Articles tagged “travel technology”

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Traditional airlines don’t ever want to be caught unprepared again, as they were when low-cost carriers disrupted their gig. And Asia is where they look to for a head start on travel tech innovations. Never see legacies as geriatric ever again.

1 month ago

Private Equity Takes Over Switchfly in a Bet on Travel Loyalty Tech

Private Equity Takes Over Switchfly in a Bet on Travel Loyalty Tech

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Switchfly, a travel tech firm specializing in loyalty and e-commerce upselling, has been taken over by private equity firms Golub Capital and L Capital.

2 months ago

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Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

Skift Podcast: How London is Powering a Travel Startup Cluster

London and Partners + Skift

Destinations can be doing a lot more to forge alliances between tourism and tech. London & Partners shows how.

1 year ago

Travel Tech CEO Series: Travelport Is Doubling Down on Its Payments Business and on Distribution, Too

Travel Tech CEO Series: Travelport Is Doubling Down on Its Payments Business and on Distribution, Too

Sean O'Neill, Skift

In his first Q&A with Skift, President and CEO of Travelport Gordon Wilson acknowledges that suppliers are no longer as dependent on distribution technology companies as they once were. He makes a persuasive case that better meeting the needs of suppliers is the way to thrive.

2 years ago

The Airline Industry’s Tech Problem — Digital Marketing News This Week

The Airline Industry’s Tech Problem — Digital Marketing News This Week

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

Technology-driven innovation has done wonders for airline industry stock prices. But is that innovation also doing wonders for passengers? Right now the answer seems to be no.

2 years ago