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Asian travellers are embracing alternative payment methods

Travellers around the world are increasingly paying for their travel with alternative payment methods such as e-wallets and bank transfers, more often than cards...

Travel trends and why they matter to agents

Sundar Narasimhan, senior vice president of Sabre's labs and product strategy, breaks down technology transformations that will affect travel agencies' traditional way of doing business.

Grab expands super app ambitions into hotel bookings, event tickets

No longer content to be just a ride-hailing and food delivery app, Singapore-based Grab has unveiled its ambitions to become a bigger, better super...

Tech to create billions in savings for tourism industry: ATM

The impact of disruptive technologies on the tourism industry is set to create multibillion dollar savings through the use of Internet of Things (IoT),...

China’s hotels smarten up

Robot bellboys, facial recognition technology and fully automated check-ins are becoming a norm among hotels in China

How voice assistants are changing our lives

Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant are names that have recently become familiar to many people throughout the world. Many of us call upon them from time to time to help us with mundane tasks such as web browsing and Internet searches, making phone calls, checking weather information or playing music.

Looking back and looking forward: a wholesaler perspective

As 2018 draws to a close, Hotelbeds' senior executives delve into some of the key talking points of the year, and share their outlook going into 2019.

Greater technology integration needed for seamless travel

WTTC is highlighting the urgent need for more efficient processing of airport passengers using technology such as biometrics, but in Asia, trust and security...

ITB Asia conference spotlights AI, biometrics, blockchain

Unveiling new partnerships and programme additions including a MICE Tech Showcase, ITB Asia will focus on the interdependence of travel and technology this year...

Smart airports take flight

The era of robotics, biometric check-in and augmented reality has arrived in airports, promising to make the passenger travel experience more efficient and comfortable. Here’s a look at the latest technologies in Asia-Pacific airports, and new innovations ahead.

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