Posts Tagged “Technology”

ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

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ATPI & Direct Travel Form Global Organisation

  The ATPI Group, a global leader in travel management, has announced that the company has joined forces with Direct Travel, a leading provider of corporate travel management services, to form DIRECT ATPI Global Travel.   This new brand in the marketplace creates a global organisation with a value-centric focus on providing flexible corporate travel…

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Virgin Australia Only Aus Airline To Offer Inflight Wi-Fi On International Flights

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Virgin Australia Only Aus Airline To Offer Inflight Wi-Fi On International Flights

  Author: PASA   Virgin Australia this week announced details of its plans to rollout inflight wireless internet to the majority of its domestic and international aircraft, becoming the only Australian airline to offer wi-fi internationally.   Following the successful trial on a Boeing 737 (registration VH-YIG), the airline is now rolling out inflight wi-fi…

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Travel Industry Must Overcome Disruption To Harness Future Growth

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Travel Industry Must Overcome Disruption To Harness Future Growth

Author: PASA The travel industry must be better prepared for economic and political disruption if it is to make the most of future economic growth, a new report from A.T. Kearney outlines. Whilst the sharing economy, virtual reality and the Internet of Things are all improving the traveller experience, international geo-political, social and economic developments…

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How Advanced Technologies Are Driving Travel, Expense & Invoice Trends

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How Advanced Technologies Are Driving Travel, Expense & Invoice Trends

  Author: PASA   Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data are helping organisations optimise their business processes to save time, simplify tasks, and deliver richer, more personalised experiences. And the best is yet to come, according to Concur.   Matt Goss, managing director ANZ, Concur said, “There is an air of…

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

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Skiddoo chooses Amadeus to offer travellers the cheapest fares, fast

    Every second counts when it comes to shopping for travel online. Offering customers the widest range of air deals at the best possible prices, fast, is the mission of growing Australian-based online travel agency Skiddoo, and its new partnership with Amadeus delivering on that goal.   Skiddoo went live in April with Amadeus’…

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Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant & Fraud-Resistant

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Virtual Payment Makes Business Travel More Efficient, Compliant & Fraud-Resistant

  Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has published a white paper on The Virtues of Virtual Payment. The paper analyzes the shifting requirements of digitalized travel as business and government travelers increasingly turn to virtual payment. Virtual payment acts like a digital credit card that has a single use parameter that can…

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Global travel technology leader bolsters commitment to boost travel innovation

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Global travel technology leader bolsters commitment to boost travel innovation

Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, boasts almost 90 million air passengers and will reach the same number of smartphone users by 2019[1].   Holding considerable standing as a travel destination and with huge potential as a source of outbound tourism, the Indonesian travel industry must embrace technology innovation if it is to unleash…

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

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Amadeus collaborates with Wingify to help Asia Pacific Online Travel Agents improve online conversion

Author: PASA Today, online travel is bigger than ever, with 148.3 million travel bookings made over the Internet each year[1]. Despite the strong numbers, Online Travel Agents (OTAs) continue to struggle with turning ‘lookers’ into ‘bookers’. As the cost of acquiring new customers online continues to increase, it is critical that OTAs try and secure…

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