Mastercard and Canada Post – along with collaboration from Payment Source Inc. and Peoples Trust Company – have launched Cash Passport, the latest payment solution for smart and simple travel.
The contactless (tap) card, which allows you to load up to seven currencies at a time, is a... more ›
TripXpertz Launches New Approach To Online Travel Selling
“Content,” observes Brad Miron, “is the new travel currency.”
Miron, the founder & CEO of TripXpertz, sat down with Canadian Travel Press recently to talk about the launch of TripXpertz, which he described as a virtual agency website network of “destinational-focused... more ›
Travelport, Air Canada Sign New Deal
Long-time partners, Travelport and Air Canada have signed a new, long-term, full content agreement that establishes a framework for ongoing merchandising, branding, and technology collaboration between the two travel industry leaders.
The new deal will see Travelport-connected agencies in... more ›
Expedia has rolled out Rev+, a revenue management tool designed to provide hotel partners with smart, actionable data and insights, to the Canadian market.
As part of Expedia PartnerCentral (EPC), the company's partner portal, which is already live in the United States, helps hotels manage... more ›
Booking.com has launched its new new accelerator program – Booking.com Booster.
The program is designed to identify, mentor, and fund enterprising start-ups from around the world that are seeking to have a positive impact on the global tourism industry, the three-week program taking place in... more ›
IATA Poised To Simplify Booking System
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is finally moving to deep six its archaic, paper-based passenger booking and ticketing system and replace it with an infrastructure that will vault the industry into the 21st century, reports Montreal editor, Mike Dunbar in this week's digital... more ›
Routehappy Report Tracks In-Flight Trends In 2017
Routehappy has released its 2017 WiFi report which found that in the coming year an increasing number of major airlines will be adding WiFi to their onboard services.
The report -- by merchandising content platform for flight shopping – points out that while 2016 was a year when airlines... more ›
Baxter Travel Media is updating its digital magazine display to make your online reading experience even better.
As of December 9, your digital subscriptions of Canadian Travel Press and Travel Courier magazines will be delivered in the new display format, ISSUU.
You can expect content... more ›
Travix – which operates 35 OTA websites in 29 countries – has announced the launch of its pilot with Routehappy Hub.
The integration moves flight shopping on Travix websites away from just price and schedule by incorporating compelling and targeted airline product information and media... more ›
Kuwait, Amadeus Team Up To Make Things New
As a part of its 5-year transformation plan, Kuwait Airways is teaming up with Amadeus.
Under the stewardship of chairperson and CEO, Rasha Al Roumi, the Middle East’s first female airline CEO, Kuwait Airways has undertaken to implement a bold new strategy designed to revive the airline’s... more ›