A new era for Travelport – the now private business brings experience of how to best monetise its technology platforms with its new CEO hire

The recent transition of travel technology specialist Travelport into private ownership will not be the only major change at the company with news this week…..

More research supports frequent flyer support for airport technology advancements

Airports, airlines and border control agencies are building the “airport of the future” using biometrics and facial recognition technology (FRT) to improve the passenger experience…..

What’s the future of in-room dining? Paradigm shifts are coming to cut costs

Hotel room service has not evolved significantly over the last few decades, but as traveller tastes and preferences evolve, that segment of the hospitality industry…..

We are part of a technological revolution, but travellers seemingly still prefer the human touch to automation at the airport

From self-service check-in and baggage drop via self-scanning security points to biometric boarding, it is clear that technology is changing the travel experience at airports…..

Business travel agencies need to tackle content fragmentation and deliver better experiences

When it comes to business, it is clear that the ‘personal touch’ goes a long way! Whether it’s about building customer relationships, bringing global teams…..

World Economic Forum consortium launches Known Traveller Digital Identity paperless travel pilot between Canada and the Netherlands

The World Economic Forum and the governments of the Netherlands and Canada have launched the first pilot project for paperless travel between the two countries……

Inside Travel: Understanding the latest technology and industry trend insights

Find it hard to keep track with all the latest insights into business trends, new products and technology advancements in the travel sector? The Blue Swan…..

Emerging technologies will relieve the payments and expense pain points experienced by travellers and managers alike, says BCD’s penultimate ‘Inform’ report

Emerging technologies will relieve the pain points experienced by travellers and managers alike when it comes to expenses, claims BCD Travel in its fifth and…..

Yapta completes full release of its touchless hotel rebooking technology with automation offering potential for more than USD22 million in savings for the corporate travel industry

Air fare and hotel price tracking services provider Yapta has completed the full release of its automated hotel rebooking solution, bringing to market a touchless…..

InterContinental Hotels Group believes AI technology can help its properties reduce food waste by one third

Sustainability is increasingly being recognised as a key attribute within commercial strategies, but it is widely also a potential area for significant cost savings to…..

Is it a bird or is it a plane? Airbus tests new ‘flapping’ wing-tips onboard AlbatrossOne scale-model

No, it is not April Fool’s Day, aerospace giant Airbus really has developed a scale-model aeroplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could ultimately…..