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Cancellation of Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress to have major effect on telecom industry

The cancellation of Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress is certain to have a major effect on the telecom industry, as the year’s major event to socialize and sign deals wouldn’t be taking place. It will also have a huge effect on …

  • Travel management companies must use high-tech, maintaining high-tech services

    Published on : Friday, February 23, 2018

    The role of travel management brands is steadily evolving, mainly triggered by the rise of new technology and the altering demands of corporate travellers.   Now, they need to harness data and tools including predictive analysis, artificial intelligence and chatbots …

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  • Bigelow Aerospace creates Bigelow Space Operations to make space habitable for masses

    Published on : Friday, February 23, 2018

    Bigelow Aerospace, an American space technology organization announced the creation of Bigelow Space Operations which will be the next step with an effort to build world’s first habitable private space station.   The new company is required as Bigelow Aerospace …

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  • Egencia introduces post-ticketing online air exchange

    Published on : Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Egencia, the business wing of Expedia.Inc. has launched the new post-ticketing online air exchange for all its clients which are allowing the travellers to change the flight themselves.     By using this online system, the travellers can now change …

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  • Sabre granted NDC Level 3 capability as an I.T. provider

    Published on : Monday, February 19, 2018

    Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as NDC Level 3 capable as an I.T. provider. Reaching this milestone less than two months after announcing Level …

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  • Irish travel firm Boxever witnesses 65% increase in revenues

    Published on : Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Irish travel tech firm Boxever had witnessed a 65% increase in revenues in 2016, a period in which accumulated losses had escalated to nearly €14 million.   The Dublin-based company founded by Dave O’Flanagan, Dermot O’Connot and Alan Giles in …

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  • Airlines leverage technology to solve overbooking puzzle

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Being offered cash at the fate to avail of a later flight due to overbooking might end up a rare occurrence if technology being examined by major airlines including JetBlue, Qantas and British Airways catches on fast.   Several airlines …

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  • Heritage museum avails technology in CHC

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Singapore’s Chinatown Heritage Centre (CHC) has undergone a makeover featuring unique elements both new and old.   It is located within three restored shop houses on Pagoda Street. There will be new multimedia guides with audiovisual commentaries in various languages …

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  • Saudi Arabia plans for smartphone apps for mosques in the country

    Published on : Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Saudi Arabia plans to make smartphone app which will give the detailed information of all the mosques in the country.     The Minister of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance Saleh Al-Asheikh visited the center for geographic information of mosques …

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  • NCR Corporation launches small footprint ATMS for remote areas in India

    Published on : Monday, February 12, 2018

    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, today unveiled its SelfServTM Select Edition (SE) Cash and SE Recycle ATMs, that will help financial institutions (FIs) to expand their reach and serve the more than 19% unbanked population …

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  • SITA to keep Air Mauritius’ new Airbus A350 fleet connected to key systems on the ground

    Published on : Friday, February 9, 2018

    SITA is providing wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft, keeping the new-generation aircraft connected to the vital back-end systems no matter where they fly.         In October 2017, Air …

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  • DriveShare app developed to give vintage cars in US on rent

    Published on : Friday, February 9, 2018

    A new app named Drive Share has been developed for the vintage car enthusiasts, who only want to drive the vintage luxury cars on rent across United States.     Through DriveShare, the users can choose from a wide array …

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  • Now Google Flights will inform the best travel deals

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    New app from Google, its Flights has been integrated for the users with the best travel deals, travel booking options and the flight details.     Flights is not a separate app, but is built into the Chrome and Google …

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  • Dubai airport develops brand new smart passport gates

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    Passengers travelling through Terminal 1 at Dubai International airport will now be capable of leveraging faster passport control with the establishment of 20 brand new passport gates.   These new machines join the existent ten that had been installed last …

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  • A.I.-powered chatbot pilot launched by Sabre

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, launched a pilot program of an A.I.-powered chatbot that leverages Microsoft’s Bot Framework and Microsoft Cognitive Services, a set of tools that organizations can use to add intelligent and …

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  • Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport boosts connectivity with SITA AirportHub

    Published on : Tuesday, February 6, 2018

    Papua New Guinea’s National Airport Corporation has selected SITA AirportHub to boost connectivity at Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport. SITA AirportHub is an airport-wide shared connectivity platform that enables Port Moresby airport to provide airlines, ground handlers and other tenants …

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  • KATE – SITA’s robot kiosk debuts in Kansai International Airport

    Published on : Monday, February 5, 2018

    Kansai Airports, the operator of Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka International Airport (ITAMI), is working with SITA on a trial of KATE – SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk. KATE will autonomously move to congested areas in the airport with the …

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  • Travelport reports unprecedented fare shopping highs in January

    Published on : Friday, February 2, 2018

    Travelport, the leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced the technology company had a record-breaking January for fare shopping, with unprecedented year on year (YoY) percentage increases in peak (one-day) shopping rate messages per second and in overall 24-hour message volumes. …

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  • Russia plans to introduce spacewalk for tourists by 2019

    Published on : Friday, February 2, 2018

    Russia is planning to offer a unique experience to tourists thanks to the International Space Station that is out on spacewalks for the first time, according to an official from the space industry of the country who mentioned it on …

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  • Google Flights will now inform the delays of airlines

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Google is making out with the new features where the user can get all the flight information. Google Flights search engine will help all the travellers to tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and …

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  • Dubai introduces digital apps to boost tourism

    Published on : Thursday, February 1, 2018

    Tourism chiefs in Dubai have collaborated with two new digital apps to introduce two new free Dubai tours that would encourage tourists explore beautiful historic sites and landmarks in the city.   Dubai Tourism that represents Dubai’s Department of Tourism …

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