A Consolidated Biz Travel Market Could Mean More Personalized Booking

skift.com - Travel Services · 11 Jul

Watching how adoption of new distribution technology plays out in this early stage can give us a look into what to expect in the future. Especially i

How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech
How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech

skift.com - Travel Services · 2 Jul

Travel agencies can benefit substantially from the level of personalization that NDC offers, but they have to develop new technological capabilities

Cvent Hitches Up With Wedding Spot to Boost Venue Business

skift.com - Travel Services · 22 May

Cvent remains committed to bringing new products to its customers through acquisitions. By diving into the U.S. market for weddings, the event tech g

Qantas to Levy Surcharges on Travel Agencies That Don't Join Program Starting in August

skift.com - Travel Services · 7 May

In Australia, the New Distribution Capability is moving from a vague concept to an active business model, as Qantas urges travel agents to sign up to

American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 May

Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrade

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Eventbrite's Slow Ticketfly Integration Leads to Growing Losses

skift.com - Travel Services · 3 May

Eventbrite is getting slammed by investors as costs mount from integrating Ticketfly. The company's core ticketing business is strong, though. It nee

Travel Advisor Recruits Participate in Host Agency Boot Camps

skift.com - Travel Services · 23 Apr

Host agencies are seeing an influx of prospective travel advisors, many coming from other careers, and are creating education programs to ensure the

The Future of Car Rental Is Mobile-First

skift.com - Travel Services · 19 Apr

Making the car rental experience more pleasant requires making cars available where business travelers actually are, along with allowing them to digi

Travelers With Disabilities May Find Advantages in Using Travel Advisor Specialists

skift.com - Travel Services · 16 Apr

The number of people with disabilities is increasing and travel advisors need to understand this demographic. If they don't, not only will they lose

Flight Centre Looks to Upside for Advanced Corporate Travel Tech

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Apr

Now a rush is on for travel giants to move onto the long-neglected challenge of attracting smaller businesses to their travel platforms. It won't be

Travel Advisors With LGBTQ Clients Need to Know Local Norms

skift.com - Travel Services · 3 Apr

LGBTQ consumers are a particularly well-traveled and high-spending business source for travel advisors. Serving them requires knowledge and sensitivi

Why Blockchain Could Come to Airport Security Checkpoints

skift.com - Travel Services · 22 Mar

Blockchain in travel hasn't disappeared, even if people are no longer obsessed with getting rich off of cryptocurrencies.

U.S. Customs Wants to Use Blockchain for Travel Security Measures

skift.com - Travel Services · 21 Mar

As governments and big corporations adopt blockchain solutions to persistent challenges, one shouldn't lose sight of the fact that blockchain's ledge

Does a Tour Operator Really Need Its Own Airline?

skift.com - Travel Services · 18 Mar

TUI clearly thinks having an airline is crucial, but what about its big rival Thomas Cook?

How the Max 8 Confusion Impacts Business Travel

skift.com - Travel Services · 15 Mar

The grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft won't be super disruptive as airlines will work to keep cancellations at a minimum. It does add uncertaint

Virtuoso Has a Trip-Planning Tool to Inspire Luxury Clients

skift.com - Travel Services · 9 Mar

We've seen trip-planning tools come and go, but this Wanderlist one might thrive because its users get additional assistance from real travel experts

Overwhelmed Conference Attendees Crave Personalized Recommendations

skift.com - Travel Services · 6 Mar

Conference-goers feel overwhelmed by making choices about which sessions to attend and who to network with. Digital tools featuring personalization c

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Mar

The combined Certify and Chrome River still pales in scope when compared to global behemoth SAP Concur. The approach of offering a variety of differe

Hispanic-Owned Travel Agency Emphasizes Trust as Key Selling Point

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Mar

Express Travel, a travel agency serving a largely Hispanic customer base, has built an extensive clientele over the past 30 years. Relationships, com

How Luxury Hospitality Can Use Technology to Stay Human

skift.com - Travel Services · 26 Feb

Trends in travel are never mutually exclusive. We take a look at a new report out of Switzerland to examine how the biggest trends in hospitality ove

How Avis Wants to Build Transparency in Corporate Travel

skift.com - Travel Services · 21 Feb

Car rental giants are quickly becoming on-demand mobility platforms. Stronger analytics and data tools will help them to remain relevant in an age wh

Rail Is the Next Big Thing for Asia's Online Travel Platforms

skift.com - Travel Services · 12 Feb

After low cost carriers, the next big thing that will change the way Asians travel could be rail. A rail-volution is in the air and online travel pla

TripActions Adopts U.S. Airlines' Next-Generation Storefront Effort

skift.com - Travel Services · 5 Feb

American, Delta, and United have partnered with tech firm ATPCO and business travel startup TripActions to show how they want their fares displayed o

How TripActions Looks Beyond the Booking

skift.com - Travel Services · 31 Jan

TripActions wants to do more to make business travel simpler and ease the pain of disruptions. It'll be interesting to see how deeply the platform de

ASTA Is Giving the Entire Travel Industry Advice on an Important Rebrand

skift.com - Travel Services · 29 Jan

The letter ASTA sent was over-ambitious and a little dramatic, but ultimately a smart move and way overdue.

The Must-Have Items Travel Pros Always Take on the Road

skift.com - Travel Services · 22 Jan

Take a page from the books of some experienced travel advisors from around the U.S. before you head out on your next adventure or business trip. We l