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.


Didi gets $500M from SoftBank to develop autonomous driving technology
Didi gets $500M from SoftBank to develop autonomous driving technology
By Kevin May | May 30, 2020
Didi claims it is the single largest fundraising round in China for the autonomous vehicle industry.... Read More
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Destination X - The new normal in tourism
Destination X - The new normal in tourism
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2020
Have we learned anything, or do we race back to the same mistakes that many destinations and... Read More
News | Technology
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React Mobile gets $6M in funding to develop hotel panic-button tech
By Jill Menze | May 27, 2020
The company, which provides panic-button technology for hotel workers, has raised $6 million in... Read More
News | Technology
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Innovation, automation and collaboration - three ways to get aviation moving safely again
By Linda Fox | May 26, 2020
Airlines are desperate to build confidence among passengers and put them in the planes that are slowly... Read More
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Consider what happens after the crisis is over (and use it to your advantage)
Consider what happens after the crisis is over (and use it to your advantage)
By Gavin Smith - Element | May 25, 2020
How you can make the business and your people work better, because when this situation is over, and it... Read More
Opinion | Technology
How to use communications to rebuild confidence, get passengers back on planes
How to use communications to rebuild confidence, get passengers back on planes
By Nick Key - 15Below | May 25, 2020
Passengers must be willing and able to navigate new regulations and legislation, plus understand and... Read More
Opinion | Technology
EasyJet admits security hack of 9 million passenger records
EasyJet admits security hack of 9 million passenger records
By Kevin May | May 20, 2020
The Europe-based airline says the attack captured names, email addresses and travel details, including... Read More
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Fly Now Pay Later raises £35 million to bring travelers flexible payment options
Fly Now Pay Later raises £35 million to bring travelers flexible payment options
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2020
The British travel payment startup believes the need for its services will increase once travel... Read More
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Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
Destination X - Reopening for tourism after coronavirus
By PhocusWire | May 19, 2020
How to reopen for tourism after the coronavirus outbreak is tricky, with concerns around social... Read More
News | Technology
Travelers may need to prepare for a contactless, surveillance-led experience
Travelers may need to prepare for a contactless, surveillance-led experience
By Simon Nowroz - Disruptive X Emergent | May 15, 2020
While we can’t conclude exactly what the future may hold, we can establish an overall trajectory and... 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
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