HotelTonight is set to expand its 100-day in advance booking service to more cities after reporting a strong start to its “transformative” new offering. Chief executive Sam Shank told Travolution that the hotel booking app’s feature, currently available in 14 … Continue reading →
Global hotel groups need to use data to increase brand loyalty and continue to innovate the guest experience to limit the role of OTAs and fend off competition from the sharing economy. So says Eric De Neef, executive vice president, … Continue reading →
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Hospitality CRM and sales platform Cendyn has announced the opening of a second office in Europe. The new Munich base joins an existing headquarters in the UK and will help the firm expand its reach cross the EMEA region. John … Continue reading →
Hospitality software specialist Guestline has released new technology for hotels to use to sell event tickets as an ancillary. Online Ticket Sales integrates with Guestline’s Rezlynx property management system and the add-on Advanced Conference and Banqueting Manager. Hoteliers are being … Continue reading →
Automatic check-in to the Fly Delta app as the US carrier looks to improve the customer experience. Continue reading →
Broadway Travel launched a new website this week to increase online bookings but bosses said it wasn’t trying to become an online travel agent. Continue reading →
Travel brands are lagging behind on mobile optimisation. As consumers continue to make sharper decisions on their mobile devices, how can these organisations simplify user experience and convert more sales? Continue reading →
The Blockchain is one of six areas identified by Amadeus as a potential disruptor in the travel sector. Its promise to change the way we can “exchange value” digitally is seen by the technology firm as a game changer in … Continue reading →
At the launch event in London to celebrate the official name change from Thomson to Tui, futuristic music began to play as UK MD Nick Longman introduced us to “the future of travel”. As a thin layer of theatrical smoke … Continue reading →
Rosenberger will oversee product, technology, commercial, sales and marketing
Global professional driver service Blacklane has acquired Solve – a platform to book global airport concierge services. Solve’s services include Curbside and air-side passenger meet and greet. Fast-track security and customs and immigration, connecting flight assistance and lounge access. The firms claim the deal make ...
Ryanair, National Express and Virgin Trains among forward-thinking companies, says Simon Blunn, UK Managing Director at Qlik
Lufthansa Group has entered a content partnership with blockchain-based travel distribution platform Winding Tree. The Swiss-based blockchain start-up’s marketplace for travel content is intended to make travel cheaper for travellers and more profitable for providers. Its decentralized B2B marketplace system powers bl ...
Businesses need to document their efforts to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to come into force next May or risk unprecedented fines, a leading lawyer has warned.
Cardiff-based travel technology supplier Inspiretec held its first Open Day at the London Transport Museum last month. Lee Hayhurst reports. Continue reading →