New technology trends shape the future airport
New technology trends shape the future airport

Web In Travel (WIT) · 21 Jan

To accommodate the additional 2.1 billion

Travelstart launches online bus booking platform
Travelstart launches online bus booking platform

Web In Travel (WIT) · 21 Nov

Travelstart.co.za has launched a new online bus

Sabre buys airline retailing software provider Radixx for US$110 million
Sabre buys airline retailing software provider Radixx for US$110 million

Web In Travel (WIT) · 21 Oct

Leading technology travel provider, Sabre Corporation , has purchased airline retail platform, Radixx, for US$110 million in cash, including payments

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These tech trends are shaping business travel in Asia Pacific

Web In Travel (WIT) · 7 Oct

The business travel landscape is changing as employees have greater freedom and want a travel culture that combines productivity and personalised exp

SIA's workforce gets seamless mobility

Web In Travel (WIT) · 17 Sep

Singapore Airlines has partnered with US-based enterprise software provider VMware to create a seamless, mobile-friendly environment for its increasi

The smart money is banking on new ways to pay, hands down

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 Sep

I was having coffee at the airport last week and when I wanted to pay, the “Uncle” asked me, “Do you want to pay by Alipay? Wave? Grab?”

As technology changes jobs in travel, critical thinking, empathy and stamina will prevail

Web In Travel (WIT) · 27 Aug

At the fourth edition of Tern Travel Careers, Greg Schulze (Senior Vice President of Commercial Strategy and Services, Expedia Group) and Jennifer Cr

Travelport live tests GDS booking of Qantas NDC content

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 Aug

Travelport has begun handling its first bookings with Qantas using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard as its “continuing support” for

PhocusWire Digest: Blockchain in action, Sabre closing in on acquisition, Splyt's Philipp Mintchin in the chair

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 Aug

This week, we draw your attention to key stories from our sister publication PhocusWire.

Amadeus invests in tech startup Volantio, forms partnership to help airlines optimise capacity

Web In Travel (WIT) · 6 Jun

a technology services company focused on increasing asset utilisation and optimise bookings for airlines and their customers, has secured an investme

To win in corporate travel today, you need a tech edge

Web In Travel (WIT) · 6 Jun

FCM’s chief for Asia Bertrand Saillet speaks to Yeoh Siew Hoon on how it is blending best of online and offline in Asia by investing in new tech to e

Emerging technology trends and their impact on the hospitality industry: Viewpoint

Web In Travel (WIT) · 27 May

Earlier this month Amadeus and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) released a research paper – Drivers of Change in Hospitality – produced in collabo

YouTrip raises US$25.5m in pre-Series A to help SEA travellers with payments on the road

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 May

Singapore startup YouTrip announced today that it has raised US$25.5m in its pre-Series A – making it the largest funding round for a fintech startup

WiT Europe puts spotlight on two markets for the future, Asia and Middle East

Web In Travel (WIT) · 3 May

In two weeks’ time, WiT will be back in Amsterdam, putting the spotlight on Asia and for the first time, Middle East. For companies looking for new g

Ctrip boosts ownership of MakeMyTrip after Naspers swap

Web In Travel (WIT) · 30 Apr

Ctrip has increased its shareholding in India’s MakeMyTrip to 49 percent after Naspers, a South African Internet giant, swapped out its MakeMyTrip sh

Helicopter ride-sharing pioneers Ascent Flights flying high

Web In Travel (WIT) · 25 Apr

Ride-sharing has gone up to the skies with newcomers Ascent Flights joining the fray with a pioneering concept – helicopter ride-sharing.

Spoiler alert. GOT Season 8: No one dies - yet, just like online travel

Web In Travel (WIT) · 24 Apr

If you are a Game of Thrones fan, you will know the first two episodes have largely been helping us to catch up on the story, and none of the main ch

Grab adds four new services in quest to become "everyday super app"

Web In Travel (WIT) · 23 Apr

In a bid to evolve from ride-hailing app to super app, Grab announced four new services to its platform – trip planning, hotel booking, on-demand vid

Google is now top site for hotel reviews, overtaking Booking.com

Web In Travel (WIT) · 19 Apr

In Revinate’s Hotel Reputation Benchmark Report 2019 which analysed reviews for more than 140,000 hotels in over 200 countries, key findings like the

How to thrive amid disruption in a globalised world: Lessons from tech and travel giants

Web In Travel (WIT) · 18 Apr

At the STB Tourism Industry Conference earlier this week, a cast of tech giants from Expedia, Alibaba and Google, moderated by WiT’s Yeoh Siew Hoon,

STB joins forces with Traveloka, Alibaba in move to deepen its digital strategy

Web In Travel (WIT) · 16 Apr

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced two strategic partnerships with Alibaba Group and Traveloka in a move that signals its intent to deve

Online payment solutions crucial to travel, as Middle East travellers book later and more often

Web In Travel (WIT) · 11 Apr

At WiT Middle East this week, Checkout.com’s Remo Giovanni Abbondandolo (VP Business Development, MENA) presented a comprehensive report on the state

The Wrap: Agoda gives Amadeus agents access to its pre-paid hotel content

Web In Travel (WIT) · 10 Apr

In the news: Amadeus and Agoda partner in sharing hotel content, Cloud solution for The Ascott in managing rapid growth, artificial intelligence to f