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THack San Francisco 2013
THack San Francisco 2013
By Kevin May | September 18, 2013
THack is heading back to California! THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER!! More details for budding developers for... Read More
Webinars | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
(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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
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
News | Technology
$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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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
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Ditching direct: It may be time to reconsider your GDS and OTA connections
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March 1, 2019
Understanding how events affect demand and pricing for the car rental business
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