Qatar Airways Empowers Cabin Crew with New Digital App for Personalized Passenger Experiences

(IN SHORT) Qatar Airways has launched an in-house application aimed at enhancing passenger experiences by equipping its Cabin Crew with digital tools. In its initial phase, the app provides Cabin Crew with real-time insights into flight information, customer data, and service details. This enables the Cabin Crew to access passengers’ profiles, including privilege club and… Read the full press release

Newcastle Airport Partners with SITA to Lead Digital Transformation in Australian Regional Airports

Newcastle Airport deploys SITA’s cloud-based Flex solution to reduce IT costs, boost efficiency, and improve the passenger experience Newcastle, Australia, 2023-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is helping Australia’s Newcastle Airport (NTL) to reduce IT costs and rapidly scale up its passenger processing capability, positioning NTL as a leading airport hub in Australia. Using… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines selects AWS as preferred cloud provider for digital transformation

Southwest Airlines uses AWS to optimize operations, streamline infrastructure costs, and advance delivery of digital customer experiences SEATTLE, WA, 2023-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider as the airline advances… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group Streamlines Meetings and Events Booking with Innovative Online Platform

Brussels, Belgium, 2023-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group continues its strategic digital transformation with the expansion of its innovative real-time, self-service online booking platform for meetings and events. Book it easy is now available across all key conference hotels in EMEA. This best-in-class digital solution allows meeting and event organizers to save hours of… Read the full press release

TUI Group Appoints New CIO to Lead Digital Transformation Efforts

Berlin, Germany, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Digital transformation continues to be a top priority for TUI Group. Due to this special importance, CEO Sebastian Ebel had already assumed overall responsibility for IT on the Executive Board as of 1 October 2022. As of 1 January 2023, the vacant CIO position at Group level… Read the full press release

London City Airport recognised with Digital Transformation Award at the 32nd ACI Europe Annual Congress

Airport recognised for pioneering Digital Air Traffic Control Tower project European award notes the successful cross industry partnership working with NATS, SAAB and CAA as integral LCY receives the award at the 32nd Annual ACI Europe Congress in Rome London, UK, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following on from being named by the Daily Telegraph… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo selects CargoAi’s eBooking & eQuote platform as part of its digital transformation

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (April 5, 2022) announced that it has selected CargoAi’s eBooking & eQuote platform for freight forwarders as it continues to invest in its digital transformation. “We continue to invest in our digital transformation, which is a key pillar of Air Canada Cargo’s strategy… Read the full press release

New report by PATA and Vynn Capital: digital transformation can drive faster recovery for the travel industry and make it more resilient

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The travel and tourism industry can accelerate travel recovery and become more resilient by adopting technology solutions according to a new report released today (January 27, 2022) by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and Vynn Capital, a Southeast Asia based venture capital firm. The report, The… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and the National University of Singapore team up to accelerate digital transformation of Singapore’s aviation sector

S$45 million research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions in traveller-centric digital services, revenue management, security and safety in air travel, and organisational effectiveness and workplace productivity Singapore, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) today (10 January 2022) launched a new digital aviation corporate laboratory, which… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport unveils major five-year digital transformation programme

The investment includes Amazon Alexa functionality – a first for any airport in Northern Ireland Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a six-figure investment, George Best Belfast City Airport has launched a major five-year, digital transformation programme aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The first phase of the innovative programme, accelerated… Read the full press release

Sunwing announces launch of re-platform of its site

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of an ongoing commitment to offering frictionless vacation experiences, Sunwing is pleased to announce the launch of their re-platform for The tour operator has used the past year as an opportunity to reimagine and transform its digital technology, and the website re-platform is… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with Leaf IT to strengthen its digital transformation programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has agreed a new three-year partnership with local, cloud-first information technology company, Leaf IT, to strengthen the airport’s digital transformation programme. The collaboration between the two Belfast-based organisations, which will increase internal process efficiencies and enhance the overall customer experience at the airport,… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group commits $10 million to upskill employees for digital transformation

SINGAPORE, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) will commit S$10 million over two years to upskill its 2,000 employees in adaptive, technological and technical skillsets to prepare them for new jobs and tasks to be created by the company’s digital transformation. It announced this today (2 December 2019) at the signing… Read the full press release

Air France inaugurates its Digital Factory at its Head Office in Paris

PARIS, France, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 8, 2018, Air France inaugurated its Digital Factory, located at the heart of the company’s Head Office at Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The Digital Factory is a project launched in December 2017 to accelerate innovation projects, and now has 700 sq. m. of office space with tools,… Read the full press release

UNWTO and the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero partner to promote the digital transformation of tourism destinations

Madrid, Spain, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The objective of both organizations is to cooperate closely on issues of mutual interest to achieve shared objectives The World Tourism Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations that is the leading public international organization in the field of tourism, and the Instituto Tecnológico Hotelero, have… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia appoints Fairfax Media’s MADE and Storyation to support its digital transformation

New Tourism Australia logo

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2016-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia has appointed Fairfax Media’s brand and content studio MADE and Sydney content agency Storyation to assist in a major project to evolve content on its website. The appointments follow a competitive local and international tender process that involved agencies, publishers and content providers. Tourism Australia’s… Read the full press release