Articles tagged “travelport”

Airlines

U.S. Transportation Secretary Doesn’t Want a Repeat of Wednesday’s Failure

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at the U.S. airlines-grounding glitch, Hilton’s new brand, and Travelport’s optimism.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Doesn’t Want a Repeat of Wednesday’s Failure

Travel Technology

Travelport CEO Talks Recovery Outlook and Tech Investment in 2023

If the industry waits for segments like business travel to fully recover, it could be waiting forever. That’s one reason why Travelport and its competitors should continue investing in tech and expanding offerings.

Travelport CEO Talks Recovery Outlook and Tech Investment in 2023

Tourism

Travelport’s Top Product Exec on the Folly of Carbon Offsetting

Travelport's Tom Kershaw was not shy with us about sharing how he feels about what is real and what is just a pure waste of time in the travel industry's efforts to be green.

Travelport’s Top Product Exec on the Folly of Carbon Offsetting

News Blog

Travelport Is Selling Off Its Corporate Hotel Booking Platform Hotelzon

Travelport is planning to sell its Hotelzon division to corporate travel agency startup TripStax, which was officially launched earlier this year — by two former execs at Travelport. Hotelzon claims to offer 1.5 million properties from multiple content sources that include Booking.com and Expedia, and says it has 370,000 users, including travel agencies, corporations and…

Business Travel

Prince Harry’s Travalyst Focuses on Corp Travel Carbon Emissions With Travelport, Amadeus

Adding Amadeus and Travelport certainly expands Travalyst's reach, but the partnerships will only be worthwhile if their corporate travel agency customers adopt Travalyst's method of calculating carbon emissions.

Prince Harry’s Travalyst Focuses on Corp Travel Carbon Emissions With Travelport, Amadeus

Business Travel

Selina’s 3 Biggest Challenges as It Prepares to Go Public

Can a hotel brand retain a uniqueness across its properties when expanding? Selina thinks so, and has been trying to convince potential investors it’s (almost) got the magic formula for a mass market cool factor. Still, it admits it’s stepping into the unknown with these hurdles to face.

Selina’s 3 Biggest Challenges as It Prepares to Go Public

Business Travel

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

The U.S. Transportation Department wants airlines to be more transparent about their ancillary fees. In theory it would help businesses, but the corporate travel sector has been grappling with this issue for years already.

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

Travel Technology

What If Sabre Put Its Hotel Software Unit in Play

An asset sale is unlikely. It would involve Sabre unnecessarily throwing in the towel on its diversification strategy. Yet stranger things have happened, and Oracle Hospitality could fill gaps in its offerings by acquiring the tech.

What If Sabre Put Its Hotel Software Unit in Play

News Blog

Mondee Adds 6 Million Subscribers Ahead of SPAC Deal

Travel technology company Mondee has seen “enhanced marketing costs” as it builds up the number of subscribers for its travel platforms. The company now has 10 million users signed up to its subscription products including TripPlanet and Unpub, compared to four million in December last year. The boost may be a result of its new…

Airlines

American Airlines Wins Just $1 From Sabre in 11-Year-Old Antitrust Case

The long-running case revolved around practices that the leading U.S. provider of airline fare data to travel agents imposes on nearly all airlines. If the verdict stands, it doesn't make Sabre change, well, anything. Except maybe a smaller tip for a barista.

American Airlines Wins Just $1 From Sabre in 11-Year-Old Antitrust Case