Breaking Travel News

Travel Technology News Page 3

South Western Railway to accept PayPal

South Western Railway to accept PayPal

South Western Railway passengers can now pay for tickets using PayPal on its website and app. PayPal is one of the biggest names in processing online payments for purchasing products and services; offering a fast, convenient and secure way to pay for train tickets online.

Avis Budget Group expands European fleet with Ford deal

Avis Budget Group expands European fleet with Ford deal

Avis Budget Group has signed an agreement with Ford Commercial Solutions to connect approximately 14,000 vehicles to its European fleet. Connected vehicles allow Avis customers to manage their entire rental experience through the Avis mobile app.

Amadeus expands NDC partnership with United Airlines

Amadeus expands NDC partnership with United Airlines

Amadeus has announced a continued partnership to industrialise New Distribution Capability by developing, testing and bringing to market new content offerings. Among the new offering will be United Airlines’ new corporate bundles and dynamic bundled fares.

Four Seasons overhauls mobile app

Four Seasons overhauls mobile app

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts is seeking to allow guests to seamlessly plan their travel through an industry-first update to its app. A new trip planning itinerary feature, alongside a complete app design refresh, means it is simpler than ever for Four Seasons guests to customise a stay exactly to their preferences.

CWT appoints first chief procurement officer

CWT appoints first chief procurement officer

In his newly-created position, Andrew Gunnels will have responsibility over CWT’s global strategic sourcing and procurement operations and will also lead the company’s global real estate and facilities management.

Serko signs Southwest Airlines as NDC partner

Serko signs Southwest Airlines as NDC partner

Serko has announced an agreement with Southwest Airlines to provide NDC content in Zeno. Zeno will be the first online booking tool to provide Southwest content via the ATPCO New Distribution Capability Exchange.