Duetto to deploy its cloud-based solutions at Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has spread its cloud-based solutions to a key property in the Caribbean, signing an agreement with Jamaica’s leading luxury resort, Half Moon. “Half Moon is one of the very best resorts the Caribbean has to offer, and we’re… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

Constance Hotels & Resorts to bring Duetto’s cloud-based solutions to its resorts across the Indian Ocean

Poste de Flacq, Mauritius, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Duetto, the hospitality industry’s leader in Revenue Strategy technology, has partnered with Constance Hotels & Resorts to bring the firm’s cloud-based solutions to the seven Constance resorts in luxury destinations across the Indian Ocean. “Our agreement with Constance Hotels and Resorts shows the benefits of a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service

With 20 times more bandwidth, guests will be able to stream, chat, browse gate-to-gate; Also, Free Chat™ and movies now available on all Virgin America flights SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo’s broadband 2Ku… Read the full press release

10 new ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport’s International Arrivals

10 new ePassport gates opened at Edinburgh Airport’s International Arrivals   Border Force trebled the number of ePassport gates allowing more opportunity to use this automated, fast and secure route through the border. Edinburgh, UK, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10 new ePassport gates at International Arrivals 2 were officially opened by Border Force… Read the full press release

The Gatwick Airport “Community app” adopted by airports across the world; shortlisted for seven national awards

Gatwick’s Airport “Community app” ensures that multiple airlines, stakeholders and thousands of staff are in tune with the ‘common truth’ across the airport campus The app brings fragmented airport workforce together, fosters data sharing culture and instils a sense of competition – which all help to improve service for passengers Building on the success of Gatwick’s “Community… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand   Driverless INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for new mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok will benefit over 400,000 passengers daily and ease congestion Berlin, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIAMonorail 300… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics to host fourth annual 5-a-side football tournament to benefit Just a Drop

London, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel technology specialist Dolphin Dynamics are getting ready for their fourth annual 5- a-side football tournament in aid of Just a Drop. The event, which will kindly be sponsored by TTG Media and supported by Kirker Holidays, Travelogix and Caribtours, will see Dolphin Dynamics play host to the football… Read the full press release

Stagecoach continues to roll-out contactless bus travel across the UK

Contactless payments available at seven Stagecoach regional companies, covering more than 3,000 buses Company aims to deliver contactless bus travel across UK by early 2019 PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Millions of Stagecoach passengers now have access to contactless bus travel as Britain’s biggest bus operator continues to roll-out the technology across… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches brand new dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel

New dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel to enhance passengers’ customer service experience Hailed as ‘the world’s favourite airline’ on Facebook DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Getting in touch with Qatar Airways’ Customer Service team has been made even easier today thanks to the launch of a brand new dedicated 24/7 Twitter channel. Although… Read the full press release

Air France trials immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets for 3D and 2D films

PARIS, France, 2017-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 1st August 2017, Air France has been testing an immersive entertainment system with virtual reality headsets allowing customers to enjoy 3D and 2D films or series in their own private movie theatre in isolation from the rest of the cabin. In an aim to surprise its… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed invite the next generation of visual storytellers to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program

World-first partnership gives young travellers from around the world the chance to experience and share the best of Australia Sydney, Australia, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and BuzzFeed Australia are on the hunt for the next generation of visual storytellers from around the world to join the first ever BuzzFeed Mateship program, a once-in-lifetime fellowship… Read the full press release

Concur and AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend

Washington, U.S., 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and exclusive corporate content from AirAsia. The latter content is available only to customers… Read the full press release

IATA and Airlines for America launch campaign on baggage tracking

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Airlines for America(A4A), have launched a year-long global campaign related to baggage tracking with the goal of reducing mishandled bags in addition to increasing efficiency in baggage operations. Annually, more than 4 billion bags are carried by airlines globally. Less than 0.43… Read the full press release

IATA moves toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced key milestones toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). Edenred and Multiservice Technology Solutions (MSTS) were selected to implement the IATA EasyPay payment solution for travel agents in more than 100 markets. IATA also announced that Featurespace was selected to… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through voice platform on Amazon Echo devices

Make a car rental reservation, review current reservations and retrieve receipts with the help of the popular voice-activated platform PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today ( July 17, 2017) announced its integration with Amazon Alexa, which will allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through the popular voice platform… Read the full press release

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience   Washington, D.C., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today (07/17/2017) announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to the… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport installs Tap & Go facilities at the terminal car parks

Queenstown Airport installs Tap & Go facilities at the terminal car parks   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors to Queenstown Airport will now have a more convenient way to pay for car parking following the installation of new technology and Tap & Go facilities earlier this month. As part of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces all-new mobile application

ALL-NEW TIMELINE, EASIER BOOKING FLOW AND USER-FRIENDLY IN-APP BOARDING CARD ARE NOW AVAILABLE Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today (06. JULY, 2017) the launch of its all-new mobile application which is available for all Android and iOS users free of… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport 2016/17: setting new annual records

Air traffic services and facilities growth enter new stage with strong emphasis on people development Hong Kong, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) enjoyed a fruitful year in 2016/17, setting new annual records in all three air traffic figures. During the fiscal year, passenger traffic rose 1.1% to 70.5 million,… Read the full press release

Dolphin Dynamics’ reservation and booking management system undergoes major architectural modernisation and adoption of latest UI technologies

LONDON, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel technology company Dolphin Dynamics announces it has embarked on a multiyear NextGen UX project which will see its reservation and booking management system undergoing a major architectural modernisation and adoption of a revamped and modernised user interface. The project focuses on incorporating the latest UI technologies resulting in… Read the full press release

Boeing commences operations of its third major business unit: Boeing Global Services

Third major business unit focuses on services needs of customers worldwide PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) tomorrow will launch its third major business unit when Boeing Global Services begins operating alongside Commercial Airplanes and Defense, Space & Security. This new dedicated services business focuses on the needs of government,… Read the full press release

BookingPal offre aux propriétaires de biens des opportunités de revenus supérieures

Santa Ana, CA, 2017-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — BookingPal, l’un des leaders internationaux des réseaux de distribution de la location de vacances, annonce un nouveau partenariat avec Arkiane. Arkiane est un concepteur de logiciel de location de vacances qui a créé “Arkiane Locations Saisonnières » et « Arkiane Power Locations Vacances”, deux systèmes de gestion… Read the full press release

Robot BRUce Pepper to welcome and assist passengers at Brussels Airport this summer

Robot BRUce Pepper to welcome and assist passengers at Brussels Airport this summer   Belgium, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, the theme at Brussels Airport will be music festivals, with an outdoor pop-up terrace on the curb in front of the departure hall, various festival games in the terminal and theme menus in… Read the full press release

VisitBritain launches interactive online map of magical destinations across Britain

VisitBritain launches interactive online map of magical destinations across Britain   To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (26 June) VisitBritain is showcasing what makes Britain a magical destination. London, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — It has released an interactive online map(link is external) of magical… Read the full press release

easyJet offers passengers another new digital channel to make their journeys easier with the launch of Amazon Alexa skill

easyJet offers passengers another new digital channel to make their journeys easier with the launch of Amazon Alexa skill   LUTON, UK, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (26 Jun 2017) become the first European airline to launch an Amazon Alexa skill that enables passengers to easily and quickly… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport officially opens newly expanded immigration hall

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes 10 of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened today (Thursday 22 June) by the Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis. The 10 new ePassport gates, which provide an automated, fast and secure route through the border, replace the three first-generation… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub: AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide

AirlineCheckins.com automatically checks travellers in for more than 100 airlines worldwide Cologne, Germany, 2017-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Frequent flyers especially know the stress before departure: When does check-in open? What is my booking code? Will I get an aisle or window seat? ‘AirlineCheckins.com’  – a product from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub – solves… Read the full press release