Tag Archives: Technology

Cybul takes up human resources leadership role with Cendyn | News

Cendyn has announced the appointment of Jenny Cybul as chief human resources officer with the company. Cybul is a results-driven, strategic leader who has proven success building and nurturing relationships at all organisational levels. She joins Cendyn with demonstrated expertise in benefits strategy, payroll leadership, international human resources and collaborative problem solving to achieve company-wide […]

Tripadvisor launches subscription model to boost direct bookings | News

Tripadvisor has launched Tripadvisor Plus, a new membership program for travellers. Tripadvisor Plus hotels receive special badging and increased visibility on the platform, helping them to stand out from the competition and increase bookings at a lower cost than traditional channels – providing a crucial cost saving to hotels as the hospitality industry recovers from […]

Tripadvisor launches subscription model to boost direct bookings | News

Tripadvisor has launched Tripadvisor Plus, a new membership program for travellers. Tripadvisor Plus hotels receive special badging and increased visibility on the platform, helping them to stand out from the competition and increase bookings at a lower cost than traditional channels – providing a crucial cost saving to hotels as the hospitality industry recovers from […]

Allen takes senior leadership role with dnata | News

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Steve Allen as the executive vice president of dnata. He will be responsible for all businesses covering ground handling, catering and travel across six continents. In addition, Allen will assume responsibility for managing Emirates Group’s relationships with its associated businesses, including MMI, Emirates CAE Flight Training and […]

Virgin Hyperloop to make public debut at Smithsonian | News

After a first passenger testing in November, Virgin Hyperloop has announced that the passenger-carrying vehicle, dubbed Pegasus, will be making its public debut at the Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building in November. The location has previously showcased world-changing inventions like Edison’s lightbulb, the first telephones and Apollo rockets. “Growing up, I spent family vacations at […]

Travelport unveils end-to-end brand refresh | News

Worldwide travel retail platform, Travelport, has launched a new visual identity, which has been created as part of the first ever end-to-end rebrand of the company. “Travelport has transformed,” said Greg Webb, chief executive of Travelport. “We are now fully focused on what we do best – connecting buyers and sellers that share our passion […]

Staytus launches new chat tool to hospitality sector | News

Staytus has unveiled Hotel Chat, the first chat platform built exclusively for hospitality. The web-based service is designed to connect guests and hotels before, during and after the stay. Publicly accessible by all guests regardless of their personal messaging preferences, Hotel Chat is free of charge for hotels to use. Hotel Chat bridges the gap […]

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 […]

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 […]