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.


Get chatting: Preparing hotels (and travelers) for automated messaging
Get chatting: Preparing hotels (and travelers) for automated messaging
By Aleksei Udachny - ReviewPro  | April 5, 2019
To keep up with expectations, hoteliers are learning to embrace certain forms of automated messaging... Read More
Opinion | Technology
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ARC makes first venture capital investment in travel blockchain developer
By Mitra Sorrells | April 5, 2019
ARC has made a Series A investment in Blockskye, a company it is collaborating with to develop... Read More
News | Technology
Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
Travel policy 3.0: Six data-powered updates to improve corporate travel
By Ryan Wenger - WhereTo  | April 5, 2019
Unlike the blunt rules of the analogue age, the new rules bear digital precision, and take advantage... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Local payment strategy unlocks travel's potential in the Middle East
Local payment strategy unlocks travel's potential in the Middle East
By Siew Hoon Yeoh - WebInTravel  | April 4, 2019
Three forces – a young demographic, an aspirational market of travellers and strong mobile adoption –... Read More
News | Technology
Amadeus CEO on how to manage the speed of innovation in travel
Amadeus CEO on how to manage the speed of innovation in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2019
Amadeus' Luis Maroto spoke about the pace of innovation in travel and finding the right talent to... Read More
News | Technology
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Customer data platforms in travel: Worthy of the hype?
By Valerio Fuschini - Carlson Wagonlit Travel  | April 4, 2019
With the increasing competition for customers, TMCs are crying out for cross-functional windows into... Read More
Opinion | Technology
A simple switch keeps consumers’ credit card numbers safe - and builds loyalty
A simple switch keeps consumers’ credit card numbers safe - and builds loyalty
By Jim Pratt - WEX Corporate Payments  | April 4, 2019
Traditionally, consumer card details have been handed over to a booking agent, then to an airline or... Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
VIDEO: Bringing an immersive experience to destination activities
VIDEO: Bringing an immersive experience to destination activities
By Kevin May | April 2, 2019
Similar to advances in the movie industry in recent decades, technology can give visitors a new way to... Read More
News | Technology
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Amadeus says traveler needs are ripe for innovation
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2019
Amadeus Ventures is focusing on the traveler experience in the hope that innovation can improve... Read More
News | Technology
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
How smaller travel brands can ride the personalization wave
By Matt Langie - Adara  | April 2, 2019
Personalization is great for a global airline, or even a regional cruise line. For most smaller travel... 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