Seeking to advance use of innovation and cutting-edge technologies into cultural tourism practices, destinations and products, the International Seminar on Harnessing Cultural Tourism through Innovation and Technology will be held in Hamedan, Iran alongside the 40th UNWTO Affiliate Members Plenary Session.
Cutting edge technology and innovation will be adopted as the official show theme for Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019, taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 28 April 28 – May 01, 2019.
Avis Budget Group surpassed the 100,000 connected car threshold globally, a milestone it says that promises to further improve the traveller experience, increase operational efficiencies for the company, and benefit smart city planning.
Amadeus agreed to acquire TravelClick from Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, for USD1.52 billion.
Hotelbeds Group, a leading global bedbank, unveiled a strategic partnership with Rezdy, the Sydney-based independent booking software provider specialising in tours and attractions.
A framework agreement that intends to bring Virgin Galactic spaceflights to Italy was signed by Nicola Zaccheo, CEO, Sitael; Vincenzo Giorgio, CEO, Altec; and George Whitesides, CEO, Virgin Galactic.
South African low-cost carrier (LCC) Mango and Amadeus entered an agreement bringing the carrier’s content, including corporate fares, to what is described as the world’s largest and most diverse travel network.
World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) are partnering to achieve the benefits of biometrics and deliver traveller digital identity management throughout the travel and tourism sector for a seamless passenger experience.
Bangkok Airways introduced five new channels for online payment in order to facilitate its passengers, especially those who are digitally savvy.