Booking a stay in a Relais & Chateaux is now an interactive pleasure! The Association has introduced an application for the iPhone with innovative services that make it easy to book any Relais & Chateaux around the world.
Google is attempting to put an end to the days of standing in front of a landmark, wondering what it is called and when it was built. The technology giant is rolling out a new service that performs visual searches using cameras on smartphones.
Online specialists Intelligent Leisure Solutions (ILS3) and the Discover.Travel Group are blazing a new trail in providing highly-personalized travel solutions to South and Central America. BTN discovers more about their innovative strategies that are making them leaders in these regions.
Scottish online travel research company Skyscanner has reported a surge in business, and says it expects revenues of £9m in the year to May, compared with £3.5m in the previous 12 months.
A new travel search engine has launched that claims set a new precedent for online travel search technology, including “equal or better fares” than its rivals. nowfly.co.uk also promises to overhaul the standards of speed and accuracy.
Breaking Travel News interviews Umesh Nair, business development director from the Bird Group and looks at the growth of travel technology outsourcing to India and how UK tech companies could also work for the Asian subcontinent. The interview was conducted at the Business Travel Show, Earls Court, London.
Cendant the conglomerate that recently acquired Orbitz, ebookers, Gullivers, was named “World’s Leading Travel Distribution Services Provider” at the World Travel Awards beating off competition from InterActiveCorp and Sabre Travel Network.
Stanfield Hospitality Consultants LLC (SHC) has announced the development and pending patent rights on a massive, interactive e-mail-based consumer transactions process that will revolutionize the way travel industry companies do business.
Extensity, Inc., a leading provider of Web-based operational cost management applications, along with VISA USA, Deloitte & Touche, Internet Travel Network (ITN) and Cisco Systems, will sponsor six free seminars in April and May on Travel & Entertainment (T&E) Management Best Practices. During the half-day seminars, financial and travel managers will learn how Internet-based automation can help them achieve optimal efficiency and realize significant bottom-line savings in processing T&E costs, which represent the third-largest non-production cost facing corporations. Leading travel, accounting, and software vendors will discuss best practices for T&E management, and representatives from major corporations will discuss their own experiences, and financial results, with T&E automation.
Inprise Corporation (Nasdaq: INPR) today announced that Travel Technologies has selected the Inprise Application Server to be the development platform for its new-generation travel booking system. Travel Technologies is a specialized developer of travel software whose clients include the major Australian distributors of customer reservation systems (CRS)—SABRE Pacific and Southern Cross Galileo.
Extensity, Inc. today announced that the University of California has selected Extensityç Expense Reports as their travel cost management application. Three University facilities will implement the Web-based enterprise application to reduce the costs associated with processing travel reimbursements, establish uniform compliance with travel policies, and consolidate purchasing data for maximum vendor leverage, with expected implementation at additional University locations throughout the course of the agreement. Extensity Expense Reports, Extensity?s flagship product, helps organizations achieve optimal financial performance and process efficiency in the report creation and the auditing and management of travel and entertainment-related costs. The application yields dramatic savings at a low cost of ownership for a fast return on investment.