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.


Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
Consolidation to come in technology for tours and activities
By Douglas Quinby - Arival  | October 2, 2019
Scores of overlooked companies are laying the essential plumbing to wire up travel’s third-largest and... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Impala checks in with $11M investment to scale up hotel data platform
By Kevin May | October 2, 2019
The U.K.-based company was launched in 2017 and had previously raised $1.8 million in April 2018.... Read More
News | Technology
STR hotel data giant sold to CoStar Group for $450M
STR hotel data giant sold to CoStar Group for $450M
By Kevin May | October 1, 2019
STR was created in 1985 by Randy and Carolyn Smith as a benchmarking and analytics service for hotels.... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Singapore Airlines on digital innovation, internal buy-in and prioritizing projects
VIDEO: Singapore Airlines on digital innovation, internal buy-in and prioritizing projects
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2019
Singapore Airlines' Jerome Thil talks to PhocusWire at the World Aviation Festival 2019 on recent... Read More
News | Startups
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VIDEO: Airbus on the airline wishlist, sharing data and onboard connectivity
By Linda Fox | September 30, 2019
During the World Aviation Festival 2019, PhocusWire talked to Marc Fontaine about digital... Read More
News | Technology
CrowdRiff op ed AI for DMOs
What a trip: How DMOs can leverage the power of AI
By Amrita Gurney - CrowdRiff  | September 30, 2019
Artificial intelligence can help destination marketers deliver a more personalized experience to... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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TravelBank creates "SuperItinerary" to capture bookings, spending and ancillaries in one place
By Mitra Sorrells | September 26, 2019
TravelBank's new SuperItinerary tracks appointments and bookings, trip spending and ancillary offers... Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
VIDEO: IBM on airlines needing to maximize how they use data
By Kevin May | September 25, 2019
Airlines are sitting on mountains of data, but they - as passenger requirements and technology improve... Read More
News | Technology
WEBINAR REPLAY! Strong Customer Authentication for travel: are we there yet?
WEBINAR REPLAY! Strong Customer Authentication for travel: are we there yet?
By PhocusWire | September 24, 2019
There is still a lack of clarity regarding SCA implementation and use cases in the travel industry. We... Read More
News | Technology
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Can DMOs do better than Google in the trip inspiration stage?
By Linda Fox | September 24, 2019
Tourism professionals see a future role in providing inspirational content in the trip planning stages... 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