This deal is designed to provide hoteliers with a transformative platform to maximise the direct-booking channel, enhancing the guest experience end-to-end.
In the newly created role, Michelle Degenhardt will collaborate closely with staff at all levels to help ensure practices are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable.
Available for iPhone and Android users, the JetCard by Air Partner app allows members to conveniently access their account details and begin the booking process via smartphone.
Korean Air has launched a digitalisation of travel documents by introducing an e-Document system. As such, the flag-carrier becomes the first airline in the world to implement such a system.
FCM-owner Flight Centre Travel Group has fully acquired Shep, a Texas-based software company that provides a browser-extension based communication platform for multi-national corporations.
Jim Abrahamson will serve as board chair and is joined by Alan Bowers, Ellen Keszler, Tom O’Toole, Donna Wells, Theresa Wise and Michelle McKinney Frymire.
Travelport and Cathay Pacific have extended their long-standing relationship with a renewed and expanded multi-source content distribution agreement.
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation has reached agreement with the Canada-based e-learning courseware development company, Velsoft, to further advance its virtual training and development programme.
Amadeus has partnered with Microsoft for a transformation of its systems, which currently support hundreds of airlines, airports, hotels, and rail providers, as well as thousands of travel sellers.
The deal will bring New Distribution Capability content from Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling to Travelport-connected travel agencies around the world.
CWT has announced the appointments of Nick Vournakis as chief customer officer and Derek Sharp and chief traveller experience officer.
The system will provide greater flexibility in choosing guest room attributes, and purchasing products like spa and golf when booking a stay.