The digital transformation of airports is taking off with biometrics and blockchain taking the technological lead

Data monetisation, product portfolio expansion, and diversification are key to exploiting emerging growth opportunities, according to an investigation by business consulting and market research specialist…..

Who will follow Esplorio, Vchain and Volantio as IAG launches third Hangar 51 global innovation programme?

International Airlines Group (IAG) is launching its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with British Airways, Avios and IAG Cargo. Start-ups from around…..

Embracing the new entrants – Blockchain, Winding Tree, data miners and a host of apps

Literally tens of thousands of travel related apps are under development and fundamentally new forms of transacting business are emerging. Combining that with the growing…..

What does the travel industry really have to gain from blockchain?

Ah, bitcoin – the first decentralized cryptocurrency. Nine years have passed since its inception, yet the perceptions of it could not be more clouded. Bitcoin has been…..

JetBlue Technology Ventures investor sees plenty of application for Blockchain – including distribution and loyalty 

Most airlines in the Americas have been slow to follow their European counterparts and invest in technology incubators, with the exception of JetBlue. The airline…..

How will automation, authenticity and blockchain help define the future of travel?

Technology provider to the global travel industry, Sabre Corporation, highlights automation, authenticity and blockchain as key areas of the evolving travel technology landscape and has…..

Blockchain: Industry leaders weigh in

It’s the buzzword we keep hearing more and more but what impact will this revolutionary technology have on the travel industry? Let’s take a closer…..

Amadeus cites numerous projects under development utilising Artificial Intelligence  

Travel technology provider Amadeus is pushing full steam ahead in investigating applications for virtual reality, AI and blockchain, and has more than 20 projects in…..

Amadeus and San Francisco-based startup believe Blockchain can revolutionise loyalty programmes 

Blockchain technology is poised to become a huge disruptor in the travel industry, and one US startup is believes the technology has huge potential to…..

Airline customers demand attention, but it is technology that is enabling it

From Bitcoins and Blockchain to APIs, distribution and airline and airport data, customers demand attention – and technology is now enabling it. This seemingly random…..