Answering a reader question with some in-depth analysis.
The ease with which one can generate an mobile app has, of course, encouraged many in the industry to go ahead and put resources into creating one.
In 2008, Delta announced its long awaited marriage to Northwest Airlines. In doing so it started in motion a chain of events that continues to define the market for the distribution of air products.
An announcement by Accor that it would make wifi free across all its hotels in the Asia-Pacific Region (some 500 properties) should be a wake up call for everyone in the hospitality sector.
The European Commission has a pending report due on the state of GDS distribution regulation in Europe.
Three weeks ago Expedia revealed its first major new ad campaign in years, replacing the arguably hollow (and linguistically awkward) “Where You Book Matters”.
Lest we forget, travel technology – for all its complexities and inherent challenges – is actually a vibrant sector and well mined by the independent developer community.
As the world football (ahem, soccer) governing body FIFA confirms the introduction of goal-line technology, there is another industry facing similar changes to traditional processes.
Airlines deliberately make it difficult for you to find the best airfare.
What is local? Metasearch has not had a huge amount of luck with developing operations in local markets.