Israel restores its hotel ratings system, 18 hikers get into trouble with their smartphones while hiking in Scotland, and other travel tech news that Tnooz is following for 15 August.
Morning Scan: Hotels.com re-ups with EPAM, the WaveRider scramjets, Ikea will build hotels, and more travel tech news
TRX expands its hold on Boeing’s corporate travel department, Germany’s under-the-radar booking engine HolidayCheck soars, and other news stories on August 8.
With lots of talk in recent months about a bonanza of new domain name extensions being made available to anyone, perhaps more than one company would’ve bid for .FLY this week.
Not something you’re likely to see on the approaches to LAX, Heathrow, Schiphol or Changi, but in years to come aircraft may fly in formation at altitude.
Within the next two to three years, Virgin Atlantic’s aircraft flying London Heathrow to Shanghai and Delhi routes could be using low-carbon aviation fuel crafted from waste gases in steel production.
Last week, Evan Konwiser wrote about the wider impact on the travel industry following the official delivery of first Boeing 787 mid-size airliner to ANA.
You will not notice it by searching on Expedia (or Google, for that matter) or checking-in at your favorite hotel, or even boarding a flight, but the travel world changed this week.
Airbus made a big deal at the recent Farnborough show as it presented concepts of a plane in 40 years time. So hereâ€™s a thought. Why not implement some of it nowâ€¦