InPhocus, episode 11 - An opportunity for NDC post-coronavirus

PhocusWire · 21 May

Norm Rose, a Phocuswright analyst and veteran travel technology consultant, thinks the reset phase that airlines currently find themselves in will ac

Coronavirus is reshaping the airport experience of the future, part 1

PhocusWire · 28 Apr

Airport technology and new customer interfaces can play a huge role in making the industry more resilient during a pandemic crisis, not to mention br

New technology measures distance between travelers in airport security lines

PhocusWire · 22 Apr

Motion analytics company iinside is updating its technology to measure crowd density in airports in response to coronavirus-prompted social distancin

Coronavirus and economic uncertainty: Technology strategies hoteliers should evaluate to weather the storm
Coronavirus and economic uncertainty: Technology strategies hoteliers should evaluate to weather the storm

PhocusWire · 16 Mar

Some macro events are impossible to predict. As 2019 ended, marking the longest bull run in the history of the S&P 500, we entered 2020 with ever-inc

Will the coronavirus outbreak force hotels to adapt to new technologies quicker?

PhocusWire · 13 Mar

When it comes to hotels, you can bet that hotel owners and managers are reeling, trying to come up with a plan to address coronavirus, but more impor

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VIDEO: Taptrip on partnerships, consumer tech and distribution giants
VIDEO: Taptrip on partnerships, consumer tech and distribution giants

PhocusWire · 12 Mar

Corporate travel tech startup Taptrip joins PhocusWire in the studio at Travel Technology Europe.

Poor payment experience determines choice of travel provider
Poor payment experience determines choice of travel provider

PhocusWire · 11 Mar

A study from Amadeus highlights how the payment process continues to cause friction for travelers.

VIDEO: SAP Concur on coronavirus, duty of care and Google in corporate travel

PhocusWire · 10 Mar

Phocuswire talks to SAP Concur about rogue spend, what's next in expense management and more at Travel Technology Europe 2020.

VIDEO: Iomob - Battleground winner interview Travel Technology Europe 2020
VIDEO: Iomob - Battleground winner interview Travel Technology Europe 2020

PhocusWire · 2 Mar

Iomob has built an enterprise grade Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform for major travel and transportation clients.

Sabre to invest $150M in technology as operating income drops 35% for full-year 2019
Sabre to invest $150M in technology as operating income drops 35% for full-year 2019

PhocusWire · 26 Feb

To reverse its disappointing financial results, Sabre outlined a strategic priorities plan, which includes an incremental spend of $150 million on te

STARTUP STAGE: Wildebeest helps global travel and tourism brands grow organically

PhocusWire · 25 Feb

Wildebeest is an agency that helps travel technology startups, tour operators and tourism boards develop marketing strategies.

Hopin raises $6.5M to bring live events online

PhocusWire · 21 Feb

As event organizers rethink their carbon footprint, London-based startup Hopin is helping to bring physical events online.

Travel Technology Europe 2020: Speaker views on challenges and opportunities

PhocusWire · 20 Feb

Speakers from Daktela, Groupdesk, Nezasa, A Bright Approach, Transcendence and CWT share their thoughts on some of the key trends and challenges faci

As short-term rental industry grows, so does use of management tech

PhocusWire · 20 Feb

A survey by Rentals United finds short-term rentalproperty managers are increasingly using technology.

Hotel technology startup Impala seizes $20M in funding to invest in booking tools
Hotel technology startup Impala seizes $20M in funding to invest in booking tools

PhocusWire · 10 Feb

The all-equity round is backed by Lakestar, which previously invested in Airbnb and GetYourGuide, and Latitude Ventures, the Series B+ sister fund to

Technology can make business trips safer - particularly for women and LGBTQ travelers
Technology can make business trips safer - particularly for women and LGBTQ travelers

PhocusWire · 6 Feb

We can and should do better - especially in the age of advanced technology - to support all employees as they travel as part of their jobs.

How technology and eco-friendly practices are helping short-term rentals go green

PhocusWire · 31 Jan

Along with other corners of the travel sector, the short-term rental industry is starting to steer its attention toward sustainability efforts as pla

TWAI acquires NDC tech provider Airlines Technology
TWAI acquires NDC tech provider Airlines Technology

PhocusWire · 29 Jan

Airlines Technology was selected as one of PhocusWire's Hot 25 Startups 2019, four years after it was founded in the Indian city of Gurgaon.

Cruise industry joins maritime groups' call to develop zero-carbon technologies

PhocusWire · 29 Jan

The Cruise Lines International Association has joined a maritime industry call for a new $5 billion research and development initiative to create zer

Smart hotel specialist Xie Zhu Technology overcomes "capital winter" to raise $37M
Smart hotel specialist Xie Zhu Technology overcomes "capital winter" to raise $37M

PhocusWire · 17 Jan

Xie Zhu Technology says it will use the funding for technology research and development, expanding into new markets in Southeast Asia and to prepare

Five things you can do today to empower women in travel technology

PhocusWire · 8 Jan

Correcting gender imbalance and promoting diversity can lead to higher business growth and long-term profitability.

Coupa Software acquires corporate travel technology provider Yapta
Coupa Software acquires corporate travel technology provider Yapta

PhocusWire · 8 Jan

Business spend management software company Coupa has acquired Yapta, which provides airfare and hotel price assurance technology.

Air India signs distribution agreement with Amadeus, Sabre out in the cold

PhocusWire · 6 Jan

The new agreement comes after Sabre pulled the government-owned carrier from the GDS last week and legal wranglings between Air India and Amadeus in

Booking.com building connected travel with Google Nest
Booking.com building connected travel with Google Nest

PhocusWire · 20 Dec

Booking.com has signed a one-year partnership with Google Nest to help build a more "connected trip experience" for travelers and property hosts. Whi

Why voice is the travel marketers's next destination

PhocusWire · 20 Nov

A new voice-enabled era for travel is coming, and now is the time for brands to take advantage of it.

Airports look to emerging technology (even blockchain) to drive much-needed efficiency

PhocusWire · 12 Nov

Airlines and airports are using emerging tech such as LIDAR and blockchain to improve efficiency and prepare for growth.