American Express Global Business Travel has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Kanoo Travel. The latter is one of the largest travel management networks in the Middle East.
Sabre Corporation will expand its digital operations technology alliance with Spirit Airlines. The deal will make the airline one of the first carriers to utilise the breadth of the innovative, next-generation Sabre Operations Platform.
American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel and Amadeus have announced what they are calling a “milestone” in travel retailing at the Global Business Travel Association Convention.
Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of its all-new mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones. The new app is designed for faster performance and improved usability, and introduces new features that offer customers a seamless and more personalised experience.
Cendyn has announced the acquisition of the Rainmaker Group, a leading revenue and profit optimisation platform for hotels, resorts and casinos. The acquisition of group’s integrated solutions will enable Cendyn to drive performance across all aspects of the hotel business.
Travel tech giant Amadeus has maintained its positive growth trend in the first six months of 2019, thanks to the solid operating performances of its distribution and IT Solutions businesses.
Caribbean Airlines has launched a new mobile app. The app is designed for use by iOS and Android devices and features an array of tools to enhance the customers’ travel experience.
The new hashtag challenge - #HiddenGem - encourages users to discover and share their favourite hidden spots and move away from tourist areas. This campaign follows a nationwide study, commissioned by TikTok, to find out more about the travel preferences of travellers under 40-years-of-age.
Amadeus has appointed Champa Magesh to become the executive vice president of retail in travel channels and managing director, EMEA, effective immediately. Magesh, who previously managed this travel channels segment in Asia Pacific, replaces Leon Herce who has left Amadeus.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced an interactive new app to assist its guests in making the most of their cruise experience. The app is of use both while on board Fred. Olsen’s four ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – and during time ashore.
Under the plans the company will conduct a study to build the world’s longest test and certification hyperloop track, as well as a research and development centre and hyperloop manufacturing facility north of Jeddah.
FCM Travel Solutions has created Marketplace, a virtual gateway to its extensive proprietary and specially-negotiated air fares, hotel rates, car rental and rail booking options.