ABTA announces new scheme to simplify industry payments

A replacement for ABTA’s Single Payment Scheme (SPS), developed by technology company Travel Ledger, is to launch late summer 2021 to ABTA Members. The scheme is ABTA’s direct debit system for allowing fast online payments between travel agents and tour operators. Transactions are consolidated by the payment scheme, so that each week only a single […]

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GlobalData: IoT will have a bigger role to play in post-pandemic travel

Internet of Things (IoT) technology can help to ease traveler concerns regarding personal health and wellbeing, while allowing travel and tourism companies to collect a wealth of data for a range of internal and external benefits, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that this technology will have a bigger role to […]

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ITB Berlin 2019 presents: TTA – The Marketplace for Technology, Tours & Activities

The digital transformation is influencing global tourism. For years, Travel Technology and the eTravel World have been the fastest growing segments at ITB Berlin, which is taking place from 6 to 10 March 2019. New technologies, sales platforms and digital marketing are also becoming increasingly important for operators marketing tours and activities. According to Phocuswright, […]

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New segment at ITB Berlin 2019: Technology, Tours & Activities

Networking events, workshops, conference sessions and a new exhibition area – Technology, Tours & Activities now has its own platform at the World’s Largest Travel Trade Show. Technology, Tours & Activities (TTA) is one of the tourism industry’s fastest-growing segments. According to Phocuswright, the international travel research institute, tours and activities make up around ten […]

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STAR ALLIANCE determines next steps in service enhancement

The Chief Executives of the Star Alliance member airlines on Saturday gave the go-ahead for new technology investment and wide-ranging enhancements to operational processes to meet the evolving demands of today’s travellers. “Serving our customers with high standards, consistently, on a global scale has always been at the centre of our Alliance strategy”, said Air […]

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