If you are among the 51% of UK adults that have smartphones, it is likely that your home screen is littered with apps
The Scan: Russia OTA funding, airport self-service stats, movers and shakers and more travel tech news
Odigeo, Oktogo, Travelata, Hudson Crossing, GraysEscape, iV Platform, CarTrawler, Expedia, Lufthansa Systems, LateRooms and SITA self-service all make the cut for our roundup of the stories making news and driving opinion on December 4.
India: MakeMyTrip buys HotelTravel for $25M, RezNet debuts for hotels, and iXiGO grows in metasearch
Two eye-catching stories out of India: RezNext, a hotel distribution platform targeting Asian businesses first, has debuted, and India’s largest online travel agency by ticket volume, MakeMyTrip, has purchased travel site HotelTravel for $25 million.
Travelzoo rescues Perfect Escapes, picking up Travel Intelligence and the Travel Editor along the way
Deals specialist Travelzoo has acquired the Perfect Escapes brand after it was put into administration alongside other brands within the Travesse portfolio at the end of September
Independent tour operators, rail providers and car rental companies could be next to feel the Tingo effect says new research
Pegasus Solutions continues to streamline and integrate their myriad offerings, as Utell becomes Pegasus Connect.
The coming weeks could see Booking.com given the go ahead by ICANN for the .HOTELS top level domain.