Economy hotels leader in Europe B&B Hotels Group selects Vertical Booking CRS solution for integrated hotel online distribution

ITALY, 2017-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — B&B Hotels Group, one of the main independent chains of economy hotels in Europe, a brand renowned for the quality of its smooth, efficient and cozy stays, has selected the Vertical Booking CRS solution for enterprise wide, integrated hotel online distribution. With approximately 400 hotels across France, Germany, Italy,… Read the full press release

Trailfinders extends partnership with Travelport

Trailfinders extends partnership with Travelport   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Trailfinders, experts in tailor-made travel itineraries, have announced a new long term agreement meaning the UK’s largest independent travel company will continue to connect to Travelport’s unrivalled choice of global travel content. Long-time Travelport… Read the full press release

Brand Finance names Aeroflot as the strongest airline brand globally in 2017

Moscow, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named the strongest airline brand globally in 2017 by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent branded business valuation and strategy consultancy. Brand strength is based on observing the brand’s current performance, accessing the relevant beliefs, associations and attitudes in the minds of consumers, and estimating… Read the full press release

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme

Travelfusion becomes the first IT service provider to adopt British Airways’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme   LONDON, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelfusion is to become the first IT service provider to launch a site following British Airways opening up its data to IT developers as part of its New Distribution Capability (NDC) programme…. Read the full press release

Dolphin’s brand new look and feel to be unveiled at Travel Technology Europe

London, UK, 2014-1-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — We’re very excited to unveil Dolphin’s brand new look and feel for the first time at Travel Technology Europe. Dolphin’s advanced automation features are well known to the travel industry. Now it looks even better too! The redesigned interface further improves the user experience, whilst allowing customers to change colours themselves and thereby… Read the full press release

Gartner Report Evaluates Concur’s Use of the Nexus of Forces In Travel Expense Management

Concur’s Perfect Trip vision cited as example of how the nexus could impact travel expense management technologies Redmond, Wash., 2013-03-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Concur (NASDAQ: CNQR), a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, today announced the availability of a complimentary Gartner report “Evaluating Concur’s Use of  the Nexus of Forces in Travel Expense Management”. This report, made available… Read the full press release

Amadeus mid office partnership makes a splash in Australian market

2013-02-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, has today announced a strategic partnership with Dolphin Dynamics, as the latest addition to Amadeus’ comprehensive mid and back office offering in Australia and New Zealand, alongside Travelog, Tramada®, VTO and Amadeus Agency Manager. The partnership agreement sees Amadeus offer pre-sales, training… Read the full press release

The ATPI Group and Travelport extend long-term partnership

Langley, UK, 2013-02-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leading business travel and events company, the ATPI Group, has confirmed a substantial contract extension with Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry. The partnership between the two businesses allows the ATPI Group access to Travelport’s travel booking technology in a multitude of countries.  Travelport is now the… Read the full press release

Go Travel extends relationship with Dolphin Dynamics rolling-out point of sale technology

London, 2013-02-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — South East England regional agent Go Travel has become the latest travel company to deploy Dolphin’s point of sale tool. With over thirty staff across its five locations, the technology roll-out has enabled Go Travel to implement a single business-wide selling system accessing low-cost, charter and GDS-sourced flights, accommodation wholesalers and… Read the full press release

Hotel Demand Outlook for 2013 Remains Positive According to TravelClick

NEW YORK, 2013-02-07 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Hotels continue to see a steady increase in occupancy and revenue performance, according to data from the January 2013 TravelClick North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). When looking at Q1 2013 through Q4 2013, the current outlook is for moderate growth, with continued improvement in average daily rate (ADR) being the… Read the full press release

Travelport enhances partnership with RAK Airways with a global Full Content Agreement

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2013-02-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, and RAK Airways, one of the flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates, have announced an enhanced new partnership to benefit Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents around the world. Building on the participation agreement signed at the end of… Read the full press release

Travelport and Ethiopian Airlines renew partnership agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2013-02-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the travel industry and Ethiopian Airlines have announced the renewal of their long-term Operator Agreement, which will see the flag carrier of Ethiopia continue to distribute Travelport’s Galileo products and services in the country. The exclusive five-year agreement cements the longstanding relationship between Travelport… Read the full press release

Travelport starts 2013 with a win in Poland

INT Travel, a leading IATA accredited agency in southern Poland, switches to Travelport Warsaw, Poland, 2013-02-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, has today announced a new multi-year agreement with INT Travel, one of the largest independent IATA accredited travel agencies in the southern part of Poland. As part of the… Read the full press release

Travelport unveils latest innovations from Travelport Developer Network at Travel Technology Europe (TTE) exhibition

Langley, United Kingdom, 2013-01-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, is set to unveil the latest innovations from Travelport Developer Network at this year’s Travel Technology Europe exhibition at Earls Court on 5th and 6th February. Travelport Developer Network brings together experienced developers, creating technology solutions for 67,000 travel agency… Read the full press release

Content From Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Travels a More Cost-Efficient Path to Travelport’s GDS Platforms Via XML Supplier Link Technology

Atlanta, 2013-01-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces the completion of an advanced interface between Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s central  reservations system, Curtis-C and Travelport’s global distribution systems (GDS).  By implementing Travelport Hotel XML Supplier Link technology, Carlson Rezidor now transmits its content directly to Travelport’s Worldspan™, Galileo™… Read the full press release

UNWTO and China strengthen cooperation

Madrid,  2013-01-21 — /travelprnews.com/ —  The Chairman of the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA), Mr. Shao Qiwei, and UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, have agreed to strengthen cooperation between both organizations as a key step towards advancing China’s tourism development objectives. On the occasion of his visit to Spain to receive the UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement,… Read the full press release

LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES CHINESE NEW YEAR 2013: YEAR OF THE SNAKE WITH WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AND FESTIVITIES

Unrivaled Cultural Celebrations among Highlights for Ushering in a Year of Luck and Excitement this February in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, 2013-01-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — In Chinese astrology, The Year of the Snake is marked by intuition, instinct and thoughtfulness.  This February, Las Vegas resorts will prepare for the Chinese New Year, celebrating Asian culture with stunning… Read the full press release

Concur Announces Schedule for Upcoming Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Earnings Webcast

Redmond, Wash., 2013-01-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management services, today announced that its fiscal 2013 first quarter earnings conference call will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT. The call will feature Steve Singh, chairman and chief executive officer, Rajeev Singh,… Read the full press release

U.S. Travel Association Commends House for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Washington, D.C., 2013-01-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing much-needed emergency relief funding for states and local governments as well as businesses and families affected by Hurricane Sandy. “Travel is a key driver of the economy in many of the areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy,” said… Read the full press release

Thai Airways selects Accelya’s REVERA® PRA the most comprehensive passenger revenue accounting platform for the airlines industry

REVERA® PRA to help Thai Airways streamline their passenger revenue accounting process Mumbai, India, 2013-01-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Accelya Kale Solutions Limited, part of the Accelya Group – a leading solutions provider to the Airline and Travel industry, today announced that Thai Airways, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Thailand has chosen Accelya Kale’s passenger… Read the full press release

Hotels Gearing Up For Growth in 2013

TravelClick Poll Finds Hotels are Planning to Expand Workforce and Marketing Budgets in 2013 NEW YORK, 2013-01-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — According to a recent poll from TravelClick (TravelClick.com), a leading global provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers, hotels are preparing for growth in 2013. Hotels are not only planning to hire in the New Year, but… Read the full press release

MGTO participated in EIBTM

MGTO participated in EIBTM

2012-11-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — MGTO participated in EIBTM Photo Caption Macau Government Tourist Office (MGTO) participated in the 25th edition of the European Incentive & Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (EIBTM) held in Barcelona between 27th and 29th November. 6 representatives of hotels, event organizers and meeting consultancy company from Macau, together with MGTO promoted new… Read the full press release

CONSULTATION LAUNCHED ON AMBITIOUS GROWTH PLAN FOR TOURISM

2012-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — VisitBritain has launched a consultation on a growth strategy for inbound tourism to Britain, with an ambition to reach 40 million visitors by 2020, a 3% year on year increase. The strategy shows how aligning marketing and Government policy can deliver an economic legacy, building on Britain’s successful hosting of the 2012… Read the full press release

GBTA and Egencia® Study Shows Travel Professionals Gaining Control of Travel Policies in Asia Pacific Region

Report Ranks Top 10 Most Important Factors in Defining Policy Alexandria, VA and Bellevue, WA – 2012-10-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Travel professionals are playing an increasingly large and influential role in shaping and controlling business travel policy, aided by online booking tools and fueled by a growing focus on cost-saving efforts, according to a new report… Read the full press release

Concur Showcases Commitment to Helping Colleges and Universities Drive Down the Costs of Travel and Expense Management

Industry-leading innovation, partnership with Huron Consulting Group and higher education successes all on display at 2012 SCTEM Conference REDMOND, Wash., 2012-10-1 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, at the Society for Collegiate Travel and Expense Management Conference, Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR) announced that the company continues to see success addressing the travel and expense management needs of the higher education community through… Read the full press release

TravelClick Drives Bookings for its Hotels in Partnership with Room Key

NEW YORK, 2012-09-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, announced today that their hotels are live on Room Key (www.roomkey.com).  Thousands of TravelClick’s web booking engine hotel customers can now display real-time, best available rates and inventory on the Room Key website. Room Key, an innovative online… Read the full press release

Amadeus extends its global content agreement with FCm Travel Solutions

FCm, a global corporate travel and expense management specialist, continues to benefit from Amadeus content since its initial agreement in 2007 Madrid, Spain, 2012-09-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner and transaction processor for the global travel and tourism industry, and global corporate travel and expense management specialist FCm Travel Solutions, have strengthened… Read the full press release

Concur Announces T&E Cloud Integration with NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform

Integrated solution gives NetSuite customers access to valuable travel and expense data5 REDMOND, Wash., 2012-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management (T&E) services, today announced the availability of the integrated solution of Concur’s T&E cloud with NetSuite (NYSE: N)  built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Computing Platform. First announced at NetSuite’s… Read the full press release

TravelClick Leads Hospitality Industry with 22 Interactive Media Awards for Website Design Excellence

NEW YORK, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — TravelClick, the leading provider of revenue generating solutions for hoteliers across the globe, earned 22 Interactive Media Awards (IMA), more than doubling the number of awards won for the previous year.  The IMA recognizes the highest standards of excellence in website design and development, and honored TravelClick with a total… Read the full press release

2012 AH&LA LODGING SURVEY IDENTIFIES KEY TRENDS IN AMENITIES, FACILITIES, PROGRAMS

Washington, 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) 2012 Lodging Survey, the most comprehensive industry-wide survey of its kind, polled more than 52,000 U.S. hotel properties regarding in-room amenities, security and technology features, food and beverage options, guest services, sustainability, property offerings, and much more.  Funded by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation… Read the full press release