According to research from the Business Travel Show, travel buyers are still not convinced of the efficacy of next-generation technology. The research shows that fully one fifth of the 134 European buyers polled believe that by 2022, bots, Blockchain and alternative realities (AR, VR, MR, XR) will ‘significantly improve booking, saving time and money. Conversely, more […]
Davinci Travel System (Davinci TS), an online B2B platform for booking and managing group hotel reservations, is rapidly gaining traction internationally. In just two years, the Prague-based start-up has exceeded the benchmark of 5,000 partner group hotels in 900+ European cities and over 70+ tour operators. The company’s main goal is to become number one […]
Over 75% of Americans surveyes by AI producer Humley, say they rely heavily on chatbots to imrprove the quality of their travel expereinces.
Infare, a global market leader in pricing intelligence, has launching Pharos, a cutting-edge business intelligence tool for airlines.
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.
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 […]
TripAdvisor has just unveiled a new site/mobile experience launching in late 2018 that may dramatically effect the digital travel landscape.
HO[S]TELOFFER.ONLINE offers sales process software for hotels and hostels. The company is based in Berlin, Germany and it’s 100% owned by its Founder, Tomasz Janczak. HO[S]TELOFFER.ONLINE software product is a cloud-based Saas solution, easy to implement, and affordable even for mid-market players.
The hotel industry is in a nightmare of dire concerns over a beleaguered hospitality market. Airbnb and the impact the so-called “sharing economy” is on every hotelier’s mind, and understandably. The industry is for all intents and purposes, lost in a forest like Little Red Riding Hood trying to figure how much business the Big Bad Wolf […]
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.
Day two of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo in Athens marked our third day in the Greek capital.
Coming up in the Baelerics tomorrow, THack Mallorca is a hackathon dedicated to hospitality solutions. THack Mallorca is FREE for professional and student developers and offers the chance for teams of up to five developers to win their share of at least €5,000 in cash and other prizes.
Over the last dozen years I’ve tested just about every search technology that exists. From back in the so-called “search wars”, to new forms of AI and semantic intelligence, the ultimate goal of any search device is relevance for the user. Today I tested a little hospitality search engine called Pineapple Search.
Understanding the technology in the hotel distribution space can be challenging, so many players and so much technology. A visual representation of this technology can help grasp the landscape and “fit the pieces into the puzzle.” Part of working on Hotel Demand Management, and its many layers, meant getting a good grasp of the segments, […]
A recent ESSEC Business School Hospitality Management MBA Bootcamp spawned a series of discussions and expert analysis. The