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Germany Peakwork Peakwork launches direct connection to British Airways NDC API

Peakwork has just implemented a direct connection to the British Airways NDC API. This will allow Peakwork customers to access all of BA’s NDC content to book and package directly via Peakwork technology.

Peakwork has created a leisure travel marketplace that brings together the global supply and demand of travel products, op… read more

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GDS Sabre Sabre and HelloGbye to deliver AI-Assist technology to TMCs globally

HelloGbye, an industry-leading creator of patented AI-Assist technology that makes travel planning more efficient, and Sabre Corporation, the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, announced a new agreement to accelerate intelligent automation for corporate travel management co… read more

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GDS Sabre Sabre and Lufthansa sign new contract

Sabre has reached a distribution agreement with Lufthansa Group to provide content both through the traditional global distribution system model as well as new commercial models using the New Distribution Capability, according to the companies.

The agreement follows a long negotiation process that extended beyond the p… read more

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South-Africa Dept Invests in Innovation in Tourism Sector

The Department of Tourism is set to introduce a programme that will stimulate and encourage innovation in the travel sector. The department, in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA), will implement the Tourism Technology Grassroots Innovation Incubation Programme (TTGIIP).

The programme aims to stim… read more

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Germany Giata Google and GIATA extend cooperation

The Corona Pandemic has led to hygiene standards in the hotel industry being raised and adapted to new legal requirements in order to meticulously protect guests and employees. This information should now also be made visible to bookers.

The COVID-19 hygiene hub developed by GIATA enables licensed GIATA hotels to display all … read more

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Googles-new-logo Tools to help the travel industry’s recovery

Down the road from our Asia Pacific headquarters, one of the world’s most connected travel hubs—Singapore Changi Airport—is unusually quiet. It’s been this way for months, with global air passenger numbers falling by almost 90 per cent in 2020.

This has been a devastating year for the tourism industry and the $9 trillion global t… read more

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AA Travenews Interswitch and Beyonic sign partnership for bulky cash

Beyonic Limited has become the latest company to partner with Interswitch Uganda in a bid to include a push and pull to the bank option for their customers.

According to Carina Rumberger, the Beyonic Ltd Chief Executive Officer, all Beyonic enterprise partners can now push and pull transactions between bank accounts and mobile wall… read more

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AA WorldFlight How to travel the world using Bitcoin

If you have a bunch of Bitcoin in your cryptocurrency account, and you love to travel, then you might combine both of them into a trip around the world. You might be wondering if that is even possible. While not every travel venue will accept Bitcoin, enough now do that it is possible to plan almost your entire trip using Bitcoin that you… read more

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GDS Travelport Travelport launches hotel Stay Safe Filter

Travelport  has added a new Stay Safe feature for agents connected to its API or industry leading Smartpoint agency desktop solution. Stay Safe is a searchable amenity which enables hotels to highlight to travel agents that they have signed up to industry-wide safety initiatives, within the agent’s booking workflow, mak… read more

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GDS Sabre Gulf Air implements Sabre branded fares

Sabre  announced the recent implementation of its branded fares technology by Gulf Air, whereby travel agents may use Sabre's GDS to view, compare and sell the carrier's branded fares across the network.

Sabre Travel Solutions VP for EMEA Dino Gelmetti noted the branded fares will allow carriers to "enhance … read more

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