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Webjet Sees Positive Results

Webjet Sees Positive Results Webjet reports that it has completed the first round of testing for Rich Content supplied by Routehappy. The tests followed the implementation of Routehappy's Scores and Amenities in late 2016. Routehappy Hub is an airline rich content platform in which airlines create standardized rich... more ›
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Book The Venetian Las Vegas With Facebook Messenger

Book The Venetian Las Vegas With Facebook Messenger The Venetian Las Vegas has launched one of the hospitality industry's first Facebook Messenger direct booking channels, offering agents and guests the opportunity to book directly and securely through social messaging. The Venetian's direct social booking channel represents the first step... more ›
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SunExpress Makes The Switch

SunExpress Makes The Switch SunExpress – which is the joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa – has made the switch over to IBS Software's PSS platform, iFly Res, to power its passenger reservation, ticketing, and departure control operations. The carrier has a fleet of over 70 aircraft and it carried 8... more ›
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MeritBiz Launches New Travel App

MeritBiz Launches New Travel App Canadian-based corporate travel management company MeritBiz has launched a new business travel app for iPhone and Android devices, designed to deliver “best in class itinerary management and duty of care solutions.” The app, self-titled MeritBiz, has a suite of features centred around... more ›
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Booking.com Gives Sustainable Travel A Boost

Booking.com Gives Sustainable Travel A Boost Booking.com has announced the 10 start-ups that will join its new accelerator program, Booking.com Booster. The goal of the program is 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 10... more ›
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It’s All About Perpetual Demand Generation

It’s All About Perpetual Demand Generation While the Vacation.com brand disappeared following the August 2016 merger with Travel Leader Associates and Results! Travel that created the Travel Leaders Network, its iconic URL is going to be around for quite some time. During its first international conference and trade show in Orlando,... more ›
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EAN Launches Affiliate Voyager Agent Booking Module

EAN Launches Affiliate Voyager Agent Booking Module Expedia's Affiliate Network (EAN) has launched an agent booking module for its Affiliate Voyager product, equipping agents with complete visibility to make bookings directly on the customer's behalf as well as manage customer enquiries. With the launch of the agent booking module, Affiliate... more ›
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Changing The Face Of Travel

TL Network Unveils Its Revolutionary New Plan

Changing The Face Of Travel Travel Leaders Group is clearly building on its strengths, unveiling plans for a new consumer travel site that will simply be called “Vacation.” During its international conference in Orlando, Florida, the agency group revealed that by using the completely re-purposed Vacation.com URL,... more ›
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Making It Easier To Connect

WestJet Receives IATA NDC Certification

Making It Easier To Connect WestJet has received IATA's New Distribution Capability (NDC) level 2 certification, which confirms the airline's ability to send and receive NDC messages. NDC is a program designed to enhance the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents. Lyell Farquharson,... more ›
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New Experience At El Paseo

New Experience At El Paseo El Paseo Hotel on Miami Beach’s Española Way is offering guests an innovative way to share their travel experiences through social media. The boutique hotel's guests will now have complimentary access to Spectacles, new sunglasses with an integrated video camera that connect directly to... more ›
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