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Progress continues toward decentralized customer data model for hospitality
By Linda Fox | March 23, 2021
Hotel tech experts discuss customer data and the influence of online retail giants.... Read More
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Leisure travel to lead airline recovery, but demand can’t do it alone
Leisure travel to lead airline recovery, but demand can’t do it alone
By Aditi Mehta - PROS | March 23, 2021
Appealing to travelers will be increasingly important and a digital strategy built around customers... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Pangiam acquires airport biometric tech provider VeriScan
Pangiam acquires airport biometric tech provider VeriScan
By Kevin May | March 23, 2021
The VeriScan platform was originally developed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's... Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: WePlan brings tech to travel team planning
STARTUP STAGE: WePlan brings tech to travel team planning
By Jill Menze | March 23, 2021
The Germany-based startup was founded by Franziska Burmester and Lana Jansen following successful... Read More
Interview | Technology
Coupa acquires Pana business travel platform
Coupa acquires Pana business travel platform
By Kevin May | March 22, 2021
The deal is the second in the travel sector in recent years for U.S.-based Coupa after its deal to buy... Read More
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ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
ROAR for Good raises funds to meet demand for hotel panic button solution
By Jill Menze | March 22, 2021
The round of growth capital will help ROAR for Good ramp up marketing and sales efforts of its panic... Read More
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European regulators propose digital green light for travel
European regulators propose digital green light for travel
By Linda Fox | March 19, 2021
Proposals from European regulators would see a digital travel pass ready for the 2021 summer.... Read More
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Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
Is robotics taking over hospitality? Yes and no
By Chris Connar - Angie Hospitality | March 19, 2021
Robots and automated technology support the current evolution of hospitality, but only when they allow... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Optibus rings the bell on $107M transportation tech investment
By Kevin May | March 18, 2021
The Series C round, courtesy of Bessemer Venture Partners and Insight Partners, brings the... Read More
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Emburse expands portfolio with acquisitions of Roadmap and DVI
By Mitra Sorrells | March 16, 2021
In addition to Roadmap and DVI, Emburse includes Chrome River, Certify, Abacus, Captio, Nexonia and... 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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