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Destination DC launches new website to boost tourism recovery

Destination DC has recently launched a redesigned website, an all new mobile-first site that will provide an immersive experience for users while maintaining its status as a go-to hub to discover Washington, DC neighbourhoods, art, culture, shopping and sports. Developer MMGY …

  • 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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  • Air Track to help in plane ticket search and price tracking

    Published on : Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    The last minute changes in the airline ticket prices, specially for the low-cost airlines is not a very new thing; and it can happen for various factors. It so happens that within a minute all the airlines of the world …

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  • TRAVLR, a travel tech firm its raised capital

    Published on : Monday, November 27, 2017

    TRAVLR, a Melbourne based travel technology platform created by the founder of travel website The Bali Bible has closed a $5 million capital raise from some of New Zealand’s most prominent business leaders, including rich lister Humphry Rolleston.     …

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  • MGM Resorts International will upgrade Wi-Fi connections for better connectivity

    Published on : Monday, November 27, 2017

    MGM Resorts International has partnered with Cisco Systems and Mobilitie LLC to upgrade and double its wireless infrastructure in order to make the meetings, events and the stays more successful.       It is available throughout all MGM Resorts’ …

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  • TSA announces new procedures for screening large electronics in carry-on bags at HOU airport

    Published on : Saturday, November 25, 2017

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new carry-on baggage security procedures at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). The new procedures also are being phased in at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), but will not be fully implemented until after …

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  • Star Alliance introduces new UK-tailored website

    Published on : Saturday, November 25, 2017

    During the celebration of the 20th anniversary Star Alliance will launch a new dedicated website for its customers.     The projects is significant for Star Alliance in the market, the digital channel are fully aligned to cater to the …

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  • Orlando International Airport introducing 3D assistant to the passengers

    Published on : Friday, November 24, 2017

    Orlando International Airport has the record breaking passengers which are expecting through the holiday weekend and for this reason the airport authorities are introducing a new piece of technology designed to improve the travel experience.     “Annie the Astronaut” …

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  • Corporate booking gets a virtual makeover thanks to Conferma integration

    Published on : Friday, November 24, 2017

    When travelling for business, the last thing you want to think about is how to pay for the trip. It needs to be easy, automated, and only one click of a button.     Virtual payment – a great option …

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  • Alipay expands mobile payment platform

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    Alipay partners with Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) to expand the mobile payments platform into the nation’s tourism industry. It was reported that 1.2 million Chinese tourists visited Australia annually.     The partnership will educate and upskill tourism business …

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  • ixigo unveils voice-based travel assistant at world’s largest travel conference

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    ixigo, India’s leading travel search marketplace announced the launch of its upcoming artificial intelligence travel assistant – TARA at the Phocuswright Innovation Platform, held in Florida. Phocuswright is a leading travel research and events organisation, providing unrivaled travel, tourism and …

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  • Bombardier Signalling Technology Improving Moroccan Rail Service

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    Bombardier Transportation has reached a significant milestone in its rail modernisation projects with the Moroccan State Railway, ONCF.   After almost four months of successful operation, the first 30 km stretch of the Casablanca to Tanger-Med Line upgrade is benefitting …

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  • Indian Travelers Demand More Self-Service Tech In The Airport

    Published on : Thursday, November 23, 2017

    As Indian travelers become more familiar with the use of technology –mobile in particular – the more they expect to use it on their journey. This is according to the 2017 SITA Passenger IT Trends Survey,   a global survey …

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