Comment améliorer le voyage grâce à l’utilisation des technologies
Friday, November 30, 2018
Vous devriez être sacrément surpris par le résultat ! Quels sont les utilisateurs majeurs des nouvelles technologies de voyage ? Vous allez nous dire les chinois ? les touristes français ? les allemands ? Autant vous dire qu'ils ne sont pas dans le tiercé de tête. Une étude sérieuse sur le sujet vient d'être menée par le GDS Travelport auprès de 16.000 voyageurs de 25 pays.

UN CLASSEMENT QUI DéCOIFFE DANS L'UTILISATION DES TECHNOLOGIES DU VOYAGE

L'étude a permis de créer un indice sur ... read_more
Is TripAdvisor’s new social app the future of travel?
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
BY BRINGING ALL OF THE SOCIAL SHARING THAT CONSUMERS DO INTO THE APP, TRIPADVISOR CREATED A "FEED" OF EVERYTHING A USER'S FRIENDS, FAMILY AND PEOPLE THEY FOLLOW HAVE TO SAY ABOUT A PLACE.

The integration of social and interactive features to TripAdvisor's new app stemmed from a desire to solve problems for the company's customers. TripAdvisor sees half a billion unique visitors every month coming to the site or app, and the company wants to help them maximise that vacation time.

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Bosch partners with Amadeus and Chrome River for an end-to-end travel solution
Monday, November 26, 2018
Amadeus, Chrome River and Bosch together will digitalize the business travel experience

With 402,000 employees worldwide, the digitalization of Bosch's business travel tools is a strategic step for one of the world's leading global supplier of technology and services.

Amadeus' latest partnership will see Bosch implement its flagship online booking tool, cytric Travel, with the added integration of Chrome River's expense management tool, which will help the company process its global ... read_more
Google takes the biggest share of the hotel metasearch pie
Monday, November 26, 2018
A new white paper from EyeforTravel, the first in a three-part series, finds that 73% of travellers regularly compare hotels, which are increasingly turning to the search giant for their marketing needs

A new report from EyeforTravel and Fornova has some notable findings. In a survey of over 3,000 travel consumers from Australia, Canada, the UK and US, 44% said they always used the tools, 73% did so regularly, and 94% were at least occasional users. The white paper, the first in a three ... read_more
EurAm: digitale roadbooks
Friday, November 23, 2018
Na de lancering van de digitale offertes pakt EURAM nu uit met digitale roadbooks. De wereld verandert snel en consumenten zijn al gewend om tijdens hun vakantie digitaal ondersteund te worden. Met EURAM's digitale roadbooks heeft de reisprofessional dé kans zich te onderscheiden in de reiswereld. Sedert 20 november kunnen de klanten van reisprofessionals online op elk apparaat hun roadbook bekijken. Deze oplossingen worden gepresenteerd via EURAM's nieuwe platform Planisto.

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Air Canada: not alone in the dark with blockchain
Thursday, November 22, 2018
N OCTOBER, AIR CANADA JOINED THE GROWING GANG OF AIRLINES THAT ARE WORKING WITH WINDING TREE ON BUILDING A BLOCKCHAIN-POWERED DECENTRALISED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TRAVEL. PAMELA WHITBY CAUGHT UP WITH THE TWO COMPANIES

Air Canada believes that two significant benefits could flow from industry-wide cooperation to build a public blockchain for travel. Says Keith Wallis, Director of Global Product Distribution, Air Canada: "Firstly, if we can build a lower cost network for distribution and pull ... read_more
EURAM lanceert digitaal roadbook
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Door: Theo de Reus [1] | 21 november, 2018

Na de lancering van de digitale offertes eerder dit jaar pakt EURAM nu door met digitale roadbooks. Hiermee wordt ingespeeld op de moderne en consument die is gewend om tijdens zijn vakantie digitaal ondersteund te worden.

Klanten van reisprofessionals die EURAM gebruiken, kunnen online op elk apparaat hun roadbook bekijken. Deze oplossingen zijn te vinden via het nieuwe platform Planisto.
De consument krijgt een welkomstscherm te zien met ... read_more
AMADEUS - NDC-X Advisory Board fuels collaboration among travel industry players
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Earlier in 2018 we launched NDC-X - bringing together all of Amadeus' NDC [1] activities on the IT and aggregator side under one roof. Since then, we've made great strides with numerous airlines and travel sellers joining our NDC-X program.

Now, we're excited to launch an initiative called our NDC-X Advisory Board. We have already celebrated one of these meetings with 10 travel seller customers, and soon we will be hosting further meetings, including a joint one with both our airline and ... read_more
Vueling stuurt reisinformatie via WhatsApp
Monday, November 19, 2018
De Spaanse prijsvechter Vueling communiceert vanaf nu ook via WhatsApp met passagiers. Reizigers kunnen vanaf nu reisinformatie via de berichtendienst ontvangen, zoals dat eerder al gebeurde via e-mail en SMS.

Naast reisinformatie krijgen klanten van Vueling via WhatsApp ook de mogelijkheid aangeboden om hun stoel uit te kiezen of hun vluchtgegevens te wijzigen. Verder geeft de luchtvaartmaatschappij ook tips over de reisbestemming.

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Sabre wil Farelogix kopen
Monday, November 19, 2018
De van oorsprong Amerikaanse GDS color:#333333;mso-ansi-language:NL" lang="NL">De overname die normaal eind 2018 afgesloten wordt tussen Sabre en Farelogix, met hoofdzetel in Miami, wordt uit eigen middelen gefinancierd. Het overnamebedrag is 319 miljoen euro (360 miljoen US Dollar).

Het airline software platform Farelogix werkt al jaar en dag met de Lufthansa groep samen en is één van de gemeenschappelijke motoren voor de door IATA gelanceerde datastandaard NDC (New Distribution ... read_more