Sabre Corporation announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Farelogix, a recognized innovator in the travel industry with advanced offer management and NDC order delivery technology used by many of the world’s leading airlines. Sabre expects that upon close, the acquisition will allow the company to accelerate delivery of its end-to-end NDC-enabled retailing, distribution and fulfillment solutions.
Shiji working with Alibaba’s Fliggy (formerly known as AliTrip), have achieved a hotel industry first by integrating full facial recognition for hotel check-in including credit authorization for 50 hotels in Hainan district of China.
The most confusing aspect of hotel technology these days is discerning real innovation from PR buzz. The need to market and sell products and services always skews the reality, but by taking technology (any technology) down into its basic form consumers can sift through the buzz to discover the real value. With this kind of consumer focus, we thought this great breakdown from Avvio might help sort some of the confusion.
HotelsPro, a technology and reservation solutions provider for travel industry professionals and a brand of the world’s leading travel and accommodation supplier MetGlobal Group of Companies, announced the key points about the accurate and efficient usage of big data which enable travel professionals to touch the customers properly.
At “Expocentre” this week the 24th International Tourism Exhibition MITT 2017 has been one of the year’s early sensations. Set to be exclusively B2B this time around, the event saw a significant increase in visitors this year.
The day may come when a hotel guest expects and gets a real Orwellian experience out of their stay. At least this is a dreamscape that could take place if unbridled tech geeks are put in charge.
Coming to Moscow 19-21 September, Skolkovo Innovation Center in partnership with MSU Science Park and Technopark Strogino and the Moscow City Government will host the 33rd IASP Annual World Conference on Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP).
Coming up from April 12-16 Belgrade’s Resonate Festival 2016 brings its fifth installment of avant-garde electonic music and events to Serbia’s capital.
Travel Technology Europe (TTE) will host its 12th annual event coming February 25th and 26th to the Olympia Exhibition Center in London.
Brandwatch, the most powerful social media monitoring and analytics tool we’ve found, just released their travel and hospitality report for 2014 – Social Listening & the Tourism Industry: A Snapshot. The detailed report amounts to the first of its kind primer for travel executives to understand the impacts of social media on traveler decision making.
News the other day that Alaska Airlines launched their own mobile ticket platform is probably just a sign of initiatives to come from a great many service providers.
Reading the Google News ticker this morning we ran into some extraordinary images via hotel pages on G +, so we thought we would share. For the travel enthusiast, there is perhaps no imagery more effective than the views of and from a hotel. For the hotelier, imagery is certainly the Holy Grail of media. Let’s look at some extraordinary examples from random hotels.
News from Orbitz Chicago headquarters tells of the company’s latest partnering deal with Hawaiian Airlines, a private labeling solution supposed to power hotel and vacation packaging bookings. The prospective “win-win” being Obritz on the airline’s website, and Hawaiian taking advantage of Orbitz leverage.
The SITEX 2011 Electronics and Computer Fair is back once again, and this year’s show promises to be the biggest and best yet with more than 900,000 visitors expected to attend the exhibition at the Singapor Expo Hall.