American Airlines customers with TSA PreCheck can now breeze through the airport with just their phone and their face, thanks to a collaboration with the Transportation Security Administration to test mobile identification.
Kiwi.com, the travel technology company, has announced an investment of €100 million, one of the largest of its size in a Czech start-up. The capital will be used to support its position in the global travel industry.
Dubai continues to enhance its competitiveness as a global tech hub thanks to a robust regulatory framework, pro-business administration and access to talent. Cloudflare is just one of the many tech companies to set up operations in the emirate.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum is setting up Dubai Metaverse Strategy as the emirate sets its sights on being the world’s best city in the virtual space.
Pinning is the new planning in travel, allowing consumers to be the shopaholics and searchaholics that they are. Pintrips’ public beta, launched today, is the free application consumers need when going through the search process for a flight.
Traxo has acquired the assets of GoMiles, a well-respected provider of frequent flyer management services for consumers. GoMiles users have been seamlessly migrated to the Traxo platform, and can begin taking advantage of Traxo’s extensive trip organization and frequent flyer mileage protection tools, effective immediately.
CEO of iLandGuide, Andrew Perenyi is on the last leg of his two week marketing campaign in Barbados. Originally from Hungary, Andrew has been to all corners of the world; Thailand, Miami and most recently Dominican Republic yet, Barbados is the island that now has a piece of his heart. He describes it as the most beautiful island he has ever visited and the experiences he has had are the ones that he will never forget.
New research from an independent cruise travel agent has found that over a tenth of cruisers dropped technology products overboard when on a cruise holiday last year, with the average value of each product costing £89.46. This would equate to over £16.5 million worth of tech products being lost overboard by cruisers in one year alone.
InterGlobe Technologies (IGT) has reinforced its alliance with Australia’s online travel agent, Webjet.com.au by expanding its services to the hospitality sector.
SmartPark JFK, a full service JFK Airport valet parking facility for the JFK Traveler, has launched a New Android app. The app works on Android smartphones; users have convenient access to the SmartPark JFK parking reservations system without the need of a computer.