Cross-border ticketing has elusive for travel companies, but US-based SilverRail is establishing industry standards for online B2B rail distribution globally — just like GDSs did in the air ticketing years ago.
The Scan: Visit Suffolk and HomeAway campaigning, Datalex and Onefinestay recruiting and other travel tech news
Visit Suffolk, HomeAway, Datalex, Onefinestay, Ebookers, Farelogix, Dolphin Dynamics, Farelogix, Vayable, EZY-Go, RyanairHotels and Egypt also get a mention in our scan of briefs and other items making the news on February 15.
An interesting snippet in the midst of the St Valentine’s Day-related PR nonsense this week comes in the form of search and booking data from Ebookers.
Delta Air Lines, ebookers, Aurasma, Jetwing Hotels, SiteMinder, and WordStream all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on 13 November.
Four Seasons targets weddings, Ebookers PriceTrackert, Fodors apps, Hotel Compete analysis, PriceTravel cruise, Nucleus NYC… What else is happening in travel tech around the world.
Orbitz Worldwide went along with most of the online travel agency pack and eliminated the bulk of its flight-booking fees for its US brands in 2009, but quietly brought them back on CheapTickets.com in September 2011.
Wyndham gives managers review tools, BookIt signs data center deal, Citi redeems for AA, Ebookers promotes for hotel division, Teletext unveils two board members… A round-up of other stories from across the industry.
One of the biggest investment rounds so far in 2012 in travel revealed today with news that SilverRail Technologies has secured a $15 million in B Series funding.