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Hilton and Amadeus expand exclusive Business Intelligence partnership

In challenging times for the hotel industry, having access to quality, forward-looking data is paramount. Hilton and Amadeus announce an extension of their Business Intelligence partnership for Demand360, Rate360, and Agency360. These solutions provide the most comprehensive, forward-looking market data in the hospitality industry, allowi… read more

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Travel tech research: automation is the future for digital asset management

FotoWare is a digital asset management solution for companies and individuals to manage, store and share large amounts of digital assets, such as images, videos, and documents, and works for the likes of TUI, the Nordic Travel and Leisure Group, and Wings of Support by KLM.

Key findings: the future of digital asset managemread more

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WebBeds' new partnership to force standard response to COVID-19

WebBeds has announced a new partnership with existing Health and Safety partner, Intertek Cristal Standards. All 30,000+ directly contracted hotel partners have been invited to participate in a programme providing guidance and assessment criteria to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Intertek Cristal is one of the globalread more

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Hotelbeds launches The Green Hotels Programme

Hotelbeds has announced the launch of The Green Hotels Programme, a turn-key solution to bring Hotelbeds and its partners to the green economy and accelerate the transition of the travel industry towards sustainability.

In order to focus on establishing a more responsible and sustainable business model, Hotelbeds now h… read more

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Young Africans to train in digital technology

Orange and OpenClassrooms have announced the signing of a broad-based partnership to provide digital training in Africa. Several Orange subsidiaries in Africa are already working on the launch of training centres providing online courses via OpenClassrooms.

To rise to the challenge of the digital revolution in Africa, student… read more

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Check-In online with the City Lodge Hotel Group

As the hospitality industry opens up and more people travel, technology is playing an important role in helping keep everyone safe. City Lodge Hotel Group now offers guests contactless online check-in at its hotels, accessed via its website and on its mobile app too. In a similar manner to the online c… read more

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Sabre and Google Develop Industry-First AI Technology for Travel

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry, today announced that Sabre and Google are developing  an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technology platform that is an industry first in travel. The technology, known as Sabre Travel AI TM, is infus… read more

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TAAG works with SITA to provide faster connectivity

TAAG Angola Airlines (TAAG) said it has signed a new five-year agreement with SITA, to roll-out new, faster network connectivity linking all 15 of the carrier’s airport sites located in Africa, Europe and Latin America. The deal marks the continuation of a strong partnership between the two organizations, dating back to 1975 when T… read more

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  • Opinion

Mobile money has redefined financial inclusion

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted” is one of those numerous quotes that are attributed to Albert Einstein. Accordingly, financial inclusion statistics count most when they reflect the unlocking of economic potential through harnessing national resources, most especially through job c… read more

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ATPCO launches new rich content format: Structured UPAs

ATPCO launched a new format of Routehappy Rich Content: Structured UPAs (Universal Product Attributes). With the introduction of Structured UPAs, airlines and channels now have greater flexibility in how they display essential retailing content using more comparable, concise, and sortable data that can be presented to emphas… read more

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