Travel Tech News
NEW APPROACHES TO THE MARKETING OF ACCOMMODATION
Search engines, booking platforms or directly on the hotel web site, there are multiple ways of using the internet to book accommodation. Many hotels would like it to be easier to use these channels.
Visit Denmark’s new AI campaign brings famous icons to life
A new activation campaign from tourism organisation VisitDenmark wants to put the country of LEGO®, ‘hygge’ and H.C. Andersen on the map as the antidote to bucket list tourism. Historical and cultural icons meet ground-breaking technology as Mona Lisa, the Statue of Liberty, and other iconic tourist attractions come to life in humorous videos, carrying a very simple message: Don’t come see me – visit Denmark instead.
Gett and FREE NOW partner on minicab bookings for business clients
Gett - one of the leading taxi platforms operating in the United Kingdom - and FREE NOW - Europe’s mobility super app, and Top 3 minicab provider - have joined forces to provide businesses with a more robust and reliable way to book private hire vehicles (PHVs).
Malaysia Airlines signs 5-year deal with IBS Software
Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) signs a five-year deal to migrate its crew management systems to IBS Software’s cloud-based platform, iFlight Crew, to further automate and upgrade its aviation operations with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning benefits.
DELTA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT, DUBAI INVESTMENT PARK ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABILITY COLLABORATION
Delta Hotels by Marriott, Dubai Investment Park, announces a new sustainability initiative in collaboration with AirOWater to transform humidity in the air into sustainable drinking water for hotel guests. The St. Regis Downtown Dubai won World’s Leading Hotel Service Award in 2022 at World Travel Awards.
Royal Jordanian Airlines expands technology agreement with Sabre
Sabre Corporation, a leading software and technology provider powering the global travel industry, and Royal Jordanian Airlines, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Jordan, announced the renewal and expansion of a long-term distribution and technology agreement to continue to distribute the carrier’s content through Sabre’s global distribution system (GDS) and to utilize Sabre’s leading technology to achieve its strategic goals.
SITA Supports Smooth Travel at Global Sporting Events
For more than 35 years, SITA has been working alongside host countries and cities to help smooth the path for those involved in global sporting and religious events.
ANA and Joby to showcase air taxi services at 2025 World Expo in Osaka, Japan
ANA HOLDINGS, INC. and Joby Aviation have been selected by the Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition to operate demonstration flights during the Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan.
Trip.com launches TripGen: Your Real-Time Travel Guide
Trip.com has launched TripGen, a chatbot designed to provide travellers with live assistance through cutting-edge AI technology. Trip.com implemented this technology to enable users to receive tailored travel routes, itineraries and travel booking advice in real time on the Trip.com platform.
ANA partners with Amadeus to migrate all domestic flights to Altéa Passenger Service System
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is taking a significant step through an extended partnership with Amadeus. The renewed deal will continue to see the Amadeus Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) support all ANA international flights across reservation, inventory, ticketing, and departure control.
New consortium to enable zero emission aviation to take off in Aotearoa New Zealand
The Hydrogen Consortium’s vision is to support the country to pioneer the commercial deployment of green hydrogen-powered aircraft.
Biometric Technology Takes Over: Seamless Travel from Check-In to Boarding at Frankfurt Airport
Beginning this year, passengers traveling through Frankfurt Airport (Fraport) can breeze through the various steps in the journey – from check-in to boarding – simply by scanning their faces at biometric touchpoints across the airport. This solution will be rolled out and available to all interested airlines at the airport