NEWS

   

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  • Travelport bags five in APAC

    UK based travel tech firm Travelport announced new partnerships with five airlines today. The announcement flows the signing of multi-year agreements with Regional Express (Australia), Solomon Airline...


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    https://www.traveldailymedia.com/travelport-bags-five-in-apac/3478
  • Lufthansa Group renews IT partnership with Amadeus, adds digital services

    Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed their long-term commercial partnership, giving the carrier access to the Altea passenger service system as well as a range of other digital services. While the...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/Amadeus-Lufthansa-pss3480
  • Wings signs Sabre agreement

    Wings Travel Management has signed an agreement with Sabre Corporation to enhance its multi-national content and technology capabilities. The TMC’s consultants are now able to leverage the GDS t...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/wings-signs-sabre-agreement/3477
  • Travel and Transport unites brands under new logo

    Travel and Transport has revealed a new brand identity to unite its businesses under a global entity with a new logo. Following a third-party brand study including surveys and interviews with customer...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/travel-and-transport-unites-brands-under-new-logo/3476
  • CWT adds messaging service for travelers, ponders adding voice tech

    Business travel management company CWT has launched a messaging service within its myCWT platform. The technology enables travelers to contact a counselor at any time of the day via desktop, mobile or...


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    https://www.phocuswire.com/CWT-messaging3474
  • AMADEUS PARTNERS WITH MASTERCARD TO SOLVE URBAN MOBILITY CHALLENGES

    Travel tech giant Amadeus has joined Mastercard’s city possible network to co-create, pilot, and scale solutions to the most pressing urban challenges around the world. City Possible was launche...


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    https://www.travelweekly.com.au/article/amadeus-partners-with-mastercard-to-solve-urban-mobility-challenges/3475
  • Diversity Travel becomes Advantage member

    Diversity Travel has become a member of Advantage Business Travel, bringing the consortium’s TMC count to 123 with a collective turnover of more than £3.5 billion. With offices in Manchest...


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    https://buyingbusinesstravel.com/news/diversity-travel-becomes-advantage-member/3471
  • Sabre continues to support easyJet's growth in business travel sector

    easyJet, one of the UK's leading airlines, today announced a new distribution agreement with Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading technology provider to the global travel industry. The agre...


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    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/sabre-continues-to-support-easyjets-growth-in-business-travel-sector-301003501.html3472
  • techtalk.travel Launches its Knowledge Hub for Hospitality Change-Makers

    techtalk.travel is a newly launched multimedia platform that connects hotel and travel professionals to make informed decisions about technology to future-proof their business. With the launch of the ...


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    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/techtalktravel-launches-its-knowledge-hub-for-hospitality-change-makers-301002548.html3469

EVENTS

Conferences

International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM

February 19-21, 2020
International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism.

Travel Technology Europe

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY EUROPE

February 26-27, 2020
Travel Technology Europe (TTE) is the leading event for anyone working in the travel technology industry.Whether you are working within senior commercial management, IT or marketing, TTE is the place where travel intermediaries meet to get new ideas to help them harness their business potential via ...

Business Travel Show

BUSINESS TRAVEL SHOW

February 26-27, 2020
The Business Travel Show is the international event for business travel, bringing together thousands of travel buyers and bookers across two days at Olympia London.

BC Tourism Industry Conference

BC TOURISM INDUSTRY CONFERENCE

March 04-06, 2020
The BC Tourism Industry Conference will be providing a forum for tourism businesses and stakeholders from around British Columbia to come together to learn from experts and each other about the key issues, challenges and best practices in the industry. It will provide the attendees with the opportun...

SOUTH CAROLINA

SOUTH CAROLINA'S ANNUAL GOVERNOR'S CONFERENCE ON TOURISM & TRAVEL

February 17-19, 2020
Considered the largest annual gathering of the South Carolina tourism industry, the Governor’s Conference offers sessions on emerging consumer trends and tourism marketing strategy to help SCPRT and the industry grow tourism.

Chicago Travel and Adventure Show 2020

CHICAGO TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE SHOW 2020

February 08-09, 2020
Explore endless vacation options.Discover over 250+ destinations from around the globe.Plan your trip face-to-face with thousands of travel experts.Meet travel celebrities Samantha Brown, Rick Steves, and Pauline Frommer.Attend dozens of educational seminars on the Savvy Traveler and Destination The...

America’s Favorite Travel Show Returns to San Diego

AMERICA’S FAVORITE TRAVEL SHOW RETURNS TO SAN DIEGO

January 18-19, 2020
The best part? All of this is included with your ticket. Make the first stop on your next trip the San Diego Travel & Adventure Show – buy your tickets today!

Touristik

TOURISTIK

January 10-12, 2020
Touristik event bring together tour operators, airlines, hotels, clubs, and communities who offer the attendees with attractive views of attractive local and long-distance destinations for the next holiday.

 

Webinars

FEB 20, 2020 | 02:00 PM
VICTORY CRUISE LINES – GREAT LAKES, YUCATAN PENINSULA AND CENTRAL AMERICA!
Your clients will love the exciting new itineraries offered by Victory Cruise Lines in 2020! Classic voyages await on North America's historic Great Lakes sailing through Victorian-era towns rich with seafaring history and iconic landmarks such as Niagara Falls. Exciting new itinerarie...
FEB 25, 2020
HOW TO SAVE ON TRAVEL
Are you interested in traveling, but do not want to break the bank? Whether you are traveling within the United States or abroad, join us as we discuss ways to reduce your cost of travel. We will cover different saving tips and tricks to make traveling more financially feasible!
FEB 26, 2020 | 11:00 AM
2020 TRAVEL FRAUD TRENDS BY FRAUD.NET
Who is winning? Who is losing? And how can Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) fight back? Travel fraud is a $10 billion-a-year criminal enterprise that gets larger every year, and 1.6% of all travel purchases are originated by fraudsters. We are pleased to share with you key findings from our n...
FEB 26, 2020 | 02:00 AM
HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT TECH SOLUTION FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Amazing technology is now affordable for all businesses — the problem is knowing what to look for. Join this LIVE webinar to get an understanding of the tech trends changing travel in language you can understand.
MAR 03, 2020 | 02:00 PM
AMAWATERWAYS
Discover the Danube and see why this river inspired artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in four magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague. Cruise through the Strudengau Valley and let melodies of the Danube carry you from...
MAR 11, 2020 | 10:00 AM
RESPONSIBLE TOURISM SHOW & TELL
Join us on Mach 11th for our second Responsible Tourism webinar! Discover amazing tourism projects from around the world, make connections with other green entrepreneurs and get ideas to build your own sustainable idea. In this webinar, we invite 3 responsible tourism professionals to shar...

WEBINAR THE MODERN CFO'S APPROACH TO T&E MANAGEMENT
Travel expenses often account for at least 10% of a company’s budget, and yet many organizations still don’t have optimal visibility or control over that spend. In the face of this glaring disconnect, what’s a modern CFO to do? In this webinar, TripActions’ VP of Finance, Francis Moran, an...
WEBINAR THE ULTIMATE UNMANAGED-TO-MANAGED TRAVEL CHECKLIST
If you’ve never managed corporate travel before, it’s difficult to know where to begin — Which features make sense for your business and employees? How much visibility and reporting will you get? Will traveling employees even bother to use it in the first place? Hosted by TripActions Direc...
EXPERIENCE THE CUNARD DIFFERENCE
For more than 178 years, Cunard has been a leader in not only forging this great cruise industry but in also providing guests life long memories and unique experiences.We want to talk with you about how Cunard is a one of a kind cruise experience and contemporary in every facet. We will sh...
TACKLE DISRUPTION IN THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
Join Ipsos’ John Flesta and other expert panelists as they share their thoughts on emerging trends and this year’s outlook for the travel industry.
TAX PLANNING AND GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESS TRAVEL AND ENTERTAINMENT DEDUCTIONS
Gain a better understanding of deductions allowed under the federal tax code and save your company money. Learn the specifics of documenting business travel, meals and entertainment expense to ensure you can take full advantage of the deduction allowed under the federal tax code. Ensure th...
BLEISURE IN MANAGED TRAVEL: HOW AND WHY TO EMBRACE
Travelers are embracing the concept of bleisure travel combining business trips with leisure extensions before or after work assignments but are companies embracing it?  If so, why and how?Listen as corporate travel executives discuss the surge in this trend and demographics of those ...

RESOURCES

AI in travel life cycle and vertical segments / Using AI in the hospitality landscape to enhance hotel reputation, drive revenue and elevate the customer experience to the next level / Travel manageme...

As the number of travelers rises year after year, the number of members enrolled for travel-based rewards programs continues to rise along with it: According to one survey, about 56% of travelers were...

Checking out of a hotel room or disembarking a plane used to have a certain finality to it. Travelers and brands parted ways at the end of the journey, and customer loyalty didn’t go beyond coll...

I recently attended a Venture Beat webinar entitled: 3 Keys To Moving Toward White-Box, Explainable AI. The panel discussed varying degrees of transparency in respect to understanding the output from ...

The travel and tourism sector is estimated to be worth a huge $8.8 trillion every year, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. Along with established players, the industry has an incredibl...

2019 was a year of expansion for hospitality worldwide. More people were travelling, as the growing global middle class flexed its spending power. Travellers became increasingly discerning as digital ...

In recent years, there have been remarkable breakthroughs in technology which have led to exciting advancements in the way travel and leisure operators conduct business and attract new consumers. It&r...

In the competitive hospitality industry customers are demanding a better, more personalized experience. Despite increased consumer spending, operational expenses are putting brands under pressure lead...

The internet is littered with the bodies of companies unable to adapt when Big Tech moved to offer a service for free. Possibly the most famous example in tech history remains Microsoft’s decisi...