In a partnership with Google, Visit Florida has documented 825 miles of its white-sand beaches for virtual exploration.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DEVICES in tourism and hospitality for October 2014.
Yelp is rolling out a feature that will lets its users book stays at selected US hotels. In a first for the brand, users can complete the transaction within the Yelp website or app.
As the fall progresses, winter approaches, and with it comes winter weather. After last year’s legendary polar vortex, the prospect of massive flight cancellations has travelers considering how technology can diminish the pain of managing disrupted travel plans.
The new iPhones and Apple Watch sure got most of the buzz after the latest Apple launch event a few weeks ago.
It’s South-East Asia’s turn to steal the taxi-booking limelight as GrabTaxi picks up another $65 million.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for October 2014.
IATA has obviously used previous World Passenger Symposiums as a platform to advance the concept of its NDC (New Distribution Capability).
Guest-facing apps are one of the most visible and high-profile rising trends in the hospitality sector.
We don’t regularly cover crowdfunding campaigns here on Tnooz, as it can often be difficult to determine who is likely to succeed at building the promoted product and who may not manage completion despite the funds raised.
STARTUPS: All about the cash, right? Well, perhaps not… In a world where valuations and exits are seen through the prism of the bigger-the-better, perhaps the starry (greedy?
When it comes to web bots and scrapers, travel sites are some of the most vulnerable websites on the net.
With the financial jury still out on the recovery of Japan’s economy, Euromonitor International reports that online travel is set for eye-watering levels of growth over next five years, at the expense of offline channels.
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel DISTRIBUTION in tourism and hospitality for October 2014.
Travel distributor and hotel payment processors Onyx Payments is in an acquisitive mood. The company has followed its purchase last month of Net Trans Services with an additional acquisition, buying Worldwide Payment Systems for an undisclosed sum.
In this week’s announcement, Apple released new versions of its popular-yet-struggling iPad lineup. Thinner and far more powerful, the iPad Air engineering has definitely stepped up a notch.
DEVICES: Voice technology is getting interesting. Travel and expense management companies are already finding ways to incorporate it into the user journey whether for assistance on the go or simplifying the expense process.
With one-to-one hotel marketing and pricing no longer just a concept, how can the industry implement it?
Well, yes, arithmetically, H-A-C-K is a 4-letter word. But, in contrast to some other 4-letter words in common vernacular, H-A-C-K is a word that represents great things for today’s technology companies, their stakeholders, their customers, and their people.
Big fund-raising deal alert: Momondo Group has taken a cash injection of £80 million from Boston-based Great Hill Partners.