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An update on the New Distribution Capability (NDC) Program

As from 2016, IATA has been updating its Global Distribution System with New Distribution Capability. What impact is it having in the industry and how is the travel community accepting it?

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technology role in the ressurgence of travel loyalty programs

Technology role in the resurgence of travel loyalty programs

Why did travel loyalty programs had to reinvent themselves over the last decade and what was the role of technology in this transformation?

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Why Mobility is a Must-Have in a Travel Agent’s Life

To be a successful travel agent in the 21st century you need to be mobile: it's an advantage you can grasp easily over your competitors and set yourself apart with minimal effort and maximum gain.

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The Impact of Technology on Travel in 2016

The Impact of Technology on Travel in 2016

The advances in mobile technology have revolutionised the way we live and the way we do business - the world of travel is no exception.

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TTS Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

This year we shine light on the content that many of you, our readers, found valuable.

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Should Travel Agencies Develop Their Software Solutions?

There are two directions an agency can go, either develop the software on its own, or purchase software from a third party. But which of those two options makes the most sense?

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Travel Technology in Middle East

The growth potential in the Middle East is phenomenal, and travel agents who are willing to set up online agencies can seize the opportunity to start attracting a lot of business.

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Disruptive travel technology

Let’s Talk About Disruptive Travel Technology

Many of today’s travellers seem to be pushing away from the traditional business travel model and gravitating toward alternative travel solutions. 

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The Best Travel Search Engine for Small Travel Agencies

Let’s look at some of the qualities of a simple but “best” travel search engine for your small travel agency!

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Big Data in the Travel Industry

Learn more about why big data is seen as one of the major forces in the evolution of the travel industry!

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Millennial Traveller is the Travel Agent’s New Favorite Type of Client

It might come across as counterintuitive, but millennials are the most likely to use travel agents. To keep up with the ever-increasing demand generated by millennials, travel agents need to ensure that they have access to the right tools and solutions.

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How a Day in a Travel Agent’s Life Looks Like

Nowadays, being a travel agent is all about being available. There are solutions that allow travel agents to work outside their office with familiar online environments. Find out more!

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Cloud Computing Becomes Crucial for Travel Agencies

Cloud Computing Becomes Crucial for Travel Agencies

Cloud computing has transformed the travel industry as a whole. It doesn't just improve the effectiveness of assets and uptime, but also boosts employee productivity. It is a must for any travel agency!

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Travelport Mobile Agent helps during Nepal's earthquake victim rescue

During a travel disaster, calling a travel agent for assistance is like calling 911, since by having the right technology to respond fast to customer’s needs makes the travel agent essential.

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This Technology for Travel Agents Never Gets Old

Learn more about the app that has given the travel agents the possibility to work anytime, anywhere!

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What Does 2015 Hold for the Travel Technology Area?

The year 2015 kick-started with some far reaching changes for the world of travel.

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Yield Management In the Airline Industry

The concepts of yield management in the airline industry have impact on customer feelings of price fairness, also affecting customer loyalty. 

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Travel Technology in Australia

Travel Technology in Australia

In this article we try to focus on the changing travel technology in Australia and discuss how these technologies have impacted Australian travel agents and the Australian travel market. 

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Wearable Technology Makes a Breakthrough in the Travel Industry

One of the industries that is expected to greatly benefit from wearable technology is the travel industry.

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The Profile Of A Mobile Traveller

Due to the ever changing technology, mobility now refers to people being completely mobile with a number of paradigms that help them to stay mobile. 

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The Travel Industry Is All About Mobile

In terms of the travel industry, mobile devices can now display all scheduling options, reservation confirmations, online booking, and even serve as e-tickets at many airports.

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How Technology Is Changing the Role of Travel Agents

Travel agents, ignore technology and its impact on travel agencies at your peril. Technology is constantly altering the tools you use, how you use those tools, how you communicate with clients, and how clients do (or don’t) rely on you for their travel needs.

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Why is GDS important to the travel industry?

What is GDS, and why is it important to the travel industry?

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E-Commerce for Small and Medium Travel Agencies

E-Commerce for Small and Medium Travel Agencies

Small and medium tourism enterprises face many of the same challenges as do large tourism enterprises – how to use e-commerce to their best advantage.

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Quick Overview of How The Low Cost Carriers Work

Call it what you will – low-cost carrier, low-cost airline, no-frills, discount, or budget carrier, even cheap flight. The low cost carrier is an airline that offers lower fares and fewer amenities and services to its passengers.

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The Future of Travel - Hyper-Personalization

Travel is going to be immensely affected by technology advances in the next 10 years. The Skyscanner Future of Travel 2024 has predicted hyper-personalization as the future for the travel industry. 

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Challenges For The Airline Industry

The airline industry offers the perfect example of a sector that is almost entirely dependent on fossil fuels and its availability. In fact, about 30% of the costs of the industry goes towards kerosene. This article tries to offer insights into the biggest challenges faced by the airlines today.

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Top Services That Make a Passenger Happy While Flying

Pick your “what’s wrong with airline travel” mantra – lost luggage, cramped spaces, delays, overbooking, dreadful food, etc.  So, what desired services might enhance flight passenger experience?

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The Best Business Travel Apps for 2014

Where would we be without our cell phones and their oh-so-handy apps? For the casual traveler, there are dozens of apps to choose from that provide information and entertainment. But for the business traveler, the list is a bit more limited.

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Must-Have Technologies To Improve Travel Agencies' Bottom Line

These are beneficial solutions for all travel agents around the globe and if you still have not paid eyes on it, it’s high time you have a look.

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The Continuous Growth of Travel Technology in Latin America

Latin American travel will be booming in the next few years, thanks to this year’s World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. Are you ready to handle the influx of travelers?

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Want to travel smarter? Start using this technology!

Want to travel smarter? Start using this technology!

For all the techies out there (but not only), who are actually looking for technology to maximize their vacation and reduce the stress, here are four important tech to use.

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The Impact of Technology on Travel Agencies

Technology can improve everything we do, or make it much, much harder. It can be the travel agent’s best friend, or make things ridiculously frustrating. 

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Mobile Hotel Reservation Is On The Rise

​It is claimed that by 2017 half of all the hotel reservations will be made via mobile.

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8 Important Questions about NDC

Insights into 8 polemical questions about NDC - IATA's New Distribution Capability.

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What are Agent Debit Memos (ADMs)?

What are Agent Debit Memos (ADMs)?

Airlines – have started to place increasing focus on the correct use of fares both contract and published.

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How Technology Will Change Your Hotel Stay

In this article we will tackle the way travel technology has started to change and impact the hotel experience.

 
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Great Tips for Travel Businesses handling Technology

Great Tips for Travel Businesses handling Technology

The highlights of this article address the Travel Businesses that are looking to make use of Technology, with a special focus on mobile technology.

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What Travel Will Look Like in 10 Years-Time

Trying to predict what the far future holds for the travel industry beyond current trends, is an imaginative and fascinating process considering what emerging technology can bring.

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Question of the year: Could Google Glass ease air travel?

Question of the year: Could Google Glass ease air travel?

Smart glasses could theoretically be used to help agents check passenger identification more quickly, therefore saving carriers time and gate fees.

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9 Technology Trends Shaping Africa

9 Technology Trends Shaping Africa

Technology touches the lives of many throughout Africa, widely accepted as having the second fastest growing mobile market.

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GDS Are Here to Stay

At the dawn of the internet age, airlines assumed that the middlemen who came between them and their passengers were headed for extinction.

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Apple Passbook and its Potential Impact on the Travel Industry

Apple Passbook' Potential Impact on the Travel Industry

Last week, Apple announced Passbook, a new default app coming to iOS 6 for iPhone later this year which stands to get a lot of attention in our industry.

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Travel Technology Trends 2013-2014

Travel Technology has been a leading driver behind globalization as it empowers the global travel, tourism and hospitality business to efficiently reach their customers and share an experience.

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The Impact of Technology on Travel

Technological Solutions have changed the way we travel: from Global Distribution System to Travel Agencies, technology left its mark on, with ongoing changes and innovations.

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