Technology

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 ›
Posted in News, Technology

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 ›
Posted in News, Technology, Travel Agents

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 ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

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 ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Technology

TTX Underway In Vegas

TTX Underway In Vegas The Sabre Travel Technology Exchange 2017 (Sabre TTX 2017 for short) is underway at the ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sabre TTX brings together some of the brightest minds and some of the boldest ideas to provide a combination of industry insights, technology breakthroughs,... more ›
Posted in Events, News, On The Road Again, Technology

Softvoyage Launches Attractions

Softvoyage Launches Attractions Softvoyage has launched its new Attractions module. The new module allows agents to shop and book thousands of attractions worldwide such as helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon; guided tours of the Cayman Island Crystal Caves; a segway tour in Bordeaux; fishing charter in Panama; cooking... more ›
Posted in News, Technology, Travel Agents

It’s New. It’s Different. It’s Agents’ Choice 2017

Stay Tuned For Canada's Biggest Travel Agents' Poll

It’s New. It’s Different. It’s Agents’ Choice 2017 Today's the big day, Agents' Choice 2017 is on its way to your Inbox – so stay tuned. The ballots have been counted. The results have been tabulated. The stories have been written. The pages have been designed.  And the 18th annual edition of the most comprehensive survey of Canadian travel... more ›
Posted in Agents' Choice Awards 2017, Airlines, Car Rental, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, Motor Coach, News, Rail, Responsible Travel, Technology, Tour Operators, Tourism Organizations
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