Publication: Travolution

First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Guest Post: Travel industry still behind in mobile

By Chris Minas, founder of NimbletankThe internet had a huge impact on the travel industry early on, as consumers swarmed to online travel agencies to find the best prices on flights and hotels, and took to online travel guides to plan their trips in ... [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Momondo Group reports strong first quarter

The Momondo Group has reported 29% year-on-year growth across its brands for the first quarter of 2014.The flight search company said the revenue boost was driven by a 116% year-on-year increase in international meta search revenues and investment in ... [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sunshine.co.uk acquires holiday review website

Independent online travel agency Sunshine.co.uk has acquired holiday review website Realholidayreports.com for an undisclosed fee.The company’s managing director said the purchase was an investment opportunity with “real potential”.Chris Clarkson said ... [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
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First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Travelport renews deal with Iraqi tech firm

Travelport has renewed a deal with Iraqi technology company Rawat-Al Hajer.The company sells Travelport's products and services to travel agencies in the war-torn country.The companies have worked together for the past four years.In 2013 the team opened ... [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

SilverRail announces funding boost

Rail technology provider SilverRail has raised £24 million in Series C funding, the company announced today.It said the cash injection would accelerate the integration of global rail carriers, allow it to continue building next generation search technology, ... [Published Travolution - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Amadeus and Netuitive sign software agreement

Amadeus has signed a software licensing agreement with predictive analytics specialist Netuitive.The three-year deal will enable Amadeus’s airline IT business to better understand the performance of its Altea Departure Control (ADC) – Flight Departure ... [Published Travolution - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sabre partners with TripAdvisor to launch travel app

Travel technology company Sabre has partnered with TripAdvisor to create an app that gives travel agents access to aircraft seat and in-flight amenity information at the point of sale.Agents using the Sabre GDS can buy The SeatGuru App from the Sabre ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

'Digital travel buddies' to threaten agencies, says Skyscanner's Filipov

In a decade’s time the travel agency business could be under threat by “digital travel buddies” according to a senior travel technology figure.Filip Filipov, head of B2B for travel search site Skyscanner, was speaking to Travolution following the publication ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Former OHG MD joins On The Beach as supply director

The former managing director of failed On Holiday Group (OHG), Bill Allen, has landed the role of supply director at On the Beach.After a decade at the helm of one of the industry’s biggest travel companies, Allen will now be responsible for the OTA’s ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

KLM introduces 'Meet & Seat' tech for social flight seating

Dutch airline KLM is introducing new technology to allow social media users to find people on their flight who have similar interests.The new Meet & Seat system provided by Gigya allows passengers to allocate themselves a seat next to people with similar ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Spanish OTA banks on app potential

Spanish online travel agency (OTA) Logitravel has launched its first app.The company said users would be able to book travel services as well as manage itineraries.Company director Tomeu Bennasar said investment would be focused on developing the app ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Travelport's Aggregated Shopping bookings growing by 60% a month

Bookings made by agents using Travelport's Aggregated Shopping product are growing at an average rate of 60% every month, according to the technology firm.The figure was revealed today at the Capa Airlines in Transition conference today in Dublin.The ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]

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"In the future, we look forward to collaborating more with Gigya to understand our customers better and leverage this knowledge to create even deeper, more personal experiences.”"
Burling added that the company would continue to look for new sites for further next generation stores. "We are constantly looking; it's very opportunistic. We are very encouraged by the success of the ones we have done so far."
"I believe we have a very strong local technology offering that will help agents inspire their travellers in their world discovery.”"
Carlos Rodríguez-Maribona, of Axon Partners Group's investment Division, added: "We have been impressed by the strong results Hot Hotels' diverse and experienced team has achieved."

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Guest Post: Travel industry still behind in mobile [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
Momondo Group reports strong first quarter [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
Sunshine.co.uk acquires holiday review website [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
Travelport renews deal with Iraqi tech firm [Published Travolution - Apr 16 2014]
SilverRail announces funding boost [Published Travolution - Apr 15 2014]
Amadeus and Netuitive sign software agreement [Published Travolution - Apr 14 2014]
Travelport's Aggregated Shopping bookings growi... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
Spanish OTA banks on app potential [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
KLM introduces 'Meet & Seat' tech for social fl... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
Sabre partners with TripAdvisor to launch trave... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
Former OHG MD joins On The Beach as supply dire... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
'Digital travel buddies' to threaten agencies, ... [Published Travolution - Apr 11 2014]
Travel Republic boss Paul Furner to leave company [Published Travolution - Apr 10 2014]
Thomson plans next-gen Gateshead store [Published Travolution - Apr 09 2014]
Classic Collection to implement Intuitive reser... [Published Travolution - Apr 08 2014]
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Apps shortage in travel sector, finds new study [Published Travolution - Apr 04 2014]
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Sabre opens in Turkish capital [Published Travolution - Apr 03 2014]
Hoteliers targeting on-the-go bookings [Published Travolution - Apr 03 2014]
Ryanair to create 200 technology and digital jobs [Published Travolution - Apr 03 2014]
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