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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Sounding Off: Is the future of travel .... travel?
By PhocusWire | July 19, 2019
Blockchain-led or not, consumers are changing, alongside the very idea of tourism and travel... Read More
Interview | Technology
Outside Insight: Samantha Radocchia on blockchain's power to change travel forever
Outside Insight: Samantha Radocchia on blockchain's power to change travel forever
By Jill Menze | July 18, 2019
The entrepreneur, technologist, speaker and author believes blockchain technologies have the power to... Read More
News | Technology
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Travelport sells Travelwire brand to Dolphin Dynamics
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2019
U.K-based Dolphin Dynamics is looking to boost its presents in the Nordics through the acquisition of... Read More
News | Technology
In The Big Chair - Philipp Mintchin of Splyt
In The Big Chair - Philipp Mintchin of Splyt
By Linda Fox | July 17, 2019
Splyt began in London in 2015 as a competitor to Uber, but following regulatory roadblocks, it pivoted... Read More
Interview | Technology
Amadeus altnerative payments growing globally
How traveler payment preferences are changing rapidly around the globe
By Jean Christophe Lacour - Amadeus  | July 17, 2019
A new study from Amadeus and PPRO has found alternative payment methods have surpassed cards and cash... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Travelstop raises $3M for business travel expense tools
Travelstop raises $3M for business travel expense tools
By Kevin May | July 16, 2019
The company's pre-Series A round is being led by Accel with Strive and previous investor SeedPlus also... Read More
News | Technology
HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
HostNFly locks in $10M for vacation rental management platform
By Kevin May | July 16, 2019
The France-based company now has more than $12.5 million overall since its launch in 2016.... Read More
News | Technology
Dave Berkus technology opportunities and mistakes
Q&A: Hospitality tech guru Dave Berkus on disruption, exec mistakes and Amazon
By Mitra Sorrells | July 16, 2019
Dave Berkus, creator of one of the earliest property management systems, discusses technology... Read More
News | Technology
CarTrawler transportation for airlines apps
CarTrawler aims to help airlines own "first and last mile" through app enhancements
By Mitra Sorrells | July 11, 2019
CarTrawler’s new mobility platform connects airline apps with on-demand and pre-booked transportation... Read More
News | Technology
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Authorities bare teeth on travel data breaches for second time, announce large fine for Marriott
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
ICO, the information authority, plans to fine Marriott International more than £99 million for the... Read More
News | Online
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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