Travelport announces new integration features as the company gets a new lease on life from investors. Travelport’s leading edge GDS technology is in need of an update, as worldwide travel becomes far more competitive. Blackstone Group’s reservation portal forgoes $2.6 billion in mature loans for now. Will the company integrate and expand its global business?
Kukunu Is Travel, Who Knew?
Ryan Cox reviews Kukunu, a travel startup of 2010 – promising, yet still far behind what it could become.
Is Expedia More Than Just a Jingle
Is expedia.com a trustworthy site? Ryan Cox, Argophilia’s travel tech expert, believes it is. What do you think? Share your experience!
Easy Does It, Easy Voyage Gains Traction
Jean-Pierre Nadir is CEO of one of Europe’s fastest growing online travel startups. With billions at stake in online travel revenues, Nadir is rapidly closing ground between his closest competitors TripAdvisor and Zoover. With acquisitions in the air, can Nadir overtake those beleaguered giants with a few swift buyouts?
New Google Travel Rumors, Buy Bid On Opodo
Rumors are about suggesting Google may be in the market for online travel portal Opodo. If the news that Amadeus is selling one of its travel units are true, a bidding war between some key financial and online travel players may ensue. Google’s ITA transaction has many people concerned that the Internet giant may dominate the online travel game.
Morten Lund to Kick Off WITovation Entrepreneur Bootcamp
Innovation in online travel is powered by ideas and technology. Key investor Morten Lund is scheduled to kick off the inaugural WITovation Entrepreneur Bootcamp in Singapore on October 18th. The much anticipated camp will serve as a springboard for technology innovators, as well as a think thank for the WIT conference.
Travcoa Goes Off-the-beaten-path
Travcoa has recently unveiled its 2011 Europe catalog, that will take customers to less customary destinations through Western, Central and Eastern Europe.
Google Travel, Coming to a Computer Near You
According to the news, Google will pay $700 million for the world’s most coveted airline reservations technology.