Your business is active on Facebook, but that nagging feeling that you could be doing things better rarely goes away.
European OTA Logitravel Group has identified smart and connected TVs as a sales channel and as potential customer acquisition and retention tool.
Sharing economy startups such as Airbnb, Tujia and others have been attracting huge investment alongside column inches and predictions of future greatness.
This is a roundup of news and announcements for people moves in tourism and hospitality for September 2015: Friday 1 September 2015: TripAdvisor disbands designated Business division TripAdvisor For Business has been folded into the main structure of the company, after five years of running the relationships with the industry as a separate unit within TripAdvisor.
The globalisation of online travel has meant that consumers are happy to book on websites that are not based in the country.
Inspirock, a vacation itinerary planner, is a 15-person startup that has raised $3 million, with MakeMyTrip, the Indian online travel juggernaut, as its lead investor.
The official tweet says it all: Hosts with an Apple Watch can now respond to bookings straight from their wrist.
STARTUPS: It’s so easy for some to get sucked in to notion that a bright idea and a little bit of luck will lead to being the next Facebook, Airbnb, Uber, Instagram et al.
SnapShot Travel‘s recent fund-raise of Euro 25 million raised a few eyebrows in the industry. Not because the injection of capital is unwarranted, but it is one of the larger rounds in recent years to be pumped into a B2B startup focussing on hotel tech.
We loved it China so much last year, we’re bringing our THack roadshow of developer hackathons back for a second time.
Metasearch continues to grow in importance for hotels around the world, and there is a range of tools and software available for hoteliers to manage their metasearch presence.
The Priceline Group has made another move into the restaurant booking world with a deal to buy AS Digital.
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This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for September 2015.
Holiday rental comparison site Apartum has announced further seed funding to the tune of Euro 500,000.
Meru Cabs, one of India’s biggest traditional taxi businesses, has embraced the sharing economy and launched CarPool by Meru, integrating its new service into its main brand app.
American Airlines has extended its distribution deal that places its inventory on Expedia, Travelocity, and Hotwire.
At the start of the year, Hopper unveiled an iOS app with data-driven flight predictions. This product, which featured airfare forecasts and ticket price tracking, has gained traction with users.
As the pace of growth among OTAs collides with omni-channel distribution strategies in all travel industry sectors, what trends are shaping the Asia-Pacific landscape?
Olset, a hotel booking recommendation startup, is integrating its service with Amadeus CheckMyTrip, an itinerary management solution that give travelers who sign up, or those with an Amadeus reservation, access to their real-time reservation details.