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.


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Middle East, part 4: Aviation innovation
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2019
For the final piece in our monthlong series on the Middle East, we take a look at innovations in the... Read More
News | Technology
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In the green room at Phocuswright Europe with... Christian Langer
By PhocusWire | April 26, 2019
In a series of interviews with executives participating at the event in Amsterdam in May, PhocusWire... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! How to create inspiration that drives hotel bookings
WEBINAR REPLAY! How to create inspiration that drives hotel bookings
By PhocusWire  | April 25, 2019
Join this webinar to learn how to create the experiences today’s travelers crave – and how to present... Read More
News | Technology
JetBlue Tech Ventures Vantage Airport Group partnership
JetBlue Technology Ventures adds airport partner to spur travel innovation
By Mitra Sorrells | April 25, 2019
Vantage Airport Group joins Air New Zealand as the second partner in JetBlue Technology Ventures'... Read More
News | Technology
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Airlines bring baggage handling mishaps down as tracking tech kicks in
By Linda Fox | April 25, 2019
SITA's baggage report shows that airlines and airports continue to make improvements in baggage... Read More
News | Technology
Grab adds hotel bookings other services
Grab expands beyond ride-hailing with new services to become "everyday super app"
By Marissa Trew - WiT  | April 24, 2019
Grab is adding four new services for its users in Singapore including hotel bookings through Agoda and... Read More
News | Technology
Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
Travel translation app TripLingo bought by Travel and Transport
By Kevin May | April 24, 2019
The app was created in 2011 as a means for travelers to obtain instant voice and image translation... Read More
News | Technology
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Hotel guests want curated recommendations, amenities - not robot concierges
By Jill Menze | April 24, 2019
According to a new study from ALICE and YouGov, travelers increasingly want recommendations and... Read More
News | Technology
U.S. airports biometric identification
U.S. aims to use facial recognition on nearly all departing air travelers within four years
By Mitra Sorrells | April 19, 2019
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security expects to use facial-recognition technology on 97% of... Read More
News | Technology
PwC opinion IoT for hospitality
Why IoT is the “smart” solution for the hospitality industry
By Rob Mesirow and Jennie Blumenthal – PwC  | April 18, 2019
IoT solutions can provide many benefits for the hospitality industry, including more efficient asset... Read More
Opinion | 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