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.


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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5 mobile trends shaping how travel companies can reach consumers
5 mobile trends shaping how travel companies can reach consumers
By Sean O'Neil | October 31, 2012
When it comes to tablet devices, it’s the middle age ranges that show highest take-up. That, and other... Read More
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WorldMate mobile trip manager sells to Carlson Wagonlit
WorldMate mobile trip manager sells to Carlson Wagonlit
By Kevin May | October 31, 2012
Big move in the world of trip planning and travel management with business travel system provider... Read More
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Google Now pushes itinerary and travel notifications, and Google Translate translates text in photos
Google Now pushes itinerary and travel notifications, and Google Translate translates text in photos
By Sean O'Neil | August 14, 2012
Google recently released upgrades for two of its free products -- Google Translate and Google Now --... Read More
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KDS heralds killer application for business travel
KDS heralds killer application for business travel
By Linda Fox | May 16, 2012
Corporate travel and expense management specialist KDS has hopes of 'mass adoption' for its latest... Read More
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GuidePal raises $800,000, dismisses competitors as not waking up and smelling the coffee
GuidePal raises $800,000, dismisses competitors as not waking up and smelling the coffee
By Kevin May | March 28, 2012
Mobile destination guide provider GuidePal has raised $800,000 in a bid to speed up expansion of its... Read More
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What Else? Dohop-OAG, Travelocity mobile, New Mind-Acorn, iBahn free wifi, Wego Indonesia
What Else? Dohop-OAG, Travelocity mobile, New Mind-Acorn, iBahn free wifi, Wego Indonesia
By PhocusWire | March 15, 2012
Dohop schedule deal with OAG, Travelocity creates mobile services for partners, New Mind tags Acorn... Read More
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Touristlink brings lead-generation and social media into experiences booking platform
Touristlink brings lead-generation and social media into experiences booking platform
By Stephen Joyce | January 6, 2012
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring US-based Touristlink, a web and mobile service giving... Read More
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GuidePal brings city guides and augmented reality to mobiles
GuidePal brings city guides and augmented reality to mobiles
By Kevin May | October 27, 2011
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring Sweden-based GuidePal, a mobile app-based travel guide... Read More
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Heathrow Airport starts driverless transit service
Heathrow Airport starts driverless transit service
By Linda Fox | October 6, 2011
Heathrow Airport is taking passenger transit to the next level with the full release of its driverless... Read More
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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
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
February 28, 2019
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
Hoteliers who want to gain and hold a competitive edge in today’s fragmented marketplace need to... Read More