Leading transport app Citymapper has added Zipcar UK to its London app as part of a six-month trial. The move will ensure that car sharing is included in relevant searches, displaying both route and time needed to complete the trip.
Businesses with an Uber account can easily create Vouchers and send them to customers via email, social media and mobile messaging. Customers can then open the link and automatically add the Voucher to their Uber app, until it expires.
Bench Events has a launched a revamped mobile app ahead of the upcoming Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah. With just a week to go before the event, attendees are able to see the agenda, plan their schedules and learn about the speakers.
FCM Travel Solutions has promoted head of UK sales, Graham Ross, to the position of UK general manager. He assumes the role from Jo Greenfield who has been appointed as parent company Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate land leader for Europe.
Spain is spearheading the introduction of the first facial recognition pilot project in Europe, thanks to airport operator Aena and Air Europa’s collaboration.
Amadeus has reached a landmark moment in its systems infrastructure as it begins to deploy its shopping applications onto Google Cloud servers following the decommissioning of its mainframes.
Oman Air has introduced its revamped mobile application for iOS and Android smartphones allowing its guests to organise and manage their journey on the go.
Ride hailing giant Uber has reached a deal to acquire Dubai-based rival Careem for $3.1 billion. The deal consists of $1.7 billion in convertible notes and $1.4 billion in cash and is subject to applicable regulatory approvals.
Under the new multi-year agreement, Travelport will expand availability of PIA’s content to Travelport-connected agencies in the Americas and Asia Pacific, as well as continuing to provide access across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Japan Airlines and Travelport Worldwide have agreed to form a joint venture to take ownership of Travelport Japan and Axess International Network, a subsidiary of the carrier.
Working with global brands and independent properties alike, the days of humongous word documents that are outdated the moment they are posted or emailed to a planner are gone.
Ctrip.com International has signed an agreement with upscale global hoteliers Millennium Hotels & Resorts to develop a global distribution strategy.