In the over-complex world of consumers’ big data, with the infinite possibilities for the travel & hospitality industries, independent hoteliers have not yet embraced the full technological and strategic potential of traveller data.
Global rock stars aren’t normally attracted to the technology that powers activities and events technology – unless you’re The Edge from U2.
Hotel revenue management specialist IDeaS has bought the assets of Smart Space Strategy, a provider of technology to hotels for organising events.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel people moves in tourism and hospitality for March 2017.
There’s never really been a forceful value proposition for a social network for travelers – Facebook’s global dominance has pretty much kept the competition at bay.
Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has published its API platform offering access to non-critical business data for developers from airlines and other travel companies.
Concur Labs, the innovation arm of the travel and expense management tech company, has been exploring virtual reality and possible applications for business travel.
Vacation rental search engine HundredRooms has brought its total funding €11 million, with its eyes set on launching in more countries.
From flight shopping to day of travel, OAG’s latest passenger survey reveals current preferences and future trends.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for distribution in tourism and hospitality for March 2017.
Lots of attention goes on the expansion of aviation routes and the growing levels of connectivity with the traveller community.
Mobility was on display at the CeBIT technology Expo in Hannover with new vehicles, mapping solutions and apps helping cities accommodate the transport and way-finding needs of visitors and residents.
While hotels have a strong handle on the physical security of their guests, are they as dedicated to protecting these guests’ data?
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for devices in tourism and hospitality for March 2017.
Several major airlines, including Lufthansa, Air Canada and American Airlines, were unsuccessful in their recent attempt to bring the GDS “full content agreement” closer to a demise.
TurnKey Vacation Rentals has raised $21 million in Series C funding. The company has raised a total of $41 million since 2013 with this latest round led by Adams Street Partners as well as existing investors Altos Ventures, Silverton Partners and angel investors.
One of the apparent consumer irritations with the world of alternative accommodation is the gap many will experience in the booking process.
We spend months analyzing the user experience for our travel sites and writing SEO-friendly copy, but when it comes to photos – as long as we think that the imagery is gorgeous, we think we are done.
Travel marketers are told to embrace influencers: those demi-gods of social media who can wave a magic wand with a single post that instantly puts your hotel on the map or makes your attraction world-famous.
Indian travel search engine Ixigo.com has completed its $15 million Series B round after months of negotiation and rumour, with Sequoia Capital and Fosun Kinzon backing the raise.