CWT has sought to refinance its operations after a tumultuous 18-months. The company has entered into an agreement with stakeholders representing over 90 per cent of its outstanding debt.
Sixt co-chief executive, Alexander Sixt, has announced a collaboration with Intel to begin offering autonomous ride-hailing services in Munich next year.
The tech giant will distribute Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC content through the next-generation content distribution and travel retailing platform, Travelport+.
As part of the deal, Etihad will implement the full Amadeus Altéa PSS suite, including web booking, revenue management and merchandising, data management and passenger servicing solutions.
Amadeus touchless bag drop technology is being trialled at Heathrow. The system uses proximity sensors to allow passengers to check-in their luggage without touching the screens on the kiosks.
UK rail passengers returning after the summer holidays can now access customised real-time travel information for their journeys through WhatsApp.
Liz Emmott has been appointed as director of global distribution and business solutions with Trainline Partner Solutions. She begins with immediate effect.
The investment will enhance the presence of the travel management company in Asia to support existing customers in the region while boosting its global footprint.
Sabre Corporation and Qatar Airways are finalising a new distribution deal that will provide long-term access to tickets through the Sabre travel marketplace.
Based in North Carolina, Bill Courtney will report to Michelle McKinney Frymire, chief executive of CWT, and serve as a member of the executive leadership team.
The deal is designed to further enhance value-generation for the entire travel retailing ecosystem, including travel management companies, agencies, corporations and travellers.
In partnership with Inspirock, the personalised itinerary platform combines Skyscanner’s booking services with the latter’s personalisation engine for sightseeing and activities.