Tech

Wego enables ROIs for airlines

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 9-2ND STORY

Wego enables airlines to have a greater visibility online with access to a wider direct customer base. Dean Wicks, Chief Flights Officer, Wego, talks about how the travel search engine empowers airlines to sell more seats and showcase their brand offering to a much wider audience. Wego is an aggregator …

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Value of blockchain for travel

TTME AUGUST 2018 - PG - 9-1ST STORY

Andy Bell,  Enterprise Business Architect, Travelport The 2017 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies categorised blockchain as being in the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’. But is this true for the travel industry? At Travelport, architects have been investigating the implications of blockchain, both for their business and the wider travel sector. In …

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Digital marketing setting the trend

TTME JULY 2018-PG 9

Digital marketing strategies are known to drive more business in travel, tourism and hospitality. Salah Mustafa, Digital Marketing Director, Wego, ensures that travellers are kept abreast with the latest trends of travel. TT Bureau How important is the digital marketing strategy in today’s context for travel and tourism? More than …

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Investing in human capital

TTME JULY 2018-PG 5

Per Vidar Lundberg, Client Partner, Hyper Island, analyses a recent study by The World Bank which urges GCC countries to develop a system that can transform growth-inducing innovations for knowledge-based economies. TT Bureau How does human capital investment contribute towards travel and tourism in UAE? When we look at emerging …

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Wego inks deal with Sharjah tourism

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-15_2ND STORY

Wego launched a destination co-marketing campaign in collaboration with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) to boost tourism in the emirate of Sharjah. The campaign will promote authentic tourist experiences and hidden gems exclusive to the emirate. By showcasing some of Sharjah’s biggest tourist attractions through innovative online marketing …

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Growth in global travel insurance

TTME JUNE 2018-PG-15

With advanced digital technologies flying into every possible work sphere, a disruption in the way people search, plan and buy air travel is imminent. Sonali Brahma The poster boy for travel innovation, today, is the New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme that IATA is leading. According to the trade association representing …

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Be assured of travel adventures

TTME MARCH 2018-PG-9-_2ND STORY

Today’s travellers engage in adventures ranging from mountaineering, hiking, golfing or even shopping. Arijit Munshi, General Manager, Tune Protect, EMEIA, talks about a specialised service or coverage which these activities may require, otherwise not included in a traditional travel policy. TT Bureau Q) Do travellers need a specific travel insurance …

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Sabre is driven by travel evolution

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 22

Sabre Corporation will release the latest technology forecast, Sabre Lab Report 2018 at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM 2018) and sponsor the technology theatre from April 22-25, 2018. The 2018 report evaluates automation, authenticity and blockchain as three major areas for consideration. TT Bureau Demonstrating its latest technology, Sabre will …

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Wego focuses on content marketing

TTME MAY 2018 ATM DAY 1 - PG 9

In the technologically advanced world of today, content marketing has become a game changer in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. Craig Hewett, Co-Founder, Wego discusses opportunities to achieve strategic marketing approach in ensuring valuable, relevant and consistent content. TT Bureau Q) What are the new content marketing trends for …

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