AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS
Wisk | February 07, 2023
On February 6, 2023, Wisk Aero, a renowned advanced air mobility company, and the COMSEQ (South East Queensland Council of Mayors), the largest regional local government organization in Australia, published a paper detailing the benefits of advanced air mobility (AAM) for South East Queensland (SEQ). The two organizations entered a strategic partnership in July 2022 when they signed a Memorandum of Understanding. They continue to collaborate on events and outreach, highlighting AAM's advantages.
With the release of a rigorous and aspirational Opportunities Paper, Wisk and COMSEQ are beginning a new chapter in their partnership. The paper provides an overview of the developing AAM sector, the prospects for South East Queensland (SEQ), and the social, economic, and environmental advantages of introducing AAM to SEQ.
The paper also describes how AAM will become an integral part of SEQ's transportation network as the region seeks to address high-growth-related issues such as congestion, environmental sustainability, and rising demand for affordable and accessible flights.
COMSEQ and Wisk concur that the release of the Opportunities Paper: 'Bringing Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) to Australia' highlights the critical importance of government and industry collaboration in making progress with AAM.
Wisk is an urban air mobility company committed to providing everyone with safe everyday flights. The company, a joint venture between The Boeing Company and Kitty Hawk Corporation, aims to shape the future of daily commutes and urban travel safely and sustainably. With more than a decade of piloted and unpiloted flight experience, it has developed Cora, an all-electric, autonomous air taxi. The Cora team is now the firm's foundation and is working towards a future in which commuters can safely fly above traffic and reach their destination more quickly. Wisk believes in a world where less time getting there means more time being there.
Olo Inc., | February 13, 2023
Olo Inc., a renowned open SaaS platform for restaurants that facilitates hospitality at every guest touchpoint, recently announced the availability of Borderless functionality for all customers of Olo Pay. This unlocks the advantages of streamlined payment across a larger set of 600 brands in Olo's network to improve the checkout experience for guests. This feature and several other product innovations are now available to aid its restaurant clients in providing superior hospitality.
Borderless, which was offered only to customers using Olo Pay's white-label interface Serve, is now available to all Olo Pay customers, including those with custom ordering websites and apps, allowing more brands to increase revenue and gain actionable guest data. For example, its capabilities eliminate the need for guests to remember passwords or enter credit card information at every transaction, simplifying the checkout process. It also lets restaurants increase guest retention, basket conversion, and visit frequency, improves the guest experience and de-identifies guest data to guide high-level business decisions.
Olo also introduced QR Code Ordering and Geolocation Partner Notifications this quarter. The new QR code ordering capability lets guests update their table numbers quickly and easily from their mobile device, allowing them to dine where they want and connecting guests to servers, thereby enhancing on-premises dining.
Expo, Olo's tablet-based software solution for restaurant front-of-house workflow, now displays guest arrival and approaching notifications for restaurants using Geolocation Partner Notifications. The feature's automation solves the need for multiple tablets and facilitates quick and fresh food preparation for guests.
New York-basedOlo is a major on-demand commerce platform driving the digital transformation of the restaurant industry. The platform provides the infrastructure to capture consumer demand and manage orders across all channels. Through integrations with over 300 technology partners, its customers can create digital experiences with the industry's most robust and adaptable restaurant commerce ecosystem. Over 500 restaurant brands utilize Olo to increase digital sales, maximize profitability, and maintain direct customer relationships.
Internova Travel Group | March 03, 2023
Internova Travel Group, a travel services company, elevated its exclusive Internova SELECT Hotels and Resorts Program for 2023 with additional luxury properties, offering more client options and benefits.
Its travel advisors can introduce their clients to these elevated properties and benefits. With selected hotels and resorts, their clients would affiliate with Internova and utilize the special amenities during their stay. These new partners would enhance the Internova SELECT Hotels and Resorts footprint in popular global tourist destinations. The hotels and resorts are unique in the market with historical significance and awesome surroundings, located in the United States, Italy, France, Greece and Spain. With special amenities, it also provides early check-in and late check-out facility, room upgrade based on availability, hotel amenity, daily complimentary breakfast for two, and in-room Wi-Fi. Consumers can book their stay at the Internova SELECT properties through the travel advisor at Global Travel Collection or Travel Leaders Network and ALTOUR.
Executive Vice President of Partner Relations at Internova, Albert Herrera said, "We continue to strategically evolve the Internova SELECT Hotels & Resorts collection, always fine-tuning our search for properties that represent the best in luxury travel." He added, "Our Internova travel advisors can feel confident that hotels and resorts included in the Internova SELECT brand will provide their clients with an intimate and luxurious vacation experience, meeting the highest standards for comfort and service combined with the most sought-after amenities."
(Source – Cision PR Newswire)
About Internova Travel Group
Headquartered in New York City, Internova Travel Group, a travel services company, connects travel brands for comfortable personal travel and corporate events with enhanced travel experience. With its services, it manages the business, franchise firms and leisure. It has a network of travel advisors in over 6,000 company-owned and affiliated locations in the U.S., the U.K., Mexico, and Canada, and a presence in about 80 countries. Through its huge network of over 100,000 travel advisors, it reaches travelers worldwide. Its expert travel advisors and executives have transformed the travel experience since 2008. As a result, it received recognition for innovation in digital, print and social marketing in the travel industry.