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TransferTravel launches marketplace for unwanted bookings

TransferTravel launches marketplace for unwanted bookings

With over 220,000 hotel rooms a day going wasted in the US alone and an estimated $40 Billion worldwide worth of pre-booked and unused travel being wasted annually, the new website aimed to provide a solution to this extensive consumer issue.

Alipay partners with Merlin in London

Alipay partners with Merlin in London

Alipay is partnering with Merlin Entertainments in a deal designed to allow Chinese tourists to use their Alipay lifestyle app across all of Merlin’s London attractions.

Uber seeks to renew operator licence in London

Uber seeks to renew operator licence in London

Uber has begun a court case in London as it seeks to renew its operator licence. Officials in the capital last year refused to renew the licence on grounds of public safety and security, a decision which Uber subsequently appealed against.

Amadeus partners with Adobe for new airline solutions

Amadeus partners with Adobe for new airline solutions

Amadeus is partnering with Adobe to bring improved capabilities to airlines. The combination of Amadeus solutions and Adobe Experience Cloud will enable airlines to deliver new digital experiences to travellers across any device and throughout the entire journey.

Amazon announces Alexa for Hospitality

Amazon announces Alexa for Hospitality

Online retail giant Amazon has announced the launch of Alexa for Hospitality. A new experience offered by invitation to hoteliers, Amazon hopes the new service will bring the simplicity and convenience of Alexa to hotels, vacation rentals, and other hospitality locations.