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This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel systems in May 2017. Wednesday 25 May 2017: CWT plots meeting platform MeetingsBooker is to partner with the global corporate travel agency to create a service for securing meeting venues for customers.
Amazon is often held up in travel circles as what to aim for when it comes to knowing customers and inspiring them to buy.
Customer loyalty is a make-or-break issue for companies of all sizes, and Canada’s WestJet has got it down to a science.
Hogg Robinson Group and Concur claim they are spearheading the spread of IATA’s New Distribution Capability standards into business travel.
It might be tempting to suggest that Gordon Wilson is downplaying the importance of GDS market share because, as CEO of Travelport, he runs the GDS with the smallest share of the three major companies.
Airlines, perhaps more than any other segment of the industry, have found that their mobile apps can be invaluable services in the lives of modern travellers.
The guest experience doesn’t begin when the traveller checks into their hotel – it begins the moment the inspiration to travel strikes.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel people and businesses in May 2017. Wednesday 24 May 2017: Mezi hires new VP The personal travel assistant application has brought in Johnny Thorsen to becomes its vice president of travel strategy and partnerships.
The number of new funding rounds into travel tech businesses increased by 12% between 2015 and 2016. Although the volume of individual deals climbed during last year, actual levels of funding were down overall on the previous year.
This summer alone, US travelers will spend nearly $100 billion. But make no mistake — for marketers in the travel and hospitality industry, the race is no longer for bookings, it’s to win the entire customer experience.
Hogg Robinson Group is planning to acquire eWings, a web-based travel management company focused on the German market.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel devices in May 2017. Wednesday 24 May 2017: TripAdvisor upgrades Apple app The new version of the mobile app has what is being billed as a streamlined design with it being easier for users to find and compare prices for hotels, rentals and attractions.
Air Europa will be the first of what is expected to be a number of carriers to have their tickets available for sale on the Ryanair website.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel marketing in May 2017. Tuesday 23 May 2017: HappyCar on-location The car rental price comparison site has introduced a mapping feature so that users can find the cheapest rental option based on their location.
Helsinki Airport has been trialling Microsoft HoloLens technology with the help of SITA Lab. SITA’s research arm worked with Helsinki to reproduce its airport control centre in a mixed reality environment with a view to providing new insight into how the airport operates.
The multi-dimensional travel buying journey is gaining yet another route to market as we increasingly turn to voice search when planning, purchasing, preparing and enjoying travel.
Airlines are beginning to get on top of data and the value it can provide from general operational efficiency to personalisation for passengers.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel marketing in May 2017. Tuesday 23 May 2017: FlyDubai uses Amadeus for loyalty The low-cost carrier will work with Amadeus for use of its loyalty platform to power its new Open rewards programme.