the good ol' days when kids would build sandcastles on the beach for hours, explore the nooks... Read More
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CWT brings virtual face to mobile service
CWT brings virtual face to mobile service
By Linda Fox | April 16, 2013
Carlson Wagonlit Travel plans customer trials this year of a mobile service fronted by an avatar... Read More
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Concur continues spending spree, acquires ConTgo for location-based services
Concur continues spending spree, acquires ConTgo for location-based services
By Linda Fox | March 11, 2013
Concur has acquired mobile specialist ConTgo with terms of the deal undisclosed... Read More
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Tablets replacing paper menus in restaurants – a long-term trend or too problematic?
Tablets replacing paper menus in restaurants – a long-term trend or too problematic?
By Karthick Prabu | February 20, 2013
Traditionally, restaurants had their menus in paper/booklet form. In the early mobile revolution from... Read More
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$50k bounty in latest round the world travel blogging competition
$50k bounty in latest round the world travel blogging competition
By Linda Fox | January 28, 2013
Online travel guide My Destination is taking the go big or go home approach with its competition... Read More
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Why is there no HotelTonight for airline tickets?
Why is there no HotelTonight for airline tickets?
By Timothy O'Neil-Dunne | December 21, 2012
Answering a reader question with some in-depth analysis.... Read More
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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