Tag: technology

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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ITB Berlin 2014: Travel Technology halls booked up already

| January 20, 2014

Travel Technology welcomes more than 30 new exhibitors – for the first time there will be guided tours of the Travel Technology halls –

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Key international travel media to forecast technology trends in tourism at ITMM@Fiturtech2014

| December 5, 2013

Organized by Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero (ITH) and the Spanish International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR), the International Travel Media Meeting-ITMM@Fiturtech2014 -

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WTM 2013 Conference and Events Sees a Record 16,000 Attendees

| December 4, 2013
WTM 2013 Conference and Events Sees a Record 16,000 Attendees

World Travel Market 2013’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 9.5% increase smashing through the 16,000 barrier for the first time.

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MOOVETEAM SET TO SHOWCASE GOOGLE GLASS™AT EIBTM

| November 18, 2013

MooveTeam, exhibiting at this year’s EIBTM, in the new Innovation Zone (www.eibtm.com/izone) have recently confirmed that they will be integrating Google Glass with the latest version of their gaming platform, which will be showcased at EIBTM 2013 (www.eibtm.com). 

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EIBTM ‘Live’ set to deliver Virtual Education Stream

| November 18, 2013
EIBTM ‘Live’ set to deliver Virtual Education Stream

www.eibtm.com/live 

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Details confirmed EIBTM Technology Watch Award presentation

| November 6, 2013
Details confirmed EIBTM Technology Watch Award presentation

GenieConnect to be presented with Prestigious Award 

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The Travel Tech Show at WTM focuses on social media and mobile

| November 6, 2013
The Travel Tech Show at WTM focuses on social media and mobile

The inaugural The Travel Technology Show at WTM today (Tuesday 5 November) put the spotlight on social media and mobile trends as well as how online penetration continues apace for some destinations. 

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EIBTM reveals the top Innovations impacting the Meetings Industry

| November 1, 2013
EIBTM reveals the top Innovations impacting the Meetings Industry

Exclusive Initiative will be featured as part of the New Innovation Zone 

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World PCO Alliance revolutionize the use of social media on Congresses

| November 1, 2013

WPCOA has together with one of the leading online and digital consulting companies, Seismonaut, developed new standards for the use of social media in connection with Congresses. Initiated by our Danish partner, this project is to be evolved across the Alliance.

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Aeroflot Reduces Onboard Wi-Fi Internet Prices

| October 29, 2013

Aeroflot announced a new campaign – “Twice for two” which will allow passengers to use onboard Wi-Fi Internet at half price for two months. Cost of this onboard service will be reduced from November, 1 till December, 31, 2013.

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WTM and Amadeus Recognise Best-In-Class Travel Suppliers

| October 23, 2013
WTM and Amadeus Recognise Best-In-Class Travel Suppliers

World Travel Market, the leading global event for the travel industry, and Amadeus can now unveil the shortlist for the inaugural Amadeus & WTM Travel Experience Awards, recognising those who are delivering the best in 21st Century Travel Experiences.

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GenieConnect announced as winner of EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch

| October 15, 2013
GenieConnect announced as winner of EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch

GenieConnect (www.genie-connect.com), the digital solutions provider for the events industry has won this year’s EIBTM Technology Watch (www.eibtm.com/techwatch) for its marketing automation and personalisation tool; MarketingConnect.

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Reed Travel Exhibitions IBTM Portfolio partners with Recerttrack (www.recerttrack.com/assn-meetings) as official education tracking service

| October 9, 2013

IBTM (www.ibtmevents.com), Reed Travel Exhibitions global meetings portfolio of events, has created a partnership with the Association & Meetings Professionals’ Advancement Portal powered by RecertTrack that will provide the industry with the first “Official Education Tracking Service” for all event attendees. 

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Inspire! Innovate! Educate! EIBTM announces exciting line up of Technology and Innovation Knowledge Sessions

| October 8, 2013
Inspire! Innovate! Educate! EIBTM announces exciting line up of Technology and Innovation Knowledge Sessions

EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the global event for the meetings and events industry, has confirmed their Technology and Innovation Knowledge line up and they have a number of speakers confirmed who are set to educate and inspire all attendees.

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EIBTM launches new innovation zone

| October 3, 2013
EIBTM launches new innovation zone

EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the global event for the meetings and events industry, has announced that they will launch a new Innovation Zone for the 2013 show.

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WTM offers cash prize for inspirational start-ups

| September 26, 2013
WTM offers cash prize for inspirational start-ups

Technology-driven trip planning and travel inspiration start-ups can win £5,000 in a new WTM initiative, Fresh, sponsored by Sabre Travel Network as part of the dedicated Travel Tech Show at WTM.

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Business Travel and City Breaks Put Under the Spotlight at Third Round Table Talk Hosted by The Travel Tech Show at WTM and Amadeus

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Business Travel and City Breaks Put Under the Spotlight at Third Round Table Talk Hosted by The Travel Tech Show at WTM and Amadeus

The business travel market will remain unaffected by the ongoing growth of travel review sites, business travel leaders and city break specialists have agreed. The comments were made at the third of four round table conversations which focused on business travel and city breaks and was organised by The Travel Tech Show at WTM and [...]

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Largest Cardiology Congress in the World in Amsterdam!

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
Largest Cardiology Congress in the World in Amsterdam!

Amsterdam, September 5th 2013 From August 31th to September 4th more than 30,000 cardiology professionals made their appearance in the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) that took place in Amsterdam RAI.

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The European Society for Organ Transplantation goes fully digital and paperless

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

ESOT is taking the lead in conference innovation and technology by introducing a new experience to all their attendees, ready to gather in Vienna in September, for the ESOT 2013 Congress.

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Facebook and Google to speak at WTM 2013

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Facebook and Google to speak at WTM 2013

World Travel Market 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry, has an impressive line up of social media speakers including senior executives from Facebook and Google.

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Events get even more creative at the Barbican with video mapping

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Events being held at the Barbican can now benefit from the use of 3D video projection mapping, as the venue continues to develop new and exciting ways to help clients make their events more creative.

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Expedia, Inc. and Travelocity Announced Strategic Marketing Agreement

| August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Travelocity’s North American websites will be powered by Expedia’s technology, customer services and supply

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Technology Company IAI Industrial Systems Will Supply Systems to Zetes Industries SA for the Personalisation of the Belgian Passport

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Technology company IAI industrial systems B.V. in Veldhoven, The Netherlands, a subsidiary of the stock listed company DOCDATA N.V. in Waalwijk, The Netherlands,

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EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch – Final call for Submissions

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
EIBTM 2013 Technology Watch – Final call for Submissions

Visit www.eibtm.com/techwatch to enter 

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Airline “Yakutia” enters into its first GDS agreement with Travelport

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Moscow, Russia - Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, today announces a distribution agreement with Russian airline, Air Company Yakutia.

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Starwood Preferred Guest® Introduces Chinese App for Android®

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

New SPG® App Offers Enhanced Personalized Member Experience in the Most Spoken Language in the World

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