Shining a spotlight on 2017 and key trends for the year ahead
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2017 was a successful year for our industry. Many airlines have seen more-robust balance sheets, driven by the strong and growing demand for air travel across the globe. As a reference source for key developments in the airline industry in 2017 and to help the industry innovate further during 2018, we've created the Global Airline Industry Almanac [1]. The scope of the topics covered within this almanac is extensive, ranging from a look at regional profitability to airline digital ... Read more
British Airways reassures buyers over NDC
Thursday, February 22, 2018
British Airways has insisted that it will not bypass travel buyers when marketing to business travellers through new NDC [1]-based channels.

Ian Luck, BA's head of distribution, said the airline was not planning to use NDC as a way of approaching business travellers directly without first talking to their corporate travel department and TMC [2].

"We recognise that a corporate traveller is from a particular corporation," Luck said during a panel session on NDC at the Business Travel ... Read more
RoomIt by CWT récompense les collaborateurs qui suivent la politique voyages
Thursday, February 22, 2018
ROOMIT BY CWT LANCE LE PROGRAMME ROOMIT LOYALTY BOOSTER. LE DISPOSITIF RéCOMPENSE LES VOYAGEURS D\'AFFAIRES QUI SUIVENT LA POLITIQUE DE LEUR ENTREPRISE AVEC DES POINTS OU MILES ADDITIONNELS.

RoomIt by CWT propose le programme de récompense RoomIt Loyalty Booster. David Falter, président de la division de distribution htelière de Carlson Wagonlit Travel, explique : "Au lieu de pénaliser les voyageurs d'affaires qui ne suivent pas les consignes, nous adoptons une approche différente qui est ... Read more
Les revenus additionnels des compagnies aériennes explosent
Thursday, February 22, 2018
SELON UNE éTUDE D'IDEA WORKS COMPANY ET CARTRAWLER, LES REVENUS à LA CARTE DES COMPAGNIES AéRIENNES ONT ATTEINT 57 MILLIARDS DE DOLLARS (46 MILLIARDS D'EUROS) à TRAVERS LE MONDE EN 2017.

L'ENREGISTREMENT DE BAGAGES REPRéSENTE LA PLUS GOSSE PART DES VENTES ADDITIONNELLES

Les revenus à la carte, qui permet aux passagers d'ajouter des éléments de confort à leur voyage en avion, constitue une part significative de ces revenus additionnels. Elle inclut les frais pour les bagages enregistrés, ... Read more
Amadeus initiative to ‘drive industrialisation’ of Iata’s NDC
Thursday, February 22, 2018
A dedicated scheme to drive the industrialisation of Iata's New Distribution Capability is being introduced by Amadeus.

The NDC-X initiative will bring together experts from across Amadeus' business.

It will focus on practical use cases of the standard, adopting a test and learn approach to deliver improved capabilities for the industry.

The move comes a day after rival Travelport outlined plans to extend its content offering using NDC.

The NDC-X programme is a continuation of ... Read more
Amadeus initiative to ‘drive industrialisation’ of Iata’s NDC
Thursday, February 22, 2018
A dedicated scheme to drive the industrialisation of Iata's New Distribution Capability is being introduced by Amadeus.

The NDC-X initiative will bring together experts from across Amadeus' business.

It will focus on practical use cases of the standard, adopting a test and learn approach to deliver improved capabilities for the industry.

The move comes a day after rival Travelport outlined plans to extend its content offering using NDC.

The NDC-X programme is a continuation of ... Read more
Consumerisation reaches corporate payment segment
Thursday, February 22, 2018
New research from Barclaycard reveals that the use of mobile wallets and invisible payments for business travel is expected to grow over the next five years as companies cater to traveller demand for 'bleisure' travel and technologies that are used by leisure groups.

According to the survey of 250 travel buyers, a third who allow bleisure days say traveller demand for blending business with leisure has increase over last year. More than 94 per cent of those polled say their company allows ... Read more
Belgian Travel Academy et UPAV : le point des AG
Thursday, February 22, 2018
La BTA et l'UPAV tenaient ce mardi leurs A.G. groupées au Golf de Sept Fontaines à Braine l'Alleud. Que peut-on en dire ?

COMMENçONS PAR QUELQUES INFOS PRATIQUES

Qui est membres du C.A. de la BTA ? On y trouve le Président Michel Van Lieshout, Jean-Luc Hans représentant l'ABTO, Heidi Hafsia, Trésorier et administrateur de l'UPAV, Fabienne Dumont administratrice de l'UPAV, Anne-Sophie Snyers, gérante, ainsi que Daniel Danloy et Michel Manigart tous deux observateurs du CGT.

LES ... Read more
Amadeus creates NDC-X program to drive industry innovation
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Gianni Pisanello appointed to head up the program

The travel industry is moving towards increased personalization, as merchandizing techniques drive new revenues and business opportunities, and as travelers expect brands to know them and adapt offers accordingly.

It is against this backdrop that Amadeus today announces the creation of a dedicated program to drive the industrialization of NDC and ensure its success for all travel players.

New Distribution Capability (NDC), created ... Read more
Recordaantal reizigers met de trein naar Brussels Airport in 2017
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Een RECORDAANTAL reizigers heeft vorig jaar de TREIN genomen van en naar BRUSSELS AIRPORT. Het waren er meer dan 4,8 miljoen, ofwel 12% meer dan het vorige record van 4,2 miljoen reizigers in 2015.
​DAARMEE MAAKT INTUSSEN BIJNA EEN KWART VAN ALLE LUCHTHAVENPASSAGIERS gebruik van het treinaanbod van de luchthaven.

Overwegen uw passagiers om met de trein naar de luchthaven te komen? Download onze BROCHURE _Met het openbaar vervoer van en naar de luchthaven _om het hele aanbod te ... Read more