The travel industry has a tendency to enjoy bashing itself for everything poor and bad its sees happening, sometimes looking outside to bring a fresh perspective.
Cloud-based applications over the past decade have introduced a shift in development processes, moving away from long spec > dev > QA phases, into very short release cycles, or sprints.
The World Wide Wait was a common term used in the late 90’s to vent the frustration of being unable to access the huge potential of the internet.
TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring France-based MobilyTrip, a multi-media trip and experience sharing platform for mobile devices.
South Africa Tourism has brought its amazing giant touch table display to Europe, previously demonstrated only twice in South Africa.
Three topics stormed the audience at the ACTE Global 2011 conference which just ended in Paris this week: social, mobile and data.
Expedia has been hit by a Paris court order to pay a Euro 367,000 ($484,000) fine to a group a hoteliers for engaging in “misleading marketing practices”.
Egencia, the corporate travel arm of Expedia, has recently released a mobile app for iPhones which will serve as a mobile companion for business travellers on the road.
Itinerary management service Wipolo, headquartered in Paris with ten employees, has seen 1,000% year-on-year growth fuelled by both its social and partnership strategies.
Following the moves of many other travel players, Eurostar has released mobile apps for Android and Apple devices.