Why three seconds is better than 12

Honey Mittal, the largest travel marketplace in the Middle East and Asia Pacific reveals astonishing results after implementing Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) combined with Progressive Web App (PWA), becoming the fastest loading mobile travel site in the world. TT Bureau According to Google, 40 per cent of consumers will leave a …

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Subscription-based travel

David Taylor-PG 6

Middle East airlines need to start catering to the expectations of the ‘Netflix’ generation in order to engender loyalty and remain competitive.   Subscription-based concepts are trending in all walks of life, however this is an area in which the majority of airlines are currently lagging. Subscription-based travel gives huge …

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One View sets sights on new markets

Azima Chhuvara

The year 2017 marked a spectacular beginning for One View IT Solutions — as the company achieved a milestone 100th Live Online Travel Booking portal for its clientele who are from nine countries including UAE, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sudan and Egypt. TT Bureau Despite being relatively new to …

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Sabre to reveal UAE market trends

Daniel Naoumovitch

Sabre is set to showcase the latest innovations and the Middle Eastern travellers’ behavioural trends that travel stakeholders should watch out for at ATM. TT Bureau The New Sabre Red Workspace, one of the key highlights for Sabre this year, will be demonstrated at their ATM stand #TT1550. Considered to …

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Drive to personalisation in Middle East

Rabih Saab

With the travel and tourism investment in the Middle East rising and digital consumption in the UAE and Saudi Arabia expected to reach high levels of personalisation by 2021, innovation in travel tech is supporting the industry’s growth through exposing travellers to more travel choices. TT Bureau Leading travel commerce …

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dcs plus brings latest product to ATM

Cristian Dinca

dcs plus, an enterprise technology solutions provider, returns to ATM for the fifth consecutive year, showcasing the latest version of its flagship product, TINA. TT Bureau TINA is the travel ERP used by many members of global Travel Management Companies (TMCs) including Lufthansa City Center, BCD Travel, Egencia, GlobalStar, HRG, …

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Disruption Management by Amadeus

Vincent Lacroix

Disruptions reduce airline profitability and impose considerable delays across the network. While airline disruptions might start with one flight delay, it can then spread ‘virally’ throughout the whole travel ecosystem, Vincent Lacroix, Airline IT solutions–Head of Reservations, Flight and Disruption, Amadeus, tells TravTalk. TT Bureau Q What are the notable …

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Travelport gets IATA NDC certification


Travelport has been granted ‘Aggregator Level One’ certification and ‘IT Provider Level Two’ status by IATA as part of its New Distribution Capability programme. TT Bureau Travelport has also achieved the NDC-capable ‘IT Provider’ Level Two status, making it only the second organisation — and first GDS ever — to …

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Travel platform for KSA’s Vision 2030

Matthew Powell

Saudi Arabia is rapidly becoming one of the most important source markets for various industry players in keeping with the 2030 vision of the kingdom in the travel sector. Travelport is currently supporting the Saudi Arabian travel industry players through technology and travel commerce platform, reveals Matthew Powell, Director – …

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Maximising online hotel solutions

Ali Kansou

eRevMax works closely with over 9000 hotels worldwide to increase revenue opportunities through real time distribution, market intelligence and connectivity solutions, reveals its Regional Sales Director for the Middle East, Ali Kansou. TT Bureau Q Give us a brief about your company. Travel technology provider, eRevMax offers specifically tailored solutions …

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