Articles tagged “tickets”

Online Travel

Google Launches Attractions Tickets Globally on Mobile

Eventually, Google's new Tickets feature may turn out to be one of the most important developments in a long time for the tours and activities sector. Google will certainly move to monetize the feature with paid ads, and it will ultimately expand to tours, and other products, too.

Google Launches Attractions Tickets Globally on Mobile

Airlines

Airlines Will Tap New Tech in These Uncertain Times to Make It Easier to Change Restricted Tickets

Many travelers no longer want to take some trips this year for various reasons, even if their flights haven't been canceled. A new automated solution will speed up the pace at which airlines can rebook passengers by overriding the restrictions on tickets bought before the crisis.

Airlines Will Tap New Tech in These Uncertain Times to Make It Easier to Change Restricted Tickets

Meetings

Coronavirus Concerns Overshadow Eventbrite’s Strong Year-End Finish

Eventbrite closed 2019 stronger than expected, but the company's stock still stumbled after last week's earnings call. The events industry is clearly at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Concerns Overshadow Eventbrite’s Strong Year-End Finish

Airlines

American May Prohibit Changing Nonrefundable Tickets After Congressional Proposals

You can see Doug Parker's point, but that won't stop passengers from getting upset — especially since the high fees that airlines charge annoy them already.

American May Prohibit Changing Nonrefundable Tickets After Congressional Proposals

Meetings

Selling Event Tickets on Social Media Is Here to Stay

Instagram already offers ticketing services in its app, and it seems like Snapchat is well on its way. Beyond selling tickets, though, both platforms are also jockeying to become the premier platform for augmented reality technology and content as the sector develops.

Selling Event Tickets on Social Media Is Here to Stay

Rail

Smart Ticketing Propels UK Bus Company Profits

This company's successs shows that the British are more quick to accept "smart ticketing" than expected, which could have implications for much more of the industry there, and worldwide.

Smart Ticketing Propels UK Bus Company Profits

Airlines

The travel industry maverick fighting to change how we buy airline tickets

Like or dislike his ideas, and there are plenty of people in each camp, Jim Davidson stirs things up with his advocacy, and the travel industry is a much better enterprise for his presence. Disruption is never neat, and it comes in all shapes, sizes and bobbleheads.

The travel industry maverick fighting to change how we buy airline tickets