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Air Canada Gives Agents New Options With Liaison, GSU

Are You Being Served? In a move designed to provide better and faster support to home-based and smaller, independent agencies, Air Canada has rolled out Air Canada Liaison, reports executive editor, Bob Mowat in this week's digital edition of Canadian Travel Press. The self-service platform was launched earlier... more ›
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Reshaping The Passenger Experience

Reshaping The Passenger Experience IATA will be focusing on how technology, data, customization and digital transformation will reshape the customer experience of tomorrow at its 2017 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) which takes place in Barcelona, Spain from Oct. 24-26. Aleks Popovich, senior vice-president, financial and... more ›
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Air Canada, Amadeus Team Up

Air Canada, Amadeus Team Up Under a new agreement between Amadeus and Air Canada, AC is poised to harness the best of both in support of its business strategy to enhance customer experience, improve profitability and operational performance in support of its growing international network. The airline has signed up for... more ›
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Hidden Place, An App For Adventurers

Hidden Place, An App For Adventurers Hidden Place, a Canadian app newly available internationally, is “listing the globe's best-kept secrets for adventurers.” Discover the world in a different way is the idea of Montrealers Jonathan Taillefer and Jonathan Léveillé, co-founders of Hidden Place. Being seasoned travellers,... more ›
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myNexion Platform Launched

myNexion Platform Launched Nexion Canada unveiled its new technology platform at CoNexion, held Sept. 16-19 in New Orleans. The offering, called myNexion, brings Nexion Canada members the “ultimate technological suite to assist them as they grow their businesses.” myNexion not only replaces WebView (the former... more ›
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Booking.com Championing Women In Tech

Booking.com Championing Women In Tech Booking.com is partnering the “Women in Tech” Track of Web Summit. As part of the initiative, Web Summit and Booking.com are teaming up to launch Women In Tech Mentor Programme,” – the first Women in Tech Track mentoring initiative at the event. Web Summit brings together Fortune 500... more ›
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Tech On Show At WTM London

Tech On Show At WTM London Over 20 technology companies have signed up as new exhibitors at the Travel Tech Show at WTM . The list of first-timers is impressive and it covers all areas of the sector, including online, software solutions, a translation service and tracking system provider. New exhibitors also include... more ›
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A New Look for TICO

A New Look for TICO TICO's website now has a brand new look with more user-friendly functionality. The website is now responsive to all mobile devices, and with an improved online search feature, consumers will be able to locate a TICO registered travel agency or website when they are on the go. Other new... more ›
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Travelport Launches Trip Assist

Travelport Launches Trip Assist Travelport has announced the North American launch of a new mobile product for TMCs and travel agencies, Travelport Trip Assist. Trip Assist will help agencies by providing advanced mobile travel capabilities such as flexible itinerary management, real-time communications and day of travel... more ›
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Let’s Chat

Sabre Creates AI-powered Chatbot To Help Agents

Let’s Chat Sabre Corporation has developed an AI-powered chatbot that leverages Microsoft Bot Framework and Microsoft Cognitive Services – a set of tools that organizations can use to add intelligent and conversational features to their applications. Initially, Sabre will test the chatbot with two... more ›
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