TECHNOLOGY

Nucore all set for India log in

Nucore Software Solutions has set its eyes on India and by 2018, they plan to cater to the region with the launch of a SaaS-based programme, along with several other products. Nucore Software Solutions mainly caters to the Middle East and African markets, where they boast of a presence in …

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Spotting the next disruption in travel

Virtual Assistants or chatbots, video reviews or an all-inclusive personalised online itineraries, what could be the next big wave in digital travel? Experts give their opinions. As told to AHANA GURUNG Nikhil Ganju, Country Head, TripAdvisor Domain – Online travel content, reviews The area where we are seeing the maximum …

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Ensure to insure domestic travel

While buying travel insurance is mostly mandatory for international trips, many travellers ignore the same when venturing out for domestic travel. Tourists need to be aware of the benefits and importance of a domestic travel policy. T.A. Ramalingam Senior President and Chief Distribution Officer, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Travel insurance …

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Rise of the Digital Travel dragon

Danny Levy, General Manager, Worldwide Business Research (WBR) Singapore, the organisers of the recently-concluded Digital Travel APAC, talks about how within a year they have managed to establish the event as the best travel conference in the region and about continuing to provide the most inspiring content and quality networking …

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‘Tech’ing the road to innovation

The digital revolution has created opportunities and the need for new technological advancements in travel to suit the demands of the Indian traveller. Abhijit Mishra, Country Director, KAYAK India Planning a holiday today is often even easier than expected due to the availability of high-speed Internet connections, enabling travellers to …

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Business in native language

Smartling facilitates translation of web pages into the local languages of targeted markets, generating new revenue streams and covering a wider network of tourists. According to a report by Common Sense Advisory – Can’t Read, Won’t Buy, 2014, 75 per cent of the buyers strongly agree that when faced with …

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New API reduces processing time

The latest version of API shows availability search results in less than a second while the structure has been optimised to lower the data size and processing time. RoomsXML has recently launched an upgraded version of its API which gives realtime access to its hotel inventory at competitive net rates. …

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Webinars reinvent digital marketing

Webinars, the new age classrooms, are gradually making space in the marketing strategies of travel agencies. The industry believes that though digital is the way forward, webinars are emerging slowly and have a long way to go to become mainstream marketing tools like exhibitions and roadshows. ANKITA SAXENA Deepak Bhatnagar, …

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Go on a technology trend spotting

Sharing Economy, Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) grabbed the spotlight last year and caused waves everywhere. Here are some of the emerging and prevalent trends in the travel and technology segment according to various online players. Ankur Bhatia Executive Director Bird Group “Technology is ever-evolving and the …

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