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IHIF 2018 launches innovative new Hotel Tech Hub

IHIF 2018 launches innovative new Hotel Tech Hub

Technology permeates every aspect of the hospitality industry. To reflect this widespread prevalence and demonstrating their commitment to delivering a relevant and topical event, the International Hotel Investment Forum is launching the IHIF Hotel Tech Hub, new for 2018.

British Airways bringing Wi-Fi to long-haul fleet

British Airways bringing Wi-Fi to long-haul fleet

British Airways has started powering some of its long-haul aircraft with high-speed Wi-Fi, with its first three connected aircraft now in service. The airline will connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years.

Delta rolls out RFID tags for Heathrow luggage

Delta rolls out RFID tags for Heathrow luggage

Delta’s focus on innovation has moved up a gear with the roll out of a new service which allows customers to keep track of their checked bags on its flights between London Heathrow to the United States via their mobile phones.

New mobile app from Rove Hotels

New mobile app from Rove Hotels

Rove Hotels has launched new mobile app that aims to further enhance the guest experience by offering an array of services accessible via their smartphones. The Rove app is integrated with the hotel reservation system, making booking rooms easier and hassle-free.

Amadeus renews BCD Travel partnership

Amadeus renews BCD Travel partnership

Amadeus today announced the renewal of a multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel. As a result of this agreement, BCD Travel will have access to extensive travel content on Amadeus.

Lufthansa launches automatic check-in for all flights in Europe

Lufthansa launches automatic check-in for all flights in Europe

Lufthansa passengers will now benefit from an automatic check-in procedure for all flights within Germany and to destinations in Europe. The boarding pass for flights booked up to 24 hours before departure will then be sent automatically to the passenger 23 hours before departure – with no need for any manual check-in, thus saving time and making travel preparations easier.

Contiki launches new Tiki chatbot

Contiki launches new Tiki chatbot

Contiki has launched Tiki, a chatbot on Facebook Messenger, which helps agents and clients navigate the brand’s eight signature Travel Styles.