Major hotel booking sites are still skewing search results, using pressure tactics and claiming false discounts despite a major clampdown, according to new Which? research.
Thanks to a new partnership between Amadeus and Booking.com, travel sellers will now be able to access the vast and rich content of the company’s extensive listings.
Eligible travellers from seven non-EU countries can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK in changes being made to the border from today. Visitors from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States will be able to use ePassport gates at ports across the UK.
With passenger numbers on the rise year-on-year, airport infrastructure is being pushed to its limits and, unless addressed, is likely to result in increasingly lengthy queues.
Guests staying at Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts can now experience a new personalised e-butler service, direct from their smartphone anytime, anywhere. The new 24/7 service allows guests to communicate via mobile, quickly and efficiently at the touch of a button.
Paris has offered Ubeeqo the management of 850 on-street parking spaces with the aim of creating a new Mobilib service. These new spaces will enable Ubeeqo to expand its fleet of self-service vehicles, enhancing mobility for Parisians.
FCM Travel Solutions’ drive to lead integration of a long-term digital new distribution capability booking solution globally in the corporate sector has moved up a gear with technology partners Amadeus and Sabre.
The Amadeus business-to-business Wallet Partner Pay solution is already reducing the cost and complexity of receiving and making payments for Thai Airways and Select Travel, a travel agency based in Sweden, as part of an on-going trial.
Tech giant Amadeus has seen revenue increase by 14.6 per cent, to €1,410 million, over the first three months of financial 2019. In a strong performance for the company, EBITDA expanded 11.3 per cent, to €600 million.
The stars of hotel development in Africa are Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Ethiopia, according to the eleventh annual survey by W Hospitality Group. The four countries head the top ten by numbers of rooms in the internationally branded hotel development pipeline, with Egypt showing 15,158 rooms in 51 new hotels.
Emaar Hospitality has launched a fully-integrated mobile app that covers all the hotel, hospitality and leisure experiences under the group. With the single app, users will have seamless access to an extensive range of services including booking of hotels, restaurants, spas, golf and entertainment attractions using their mobile devices.
The close partnership between Amadeus and Finnair is set for new heights with a renewed agreement, which will provide the carrier with increased flexibility to support its recently announced distribution strategy.