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Priceline Group to become Booking Holdings

Priceline Group to become Booking Holdings

Priceline Group has announced it is changing its name to Booking Holdings, effective immediately. Booking Holdings stock will begin trading under the new ticker symbol, BKNG, on February 27th.

Finn Partners launches TravelTech alongside Brighter Group

Finn Partners launches TravelTech alongside Brighter Group

Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has launched a dedicated travel technology group, TravelTech. Finn Partners has more than 100 people in its global technology practice, and one of the largest tourism teams in the world.

Lufthansa welcomes Josie Pepper to team in Munich

Lufthansa welcomes Josie Pepper to team in Munich

Munich Airport and Lufthansa have welcomed Josie Pepper, a humanoid robot, to the team. The robot is approximately 42 inches tall and is able to assist passengers by answering questions and offering directions in Terminal 2.

FCM Travel Solutions launches new Seeqa online booking platform

FCM Travel Solutions launches new Seeqa online booking platform

FCM Travel Solutions is launching a powerful new online booking solution, Seeqa. The new product is designed to give travellers access to unparalleled travel options and functionality as it aggregates GDS, non-GDS, and FCM’s proprietary content within one business travel eco-system.

Trainline launches in Asia with Japan Rail partnership

Trainline launches in Asia with Japan Rail partnership

Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers. The partnership means that Trainline leisure customers now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket and at a fixed price.

Dubai Airports welcomes new smart gates to Terminal 1

Dubai Airports welcomes new smart gates to Terminal 1

Dubai Airports has marked the completion of the installation of new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International Terminal 1. Dubai Airports also recently joined Dubai’s aviation community in signing a pledge to purchase only ‘green vehicles’ going forward.

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.