TLabs Showcase on travel startups featuring Dublin and Beijing based Pombai, a transportation marketplace for Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Twenty years ago I used to run the largest air consolidator business in Scandinavia. We had a single aim: to have the best and the most fares you could find.
Blue sky stuff – but perhaps not as outlandish as it might’ve been just a decade ago – with experimental technology to combine the digital and real world.
With more than 99% of sales through the Airlines Reporting Corp. involving e-tickets, the air transaction clearinghouse eliminated the requirement that travel agencies return their unused ticket stock.
Hot on the heels of research yesterday that indicated an apparent mass reluctance to make bookings on handsets is better news for the mobile travel sector – ticketing is booming.