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News / Online
PhocusWire's weekly travel tech news briefs: Serko, Jerne, Kyte, Flight Centre Travel Group and more
By PhocusWire July 12, 2024
Keep up with all the latest people, product and partner news from around the global travel industry in PhocusWire's weekly roundup. Read More
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News / Online
Carnival, Southwest, Viator to sell travel deals on Amazon Prime Day
By Morgan Hines July 11, 2024
The opportunity to sell with Amazon is appealing, according to the brands included in Amazon's Prime Day travel deals that seek to meet travelers where they are shopping. Read More
News / Technology
Major Japanese credit card issuer enters travel space
By Morgan Hines July 11, 2024
SMBC Group's Sumitomo Mitsui Card, a credit card issuer in Japan, has partnered with Hopper’s B2B division Hopper Technology Solutions (HTS) to create a travel loyalty portal to benefit cardholders.... Read More
News / Technology
U.S. Department of Homeland Security selects startups to develop digital identity credentials
By Mitra Sorrells July 10, 2024
The selection of six startups is the next step in the DHS's work to create privacy-enhanced digital wallets for travel and immigration. Meanwhile, similar efforts are progressing in Europe.... Read More
News / Technology
Etraveli unveils risk management tool Precision as first foray into fintech
By Linda Fox July 10, 2024
The solution is described as a risk management-as-a-service product, and Etraveli had been using similar technology internally for about 20 years.... Read More
News / Technology
Juniper Group scoops up flight management specialist Lleego
By Linda Fox July 10, 2024
Lleego, which specializes in flight booking and management technology, is the latest in a string of travel acquisitions for Juniper and its owner Constellation Software.... Read More

Opinion / Technology
How corporate travel managers can meet the challenges of continuous disruption
With the advancement of platforms that can seamlessly integrate all of these diverse booking... Read more
News / Online
Opportunity for digital transformation in tours remains huge
Executives from TourRadar, Exoticca and Falk Travel share how their business models are faring, the... Read more
News / Online
Marriott launches travel management system for SMBs powered by Spotnana
Users can book hotels in the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio at discounted rates, as well as book flights,... Read more
News / Startups
Numa Group continues growth spurt with acquisition of Native Places
Numa Group now manages more than 7,300 rooms and apartments across 34 major cities in 14 European... Read more
News / Distribution
Wonderful Copenhagen is exchanging free experiences for sustainable actions
The CopenPay initiative allows tourists to access attractions and experiences for free in exchange for... Read more
News / Startups
Byway raises £5M to expand its flight-free travel tech
The company said it will use the funding to accelerate development of its JourneyAI technology and to... Read more

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