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Breaking Travel News review: Mobile audio from KitSound

Breaking Travel News review: Mobile audio from KitSound

1st Mar 2016 Focus

KitSound has had an obsession with perfection for over eight years, and that has led to the creation of a wealth of audio products. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole road-tests the Flair and Hive 2 models on the road to see just what they bring to the travelling experience.

Vayant Travel Technologies forms partnership with Travel Guard North America

Vayant Travel Technologies forms partnership with Travel Guard North America

A strategic partnership between Travel Guard North America and Vayant Travel Technologies aims to allow travellers and travel businesses to choose from a larger array of airline carrier combinations through split-ticketing to receive better flight prices and more itinerary options, plus travel insurance protection in the event of a missed connection.

Latest Tour Operator Technology Trends

Latest Tour Operator Technology Trends

29th Jan 2010 Focus

There has been a considerable growth in the number of suppliers providing e-commerce solutions, as selling online has become a ‘must-do’ activity for tour operators.  The Travel Technology Consultancy Genesys says there are no longer any excuses, and that your product is never too complex, too tailor-made or too expensive to sell online. If you cannot close the deal online there and then, you run the risk of your customer booking elsewhere.

Which Comes First, Innovation or Market Need?

Which Comes First, Innovation or Market Need?

8th Oct 2009 Focus

Which comes first, technology and innovation or market demands and consumer necessity? Of course, in marketing 101, they tell you to listen to the voice of the customer and to develop products that meet the customer’s needs. Certainly, this happens and is the norm for much of today’s product development; but would we have the Internet, browsers, the iPod and the iPhone if this was always the case?