In the airline distribution segment in China, a lot of progress has been made with the support of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and IATA.
STARTUPS: Most of us will have had a string of bosses throughout our career with the exception of those who went straight to running the company.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for August 2014.
Corporate travel managers should be taking a closer look at the systems powering their travel programmes.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel STARTUPS in tourism and hospitality for August 2014.
Not one to be left out of a trend, Instagram has followed the recent spate of single-use apps with its own standalone time-lapse video app called Hyperlapse.
Consumer technology is unleashing massive opportunity for the European travel industry. Mobile devices are remaking the digital rules of traveler engagement, opening up new ways for travel businesses to stimulate demand and drive bookings.
Somo, a mobile marketing specialist, has pulled together some of the latest mobile travel trends to give a snapshot of how mobile consumers are versus the travel industry.
MARKETING: Website owners are being encouraged to make the switch to HTTPS with Google announcing a ‘slight’ ranking boost. However, it seems that some businesses have seen a drop in AdSense revenue and CPCs of more than a third indicating that not all web components are ready for HTTPS yet. Read more on Marketing Land Earlier this month, Google announced that HTTPS sites — those with SSL certificates aimed at protecting users against data interception — would receive a slight ranking signal boost over non-encrypted HTTP sites.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel MARKETING in tourism and hospitality for August 2014.
Hertz Rent-a-Car, the largest airport general use car rental brand globally, continues to test and adapt technology that would allow it greater flexibility in how it rents its vehicles and sells ancillary services during a trip.
Sabre says it is exploring ‘strategic options’ for Lastminute.com following more than a week of speculation that the UK-based business was up for sale.
My grandfather used to have a little notebook. Maybe it was black, I didn’t ask. In it, he used to keep notes.
Marking its first distribution deal outside the US, Airbnb is making its inventory available through Russia-based online accommodation service Ostrovok.
WeSwap is the latest company to jump on the peer-to-peer bandwagon with its bid to solve currency exchange problems.
Ah, to be young and working in Berlin in late summer. Even better, to be young working for a two-year-old travel technology start-up in the hip Prenzlauer Berg district at precisely the time when the company receives a 20 million euro investment.
American Airlines and US Airways are pulling flight listings from Orbitz after the carriers and the online travel agency failed to agree to a fresh contract.
Skyscanner – known primarily for its air search prowess – is now offering insight on the ground with standalone app for hotel search.
Many pixels have been spilled over the rise of SoLoMo – social/location/mobile – so it’s about time for a shift in jargon.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most effective digital marketing tools available to hotels and other tourism related businesses looking to increase web traffic and sales.