Mastercard Economics Institute Releases Economy 2022 Global Outlook (VIDEO)
In its Economy 2022 global outlook, Mastercard Economics Institute assesses five fundamental factors – savings and spending; supply chains; digital acceleration; global travel; and a growing list of economic risks – that will continue to shape the global economy.
In it, Bricklin Dwyer,... more ›
The RoomRaccoon Hotel Management System (HMS) has expanded into Canada, offering accommodation property owners new opportunities to grow their business.
With the North American hotel market estimated to be worth $30.66 billion in 2020, RoomRaccoon’s goal is to help Canadian hoteliers... more ›
Canada Jetlines Operations Ltd has signed a multi-year agreement with NAVBLUE, designed to incorporate dynamic aviation solutions into its flight operations.
These solutions will provide immediate efficiencies, reducing aircraft operating costs, and environmental impact to the minimum for... more ›
GlobalData Tracks The Top Ten On Social Media In 2021
Following the ease of travel restrictions and reopening of international borders for vaccinated travellers, global airlines companies are striving to maintain services majorly by addressing staffing shortage issue amid massively increase in bookings.
Against this backdrop, American Airlines... more ›
WestJet and TELUS have teamed up to trial Trusted Boarding, a touchless process that uses safe and secure facial verification technology to verify travellers' identity prior to boarding a flight. The trial was the first-of-its-kind in Canada and took place at the YYC Calgary International... more ›
Webjet Limited has agreed to acquire a Canadian based travel technology company, Trip Ninja, which has developed several key products for traditional and online travel agencies to automate the highly manual process of selling complex international itineraries.
FareStructure is a technology... more ›
Air Transat has launched connectair by Air Transat service.
Using this virtual interlining platform, travellers can now combine Air Transat flights with flights from partner airlines such as British airline easyJet and Colombian airline Avianca to travel to even more destinations in... more ›
Air Canada has picked Farenexus as the technology partner to build a platform to power its new AC Connex NDC booking platform for its agency partners.
The AC Connex platform is a unique offering to the agency community that provides full Air Canada NDC content with profile integration to... more ›
Sabre Corporation is launching NDC content in GetThere and the new capabilities will allow corporate travel managers to offer more flexibility and choice to their travellers.
Business travellers can now select policy-compliant NDC offers in addition to traditional content, as well as add... more ›
Passengers Want Biometrics Used To Speed Things Up, Eliminate Line-Ups
In results from its recent 2021 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), IATA reports two key findings:
Passengers want to use biometric identification if it expedites travel processes
Passengers want to spend less time queuing
Nick Careen, IATA’s senior vice-president for operations, safety... more ›