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Emirates launches new biometric pathway at Dubai Airport

Emirates have recently launched an integrated biometric path for an absolute contactless airport experience at Dubai International Airport for passengers travelling from and through Dubai. The integrated biometric path will allow passengers to have a seamless travel journey from specific …

  • Bookboost to help hotel industry amid COVID-19 crisis

    Published on : Thursday, April 2, 2020

    Hotel software solutions, Bookboost, has decided to support the hospitality industry in the time of the COVID-19 crisis. Bookboost will provide assistance to hotels by making its Web Messenger and Unified Inbox available for free.     Guest communication has been …

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  • 5.2 million guests to be affected by Marriott’s data breach

    Published on : Wednesday, April 1, 2020

    Marriott announced of a data breach and informed about 5.2 million guests that their information was comprised through an app which was used to provide services at hotels. An unexpected amount of guest information was accessed through two employees’ login …

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  • Indian Ministry of Tourism launch online portal to help foreign tourists

    Published on : Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    The Indian Ministry of Tourism has launched a portal to provide all foreign tourists stranded in the country with necessary information regarding the services that they can avail. The portal has been named, “Stranded in India” and launched in light …

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  • Madera Group introduces Nano-Photocatalyst technology for its properties

    Published on : Monday, March 30, 2020

    Madera Group is the leading hospitality group providing some unique concept hotels since the year 2012. It owns and operates a collection of exceptional chic hotels, serviced apartments, cafes and yoga centres in Hong Kong.     Madera Group aims to …

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  • Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) launched its own digital Learning Toolbox today. The new digital technology aims to educate Louisiana students about the role of the local maritime industry and the port in everyday lives.     Port …

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  • Sabre Corporation introduces cost-saving actions to reduce coronavirus impact

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Sabre Corporation, the global travel technology giant has decided to undertake important measures to strengthen the financial condition and position of the company in order to stand strong amidst the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic.     Sean Menke, …

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  • Digital conferencing helps to unite global hospitality sector

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Bench Events the leading organiser of conferences and forums for the hotel, aviation and restaurant sector is organising a complete live conference experience on the internet to bring together industry leaders to discuss the unprecedented economic circumstances caused by the …

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  • Lambasingi is yet to open its doors fully for tourists

    Published on : Wednesday, March 4, 2020

    Nature lovers flocking to Lambasingi, which is also known as Lammasingi for enjoying misty climate and thick clouds look forward to a comfortable stay with Andhra Pradesh tourism. However, Lambasingi is yet to throw its doors open for tourists.   Lambasingi turns chilly during …

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

    Published on : Sunday, February 16, 2020

    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 …

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  • Amadeus is set to assist Mastercard

    Published on : Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    Amadeus is set to assist Mastercard and other well-know academic and industry partners to create, pilot, and scale solutions to the most crucial urban challenges world over.   In 2018, City Possible was introduced by Mastercard as a co-creation effort …

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  • Mastercard launches Priceless Cities program in South Asia

    Published on : Friday, January 31, 2020

    Mastercard today launched its flagship Priceless Cities program in South Asia. Starting first in Sri Lanka, the program will allow global travelers to gain exclusive access to several unique experiences when they visit the island destination. Priceless Cities is a …

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  • ITB Berlin: Travel Technology boosts the online travel market

    Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020

    With its wide range of topics including AI, self-driving cars, podcasts, blogging and digital nudging, the programme of the eTravel World at ITB Berlin 2020 has every trend covered. As a key topic concerning the future of the global travel …

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  • Sabre to serve hotels of all sizes, collaborates with Accor

    Published on : Thursday, January 23, 2020

     Sabre and Accor announced their collaboration to create the first unified central reservation (CR) and property management (PM) platform for the global hospitality industry.   A new full service property management capability will be developed that will enrich the existing …

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  • EaseMyTrip Reinvents Flight Booking Experience on Whatsapp

    Published on : Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    Easy Trip Planners Limited (“EaseMyTrip”) has announced integration on WhatsApp messenger to book flight tickets. The integration will allow customers to book flight tickets at competitive rates for their desired destination through WhatsApp itself.   This association with WhatsApp is significant for EaseMyTrip …

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  • The fleet of Virgin Galactic is slowly expanding

    Published on : Friday, January 10, 2020

    The fleet of Virgin Galactic is slowly expanding, and its second commercial spacecraft has now attained a major milestone in its build process — much faster than the first one did. The new SpaceShipTwo, which will connect the original (named …

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  • Blockchain gradually gaining acceptance in travel industry

    Published on : Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    Blockchain is disrupting the travel ecosystem and helping to reorganize processes, solving major pain points in an often disjointed industry.   Pilot initiatives like the blockchain-based travel app, Known Traveller Digital Identity (KTDI), will create a more faultless passenger journey …

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  • East Nusa Tenggara develops mobile applications to promote tourism

    Published on : Friday, December 20, 2019

    East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) provincial administration has taken a resolution to boost the local tourism industry as it is now in the process of developing digital platforms aiming to bolster efforts to promote tourism.  In cooperation with the Institute of …

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  • AIG Travel partners with GeoSure for real time safety

    Published on : Thursday, December 19, 2019

    The AIG Travel Assistance App has been upgraded with a significant new feature through a partnership with GeoSure, developer of the most granular, real-time safety measurement platform available. The app, available for both iOS and Android, now provides business travelers …

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  • Etihad Airways application launched in Huawei App Gallery

    Published on : Monday, December 16, 2019

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced its “Etihad Airways” mobile application is now available on the HUAWEI AppGallery — the official app store preloaded on all HUAWEI& HONOR smart-phones and tablets — enabling 390 million global …

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  • Technology’s impact on tourism and hospitality cannot be denied

    Published on : Tuesday, December 3, 2019

    The impact of technology on most industries can’t be denied; especially, in the hospitality and tourism industry. After all, for at least 10 years now, we like to browse reviews on TripAdvisor and search for flights, hotels, rental cars, tourist …

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