Technology

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 ›
Posted in Technology, Travel Agents

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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Transat Unveils Enhanced Website

Transat Unveils Enhanced Website Transat has unveiled the new features of its http://www.transat.com website just as Canadians are beginning to plan their Sun getaway for next winter. With the aim of making the online experience ever more user-friendly and seamless for travellers, the site’s booking section has been... more ›
Posted in Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents

WestJet Signs Deal With Amadeus

WestJet Signs Deal With Amadeus WestJet has signed a new multi-year agreement with Amadeus for worldwide distribution including ancillary services. Under the new agreement, subscribers worldwide have continued access via the Amadeus global distribution system to WestJet’s broad range of content. The agreement also... more ›
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Food For Thought

Booking.com Research Reveals Food Dictates Choice

Food For Thought New research commissioned by Booking.com reveals that close to 69% of Canadians would travel somewhere known for its food and drink. And with the joy of trying local delicacies often becoming one of the highlights of any trip, it’s clear Canadians have developed this taste for travel. As... more ›
Posted in News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Trends & Research

Amadeus Picks Valmorbida

Amadeus Picks Valmorbida Amadeus has named Decius Valmorbida as its new senior vice-president, travel channels – effective immediately – and he will also become a member of the company’s executive committee. Valmorbida, previously vice-president EMEA for travel channels, replaces Laurens Leurink, who joined... more ›
Posted in Appointments, Technology

Smart And Getting Smarter

Sabre Enhances The Shopping Experience With FareNabber API

Smart And Getting Smarter Sabre Corporation launched its new FareNabber API at Sabre's TTX innovation conference in Las Vegas, empowering travel companies and developers to create a smarter, more personalized experience for consumers when shopping for airfares, reports Mitchell McClung from the show. In a world where... more ›
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