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Mobile Payment Apps Proving Successful in Offsetting the Casual Dining Recession

Are you ready for new customers in 2017? Restauranteurs in the fast-casual segment sure are.   After a decade of fighting traffic declines, full-service casual-dining chains are discovering mobile payment apps to be the holy grail they have been searching …

Adelaide Airport chooses SITA smart technology for the future

Adelaide Airport, Australia’s fastest-growing international airport, has selected SITA to provide smart new passenger and airport operational technology.   The airport’s eight million passengers will enjoy new self-service bag drop and check-in kiosks, while SITA’s day of operations technology will …

Travelport appoints Matthew Powell as Managing Director, Middle East and South Asia

Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the appointment of Matthew Powell to the role of Managing Director in the Middle East and South Asia.     Matthew’s Travelport career spans more than two decades during which time he …

viscom convinces with innovation, inspiration and information

New customers, new orders: at viscom 2016 new success stories are written – like that of Tobias Kuttner. The 46-year old Berliner produces high-quality, finished printed packaging – and this goes down really well. The customer base of “paper addicts”, …

Amadeus Unveils Game-Changing Technology To Power Corporate Travel In Asia

Over the past few decades changing traveller demands, combined with technology evolution and the mobile revolution, have dramatically transformed corporate travel. Digital has disrupted traditional travel behaviour and has given today’s corporate traveller a thirst for a more on-demand, mobile …

  • Mobile Payment Apps Proving Successful in Offsetting the Casual Dining Recession

    Published on : Friday, December 2, 2016

    Are you ready for new customers in 2017? Restauranteurs in the fast-casual segment sure are.   After a decade of fighting traffic declines, full-service casual-dining chains are discovering mobile payment apps to be the holy grail they have been searching …

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  • Adelaide Airport chooses SITA smart technology for the future

    Published on : Tuesday, November 22, 2016

    Adelaide Airport, Australia’s fastest-growing international airport, has selected SITA to provide smart new passenger and airport operational technology.   The airport’s eight million passengers will enjoy new self-service bag drop and check-in kiosks, while SITA’s day of operations technology will …

    Read More

  • Travelport appoints Matthew Powell as Managing Director, Middle East and South Asia

    Published on : Monday, November 14, 2016

    Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced the appointment of Matthew Powell to the role of Managing Director in the Middle East and South Asia.     Matthew’s Travelport career spans more than two decades during which time he …

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  • viscom convinces with innovation, inspiration and information

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    New customers, new orders: at viscom 2016 new success stories are written – like that of Tobias Kuttner. The 46-year old Berliner produces high-quality, finished printed packaging – and this goes down really well. The customer base of “paper addicts”, …

    Read More

  • Amadeus Unveils Game-Changing Technology To Power Corporate Travel In Asia

    Published on : Wednesday, November 9, 2016

    Over the past few decades changing traveller demands, combined with technology evolution and the mobile revolution, have dramatically transformed corporate travel. Digital has disrupted traditional travel behaviour and has given today’s corporate traveller a thirst for a more on-demand, mobile …

    Read More

  • Travelport and Atlasglobal announce full content agreement

    Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016

    Travelport and Atlasglobal announce full content agreement Turkish carrier, with a legacy of innovation in customer service, chooses Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform and merchandising technology to promote its fares and inventory worldwide Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today …

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  • China enters space tourism fray

    Published on : Thursday, October 6, 2016

    China is developing a winged rocket capable of taking off from a launchpad, landing on a runway and carrying 20 passengers to the edge of space as part of a major push towards the country’s space tourism.   China Academy …

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  • Travelport Announces Closing of Secondary Offering of Common Shares

    Published on : Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Travelport (the “Company”) a leading Travel Commerce Platform, announced today the closing of an underwritten public offering by certain of the Company’s shareholders (the “Selling Shareholders”) of an aggregate of 7,986,979 of the Company’s common shares (the “Offering”).     …

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  • Thor, Inc. Named 2016 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award Winner

    Published on : Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    THOR, Inc. has received a 2016 Silver Magellan Award from Travel Weekly, under the Online Travel Services Marketing – Print Advertising category, for its monthly print and digital travel agent magazine, THOR Advantage.   THOR Advantage is THOR’s monthly magazine …

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  • Last Minute Keys teams up with RippleDME for Online Marketing

    Published on : Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Last Minute Keys is a mobile-based marketplace solution that enables hotels to sell off their unsold inventory and helps customers to get quality hotels at rates & deals that are unmatched in the hotel industry.   Currently LMK is tied …

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  • Drone Advisory Committee to Hold Inaugural Meeting

    Published on : Thursday, September 1, 2016

    The newly established Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) will hold its inaugural meeting on September 16 as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to builds on its strong record of collaborating with the aviation community to safely integrate unmanned aircraft into …

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  • Rick Rausch to Lead RoamBOOST Growing Sales Effort

    Published on : Tuesday, August 30, 2016

    With hotels coast to coast looking for cellular signal enhancement, RoamBOOST has selected Rick Rausch to direct the company’s business development effort as Vice President of Sales – USA.       Based in West Palm Beach, Fla., Rausch will …

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  • Caption Hospitality completes integrations with eRevMax

    Published on : Wednesday, August 24, 2016

    has completed 2-way interface with Singapore based Caption Hospitality’s Crono PMS to offer automated channel management and reservation delivery to stand alone properties across the Asia Pacific region.   The integration will allow accommodation providers connected with Caption Hospitality’s Crono …

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  • Self driving bus rolls out on Helsinki roads

    Published on : Friday, August 19, 2016

    The public roads of Helsinki, Finland has a new guest as two self driving buses have rolled out alongside traffic and commuters, in one of the first trials of its kind.   In Pittsburgh a deal between Volvo and Uber …

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  • Summer savings makes Fort Lauderdale’s Water Shuttle attractive

    Published on : Friday, August 19, 2016

    Fort Lauderdale is all set to launch its brand new water taxi service known as the ‘Water Shuttle’ that encourages children aged 15 years and younger to enjoy rides at the beautiful hot pink vehicles absolutely for free.   The …

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  • Knowcross taps former Monster.com IT expert – Hospitality tech company heats up

    Published on : Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    KNOWCROSS, the global leader in technology intelligence for the hospitality operations industry, is announcing today the appointment of Manpreet Singh as Chief Technology Officer.       Singh will oversee the company’s global Quality Assurance and Systems Administration departments while …

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  • TAP Boarding Cards Available Through Google Now

    Published on : Tuesday, August 16, 2016

    This feature is yet another step forward in the development of services TAP offers its clients through their mobile devices. The company has free iOS and Android apps for smartphones and tablets with which it is possible – among other …

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  • Rosie Holidays Launches Fiji’s First Ever Destination Travel Mobile App

    Published on : Friday, August 5, 2016

    The Nadi based travel company Rosie Holidays continues to make its mark in what will be another “Fiji first” with the launching of its new Feejee Traveller App. This is Fiji’s first ever mobile digital app offering continually updated destination …

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  • ABTA’s Annual MP Holiday Survey reveals MPs’ foreign holiday plans

    Published on : Thursday, August 4, 2016

    With the Parliamentary summer recess (21 July to 5 September 2016) well underway, around three quarters of MPs (74%1) say they are likely to have a holiday abroad this summer, according to research for ABTA carried out by ComRes. This …

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  • Solid organic growth and Navitaire acquisition support strong first half results for Amadeus

    Published on : Monday, August 1, 2016

    Amadeus IT Holding, S.A., a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, reported an adjusted profit of €494.5 million for the first half of 2016. That meant a growth of 17.9% compared to the same period of 2015.   …

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