Technology

Vervotech signs 6 clients

Two-year old Pune-based hotel mapping company Vervotech has signed up six new businesses since the pandemic struck – an indication that companies are now beginning to invest in the future. Hazel Jain A SaaS company offering AI-based hotel mapping and room mapping services to travel companies globally, Vervotech is breaking …

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C-commerce, the new way to engage

During ATM Virtual’s session ‘Conversational Commerce for Travel Brands’, experts from Facebook provided insights on what travel technology will have to offer beyond 2020, stressing on the potential of ‘c-commerce’ in helping travel and hospitality brands connect and transact with consumers. Manas Dwivedi Amidst a huge crisis like the COVID-19 …

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Thomas Cook India’s Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging enters Caribbean market

Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging (DEI), a recent addition to Thomas Cook India’s Group portfolio has augmented its presence in the international market by venturing into The Bahamas. The world’s leading imaging solutions and services provider has partnered exclusively with the colossal Atlantis Paradise Island to enrich travel experiences for both leisure and …

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ITQ’s next stop: Bhubaneswar

ITQ has conducted roadshows in Jaipur and Lucknow with over 50 travel agents and plans to conduct about 20 roadshows across Tier-II and III cities. In a bid to popularise Travelport and IndiGo’s collaboration, which allows the airline’s content to be available on the GDS, InterGlobe Technology Quotient, the official …

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MMT scouts for more hotels

Having identified hotels and international airlines as big growth areas for itself, MakeMyTrip is scouting for more acquisitions after Goibibo. Deep Kalra, Founder and Group CEO, MakeMyTrip, speaks to TRAVTALK about the growth areas for the company. HAZEL JAIN After the recent merger with rival online travel agent Goibibo, MakeMyTrip …

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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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