TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY NEWS

  • Hilton launches a brand new ‘Connected Room’ concept

    Published on : Friday, December 8, 2017

    Yesterday Hilton Worldwide has announced that it is going to introduce its brand new concept of ‘Connected Room’.   The Connected Room would represent a high-technology enabled guest room that would boast of every feature controllable by guests from their …

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  • China gets new bullet train linking Xi’an and Chengdu

    Published on : Thursday, December 7, 2017

    A brand new bullet train that links Xi’an and Chengdu commenced its operations on Wednesday minimizing travel time between the two historic cities by nearly two-thirds.   The 658-kilometer high-speed line is the first to pass through the Qinling Mountains, …

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  • Norwegian Cruise introduces new next-generation phone app

    Published on : Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Norwegian Cruise Line is ready to replace its iConcierge phone application that has been launched in 2014 with a brand new app known as ‘Cruise Norwegian’.   The app would be available on Norwegian Sky railings.   And it would …

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  • Hamad International Airport brings its future plans to the ACI Airport exchange in Muscat

    Published on : Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Hamad International Airport (HIA) is actively participating in the ACI Airport Exchange as a Gold Sponsor. The event is hosted in Muscat – Oman from December 5 – 7, 2017 and will gather several leading experts from across the Middle …

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  • STB announces new initiatives to advance transformation across hotel industry

    Published on : Thursday, December 7, 2017

    The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced a raft of new partnerships to build on the strong momentum of the Hotel Industry Transformation Map (ITM) launched last year.  These new initiatives in the coming year are part of STB’s ongoing efforts …

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  • Brits struggle to book their holidays claiming there’s too much choice

    Published on : Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    The travel sector is being urged to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) to improve the booking process, as more than a quarter of UK holidaymakers find it too difficult to pick the perfect destination. Leading mobile technology group, Apadmi, found …

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  • Fiji Airways drives mobile strategy with Travelport Fusion

    Published on : Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, announces the signing of an agreement with South Pacific airline, Fiji Airways. With this agreement, Travelport will provide the airline with a mobile application powered by its new Travelport Fusion product.   Travelport Fusion …

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  • easyJet’s inflight entertainment takes flight onboard for the first time

    Published on : Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Passengers were taken by surprise to see Hollywood A-listers Will Smith, Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp pictured together on an easyJet flight from London Gatwick to Geneva. Following pictures of Madonna on a budget airline earlier this month, pictures circulating …

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  • Bombardier Transportation Joins the Railenium Technical Research Institute

    Published on : Wednesday, December 6, 2017

    Rail technology leader Bombardier transportation has become an official member of the Technical Research Institute Railenium (TRI).     Created by the French government, Railenium brings together the rail industry’s key industrial players and academics to support the broader goal …

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  • Expedia introduces new booking engine for meetings and events

    Published on : Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Expedia, Inc announced that its automated MICE online booking engine has started rolling out to select the strategic hotel partners in the United States of America.     There is the part of Expedia Powered Technology, the white-label technology solution …

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  • Aruba becomes the first country to use blockchain solutions

    Published on : Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Aruba will be tagged as the ‘first country’ to avail blockchain for hotel distribution after entering a deal with Winding Tree, a Swiss-based start-up.   It will help Aruba get connected with small hotels on the Caribbean island directly to …

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  • Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services Selected For New Airbus Nacelle Programme

    Published on : Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services announced that it has been selected by Airbus as a supplier on a new engine nacelle programme for the Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family of aircraft.   Bombardier’s Northern Ireland operations (Short Brothers plc) …

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  • Nexto turns audio guides into games to create interactive sightseeing

    Published on : Monday, December 4, 2017

    In order to make to make sightseeing more interactive Nexto is turning audio guides into games. Launching today as part of TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin‘s Battlefield competition, Nexto is partnering with tourist destinations to help them attract more visitors and earn …

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  • Vietnamese tech company Vntrip raises $10 Million

    Published on : Monday, December 4, 2017

    A Vietnamese online travel agency, Vntrip, which is a white labeled affiliate of Booking.com has raised more than 10 million in a Series B funding round.     Hendale Capital, a Hong Kong-based firm led the round.       …

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  • Modern technological advancements will boom the cruise tourism

    Published on : Saturday, December 2, 2017

    The new technological advancements can increase the energy efficiency of any cruise ships, the companies can allow by using the waste heat energy storage and fuel cells.       Jan-Erik Räsänen, Head of New Technology said that the 2020 …

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  • 2018 Virtuoso Luxe Report – Australian Edition

    Published on : Friday, December 1, 2017

    The results are in from Virtuoso, the world’s leading network of luxury travel experts, revealing the top trends, destinations and motivations for upscale Australian travellers as we head towards a new year, with ‘ticking items off the bucket-list’ the No.1 …

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  • British Airways launched updated website

    Published on : Friday, December 1, 2017

    The latest features of the updated British Airways’ website will deliver a new look and feel. Now managing bookings, accessing Executive Club and visiting the site from mobile phones and tablets will get easier.     The simplified experience will …

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  • Elon Musk proposes “electric skates” for Chicago

    Published on : Friday, December 1, 2017

    The Boring Company, one of the most known technological firms in Los Angeles, California, United States, will compete to build a new transportation link in Chicago.     Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel is exploring the options for a high-speed …

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  • Concur unveils e-Fapiao solution powered by WeChat in China

    Published on : Thursday, November 30, 2017

    Concur, an SAP company and the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, introduced an electronic fapiao (a Chinese tax receipt) solution, developed to integrate seamlessly into China’s WeChat platform. Leveraging Concur’s global experience in electronic receipt …

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  • Booking.com seeks more business from growing Chinese domestic market

    Published on : Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Booking.com, one of the largest online hotels booking portal and travel service provider is seeking to expand its business in the domestic market of China, which is growing fast in the tourism market.       There are online travel …

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