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    BLINK STRIKES PARTNERSHIP WITH CANADIAN TRAVEL INSURER TUGO

    Nov 08, 2019

    Ireland-based travel insurtech Blink has entered into a partnership with TuGo, one of Canada’s top travel insurance providers. The deal will see TuGo launch the MyFlyt service, powered by Blink’s real-time flight delay monitoring technology. TuGo’s travel insurance customers regist...

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    VIETNAM AIRLINES EXPANDS RELATIONSHIP WITH SABRE, ADOPTING INTELLIGENT OFFER MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

    Nov 08, 2019

    Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, today signed a multimillion-dollar agreement with longstanding customer Vietnam Airlines. The carrier will adopt Sabre Revenue Optimizer and SabreSonic Inventory solutions to enable responsive real-time ...

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    AMADEUS SEES GROWTH METRICS IN 2019 BOOSTED BY BUSINESS EXPANSION

    Nov 07, 2019

    Amadeus has attributed gains in revenue and EBITDA for the first nine months of 2019 to its diversification strategy and "resilience" in core segments. The travel technology giant reported a 15% increase in revenue year-over-year to €4.2 billion while EBITDA climbed just over 11% to &...

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    TRIPADVISOR FORMS JOINT VENTURE WITH TRIP.COM GROUP, REPORTS DECLINE IN Q3 REVENUE

    Nov 07, 2019

    TripAdvisor is taking a new approach to its China business by entering into a strategic partnership with Trip.com Group (formerly Ctrip.com). Known as TripAdvisor China, the new joint venture gives Trip.com Group the long-term exclusive brand, content license and all assets of TripAdvisor’s bu...

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    AMADEUS LOSES PREMIER INN TECH DEAL BUT SEES GROWTH ELSEWHERE

    Nov 07, 2019

    In November 2017, Amadeus touted its win of a significant contract with Premier Inn. But on Thursday the travel technology giant said the hotel chain had changed its mind. Premier Inn had tapped Amadeus to provide it with a central reservation system and a property management system. Those systems a...

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    UNITED AIRLINES SIGNS SPONSORSHIP PARTNERSHIP WITH BRAND USA

    Nov 06, 2019

    Brand USA and United Airlines have announced a multi-year, global sponsorship agreement to promote international travel across the United States. The agreement makes United Airlines an official global airline sponsor of Brand USA and the exclusive airline sponsor of Brand USA’s next IMAX film,...

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    TRIPACTIONS TO ADD LUFTHANSA GROUP’S NDC CONTENT

    Nov 06, 2019

    TripActions is to connect to Lufthansa Group’s direct NDC API, giving travellers access to its airlines’ “best available inventory”. NDC content is expected to roll out to the company’s platform over the upcoming weeks, with inventory across Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa...

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    SABRE AND TAP AIR PORTUGAL EXTEND PARTNERSHIP WITH NEW PRIVATE CHANNEL DEAL

    Nov 06, 2019

    Sabre Corporation, the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, announced a renewed, long-term distribution agreement with Portugal’s leading airline, TAP Air Portugal. Sabre’s partnership with TAP Air Portugal will provide participating agencies with access to improved...

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    MASTERCARD BECOMES BTA INDUSTRY PARTNER

    Nov 05, 2019

    The Business Travel Association BTA has announced technology and payments company Mastercard as its latest industry partner. Mastercard provides solutions to meet the demands of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) using the EMV 3-D Secure payment authentica...

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    NEXTPAX TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY SELECTS PUZZLE PARTNER AS AGENCY OF RECORD TO EXPAND GLOBAL PRESENCE

    Nov 05, 2019

    NextPax, the most advanced channel management technology provider for hotels, resorts and vacation rentals worldwide has named Puzzle Partner as their PR Agency of Record (AOR). Puzzle Partner will be responsible for strategic content and public relations initiatives to strengthen the NextPax brand ...

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    TAP AGREES NDC DEAL WITH TRAVELPORT

    Nov 05, 2019

    Technology company Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with TAP Air Portugal that includes a commitment to deliver NDC standard connections. The news follows the recent announcement that the airline will launch the TAP Content Channel on 1 January 2020, which will allow agents a...

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    POLY ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Nov 05, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) ("Poly" or the "Company") today announced second quarter fiscal year 2020 results for the period ending September 30, 2019. Highlights of the second quarter include the following: “During the second quarter, we made further progress reducing ou...

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    TRAVELSTART TAKES OVER RIVAL JUMIA TRAVEL, PLANS TO TAP NEW CUSTOMERS

    Dec 10, 2019

    Nigerian-based digital retailer Jumia is offloading its fledgling travel business to South African online travel agency Travelstart. Under the conditions of the distribution and commercial agreement, Travelstart will manage the operations of Jumia Travel’s online booking websites – inclu...

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    FCM BECOMES ‘FIRST’ TMC TO GAIN LEVEL 4 NDC CERTIFICATION

    Dec 10, 2019

    FCM Travel Solutions says it is the first global TMC to achieve IATA NDC Level 4 certification. Level 4 is currently the highest level of IATA’s NDC certification programme, and means the TMC, along with parent company Flight Centre Travel Group, can provide “full offer and order managem...

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    EGENCIA LAUNCHES EMISSIONS TRACKING TOOL

    Dec 10, 2019

    A new tool from Egencia enables the travel management company's corporate clients to track carbon emissions from trips and use that data to help reduce the carbon footprint of their travel programs and reach sustainability goals.  Announced Tuesday and available now, Egencia's Carbon Em...

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    AIRBNB IS ON ITS WAY TO BECOMING A HOTEL COMPANY

    Dec 10, 2019

    After disrupting the billion-dollar hotel industry, Airbnb is slowly straying away from its roots of listing private houses and rooms to becoming more of a hotel company. Airbnb is partnering with Newgard Development Group to open a 48-story tower in Miami called Natiivo that will feature 412 condos...

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    BTA PARTNERS WITH GLOBAL SECURE ACCREDITATION

    Dec 09, 2019

    The Business Travel Association (BTA) has announced a partnership with Global Secure Accreditation (GSA), an independent system of hotel security certification. GSA uses an independent assessment process established and operated by experienced security experts and created in partnership with SFJ Awa...

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    HOTELBEDS AND EASYJET HOLIDAYS INK PARTNERSHIP

    Dec 06, 2019

    Hotelbeds has entered into a partnership with the all-new easyJet holidays. Hotelbeds has signed a strategic five-year accommodation supplier agreement with easyJet holidays that will feature handpicked hotels from the Hotelbeds platform on the airline’s holiday website along with directly con...

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    EASYJET SIGNS FOUR-YEAR EXCLUSIVE DEAL WITH CARTRAWLER

    Dec 05, 2019

    CarTrawler, a B2B travel technology company, announces their appointment as exclusive online car rental provider to easyJet. The four-year deal means easyJet will now offer customers unrivalled access to the best car rental deals globally.The partnership also enables easyJet to expand its car rental...

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    TRAVELPORT EXTENDS LEADERSHIP IN RICH CONTENT RETAILING

    Dec 05, 2019

    Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry, has announced a host of new agreements that will take the number of airlines and travel agencies connected to its leading airline merchandising tool, Rich Content and Branding, to more than 400. The new deals will see the l...

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    EXPEDIA CEO AND CFO STEP DOWN FROM COMPANY WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT

    Dec 04, 2019

    Expedia Group’s CEO Mark Okerstrom and CFO Alan Pickerill have resigned at the request of the company’s board of directors. Okerstrom also stepped down as a member of the board. Each of the executives will be allowed severance and equity award acceleration in accordance with their terms....

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    TRAVEL TUESDAY CHEAP AIRFARES HOTEL DEALS, CRUISES

    Dec 03, 2019

    It’s Travel Tuesday on Dec. 3 as online shoppers who spent a record $9.2 billion on Cyber Monday look to save on airfares, hotels and cruises. Alaska Airlines: Book 21 days from departure through Dec. 4. Travel valid on certain days from Jan. 7-March 11 with blackout dates. Flights include: Fo...


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    KAYAK PARTNERS WITH TRIP.COM GROUP TO OFFER CAR RENTALS IN ASIA PACIFIC

    Dec 03, 2019

    Travelers in China, Singapore, Korea and other destinations in Asia Pacific can now find Trip.com’s car rental products on Kayak. The two companies are also discussing closer collaboration in the APAC region and the launch of Trip.com Group car rental services in the United States and Europe. ...

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    TRAVELPORT STEPS UP NDC ROLL-OUT IN ASIA-PACIFIC WITH ‘LIVE’ QANTAS BOOKINGS

    Dec 02, 2019

    Travelport has processed live bookings of Qantas’s NDC content via its Trip Services API. These follow a series of “live NDC test bookings” made in the past few months. The agency partners taking part in the test programme include ATPI and Maxim’s Travel, which have both been...

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