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Heathrow Airport launches new Alexa skill

Heathrow Airport launches new Alexa skill

Heathrow has launched a new Amazon Alexa skill. Designed alongside the Voyage Team, a Piksel company, the software will give customers the opportunity to ask Alexa for live flight status information, gate updates and details on arrivals and departures.

Carnival launches Loyalty Rocks Club app to agents

Carnival launches Loyalty Rocks Club app to agents

Carnival Cruise Line has launched a Loyalty Rocks Club app, a brand-new communication tool for the UK travel trade. The app will allow agents to become more engaged with the Carnival International team and all things Carnival.

Air Astana brings on-board Wi-Fi to Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana brings on-board Wi-Fi to Boeing 767 fleet

Air Astana has completed the installation of an in-flight broadband communication system across the Boeing 767 fleet. The new service is available to both business and economy class passengers, who can now connect to the internet, use various applications for instant messaging, social networks, listen to audio and check mail through personal computers, tablets and smartphones.

Oman Air launches dedicated Omani homepage

Oman Air launches dedicated Omani homepage

Oman Air has launched a new dedicated Oman homepage on its website. The new homepage has been designed to specifically cater for the travel needs of the people who live in Oman by making it even easier for Omani nationals and residents to access information about Oman Air.

UK government seeks high-speed Wi-Fi roll out across rail network

UK government seeks high-speed Wi-Fi roll out across rail network

The government has revealed a plan that could see the UK’s train passengers to benefit from a dramatic improvement in onboard mobile and Wi-Fi connections. The rapid growth of mobile data requirements and the use of smartphones and tablets now means that consumers expect high quality, reliable connectivity everywhere.

Softbank takes large stake in Uber

Softbank takes large stake in Uber

Softbank is set to take a large stake in ride hailing app Uber, expanding its holdings in transportation companies around the globe. The Japanese investment giant led a consortium to take an $8 billion stake in the taxi frim.

New look for New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau website

New look for New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau website

New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau has unveiled the new look of its destination website. The new website features responsive design, access to thousands of crowd-sourced images and a section for travel professionals that includes event calendars and suggested themed focused itineraries within the city.