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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IHG pilots attribute pricing as next stage of reservation system kicks in
By Linda Fox | February 27, 2019
IHG begins phase two of its Amadeus-built Guest Reservation System development, four years after the... Read More
News | Technology
Digital disruption in China shows anything possible from e-commerce giants
Digital disruption in China shows anything possible from e-commerce giants
By Mohan Subramaniam and Raj Rajgopal - Sloan MIT  | February 26, 2019
Recent events in the Chinese banking industry to highlight how these massive digital newcomers gain... Read More
Notated News | Technology
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Customer details stolen from Amadeus distributor in India
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2019
Customer information was stolen from Resbird Technologies, an independent distributor for Amadeus in... Read More
News | Distribution
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Accor goes down experiences route as it unveils All loyalty platform
By Linda Fox | February 22, 2019
Accor has unveiled its new loyalty platform All combining its loyalty program and distribution.... Read More
News | Distribution
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
Seamless and secure cross-border travel - the tech is here, collaboration needed next
By Liselotte de Maar and Rajeev Kaul - Accenture  | February 22, 2019
Using biometrics and cryptography, KTDI enables the creation of unique, verifiable and secure digital... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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ATPCO boosts retail solution with complete integration of Routehappy
By Mitra Sorrells | February 21, 2019
ATPCO says its full integration of Routehappy products and staff is boosting its retail solutions and... Read More
News | Technology
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Expedia Partner Solutions builds partner program for tech companies
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2019
Expedia Partner Solutions says it wants to establish a closer relationship via its certified... Read More
News | Technology
Solutions for your mobile payment journey
Solutions for your mobile payment journey
By Worldpay  | February 21, 2019
With the massive shift of people using mobile phones, travel companies should look to offer a seamless... Read More
News | Technology
Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
Travelers have big frustrations with in-destination services online
By Linda Fox | February 20, 2019
The Destination X study from Amadeus spoke to 1,000 travelers about their frustrations with services... Read More
News | Technology
Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
Chinese web giants come together to make travel "smarter"
By Kevin May | February 19, 2019
Two of China's biggest digital brands - Baidu and Ctrip - are collaborating in a bid to develop... Read More
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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
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
February 28, 2019
4 tips to help hoteliers create an effective distribution strategy
Hoteliers who want to gain and hold a competitive edge in today’s fragmented marketplace need to... Read More