TECHNOLOGY

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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75% from hotels to MMT biz by 2020

While MakeMyTrip’s losses have considerably widened during the year’s first quarter, Deep Kalra, Chairman & Group CEO, plans to accelerate growth in the hotel segment by continuing to offer deep discounts and investing in other companies. AHANA GURUNG Q What has been going on in the backdrop of the Ibibo …

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Ezeego1 tackles disruptions

Ezeego1.com recorded a mid-year growth of 25 percent in air and hotel packages. This year, Ezeego1.com is introducing Israel and New South Wales to its clientele. Business has been good for Ezeego1.com in 2017 so far despite disruptive policy measures like demonetisation and GST, informs Neelu Singh, CEO and Director, …

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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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