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Blue Ribbon Bags Pushes Further Into Southeast Asia With New Partnership
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Blue Ribbon Bags Pushes Further Into Southeast Asia With New Partnership

WHY IT RATES: Blue Ribbon Bags partnership with HG Travel came at a great time, as outbound tourism continues to grow in Vietnam. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Earlier this month, Blue Ribbon Bags (BRB) and HG Travel, the largest destination management company in Vietnam, agreed to a key strategic partnership in which HG Travel will...

Virtuoso Incubator Program Is Seeking Travel Technology Startups for 2020 Class
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Virtuoso Incubator Program Is Seeking Travel Technology Startups for 2020 Class

WHY IT RATES: This unique program helps emerging companies, giving them a competitive advantage. —Janeen Christoff, TravelPulse Senior Writer Global luxury travel network Virtuoso continues to seek out and support the globe’s most compelling travel technology startups by opening space for new applicants in its 2020 Incubator program. Now in its fifth year, Virtuoso Incubator...

Air Canada Launches New App
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Air Canada Launches New App

Air Canada has launched a next generation Air Canada mobile app, now available for download on iOS and Android. Designed with customers at the center, the new app features an intuitive layout supported by the latest technologies, to deliver faster, more reliable performance. “Air Canada is focused on making travel easier and more comfortable for...

Trip.com Group, TripAdvisor to Enter Strategic Partnership
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Trip.com Group, TripAdvisor to Enter Strategic Partnership

Trip.com Group and TripAdvisor have entered into a strategic partnership to expand global cooperation, the companies announced on Wednesday. The alliance includes a joint venture, global content agreements and a governance agreement. MORE Travel Technology Trip.com Group subsidiary Ctrip Investment Holding Ltd. has entered into a joint venture with TripAdvisor subsidiary TripAdvisor Singapore Private Limited....

NextPax Travel Technology Selects Puzzle Partner as Agency of Record to Expand Global Presence
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NextPax Travel Technology Selects Puzzle Partner as Agency of Record to Expand Global Presence

Puzzle Partner to spearhead North American marketing initiatives for Europe’s foremost vacation rental and hotel channel manager 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...

Liberty Travel & Blue Ribbon Bags Ink Partnership: Commitment to Service
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Liberty Travel & Blue Ribbon Bags Ink Partnership: Commitment to Service

WHY IT RATES: Travelers can rest assured their delayed luggage will arrive promptly. If not, a satisfaction guarantee pays $1,000 per bag.—Jessica Zickefoose, TravelPulse Associate Editor Liberty Travel, the retail leisure travel brand of Flight Center Travel Group USA, and Blue Ribbon Bags (BRB), the world’s leading delayed baggage tracking service and one of the...

Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations Kick Off 2019 National Conference
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Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations Kick Off 2019 National Conference

WHY IT RATES: Aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas, the Cruises Inc., CruiseOne and Dream Vacations 2019 National Conference began today with addresses from motivational speakers, a discussion panel with cruise-industry executives and a focus on the extreme importance of today’s latest technological advances to travel agents for use in booking and communications. —...

Royal Caribbean Leaning on AI to Manage Pricing More Effectively
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Royal Caribbean Leaning on AI to Manage Pricing More Effectively

Royal Caribbean International is looking to artificial intelligence (AI) to help manage the millions of price points it offers. “Even within each ship there are multiple inventory types ranging from a typical interior cabin, the most basic stay, to areas that can hold up to 12 people and are over 1,000 square feet,” Michael Goldner,...

What’s on Your Virtuoso Wanderlist?
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What’s on Your Virtuoso Wanderlist?

WHY IT RATES: Blue Ribbon Bags met with several travel advisors during Virtuoso Travel Week. —Codie Liermann, Associate Editor Earlier this month, more than 6,500 travel professionals who are part of global luxury travel network Virtuoso attended the 31st annual Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas. An estimated 280,000 one-to-one meetings took place between advisors...

More Than Half of Travelers Have Tech Issues While Traveling
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More Than Half of Travelers Have Tech Issues While Traveling

Though not exactly shocking news to the many road warriors out there, more than half of Americans say they’ve had an issue with travel technology while traveling. That’s according to Snow Software, a technology intelligence solutions company, which recently delved into how technology affects travelers in both a positive and negative way. Trending Now While...