Air Canada’s head of maintenance is the surprising force in promoting gender equality within the airline

Airlines worldwide are working to correct a gender imbalance within their executive ranks, and Air Canada, one of the biggest proponents for gender equality, surprisingly,…..

Passengers want more control over the travel experience and are happy to adopt technology, but they don’t want to be left waiting

Travellers want more personal control over their journey via their smart phone, want to use biometric identification to speed up travel processes, be able to…..

As UNTWO looks for better sustainable regulation of short term non-hotel accommodation – Airbnb enters the hotel market and hotel operators enter Airbnb’s market

It is always easy to tell that ‘disruption’ has turned into normality when organisations start to legislate for it. The travel and transport industries are…..

Norwegian and JetBlue: will they go all the way…to a codeshare?

JetBlue has yet to decide which London airport it will serve once it launches highly anticipated long haul trans Atlantic flights in 2021, but it…..

IATA urges governments to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and allow technology to drive advances in passenger experience and infrastructure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the…..

Regulation catches up with innovation – the case of short-term rentals

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new business…..

Riding the retail revolution – Sabre highlights the trends fuelling the transformation of hoteliers into retailers

As technology and consumer behaviours change, so do the brands and experiences guests seek and value. Hoteliers must adapt their mind-frame in order to stay…..

A travel start-up aims to create the next generation of online travel agent by building an AI-powered virtual family travel assistant

A new travel business that is set on reinventing the online family travel experience, has opened its pre-seed funding round. tripAbrood has been established by…..

Best Western Hotels & Resorts unveils SureStay Studio, a new premium-economy extended stay option

Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) has announced the expansion of the SureStay Hotel Group with the launch of SureStay Studio. Competing in the premium-economy…..

Positives significantly outweigh negatives at work and at home when travelling for business, according to latest CWT research

Latest research from B2B4E travel management platform CWT has highlighted that business travellers feel that positives outweigh negatives at work (92%) and at home (82%)…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..