Breaking Travel News

Travel Technology News Page 5

Crystal Endeavor to be fitted with state-of-the-art sonar

Crystal Endeavor to be fitted with state-of-the-art sonar

The FarSounder 1000 Series will provide real-time 3D images of the terrain and activity along the ship’s route up to 1,000 metres ahead of the vessel and to a depth of up to 50 metres, with a mapping range up to eight times the water’s depth.

Cheval Collection selects RMS Cloud for systems upgrade

Cheval Collection selects RMS Cloud for systems upgrade

Cheval Collection is upgrading its property management system, entering into a technology partnership with RMS Cloud. Cheval chief executive George Westwell said the decision to choose RMS Cloud technology was made with an eye on the future.

Dubai Airports moves towards solar-powered future

Dubai Airports moves towards solar-powered future

Dubai Airports and Etihad Energy Services Company have announced the successful installation of a solar energy system comprising 15,000 photovoltaic panels at Dubai International’s Terminal 2 – the largest at any airport in the region.

Emirates goes global with in-flight Wi-Fi coverage

Emirates goes global with in-flight Wi-Fi coverage

Emirates’ passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and live TV, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle. Previously, on its flights to the US, which often travel over the polar region, passengers can find themselves without connectivity for up to four hours.

Dubai International rolls out realtimeDXB software

Dubai International rolls out realtimeDXB software

Upping the ante on enhancing the customer experience at Dubai International, operator Dubai Airports has launched a high-tech system that monitors airport operations in real-time and visualises traffic flows to support consistently smooth operations at the airport.

British Airways set for £183m fine following data breach

British Airways set for £183m fine following data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office has said it will seek to fine British Airways £183 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation. The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident notified to the organisation by thr airline in September last year.

Trainline boosts Swiss ticket options with SBB deal

Trainline boosts Swiss ticket options with SBB deal

Trainline has signed a partnership with Swiss Federal Railways, SBB. The partnership provides customers with tickets for all Swiss rail carriers, including cross-border journeys to neighbouring countries France, Italy, Germany and Austria.

Tourism Exchange Great Britain from VisitEngland goes live

Tourism Exchange Great Britain from VisitEngland goes live

Tourism Exchange Great Britain is a one-stop shop for English tourism suppliers including accommodation providers, visitor attractions and experiences, to link to distributors with international reach and sell their products overseas.