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The Netherlands’ first fully-electric hotel now taking reservations with SiteMinder

December 14, 2017 Technology No Comments

The Netherlands’ first fully-electric hotel has begun accepting reservations ahead of its opening in April 2018. Powered entirely by wind energy, Conscious Hotel Westerpark will become the fourth property of sustainable hotel chain Conscious Hotels, which for the past year has employed the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to market and sell its rooms online. … Continue Reading

Region’s Entrepreneurs Show Off the Next Big Thing in Travel Tech

December 13, 2017 Technology No Comments

As the start-up community continues to fuel the transformation of the Middle East’s travel industry, the Travel Tech Challenge 2017, hosted by Amadeus—a leading provider of technology solutions for the global travel industry – invited entrepreneurs to submit their ideas for the next big tech breakthrough for the travel industry. … Continue Reading

Jetstar Group signs distribution deal with Travelport

December 13, 2017 Technology No Comments

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, announces a new multi-year agreement with Jetstar Group, giving over 68,000 travel agencies globally, access to content from all four airlines within the Group – Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Pacific and Jetstar Japan. … Continue Reading

Two-thirds of airlines to enter new era of connected onboard services by 2020

December 13, 2017 Technology No Comments

More than 90% of airlines are set to ramp up investment in advancing wireless services for cabin crew and pilots over the three years to 2020 – an 18% increase since SITA’s 2016 Airline IT Trends survey. … Continue Reading

Inmarsat voted World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider

December 13, 2017 Technology No Comments

Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, was last night crowned the ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’, marking the end of another breakthrough year with its next generation GX Aviation and European Aviation Network (EAN) wifi solutions for airline passengers. … Continue Reading

Travelport and Conferma rollout a hotel billback solution in Australia and New Zealand

December 12, 2017 Technology No Comments

Travelport, a global travel commerce platform, together with Conferma, a leading FinTech company and provider of virtual card technology, announces today, as part of their global agreement, a collaboration in Australia and New Zealand. … Continue Reading

Adelaide names partner in Ten Gig city project

December 12, 2017 Headline News, Technology No Comments

The City of Adelaide has awarded TPG Telecom Limited the contract to supply and run a 10 Gigabit fibre-optic data network across the city. … Continue Reading

Travel Industry Embraces Artificial Intelligence

December 8, 2017 Technology No Comments

Not so long ago, artificial intelligence or AI was considered to be the stuff of Science Fiction. … Continue Reading

Travelport partners with Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism on global digital marketing campaign

December 8, 2017 Technology No Comments

Travelport the leading Travel Commerce Platform, and the Republic of Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism have announced a new global digital marketing campaign to increase tourism to the world’s largest archipelago and fourth most populous country. … Continue Reading

Fiji Airways drives mobile strategy with Travelport Fusion

December 7, 2017 Technology No Comments

 Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading travel commerce platform, announces the signing of an agreement with South Pacific airline, Fiji Airways. With this agreement, Travelport will provide the airline with a mobile application powered by its new Travelport Fusion product. … Continue Reading

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