Travelport has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s top online travel agency, Webjet.
Award-winning hotel connectivity expert eRevMax has completed 2-way integration with Swedish cloud-based PMS Nitesoft. The strategic partnership between the two companies will automate the distribution of availability, rates and reservations for hotel clients.
Abacus, a leading Asia-Pacific leader in travel tech, has announced being the first foreign global distribution system (GDS) to issue airline tickets customized for China.
Sabre Corporation (“Sabre”), a leading technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry, today announced that it has priced its initial public offering…
Travel distribution giant Sabre has just announced having signed a new long term distribution agreement with Marriott International
Yesterday, Sabre Hospitality Solutions announced the expansion of their Internet marketing products and services across Europe with the launch of WebExpress. WebExpress, available for European, Middle Eastern, and Asian hotels, provides a managers and staff with a combination of tools for visibility and web traffic, and etc. Monique Jaspers-Wijn, vice president business development, EMEA, for […]
Leading technology partner Amadeus has has just announced signing a partnership with US mobile technology provider Charter Solutions International.
One of Kerala’s most interesting and unique hotels, the Saj Earth Resort in Cochin, has added their inventory of rooms to Global Hotel Exchange. The hotel offers a one-of-a-kind waterborne nature experience, along with convenience for business travelers. The choice of GHX as a distribution channel makes sense, especially for worldwide hotels without the marketing reach of some others.
Some good news from Travelport, clients will now be able to book rail travel on the much talked about Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), the first Italian private high-speed railway. The strategic partnership tells of NTV distribution via Galileo-connected travel agencies in Italy and around the world.
An article on Tnooz last Friday peaked our interest, Xotels boss Patrick Landman offering up key variables in what will become the biggest online trade war ever. When Google, all the big corporate OTAs, and key independent online travel entities lock horns for a final round, a few will not be left standing.
An article just the other day at Travel Agent Central hints at just how deep the well of ancillary travel revenue may be. According to a cited Amadeus/IdeaWorks report, ancillary revenues could triple from $32 billion to over $100 billion on the heels of electronic miscellaneous documents (EMDs). But, the real story beneath transactions may be the […]
In airline travel news, US Airways just announced the signing of a multi year contract for full content distribution and merchandising with Sabre Travel Network. This latest news, pertinent to the ongoing wars between the various online agents and service providers, is at least a positive sign for global distribution players.
The ceasefire between American Airlines and GDS giant Sabre signals an “all quiet” moment on the front lines of the online travel wars we have been covering. The announcement that the two companies would attempt to resolve their differences out of court, at least until June 1st, calmed the churning business cauldron for online travel for some.
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?