Articles tagged “travel technology”

Hotels

Accor to Ditch Legacy Hotel Tech for Amadeus’ Booking System

Accor will replace its legacy in-house platform with Amadeus's newest central reservation system over the next few years. The goal is to help reduce the hotel giant's reliance on costly online travel agencies by broadening the channels it can sell rooms on.

Accor to Ditch Legacy Hotel Tech for Amadeus’ Booking System

Travel Technology

Hotel Tech Is Not Prepared For the Future: What Comes Next

"It is impossible to rip out and replace everything we've got, because we are an industry where we have fragmentation," one investor told us.

Hotel Tech Is Not Prepared For the Future: What Comes Next

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.

Online Travel

Google Adding Features to Maps and Search to Promote More Sustainable Travel

Google just a few weeks ago shared updates about AI-powered travel features in some of its products. Now it's adding more.

Google Adding Features to Maps and Search to Promote More Sustainable Travel
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Online Travel

The State of Loyalty for Travel and Lifestyle Credit Cards in 2024

Credit card loyalty programs play a unique role in shaping consumer behavior and travel spending. A new report from iSeatz explores how banks are structuring their rewards to encourage flexibility, enable choice, and unlock value for today’s consumers.

The State of Loyalty for Travel and Lifestyle Credit Cards in 2024

News Blog

IDEAS: You Can Now Get Flight Updates Via Your Apple Watch at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has launched a new app for Apple Watch users that will provide them access to the latest information about their flight from their wrists. Credit: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Credit: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol The app, which is available to download now, will provide Apple Watch wearers real-time information on the status of their…

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Tourism

Skift Global Forum East Attendees Share 4 Key Travel Insights

What are the emerging trends and issues shaping the future of travel? We surveyed our Skift Global Forum East audience of more than 600 travel executives to determine what industry leaders think about top-of-mind subjects.

Skift Global Forum East Attendees Share 4 Key Travel Insights
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Online Travel

Supercharging Digital Transformation for Travel Agencies and Professionals

For travel agencies to navigate the next evolution of business-to-business travel booking, they need a forward-thinking technology partner that knows how to balance digital innovation with human expertise — especially in an industry known for its resistance to change.

Supercharging Digital Transformation for Travel Agencies and Professionals
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Airlines

Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue

Ancillaries are increasingly essential to the financial health and resilience of airlines. Sabre’s new Upgrade IQ product uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to optimize airlines’ premium cabin inventory and unlock incremental revenue.

Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue

News Blog

IDEAS: Frankfurt Airport Expands Biometric Systems for a Contactless Experience

Frankfurt Airport is set to expand its suite of biometric touchpoints to passengers of all airlines within the facility. Credit: Fraport The technology - SITA’s Smart Path biometric solution, powered by NEC - is already available for Lufthansa and Star Alliance Airlines passengers, which has seen over 12,000 passengers use the facilities at check-in, boarding…