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WestJet, Sabre Renew, Enhance Partnership

WestJet, Sabre Renew, Enhance Partnership WestJet and Sabre have expanded their long-standing partnership with the renewal of the SabreSonic passenger service system (PSS) agreement and the adoption of additional offer, order and data management solutions. Sabre’s airline IT solutions equips WestJet with the technology necessary... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology

ATPCO Buys SITA’s Airfare Insight

ATPCO Buys SITA’s Airfare Insight ATPCO has purchased SITA’s fare management system, Airfare Insight (AFI). The deal enables product consolidation with the integration of AFI into Architect, ATPCO’s new pricing tool. Both companies have committed to supporting airlines during the migration period, which will see SITA... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Preferred, Sabre Renew Their Partnership

Preferred, Sabre Renew Their Partnership Sabre Corporation and Preferred Hotels & Resorts have renewed their strategic partnership through a long-term and expanded technology agreement. The renewal marks the latest chapter in the long-standing relationship between the two companies, with the latest deal ensuring that... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Hotels, News, Resorts, Technology

Making The Connection

Online Travel Industry Growth Will Accelerate In Canada

Making The Connection According to GlobalData, the Canadian government’s plans to connect 98% of Canadians to high-speed internet by 2026 will only accelerate online travel demand. The global data and analytics company points out that the online travel intermediary market value already easily exceeds that of... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, Destinations, News, Technology, Trends & Research

Lufthansa Group, Sabre Sign Disitribution Deal

Lufthansa Group, Sabre Sign Disitribution Deal The Lufthansa Group and Sabre Corporation have signed a new, mutually flexible distribution agreement that enables modern airline retailing as well as technology innovation. Under the agreement, which covers the carriers Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Air Dolomiti and Brussels... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology

Ready For Take Off

Transport Canada Validates Boeing 737 MAX Design Changes

Ready For Take Off Transport Canada aviation safety experts have completed their independent review of the design changes to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft recently certified by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and have now validated these changes. Validation of these changes means that... more ›
Posted in Airlines, News, Technology

Finding The Silver Lining

Some Insights From FCM On 2020

Finding The Silver Lining While 2020 presented some extraordinary challenges for the travel industry, FCM Travel Solutions has responded by innovating and adapting, allowing the company to close the year with several significant improvements. From new business wins to technology innovations, from more flexible... more ›
Posted in COVID-19, News, Technology, Tourism Organizations, Travel Agents, Trends & Research, Women in travel

Amadeus, Star Alliance Making It Touchless

Amadeus, Star Alliance Making It Touchless Amadeus and Star Alliance have announced a partnership that will allow travellers enrolled in Star Alliance Biometrics or in Amadeus Traveler ID the benefit of accessing a growing number of airports where identity verification can be utilized during their journey. By joining forces, Amadeus... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, News, Technology

A Window Of Opportunity

A Window Of Opportunity GlobalData says that direct booking providers have a ‘window of opportunity in post-pandemic travel. The data and analytics company notes that online travel agents (OTAs) were the primary choice of booking channel for 44% of global respondents in Q3 2019, however, it continues, disputed... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Hotels, News, Online Travel Agency, Technology, Trends & Research

2021: What’s Next?

The Industry Will Persevere, It Always Does

2021: What’s Next? There have been a lot of words spent to describe the travel industry over the years. Definitely, there have been a lot more poured out during the past 9 months. Yet the one word that resonates – whether it’s now or 40 years ago – is persevere. Persevere: to persist in anything... more ›
Posted in Airlines, COVID-19, Cruise, Destinations, Hotels, Insurance, News, Technology, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, Trends & Research
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