Articles tagged “global distribution systems”

Airlines

New Airline Rules Promise Fast Refunds and Clear Fees. But Travel Agents Say They Need the Data.

The organization representing Amadeus and Booking.com says the new rules, as written, could leading to costlier operations for their members and travelers.

New Airline Rules Promise Fast Refunds and Clear Fees. But Travel Agents Say They Need the Data.

Travel Technology

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

It appears that the investments Amadeus has been making in ancillary businesses are starting to pay off.

American Airlines Taps Amadeus as Accounting System Partner

News Blog

Travelport Integrates Corporate Booking Tool Following Deem Acquisition

Travelport has completed the integration of corporate booking tool Deem, which it acquired earlier this year.  Travelport — along with its two larger competitors, public companies Amadeus and Sabre — primarily act as marketplaces to connect airlines and travel agents.  While Amadeus and Sabre have had in-house corporate travel booking tools in recent years, Travelport…

Travel Technology

Sabre’s Tech Chief Exits Shortly After Major Job Cuts

This is at least the third c-suite exec that has departed over the past year, and it comes as Sabre continues a big tech transformation.

Sabre’s Tech Chief Exits Shortly After Major Job Cuts

Travel Technology

Amadeus Ups Investment in the Future of Its Business

The future role of the global distribution system could be a lot different than it is today. Amadeus is investing to ensure it maintains its place in that future.

Amadeus Ups Investment in the Future of Its Business

Travel Technology

These Innovators Are Bringing Trains and Buses Into the 21st Century

Travelers worldwide want to purchase and manage ground transport tickets digitally, same as they typically can for flights and hotels. The industry is finally starting to respond.

These Innovators Are Bringing Trains and Buses Into the 21st Century

Travel Technology

Amadeus’ Full Recovery Is Getting Closer, But It’s Not Here Yet

Recovery is taking a bit longer than some expected, but it’s getting there — slowly.

Amadeus’ Full Recovery Is Getting Closer, But It’s Not Here Yet

Travel Technology

Sabre Is Cutting 15 Percent of Its Workforce, Roughly 1,100 Jobs

Big tech companies everywhere have been dropping staff, and now it's Sabre's turn. This may also be a result of a permanently changed travel industry post-pandemic and Sabre's effort to keep up.

Sabre Is Cutting 15 Percent of Its Workforce, Roughly 1,100 Jobs

Travel Technology

Constellation Software Buys Distribution System Developer Peakwork

Constellation Software is clearly on an acquisition mission. Peakwork was the latest in its goal to claim a bigger hold on the travel industry.

Constellation Software Buys Distribution System Developer Peakwork

Business Travel

American Airlines’ New Strategy Causes Pricing Gaps

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at American Airlines’ new pricing policies, blended travel changing hotels, and a short-term rental operator’s PE exit.

American Airlines’ New Strategy Causes Pricing Gaps