TECHNOLOGY

Innstant goes digital

Innstant Travel is planning to introduce its technology company, Innstant Connect in 2018, and hopes to strengthen new products in the pipeline. TT Bureau Innstant Connect powers some of the leading global brands and offers a host of innovative solutions, informs Gagan Kakkar, Country Head—India, Innstant Travel. “Some of these …

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Kayak keen on partnerships

The meta-search engine is looking to partner with destinations and low-cost airlines, and is adding new tabs on its website for travel insurance and cruising. TT Bureau Travel meta-search engine Kayak that helps users plan their travel, is keen on partnering with stakeholders in the tourism industry, particularly low-cost carriers …

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Connected by technology

The 3rd Digital Travel Summit in Singapore showcases technology evolution in the bookings sector along with its impact on travel and hospitality. TT Bureau As many as 400 authorities from the eCommerce and digital sector are expected to attend the show. The conference offers a platform for airlines, hotels, OTAs, …

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Technology to personalise travel

The third edition of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Digital Travel, Hospitality & Innovation Summit held recently in New Delhi saw stalwarts of the travel technology industry speak about the trends that will change the landscape of the travel industry in the future. TT BUREAU Attended …

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AI chatbots now at your service

Deep Kalra, Founder & CEO, MakeMyTrip, talks about their new chatbots powered by Artificial Intelligence offering multilingual support to their customers. TT BUREAU The invention of new technologies is a requisite for today’s companies, especially for OTAs to keep up with the demands of the industry. Deep Kalra, Founder & …

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New certification tool for agents

Travelport’s new PCI DSS Certification Wizard Tool would change how agents deal with customer credit information and work through a simple streamlined process, says Sandeep Dwivedi, Chief Operating Officer, InterGlobe Technology Quotient.   Travelport has launched the new PCI DSS Certification Wizard Tool to streamline processes for agents. “The PCI …

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Say ‘hello’ to changing times

In a bid to fulfil the changing demands of the travel industry, Catabatic Technology’s helloGTX software could just be the one-stop shop for today’s travel agencies. TT BUREAU In a market flooded with B2B products, CRM tools and travel software; helloGTX – the profit multiplier is an entirely new ecosystem …

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Offering hotel solutions 24×7

After covering the Middle East, India and Africa, 24x7Rooms.com is now exploring the immense potential that the European market has to offer. After making its mark in Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Africa, 24x- 7Rooms.com is focusing on the European market. They opened the first European GSA branch in …

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GST deliberations power up conference

Over 300 UNIGLOBE travel professionals from across South Asia gathered at Imagica, Mumbai, to Feel the Power of valuable insights, networking and celebration of individual and collective achievements. TT BUREAU The recently concluded 12th Annual UNIGLOBE Regional Conference and Excellence Awards, was hosted at Imagica in Mumbai. Themed ‘Feel the …

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MakeMyTrip logs in to Travelport

With this strategic partnership, MakeMyTrip and Travelport aim to strengthen domestic and international air bookings, besides enhancing the hotel front. InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ), the official distributor of Travelport in India, and MakeMyTrip have forged a strategic alliance that will allow the OTA access into Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform. Under …

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