Category: Technology

Kerb-to-Gate Biometric Journey goes live at Bengaluru Airport

The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru on June 22 has successfully launched the ‘Early Go Live’ of its ambitious Digi Yatra project — a fully biometric-based self-boarding solution for a seamless flow from registration to boarding. The Airport has partnered with Vistara to launch the Vision-Box developed and installed One-ID biometric platform technology that will enable […]

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Webjet and Travelport announce new long-term technology partnership

Travelport announced it has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s top online travel agency, Webjet, following an extensive competitive bid process. Under the agreement, Webjet will participate in initiatives driven by Travelport involving IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. NDC is a travel industry-supported programme launched by IATA that […]

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EaseMyTrip expands its footprint in UK market

EaseMyTrip.com (EMT) has expanded its footprint into the UK Market. In its pursuit of adding itineraries and entering into new markets, the company has now set up a new office via subsidiary company of EaseMyTrip – EASEMYTRIP UK LTD at London in UK. EMT has a strong footprint in the Indian market. It registered a […]

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Travel start-up TripShire launches its web app in India

TripShire, a travel-based technology start-up, headquartered in Gurugram has been recently launched in the country. They launched a unique application to simplify international holiday planning. A traveller can now just visit their website, customise the trip with real-time price estimates, and book when they’re satisfied with their holiday plans. This web-based travel platform provides convenience, […]

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AxisRooms certified by Agoda as an innovative supplier partner 2019

Global hospitality technology solutions provider AxisRooms have been consistently delivering high quality solutions to hoteliers since 2011. Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital online travel platforms, has certified AxisRooms as Innovative Supplier Partners in the year 2019 under their program for brilliance in online distribution. This recognition is given to high performing connectivity […]

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The biggest digital influencers’ convention is underway in Sabah, Malaysia

With over 50 participants, a dozen VIP speakers and delegates from India and hundreds of local attendees, the biggest digital influencers’ convention in 2019 has began. Digital Influencers’ Convention and Earthy Awards, organised and spearheaded by Travel. Earth, an Indian travel media company commenced on the 27 June, 2019. The event has seen a huge […]

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Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines customer service now available via Messenger App

In order to answer passengers’ queries quickly, Lufthansa Group now provides access to a digital assistant in addition to the familiar customer services such as lufthansa.com, the Lufthansa App and the Customer Service App. The Bots Elisa (Lufthansa), Nelly (SWISS) and Maria (Austrian Airlines) – based on the names of the first female flight attendants […]

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EaseMyTrip now offers a direct access to airport lounge services

EaseMyTrip (EMT) has come up with a splendid offer which allows its customers to access the exclusive airport lounge services for free. On booking domestic flights from cities of Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi or Hyderabad with EaseMyTrip, customers can access the services of Premium Plaza lounge at the respective airports of the cities. With this, if […]

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UNWTO partners with Telefónica to promote tourism sector digitalisation

Telefónica and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have announced an agreement to collaborate in the development and implementation of digital entrepreneurship and training initiatives that allow the tourism sector to increase its competitiveness and strengthen its long-term sustainability. This agreement comes at a time of profound technological change that impacts all industrial sectors, where a […]

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Sabre and Visa to expand B2B virtual payments for the travel industry

Sabre Corporation and Visa announced a partnership to support the growth of business-to-business (B2B) virtual payments in the travel industry. Under this agreement, travel buyers and suppliers will be able to pay and get paid with virtual Visa commercial cards, through the Sabre Virtual Payments solution. Sabre’s work with Visa combines Sabre Virtual Payments with […]

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