Category: Technology

Mahindra Holidays becomes first Indian hospitality company with approved Science Based Targets

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd (MHRIL) has become the first hospitality company in India to receive approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The company has committed itself to reduce Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by 88.3% per room night booked, by 2031, from a 2016 […]

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Booking.com launches new pilot app CityBook in Amsterdam, London and Paris

Booking.com announced the launch of a new pilot product, CityBook, a responsive digital guide for cities that seamlessly combines inspiration, planning, navigation and experience all in one place. The first pilots launched in the cities of Paris, London and Amsterdam. CityBook will be fully focused on helping travellers once they have arrived in their destination, […]

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Booking.com announces €2.6 million in grants to support sustainable accommodation in 2020

With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Booking.com announced the opening of applications for its 2020 Booking Booster program to support solutions in sustainable travel. Following on the success of the previous three years, the fourth iteration of the program in 2020 will focus exclusively on the topic of […]

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Mobile, cashless payments now possible at Munich Airport thanks to Wirecard, SES-imagotag and wirecube

Following the rollout of the new system at a eurotrade retail unit, Munich Airport will be the first location in Europe to offer this mobile, cashless payment process. Eurotrade is the wholly-owned retail subsidiary of Munich Airport. With this initiative, the airport is acting as a trailblazer, ushering in frictionless payment in a self-checkout version […]

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RepUp ranked number 291 Fastest Growing Technology Company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2019 in India

RepUp, announced that it ranked Number 291 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500TM Asia Pacific 2019, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the Asia Pacific. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over three years. RepUp grew 242% during this period. RepUp’s CEO, Pranjal Prashar, credits an innovation first approach to […]

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Skyscanner reveals ‘Slow Travel’ and ‘JOMO Trips’ as top travel trends for Indian travellers in 2020

The newly released Skyscanner APAC Travel Trends 2020 Report reveals unique insights into Indians’ travelling habits. Slow Travel and JOMO (Joy of Missing Out) Travel are top of travellers’ priority lists for the year ahead. Global travel expert Skyscanner has highlighted key changes in the way in which travellers are engaging with the world beyond […]

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Travelport becomes sole GDS provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India

Travelport confirmed that the company is now the sole global distribution system (GDS) provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India. The contract, which was awarded to Travelport following a competitive bidding process, came into effect in November 2018 and was fully implemented as of January 1, 2020. It means Travelport is now the […]

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56% of Indian travellers want to include at least one hostel in their trip reveals Booking.com

As the popularity of hostels continues to grow, Booking.com shares insight into what’s trending when it comes to the shared accommodation industry, from where travellers are planning their trips, what they want to do during their stays, and how the company continues to innovate and deliver a great product to support this savvy travel segment. […]

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RepUp ranked number 24 Fastest Growing Technology Company in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2019

RepUp has announced that it ranked Number 24 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2019, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in India. Rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over three years. RepUp grew 242.5% during this period. RepUp’s CEO, Pranjal Prashar, credits an innovation first approach to product design […]

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Digital experience is the deal breaker for millennial travellers of India: Travelport Research

The recent Global Digital Traveller Research 2019 by Travelport highlighted that millennials in India seek a premium digital experience across all aspects of travel. Another key finding was that travellers in India want and expect travel providers to help them personalise their experience seamlessly. The research surveyed 23,000 people from 20 countries; including 2,000 from […]

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