TixCarte | February 12, 2021
In numerous regards the effect of Covid-19 to the tourism industry is apparent and without a doubt changing. With travel limitations basically everywhere on the world and the majority of the tourism attractions being closed down, COVID-19 has managed a staggering hit to the business. Notwithstanding, rotating or adjusting to endure is one exertion to remain in business and will include the utilization of technology which could carry a positive lift to new companies occupied with travel tech as a component of the way to recovery.
Tixcarte Group Sdn Bhd (TixCarte) a Malaysian based travel technology startup today reported partnership with Tiqets for the arrangement of stock for attractions by means of their Automated Programming Interface (API) reconciliation arrangement. The cloud-based technology platform offers a distribution framework that associates travel stage accomplices straightforwardly to a large group of attractions and stock. By means of Tixcarte’s tech tools and APIs, attractions and activities would be able to increase sales by automatically accessing various reseller and distribution channels rather than depending only on their conventional travel agents.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, Tiqets brought USD60million up in Series C financing which was driven via Airbnb. To date Tiqets have more than 1 million application downloads with in excess of 10 million tickets sold to in excess of 2,000 venues.
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Dragonchain My travelBLOC | September 03, 2021
My Travel Bloc Inc. and Bellevue based Dragonchain have entered into a Letter of Intent to co-develop and deploy the most secure and efficient blockchain travel solution on earth.
TravelDragon will combine My Travel Bloc's global travel services platform with Dragonchain's energy efficient hybrid blockchain and patented smart contracts platform. This benchmark solution is designed to process over twenty two thousand (22,000) transactions per second on an environmentally sustainable platform that consumes just 0.00002 Kilowatt hours per transaction.
"This exciting collaboration brings decades of innovative technology, aviation and distribution expertise to the travel industry. Our mission is to disrupt the current status-quo while also solving the many challenges that plagued early adopters of travel-based blockchains. Our hybrid B2B solution offers buyers and suppliers real time engagement in a secure blockchain ecosystem while reducing unnecessary overrides, fees and commissions." - Steve Sedgwick, CEO, My Travel Bloc
Smarter Together- The combined collaborative TravelDragon team is committed to deliver:
Collaboration across the entire travel industry. We are consolidating travel procurement in a win-win solution for both buyer and supplier.
Joint innovation and product development. We are using cutting edge cloud-based blockchain architecture, patented smart contracts, artificial intelligence, and machine learning in a scalable value-added ecosystem.
Industry leading sustainable recycle bin technology. We are helping all participants to actively engage in caring for our planet faithfully and efficiently.
Real-time distributed ledger. We will streamline expense reconciliation and financial transactions.
"We are thrilled to team up with My Travel Bloc to address the real-world problems currently facing the travel industry. Our fundamental capabilities and their passion to build powerful solutions not yet seen in the industry are the perfect match. Dragonchain specializes in behavioral and loyalty incentives to motivate partners and customers towards specific goals. We use patented smart contract technology to completely automate any process including carbon-tracking so that businesses can track and prove their carbon footprint. TravelDragon is set to create the most efficient travel platform the industry has ever seen." - Joe Roets, Founder and CEO, Dragonchain.
About My Travel Bloc
My Travel Bloc is a SaaS travel platform bringing suppliers and buyers together in a low-cost distribution marketplace that minimizes unnecessary commissions, fees and overrides associated with the current global distribution system. By providing a quantum level secure environment that transacts in real time, suppliers are afforded the ability to directly share their valuable service APIs. Deploying tailored smart contracts to airlines, hotels, and the corporate buyer, My Travel Bloc streamlines and enhances the efficiency of supplier/buyer relationships in a value-added ecosystem. For more information, please visit www.mytravelbloc.com
Dragonchain simplifies the integration of flexible and secure blockchain-powered solutions interoperable with any external blockchain, legacy system, or application. The platform is designed to be independently scalable as well as sustainable for any entity, business, or organization. Dragonchain understands the needs of businesses and has built a platform of core capabilities to solve the issues businesses face. Dragonchain was originally developed at Disney's Seattle office as the Disney Private Blockchain Platform in 2014, and open sourced in 2016. Dragonchain is America's Blockchain. Learn more at Dragonchain.com
ROSEWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS | January 31, 2022
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® is pleased to announce Rosewood Residences Kamala, the first branded residential project in Kamala on the island of Phuket, Thailand. Located next to one of the most discrete coastlines along the lush tropical hillside of Kamala Bay and set in a posh neighborhood brimming with shops and restaurants, the property's 14 stand-alone luxury Villas will provide residents with the exclusive opportunity to bask in paradise year-round. Developed by Thailand's leading luxury developer Raimon Land Public Company Limited, Rosewood Residences Kamala is set to open in 2024, with sales reservations to commence in 2022.
"It is a transformational time for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts as we continue to expand our stand-alone residential offerings around the world, This movement towards stand-alone branded residences speaks to the increasing demand we're seeing among affluent explorers who are seeking a home away from home, but one with all the amenities and first-class service found at our Rosewood hotels and resorts."
-Sonia Cheng, Chief Executive Officer at Rosewood Hotel Group
Set in a gated community for the utmost exclusivity, each of the contemporary designed Villas will include 4-6 bedrooms, lavish indoor outdoor space, private pools, with one-of-a-kind views of Kamala's blue waters of the Adaman Sea. As with all Rosewood Residences, the property will feature elevated and intuitive service around the clock, offering effortless living on the island. State-of-the-art amenities and facilities on-site will include a restaurant and bar, private resident's area and tennis court. Each ultra-luxury residence will express Rosewood's Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the local culture and spirit of the destination. Through intricate details of craftmanship, architecture, planning and interior and industrial design, Rosewood Residences Kamala will immerse residents in a purposeful and enriching environment.
"Phuket is the most important resort destination in Asia and our aim is to offer clients an unmatched exclusive residential experience in this market, Rosewood's global experience combined with our vision and extensive experience in the Thai luxury market will create a project that will set the standard for the ultra-luxury real estate market of this region."
-Stephane Michel, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Raimon Land Public Company Limited.
About Rosewood Residences
Rosewood Residences offer a distinct opportunity for villa, estate home and fine apartment ownership or rental in the most sought-after locations around the world, operated by an ultra-luxury management company that offers an exceptional and expanding collection of unique properties worldwide. Rosewood Residences cater to the cultivated tastes of global citizens who crave a lifestyle of authenticity fused with modern luxury. Combining exclusive and state-of-the-art amenities and facilities with elevated and intuitive service, as well as the utmost in discretion, privacy and privilege, the extraordinary accommodations deliver a seamless residential experience for owners and guests. For more information: rosewoodhotels.com/residences
About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 29 one-of-a-kind luxury hotels, resorts and residences in 17 countries, with 24 new properties under development. Each Rosewood property embraces the brand's A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location's history, culture and sensibilities. The Rosewood collection includes some of the world's most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Hong Kong. For those who wish to stay a little longer, Rosewood Residences offer a distinct opportunity for ownership or rent in extraordinary destinations within the brand's wide-ranging portfolio.For more information about Rosewood Residences Kamala, please visit kamalaresidences.com.