The first Native American woman will travel to space next month. Mission Commander Astronaut Nicole “Duke” Aunapu Mann is part of the Wailacki of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. She will lead the team of eight, created for Space Station operations to the Moon and Mars.
Tourism Tasmania has launched its new immersive and personalised digital experience, Discover Tasmania, which enables users to explore Tasmania and helps travellers shape a trip best suited to their preferences.
Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip examined relevant data to determine which hotel booking website offers travelers the most cost-effective choices.
The Qantas Group will train pilots at a new purpose-built centre in Sydney across its current and future fleet including the aircraft that will operate non-stop flights from the east coast of Australia to London and New York. A new multi-million-dollar facility is proposed for St Peters near Sydney Airport and would provide training for up to 4,500 new and current Qantas and Jetstar pilots and cabin crew each year from early 2024.
Southwest Airlines will launch a new self-service tool for TMCs and corporate travel buyers on Aug. 24. The Dallas-based carrier says that the Southwest Business Assist portal will offer its business customers increased automation and service, and will make use of unique dashboards and reports as well as offering automated processing of contractual benefits.
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online resource for increasing the sustainability of the tourism sector. The course, Targeting Zero Plastics in Tourism Businesses – with UNESCO, PATA & Expedia Group, is launched in conjunction with this year's PATA Destination Marketing Forum (PDMF), held in Songkhla, Thailand, from August 2-4.
Travel management company BCD Travel announced today that they will leverage FairFly's market-leading technology and artificial intelligence to power their Air Price Assurance (APA) solution. With FairFly's global automated GDS coverage, BCD will be able to offer their APA solution to its entire customer base. The technology will allow BCD to maximize automated savings on air spend for clients.
Agoda and Alipay+ today announced a new partnership that will leverage Alipay+ solutions on the Agoda platform for better customer benefits and rewards. This is in addition to the existing integration of multiple digital wallets, namely the AlipayHK, GCash and TrueMoney, through Alipay+ on Agoda’s platforms.
Software Development has announced the launch of the Bodhi Guest App, which gives hotel guests the ability to unlock their room doors, operate lighting and entertainment systems, plus ask for housekeeping and other services, from their mobile devices.
The AI-powered Forecast will help Marketing leaders across Hotels and Destination Marketing Organizations drive higher Return on Ad Spends (ROAS)
DidaTravel – the tech-driven integrated travel service provider – has launched its B2B flight booking multi-GDS portal, including access to full-service carriers, low-cost carriers and new distribution capability content.
Brits travelling to Europe this summer risk racking up extra mobile charges - even if their network provider offers free EU roaming.