Category: Technology

TripAdvisor introduces TripAdvisor Connect to reach beyond its website and app

TripAdvisor recently announced that TripAdvisor Connect, previously in beta testing, has officially launched on Facebook and Instagram. This off-platform media solution is guided by traveller and diner data, enabling advertisers to reach custom audiences beyond TripAdvisor’s website and app. TripAdvisor Connect helps advertisers leverage the power of the TripAdvisor brand on social media channels like […]

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Singapore Airlines leverages Sabre to propel NDC offering to travel agents

Sabre Corporation announced a collaboration with Singapore Airlines for the expansion of its NDC programme, the KrisConnect Programme. Effective November 2019, this venture will provide select Sabre connected agents in Singapore with the ability to access and book unique NDC content from Singapore Airlines. As the programme continues to roll-out across the region, all Sabre […]

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Yatra.com wins National Tourism Award for the fourth time

Yatra.com has been awarded the prestigious National Tourism Award for the year 2017-2018 under two categories – ‘Best Domestic Tour Operator-Rest of India’ and ‘Best Inbound Tour Operator in India’. The Ministry of Tourism recognised Yatra’s remarkable achievements in providing a complete hassle-free travel solution to travellers thereby creating newer standards with its extensive and […]

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Cleartrip launches a transformative solution ‘Cleartrip for Work’

Cleartrip has recently launched ‘Cleartrip for Work’, a transformative travel product for the individual traveller. Through ‘Cleartrip for Work’, travellers with a GST number can access unlimited corporate fares on flights with benefits that include unlimited cashback, complimentary in-flight meals, zero trip modification charges, reduced cancellation fee and reduced seat selection fee through a simple […]

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Travelport reveals global trends in flight bookings ahead of Hajj 2019

Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to research by Travelport. According to the analysis, India (44,611) had the second-highest number of bookings in the world and the highest in Asia. As part of its study, Travelport analysed […]

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Seychelles Tourism Board launches Seychelles Travel Guide mobile app to promote smart travel

Seychelles Tourism Board has launched the Seychelles Travel Guide, its official mobile application that will help travellers with all activities, attractions, accommodations and tourism services provided in the archipelago. The app comes with an array of hi-tech features like the ability to share information with friends and family on Facebook, an interactive map, navigational guide, […]

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Google Flights launches airfare prediction feature, guarantees competitive prices

Google Flights has introduced an interesting update for the benefit of its users: a predictive feature that allows for a comparative analysis of flight fares at any given point of time. With the introduction of this feature, passengers will be shown whether the price of their selected flights is high, low or typical for that […]

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S7 Airlines rakes in $1 million with its blockchain ticketing platform

S7 Airlines, Russia’s biggest domestic airline company has reaped in $1 million in sales in July, after employing a private blockchain ticketing platform. The platform has been developed in collaboration with Russian commercial bank, Alfa Bank in July last year. Speaking on the recent development, Ekaterina Dmitruk, Sales Director, S7 said, “Thanks to this new […]

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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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