Outdoorsy, the leading experiential outdoor travel company, announced today that it has exceeded $2 billion in total transactions.
How Too Much Reliance On Technology Can Ruin Hospitality for Good
The COVID-19 pandemic has not changed everything. Hospitality will always be about people, and experiences. The front desk must stay.
TPConnects Certified as Emirates’ Technology Partner
Travel Agents will save the GDS distribution surcharge ranging between USD 14 and 25 per ticket depending on sector length recently announced by Emirates to mitigate the higher cost Emirates incurs through GDS distribution, from 01 July 2021.
Hotelbeds Confirms European Wholesale Sales Team
Hotelbeds has announced another update on further senior management appointments for the company. According to the news, Joaquin Garcia is now Regional Director of Wholesale Sales for Northern and Centre Europe, and Luis Miguel Vazquez is the Regional Director for the South and Eastern Europe. Both will report directly to Sam Turner, the Wholesale Sales and Sourcing Director with […]
Sabre Labs Reveals Tech Trends a Dozen Years Out
Sabre Labs, a division of Sabre Corporation, has just released research on how the latest technologies that can have a significant impact on the tourism sector. The report unveils the potential for the next twelve years and tells of three major tech trends that will affect the tourism market for 2017.
SnapShot GmbH and University of Surrey Team Up
Next month, analytics startup SnapShot GmbH will team up with the University of Surrey School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, to provide a 2 day course on hotel revenue management. According to the news, the new offering will focus on pricing, marketing and distribution for hotel businesses.
The Hotel Business and Critical Mass
Any hotel executive reading this will have arrived here via social media, Google, or as a direct reader via RSS feed. The same reader is probably reading during a commute, on a smart device, or using an iPad for night table reading. Technology has almost overnight, changed our personal and business lives in ways we never could have imaged even 5 years ago.
Sabre and Azerbaijan Airlines pen new deal
Travel agents in Azerbaijan now get the benefit of more efficient booking Azerbaijan Airlines via the Sabre global distribution system.
TripAdvisor Adds Tripbod to Acquisition Spree
Tripbod, a travel community that lets travelers connect with local experts, has been acquired by TripAdvisor.
EU Announces Tech All Stars 2014
The European Commission has launched the 3rd edition of the Tech All Stars Competition for finding Europe’s best startups from EU accelerators, incubators and web camps. This year’s competition invites a dozen of Europe’s best talents to get connected with funding and more.
European Travel Commission and Amadeus ink strategic partnership
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, and the European Travel Commission (ETC) signed today a strategic partnership to promote Europe as a tourism destination.
#Travel Tuesday Tips on Travel Tech: Don’t Cry for Expedia
Reading news in travel technology this morning any interested party might be a bit confused over all the smoke signals going out from online players. The New York Times suggests simply “Fewer, Bigger Travel Sites”, Expedia stocks are down on the one hand, and their mobile app is revamped a superhuman helper on the other. Meanwhile a startup called Bookt LLC takes a shot at Airbnb.com and vacations. I guess the good news is, travel technology is really still alive and doing well.
Triposo, the brainchild travel startup from ex-Googler’s Jon Tirsen and Douwe Osinga, just announced their new iOS app, the story arriving via TechCrunch. So, Argo Travel News decided to take a look under the hood of this fascinating new travel guide/suggestion engine.
How to Find the Loch Ness Monster
Is Nessie out there – or was she? To find out, you’re going to need a hardy seafaring crew, some waterproof technology and a rather large fishing rod…