Tag: technology

WTM 2014 To Host The HSMAI’s Third Europe Digital Marketing Conference

| July 15, 2014
WTM 2014 To Host The HSMAI’s Third Europe Digital Marketing Conference

World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, is hosting the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s (HSMAI) Europe Digital Marketing Conference as part of its compressive programme on Thursday 6 November.

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Maritim to offer free WLAN access in its city hotels from mid-August 2014

| July 11, 2014

Following on from the pilot project begun in May 2014 at Maritim’s two Berlin hotels, free WLAN access is now to be extended to further city hotels in Germany.

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New $100m Google Ventures fund to provide boost to capital’s tech scene

| July 10, 2014
New $100m Google Ventures fund to provide boost to capital’s tech scene

London’s flourishing tech sector is to be boosted further by the launch of a new $100m venture capital fund to be based in the city.

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The Astotel Group Renews with Pegasus Connect+ Premium

| July 8, 2014

Paris’ Top Independent Hotel Group Keeps Full Portfolio with Pegasus Solutions

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GenieConnect Is First #eventtech Provider to Achieve VerAfied Security Status

| July 2, 2014

VerAfied Status Raises the Security Bar for the Event Technology Industry

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Sabre, Expedia® Affiliate Network sign strategic technology agreement

| July 1, 2014

Expedia Affiliate Network to provide hotel content, pilot ‘ZoomandGo’ app

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Google Glass at Copenhagen Airport – Service with a smile

| June 19, 2014
Google Glass at Copenhagen Airport – Service with a smile

SITA enables Copenhagen to be the first airport in world to trial Google Glass for improved passenger experience

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New Online Travel Marketplace Partners with Travel Industry’s Leading Luxury Network Based on Shared Vision of Helping People Travel More

| June 18, 2014

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 – In an effort to make sure its consumers have a choice between unique trips organized in full automation through a booking engine and those curated by the best travel advisors in the world,

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Amsterdam RAI launches new international exhibition GreenTech

| June 12, 2014
Amsterdam RAI launches new international exhibition GreenTech

Amsterdam RAI launched a new international trade exhibition in the field of horticulture technology on Tuesday 10 June 2014, with nearly 300 exhibitors from 24 countries coming together to showcase their finest products to the public. This marks the successful addition of another international title to Amsterdam RAI’s portfolio.

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Trawex announces the launch of “Travel Next” Platform to empower Online Travel Agencies

| June 11, 2014
Trawex announces the launch of “Travel Next” Platform to empower Online Travel Agencies

Trawex Technologies announced worldwide release of its latest product “Travel Next”. Travel Next is a web based fully integrated reservation and mid office system for travel companies around the world.

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EIBTM Technology Watch Now Accepting 2014 Submissions

| June 4, 2014
EIBTM Technology Watch Now Accepting 2014 Submissions

EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, has announced that applications are now open for the annual EIBTM Technology Watch Award 2014. The award is the longest running annual global recognition project for technology innovation in the meetings and events sector.

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London tech start-up announces £500,000 seed funding

| June 4, 2014
London tech start-up announces £500,000 seed funding

Innovative London technology and storytelling start-up Lost My Name, which uses technology to create personalised story books for children, has secured £500,000 of seed funding, adding to the hundreds of millions raised by London tech companies over the last year.

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London Technology Week celebrates capital’s pioneering tech talent

| May 30, 2014
London Technology Week celebrates capital’s pioneering tech talent

London’s world-leading tech sector will be showcased in June as the capital holds the first London Technology Week. Comprising over 130 independently run events taking place across the city, this will be the largest collection of tech events ever seen in Europe. Over 30,000 tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers from around the globe are expected […]

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Holiday Spend Calculator: Travel Bloggers (Application of Tool) Apps

| May 29, 2014

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — It is hard to plan your holiday according to what other people say; someone’s money saving advice may actually wind up punching a hole in your wallet. After all what one person says is cheap might not be so cheap to another. To this end NatWest have launched the […]

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Social Media Strategies Summit Dallas 2014

| May 27, 2014
Social Media Strategies Summit Dallas 2014

Where: 2332 Leonard St. Dallas, Texas When: August 20, 2014 – August 21, 2014 Venue: Hotel ZaZa Website: http://socialmediastrategiessummit.com

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The Four Ps of Mobile #Travel

| May 20, 2014
The Four Ps of Mobile #Travel

Mobile technology is a constantly evolving piece of the travel technology puzzle. For travel companies who are active in multiple regions, navigating variations in technical capabilities and changes in consumer preferences makes devising a mobile strategy even more challenging. A new PhoCusWright Innovation Edition publication, The Mobile Travel Landscape: A Multi-Region Spotlight, compares the status […]

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Nature travel app to inspire more visits down under

| May 14, 2014
Nature travel app to inspire more visits down under

Tourism Australia is hoping to inspire more travellers to connect with Australia’s nature with a new travel app showcasing many of the country’s best nature-based experiences. The app, developed by Australian Traveller magazine, covers around 200 different products and experiences that can be enjoyed across 16 of Australia’s natural icons including the Great Barrier Reef, […]

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Internet World 2014, 17-19 June 2014, #London: #Startup Showcase winners selected

| May 14, 2014

Fifteen tech startups have been selected for Internet World 2014’s Startup Showcase (www.internetworld.co.uk/startupshowcase) competition, which offers winners the chance to showcase their business for free within the event’s Future of Technology programme.

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100 events confirmed for London Technology Week #events

| May 14, 2014
100 events confirmed for London Technology Week #events

London Technology Week (www.londontechnologyweek.co.uk) has reached the 100 event mark, with a line-up that will bring tens of thousands of tech entrepreneurs, investors and developers to the capital from 16 – 20 June 2014. Featuring major global brands, including Yammer, Tesco, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, as well as home-grown London tech companies such as Makers […]

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Eventsforce wins Emerging Payments Awards contract | #events

| May 8, 2014

The UK’s leading event management software provider Eventsforce today announces that it has been appointed by the Emerging Payments Awards to provide event management software for its annual ceremony recognising top quality online payment professionals and programmes.

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Top Travel Companies endorse EmQuest travel technology solutions

| May 7, 2014

DUBAI, U.A.E. EmQuest, distributor of Sabre products for travel agents in the UAE, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed over 400 contracts with travel agents since the start of 2014 – reinforcing its leadership position in the GDS market.

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airberlin group selects Sabre in landmark technology agreement

| May 7, 2014

Airline to migrate to Sabre’s passenger service system in 2016 BERLIN and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — One of Europe’s largest carriers, airberlin group, has selected global technology provider Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) to provide a full suite of technology software to support the carrier’s global business.

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GenieConnect is first #EventTech provider to implement iBeacon-enabled Android event apps

| May 7, 2014

GenieConnect (www.genie-connect.com), the smarter technology provider for the events industry, has become the first event technology provider to support iBeacon on both Apple and Google Android devices.

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New life for IMEXlive as social media and online support grows for 2014 | #IMEX14

| May 7, 2014

IMEXlive, the 24-hour virtual ‘window onto the show’ devised by IMEX in Frankfurt and launched at the trade show last year, returns once again for IMEX 2014, thanks to a new sponsorship agreement with Hilton Worldwide and The Events Network on BOB.tv.

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Widely Adopted and Internationally Acclaimed FCS i-Guest V3 Consolidates Guest Service

| May 5, 2014

New version of the popular i-Guest hotel service mobile app is now General Available (GA) with exciting new features Atlanta, USA – May 5, 2014 – FCS Computer Systems (FCS), a leading comprehensive hospitality solutions and services provider, announced the General Availability (GA) of i-Guest V3 to users on iOS and Android mobile devices, boosting […]

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New Dot #London domain names go on sale

| May 5, 2014

Dot London, the new domain for London, launched last Tuesday marking the first time that businesses, organisations and individuals can apply for a web address ending in .london as an alternative to .com or .co.uk. Dot London Launch at Trafalgar Square There is already a high level of interest in the new Dot London domain. […]

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JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Launches Experience-Driven CUR8 #App for Travelers

| April 21, 2014
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts Launches Experience-Driven CUR8 #App for Travelers

New App Allows Guests to Create and Share Digital Souvenirs from the Road 

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Alessandro Rosso Group has signed a 2-year agreement with Cvent

| April 1, 2014

Alessandro Rosso Group has signed a 2-year agreement  with Cvent www.cvent.com, provider of a market-leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform.

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Dr. Cai-Nicolas Ziegler takes over as new managing director of XING EVENTS

| April 1, 2014
Dr. Cai-Nicolas Ziegler takes over as new managing director of XING EVENTS

Munich / Hamburg, April 1st 2014 – Dr. Cai-Nicolas Ziegler (36) is taking over as new managing Director of XING EVENTS, the event industry expert for attendee management and event marketing.

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Four experts join forces to launch Yonderbound #ttot

| April 1, 2014

Yonderbox tool allows users to build, share and book travel via online community

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The Travel Tech Show Debut at WTM leads to £105m in deals #ttot

| April 1, 2014
The Travel Tech Show Debut at WTM leads to £105m in deals #ttot

The Travel Tech Show at WTM 2013 will generate more than £100m in business deals for its exhibitors from its debut event.

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Audience interaction firm sli.do scoops third event technology award #technology

| March 25, 2014
Audience interaction firm sli.do scoops third event technology award #technology

Web-based audience interaction specialist sli.do has scooped Event Technology of The Year at the 2013 Eventex Awards. 

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First Google Glass application for event moderators introduced at #FRESH14 #eventprofs

| March 24, 2014
First Google Glass application for event moderators introduced at #FRESH14 #eventprofs

Google glass is still a bit of a mystery in the meeting industry. At the FRESH Conference many participants were able to test one of three available on site …

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XING EVENTS launches innovative multilingual ticket shop

| March 11, 2014

  Increased benefits for international events Improved buying process for customers

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Barcelona on its Way to Become the iCapital

| March 6, 2014

Barcelona has raised as one of the finalists cities to the European Capital of Innovation Award, also called ‘iCapital‘, a prize created by the European Commission to distinguish the city that has created a better ‘innovation ecosystem’ linking citizens, government agencies, associations and companies.

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The “Fitur 2014″ App exceeds 4,000 downloads

| February 26, 2014

• The app generated more than 265,000 impressions, with the contents relating to the Fitur Know-How & Export Conferences arousing the highest levels of interest. • Hall 9 was one of the hot-spots at Fitur 2014.

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Use of electronic devices approved for more Lufthansa flights from 1 March

| February 14, 2014

The number of routes on which Lufthansa passengers can use their smartphones, tablets, notebooks and other electronic devices uninterrupted for their entire time on board is set to increase significantly.

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Egencia builds cutting edge, multi-platform user experience for business travellers with consumer-inspired technology and services

| February 4, 2014

The business travel branch of the Expedia group is leveraging technology investments from the world’s largest travel company to help create the business travel of the future.

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First robot participant at Fresh Conference

| January 27, 2014
First robot participant at Fresh Conference

The first Cyborg participant at a conference is doing great.

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The Travel Tech Show at WTM to grow a further 20% in 2014

| January 23, 2014
The Travel Tech Show at WTM to grow a further 20% in 2014

The Travel Tech Show at WTM 2014 will be an impressive 20% bigger than last year’s inaugural event, seeing it retain its position as the largest dedicated travel technology event in the UK.

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