Category: Technology

ResRequest introduces small business and entrepreneur funding initiative: The Incubator Programme

ResRequest, a Central Reservations and Property Management application for boutique safari lodges and hotels, announced the launch of an Incubator Programme. The programme is designed to support small and new lodge safari lodge and boutique hotels. The initiative is aimed to stimulate growth and support new businesses in a stressed time. “We recognised that markets […]

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Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality launches electric road pilot

  Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in partnership with ElectReon and Dan Bus Company, has launched a pilot project to install wireless electric roads for charging public transportation in the city. The project, the first of its kind in Israel, will be carried out between Tel Aviv University Railway Station and Klatzkin Terminal in Ramat Aviv – […]

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RateGain® to help airlines maximize revenue with AirGain’s New Unlimited Experience

RateGain Technologies, a leading SaaS company for travel and hospitality today, announced an upgrade to AirGain, the dedicated SaaS-based airline competitor intelligence solution to help airlines in the post-COVID world get real-time accurate data and make faster decisions. The ongoing pandemic has made it difficult for the airline revenue managers to use historical data for […]

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Technology key to post-COVID recovery for Indian hotels

Technology will play a key role in the long road to recovery from the COVID crisis for India’s hospitality industry, according to a comprehensive new report, Indian Hospitality at Tech Tipping Point, produced by RMS Cloud. The report reveals hotels using cloud-based property and revenue management technology have been out-performing the market for many years […]

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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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