What happens if you get personal travel organiser Traxo talking to the brainiacs running KnowDelay? You get an interesting service which predicts weather delays and suggests schedule changes for travellers.
Pass through a London tube station at the moment and you cannot fail to see a poster campaign for the Apple iPad, reminding potential owners of the hundreds of thousands of apps available.
Tablets – iPad et al – are changing browsing habits for consumers across every vertical, meaning travel retailers especially need to understand the nuances between the various platforms their service.
Back-end systems in the vacation rental sector are also on the receiving end of investment, as Spain-based Kigo wins a $1.8 million Series A injection this week.
More interesting moves in the tours and activities wing of the industry as GetYourGuide makes its first acquisition and snaps up fellow European startup Gidsy.
Over three years on from Lufthansa and two years after British Airways, Emirates is trying to change the way people search for flights, based on what passengers might do in a destination.
A good sign for those campaigning (or voting with their feet) for free wifi in hotels in recent years, with news that 67% of hotels in Europe are giving wifi as a complimentary service.
Over the course of the next few weeks, amongst some other big changes, you will start to see us covering more than just travel technology news on Tnooz.