Tech

Atomize gives tech boost to hotel industry

Atomize, a lean revenue management software (RMS) for hotels, witnesses exceptional demand in the Middle East as hoteliers look to boost their revenues and grow their market share in the fast paced recovery.  The tool automatically sets optimal rates for hotel rooms. TT Bureau Just in the last three months, …

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Enhancing smart tourism PayBy way

To achieve a cashless, contactless payment system across hospitality, retail and tourism sectors, Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has announced signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PayBy, an innovative financial technology platform. In support of the UAE government’s vision to create a secure financial …

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Travelport+ changes the game

Ensuring that their customers would receive an exceptional standard of technological support Travelport recently rebranded its identity bringing in a new trend in to the present new normal situation post pandemic. Kathryn Wallington, Head of Middle East and Africa, Travelport shares insights with TRAVTALK. Shehara Rizly Q What was the …

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ME’s first adventure tourism platform

The newly launched Sharjah-incubated Mughamer.com is making a splash in the adventure tourism space. This first-of-its-kind website in the ME will curate the best adventure activities. Co-founded by Mohamed Al Musharrkh, and Sarmad Al Zadjaly, the project is supported by the Sharjah Entrpereneurship Centre (Sheraa) and the Sharjah Angel Investors …

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Rebuilding confidence in travel

In a session moderated by Kathryn Wallington, Head of Middle East and Africa, Travelport at the maiden Gulf Travel Show, eminent panellists shared insights on how vital it is to rebuild consumer confidence in travel, amid one of the biggest crises in the travel industry. Kathryn Wallington, Head of Middle …

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Digital ecosystem will be key

COVID-19 is not the first virus outbreak that the world has witnessed. However, the main distinction in the way the world is combatting this, as compared to SARS, Ebola, and the Spanish flu, is that we have technology on our side today, says Benjamin Boesch, Chief Digital Officer at VFS …

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Healthy appetite for leisure travel

Under the aegis of the Gulf Travel Show some very interesting panel discussions were held with industry leaders. The CEO of DDP Group SanJeet conducted an interview with Jamel Chandoul, Senior Vice President Retail, Middle East and Africa, Amadeus and Ernesto Sanchez Beaumont, Managing Director, Amadeus Gulf. Q Why did …

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5G transforming air travel

SITA predicts how ultra-fast 5G networks will bring major change for airports, airlines, and passengers. As per CSS Insight data, 5G will be a game-changer for the aviation industry with projected growth to reach around USD 4.2 bn by 2026. The potential for innovation is huge and airports, airlines, and …

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Amadeus, Seera renew partnership

Amadeus and Seera Group have strengthened their partnership to drive technology innovation in the region’s tourism sector. This follows a year of collaboration that led to significant digital transformation of travel and tourism services. Amadeus is also supporting Seera in expanding its omni-channel consumer travel business, Almosafer, across Saudi Arabia, …

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