Tag: Travel Technology

Home Travel Technology
The Latest Travel Accessories for Every Need, Real and Imagined
Post

The Latest Travel Accessories for Every Need, Real and Imagined

What will the luggage set of the future look like? It might not be luggage at all even, but rather, items we rent at the scene or pick out of a vending machine. Or maybe, something relegated as unimportant with the emergence of molecular recombinant teletransport technology. Until that time, however, we remain humans pulling...

Softvoyage Acquires Majority Stake in Argentina based Pythagoras
Post

Softvoyage Acquires Majority Stake in Argentina based Pythagoras

Softvoyage is proud to announce its acquisition of a majority stake in Pythagoras, a Buenos Aires, Argentina based Travel Technology Company. Moise Levy, Co-Founder of Softvoyage explains: We are very excited to merge our forces with the team at Pythagoras. Pythagoras being one of the leaders in Travel Technology in South America is very similar...

New Study Reveals Widespread Dissatisfaction With Travel Apps
Post

New Study Reveals Widespread Dissatisfaction With Travel Apps

Travel apps have become a key part of the travel experience for many people, providing information on everything from flight delays to last minute discounts on hotel rooms. Yet when it comes to overall customer satisfaction, it seems these apps still lag far behind those offered by other industries, particularly the financial industry. MORE Travel...

Geotagging Social Posts Are Harmful to Animals and Natural Areas
Post

Geotagging Social Posts Are Harmful to Animals and Natural Areas

We understand the excitement of seeing an animal in the wild, capturing it on your phone and sharing it on social media. However, for those who geotag their picture, it can unintentionally put these animals and wildlife areas at risk. Geotagging a picture is the process by which you knowingly or unknowingly share the location...

Flight Centre Announces Two New Technology Investments
Post

Flight Centre Announces Two New Technology Investments

WHY IT RATES: The products were demonstrated at the Business Travel Show in London and will help bring new travel technologies to the market. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Flight Centre Travel Group announced two new investments in its “Labs” program that will help bolster its capabilities to incubate and bring to market emerging travel...

Google Now Makes it Easier to Find Hotel and Airfare Deals
Post

Google Now Makes it Easier to Find Hotel and Airfare Deals

Budget travelers will be happy to learn about Google’s new travel search features as it will assist travelers in discovering better prices on flights and hotels. In terms of flights, Google used to only show price insights for trips when searching for flights on holiday dates. Now, Google will show the price insight for most...

Why Uplift is a Win-Win for Both Consumers and the Industry
Post

Why Uplift is a Win-Win for Both Consumers and the Industry

When we were first told our friend and respected industry veteran Denise Heffron was returning to the travel industry, we were excited! As TravelPulse Canada was the first to report Thursday morning, Heffron has been appointed Managing Director, Uplift; a service that’s new to Canada and offers innovative travel payment solutions. How fitting then, that...

Travelport Extends Contract With United Airlines
Post

Travelport Extends Contract With United Airlines

WHY IT RATES: The ongoing partnership will help United introduce NDC initiatives. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Travelport announced that United Airlines will continue its long-standing relationship with the company into 2021 as part of a multi-year agreement. This agreement demonstrates a joint commitment to deliver customer support and solutions for the benefit of travelers...

Travelport Renews Partnership With BCD Travel
Post

Travelport Renews Partnership With BCD Travel

WHY IT RATES: BDC Travel’s TripSource app is powered by TravelPort, and its success has led to a renewed partnership. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer MORE Travel Technology Travelport announced that it has renewed its long-standing, successful partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate on BCD Travel’s digital...

Biometric Technology to be Used to Promote Safer Travel
Post

Biometric Technology to be Used to Promote Safer Travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council has established a new partnership aimed at promoting safer international travel through increased use of biometric technology. The WTTC said in a statement that it is teaming with the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA), a non-profit organization, to further enhance its recently launched Seamless Traveler Journey program....