Companies are calling for simplified online booking tools, but there remains a education issue that is still influencing adoption

More than nine in ten (92%) travel managers say they have already adopted online booking tools (OBTs), and there is a growing need among businesses…..

As Amadeus buys a self-service bag drop provider what is its strategy?

To those familiar with the airline global distribution system(s) (GDS), Amadeus is a well-known name. One of the leading GDS’ along with Sabre and Travelport’s…..

Booking and KAYAK interweave while Expedia and Booking remain industry titans

Booking Holdings continues to grow its brands, and has recently worked to create links between its KAYAK and OpenTable platforms. Prior to becoming Booking Holdings,…..

KLM joins forces with TU Delft to develop sustainable solution for the industry with new thoughts on aircraft design

Sustainability has, and will remain, a major talking point for aviation. You could not escape the subject during the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM…..

New Corporate Travel Community takes off in Asia

We are delighted to announce the launch of a vital new organisation for the corporate travel industry: The Corporate Travel Community (CTC). Headed by Dr…..

When it comes to electric vehicle uptake, the opportunity is there, but the infrastructure is not

Most understand the need for the travel industry, one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, to find innovative ways to rapidly reduce its…..

In human versus machine, CWT study finds two-thirds of travellers prefer machines when booking air travel, but the human touch still dominates at hotels

Whether we like it or not, new technology and the ongoing digital transformation of global business means we will be increasingly interacting with machines rather…..

Cybersecurity threats growing in travel and transportation, but travellers are ‘still blind to the risks they face on the road’

The travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetise highly valuable travel data, but despite the warnings…..

Radisson launches ‘personal, professional and memorable’ new meetings product with a carbon neutral goal

Radisson Hotel Group has launched its new Radisson Meetings global meetings and events offering that has been designed to meet the ever-changing demands of the…..

Phocuswright: Destinations need to create extraordinary experiences for repeat business

After travelling to visit family, friends and other obligations such as weddings, the actual trips where travellers actually get to choose their destination shrinks, according…..

International premium class demand and yields have slipped, but premium fare growth outpaced economy fare increases across almost all global markets in early 2019

New data from International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlights that the premium passenger share of global demand slipped during the first two months of the…..