Coming June 12th, the Digital Innovation Asia (DIA) inaugural event Speak-Out Asia, is scheduled to open at the Lebua Hotel at State Tower. According to the news Thai TV host and blogger Daniel Fraser is slated to MC the event.
Designed to help customers of Accor Hotels to discover their next destinations, “Inspiration” presents online visitors to Accorhotels.com with unique destinations via internal hotel search. Guests into culture, wellness, exploration, a range of intentions, can get some relevance and quickness out of Inspiration, let’s take a quick look.
Hotels.com has just launched two new apps for Windows 8, one designed to up the ante on mobíle utility, the other specifically for the Windows 8 tablet.
Now that my invite to travel Triptease has been mailed, received, and opened, the latest in a line of online travel tools gets a bit of Argo love, or hate, depending. If ever you feverishly desired making a magazine from your travels, Triptease may just be your dream come true. Let’s find out 1 -2 -3.
Maybe not so innovative, but an oh so novel way to engage health and wellness enthusiasts is to make a very cool website for spas to reach out from. That’s just what LIVELOVESPA has set out to do, and from what we see, they’re pretty serious about making a go at an online wellness community.
This morning the much awaited World Travel Market opens in London. WTM 2012 will see some 157 new entries to exhibit among the world’s leading tourism, technology, and hospitality companies of every sort. Taking place at the ExCel from the 5th through the 8th, Reed Exhibitions’ yearly event will see even more notoriety and reach this year.
In leftover tech news for travel, several bits of merit come into view today. From Carlson Wagonlit’s $20 million acquisition of WorldMate to Stayz buying YesBookit, the digital space is lively this week.
NH Hoteles extends its partnership with Swisscom Hospitality to provide efficient guest technology. Swisscom Hospitality will assist NH Hoteles in achieving further network and IP service convergence.
Hotelogix’s launch of feature-enriched Hotelogix 2.0, is cause for some cheers from hotel owners and managers alike. The news variant of the already widely accepted admin platform, carries not only ramped up channel management, but multi-lingual support too.
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.
Seeing the world is undeniably one of the greatest pleasures life brings. It’s an eye-opening, life affirming experience that may well leave you with you your greatest memories ever. Yet a niggling feeling often comes with the territory – you know deep down that despite your best hippie-throwback like intentions, travelling just isn’t that eco-friendly.
According to a report from UK travel search site Skyscanner, Estonia, Madagascar and Iraq emerge as travel hot spots for UK travelers. Spain is, as always, a favorite among vacationers in Britain, but non-traditional destinations are headlining Summer travel so far.
In news from China, the longest bridge in the world over water opened yesterday to some fanfare. China’s Jiaozhou Bay Bridge, linking the port city of Qingdao with offshore Island Huangdao, allows traffic to cross the 26 miles of waterway between the two. The added two and one half miles of bridge make this longer than Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, in Louisiana, the former record holder.
In news from one of the world’s best known names in hospitality, Michelin, celebrating the company’s 10 year anniversary online come with revamped Via Michelin website. Argo Travel News takes a look at Michelin’s entry into the competitive realm of online travel guides.
According to the news from Acentic, that leading supplier of broadband and interactive solution for the hotel industry has been selected by Marriott International to supply in-hotel technologies across Europe. The time for hotels to either keep up or fall behind in digital connectedness is at hand.