“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]
o ´Powered by data. Driven by people´ theme for Hotelbeds’ MarketHub Americas event. o Top five questions to ask your technology provider about data analytics outlined by Hotelbeds Group´s CIO. o Polling of over 500 attendees on data analytics trends reveals that 64% will increase investment significantly in data and analytics over the next […]
o Hotelbeds Group and GTA combine forces to drive distribution excellence in the B2B travel wholesaler and retail space. o Deal brings together companies with complementary operations and geographic footprints. o Significant presence of GTA in fast growing Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets closely aligns with Hotelbeds Group´s growth strategy.
ITB Berlin Convention turns the spotlight on one of the year’s most fascinating technological subjects – Live demonstration of service robot “Pepper” – Discussions about the opportunities offered by chatbots and virtual assistants and their impact on the international travel industry
A Chinese technology start-up with ambitious global expansion plans is exhibiting at all the World Travel Market Portfolio events this year, following its success at WTM London.
Via the 3-week Booking.com Booster Programme, promising startups will have a chance to pitch for grants of up to €500k
International pitching event for startups – discussion rounds with experts on chatbots, virtual reality and millennials – the eTravel World is booked up and for the first time occupies two halls
Currently more than 60% of the company´s data securely stored in the public cloud Transition coincides with change in data center to support Hotelbeds Group’s cloud strategy The transition has been made through technology partners Amazon Web Services (AWS) and BT Madrid – Hotelbeds Group, the number one bedbank worldwide and a business-to-business provider of […]
Copenhagen ranks 6th for digital scale-ups and 7th for startups on the European Digital City Index 2016, owing to its business environment and access to skills and capital. Copenhagen scores highly on its business environment, access to capital and relevant skills, and a flexible labour market, all providing supporting framework conditions for digital entrepreneurs and […]
o Over the past year the company has focused its strategy on internationalisation and investment in Asian and American markets. o Bedsonline has also strengthened its worldwide sales team by appointing new Country Managers in strategic markets. Palma de Mallorca, November 30, 2016 – Bedsonline, the leading global provider of online accommodation and ancillary products […]
Awards from both TravelMole ITB Asia and Travel Weekly Asia in less than one month Both awards result of ´readers’ choice´ voting – further confirming partner satisfaction and industry recognition
Chatbots are not going to take over the world yet but solid use cases are emerging according to experts speaking during the final day of the Travel Tech Show at WTM.
o Ambitious plan to triple sales of transfers, tours and activities over the coming years o Further expansion of product portfolio and commitment to best-in-class technology to drive sales and attract further intermediaries to the platform o Current partners include Disney Parks, Legoland, and Open Camp, the first park in the world dedicated to the […]
New channels to market and new marketing channels dominated day two of the Travel Tech Show at WTM. A compelling presentation from a Facebook executive told the packed room that it has a handle on consumer behaviour and can spot user trends.
o Phase-two response to high customer demand following APItude launch o Anticipates customer need for faster response times via cloud platform o Additional new functionalities incorporated o Launch cocktail party celebration takes place at WTM tonight from 5:30 pm
The deadline for submissions is 31 October 2016 – best practices and case studies on digital marketing, chatbots and influencer marketing
Palma de Mallorca, 4th October, 2016 – Roiback, a specialist in powering direct sales for hotels, has taken the Europe’s Leading Hotel Booking Solutions Provider award at 2016 World Travel Awards, the travel industry’s most prestigious awards programme.
World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, has lined up Facebook’s head of travel, the Instagrammer known as ‘the globe-trotting hunk’ as well as instigators of successful campaigns for its 2016 social media programme, in association with Travel Perspective.
Executives and entrepreneurs from established firms and start-up ventures will share know-how and tips with at the World Travel Market London/ Genesys Digital Transformation Summit.
London Tech Week 2017 is set to be bigger and better than ever, with London & Partners announcing a new partnership with leading global events provider KNect365, part of Informa PLC. The new partnership will take Europe’s largest tech event to the next level, offering a wider range of events than previous years, including a […]
Park Plaza Arena Pula Modernizes Guest Service with Implementation of ASSA ABLOY Hospitality Mobile Access
Newly renovated Croatian property maximizes convenience by providing guests with option to skip front desk check-in using digital key technology.
University student services organisation, AMOSSHE used a mobile app created by Guidebook for the first time to deliver information to delegates at its national conference, which took place in Glasgow from 6th to 8th July 2016.
Cannes Lions launched its first dedicated Networking App, delivered in partnership with PHD and powered by Grip, at the 63rd International Festival of Creativity, which took place from 18th to 25th June 2016.
Green light from EASA: Supplemental Type Certificate issued
As the European travel market matures, there is no doubt that the new frontier for Europe’s leading travel brands resides in Asia which, in 2016, became the world’s largest travel market by region with total gross bookings of US$406b, according to Phocuswright’s Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition.
Royal College of Physicians introduces the world’s first wireless digital microphone as part of tech overhaul
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) today announces it has installed the Sennheiser SpeechLine Digital Wireless microphone, the world’s first digital microphone, as part of a £100,000 overhaul of its tech facilities.
A decade ago, futurists were predicting the death of the meetings industry as a result of technological advancements such as video conferencing and connected workspaces.
In the most social of FITUR’s stagings, the trade show sought to go further and conducted an in-depth data analysis through the digital strategy developed in its 36th edition, which closed on 24 January
Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2016 – Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.
The United Kingdom is Europe’s most desirable technology hub for global tech workers looking to move abroad, according to a survey of over eight hundred international technology professionals.
– The bedbank aims to further grow its leading position in the region with a focus on driving the development of its differentiated product offer as well as continuing to invest in technology and innovation.
ITB Berlin Convention: Booking.com CEO presents the digital recipe for success for complex, dynamic travel markets
Digitalization stands for rapid growth but without rushing. Above all this requires having the right staff and an agile structure. At least, this was how it was summed up by Darren Huston, President and CEO of The Priceline Group and Booking.com, speaking during the ITB Future Day at the ITB Berlin Convention.
5G and pan-European directives: Oettinger introduces the next stage of digitalization at the ITB Berlin Convention