Category Archives: Shop

Mangelaars appointed chief executive with Skyscanner | News

Skyscanner has appointed Microsoft veteran and former Travix International chief executive John Mangelaars to lead the company. He will take up position as chief executive following an extensive international search. Mangelaars will replace Moshe Rafiah, who has been splitting his time as chief executive between both Skyscanner and Travelfusion, the company he founded over 20 […]

Etihad partners with IATA for Covid-19 Travel Pass | News

The International Air Transport Association and Etihad Airways have signed a partnership to launch the IATA Travel Pass for guests. The mobile app is designed to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with government requirements for Covid-19 tests or vaccines. IATA Travel Pass will initially be offered to Etihad’s guests on […]

Skyscanner seeks to identify underserved airline routes | News

Skyscanner has launched a new solution within its travel insight business intelligence tool aimed at identifying untapped demand for new direct flight services. With the pandemic rendering data from last virtually irrelevant, the new tool will help airlines and airports leverage forward looking search and intent data to predict demand and identify new and more […]

trivago acquires weekend.com of Germany | News

trivago has acquired weekengo and weekend.com, a start-up focused on finding travellers inspirational getaway packages. The company is based in Dusseldorf, Germany. Under the terms of the deal, trivago acquired 100 per cent of the shares in weekengo GmbH. The acquisition supports a shared mission to bring travellers inspirational content, helping turn travel intent into […]

American Express Global Business Travel signs Concur deal | News

American Express Global Business Travel has signed a deal to connect its Supply MarketPlace to Concur Travel for enriched hotel content. This agreement brings the full value of American Express Global Business Travel accommodations program to clients using the Concur Travel booking tool that have enabled connectivity to Supply MarketPlace. Benefits include expanded hotel inventory […]

British Airways facing group action claim over data breach | News

British Airways is facing the largest ever group claim over a data breach in UK legal history following a 2018 incident. The theft of data from the airline is thought to have exposed details of more than 400,000 customers. More than 16,000 customers have now joined the case ahead of a March deadline to sign […]

Collazo takes up vice president role with STR | News

Isaac Collazo, formerly of InterContinental Hotels Group, has been named vice president of analytics for STR. Collazo has served in a vice president capacity at hotel giant IHG for the past 18 years, including the last two in competitive intelligence with a focus on performance analysis, predictive analytics, modelling and macroeconomic interpretation. His more than […]

Six Senses launches new mobile app to travellers | News

Six Senses has launched a new travel app that connects guests anytime, anywhere with resorts and hotels around the world from the palm of their hand. The app has been built to enhance the guest experience, from the initial planning inspiration and practical information right through to customising a stay with activities, concierge services and […]

Virgin Galactic on track despite test failure | News

Virgin Galactic has issued a statement following a failed test over the weekend. The company said, during the test flight, the rocket motor “did not fire due to the ignition sequence not completing”. Following this event, the pilots conducted a safe landing and return to Spaceport America, New Mexico as planned. Virgin Galactic is now […]