31 May 2018

Sponsored by EyeForTravel. In the run-up to EyeforTravel’s flagship European show next week, some of the high-level executives and innovators speaking at the event share their thoughts on the current travel tech state of play and what’s round the corner. Blockchain – hip, hype or a delivering an ‘Internet of…

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31 May 2018

Sabre has announced plans for a pilot programme with airlines and agencies as it works towards the launch of NDC-enabled services by the end of 2018. The Texas-based technology firm has revealed a new roadmap of its planned roll out of NDC-based services to enhance the selling of airline…

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31 May 2018

This is an article from TravelDaily China.It appears as part of the tnooz sponsored content initiative. Kiwi.com is to launch its new office in Beijing this summer. The company launched its customer support call centre in Dalian last year. Speaking to ChinaTravel News during ITB China in Shanghai, Oliver Dlouhy, CEO…

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31 May 2018

Spanish start-up Smartvel specialises in providing “live” online destination guides to travel companies that can be embedded within their clients’ websites and apps. Founder and CEO Iñigo Valenzuela talks to tnooz about the company’s latest client wins and future plans. You recently started working with Singapore Airlines – how…

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30 May 2018

Ireland has produced some solid startups over the years from CarTrawler to Datalex and OpenJaw. Enterprise Ireland, the venture capital arm of the Irish Government, sees itself at the heart of the travel startup community, and as such helps companies get off the ground and scale through funding, partnerships…

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30 May 2018

Singapore Airlines has partnered with Skyscanner to launch the airline’s first New Distribution Capability connection offering customers more convenient access to SIA flights. Customers who can now book SIA flights directly on the Skyscanner site, instead of being re-directed to the airline’s website. SIA has recently received Level 3…

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30 May 2018

Trustabit CEO Saritta Hines is something of a pioneer. An African-American with more than 13 years experience in data analytics, she is leading a team that is 50% represented by women to build a private blockchain with smart contracts that will address airline delays and cancellations. The problem that…

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29 May 2018

WeLoveHolidays Ltd has sold an undisclosed stake in UK-based OTA loveholidays.com to a private equity firm for an undisclosed sum. A £180 million investment by investor Livingbridge into loveholidays was widely tipped a fortnight ago. The statement today from Livingbridge declines to mention the amount paid, or indeed what…

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29 May 2018

This is an article from TravelDaily China.It appears as part of the tnooz sponsored content initiative. Travel brands are scrutinising how best to be  a part of China’s consumption economy. According to Nielsen, the digital economy now contributes more than 30% of China’s GDP. Here are eight takeaways from…

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25 May 2018

Digital customer service platform Conversocial has integrated Chinese social messaging giant WeChat as a new channel. Conversocial says that integrating it will allow travel companies to offer an improved messaging service to the one billion Chinese users of WeChat by allowing them to filter and prioritise customers who need…

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