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Adapting to the future

Intelligent retail promises a future of predictive and customised bookings, changing the ways that travellers shop and buy their trips and holidays. But that also means big changes are necessary for travel agencies in their thinking and strategy to remain relevant and survive an ever-evolving wave of technological disruption.

Have tech, will travel: can travel startup unicorns fly in SE...

In just a few years since its 2012 launch in Malaysia, Singapore-based ride-hailing giant Grab has expanded to eight countries and become South-east Asia’s...

Time for Thailand to get smart about tourism, airport infrastructure

For Thailand to remain an attractive destination and reap greater revenue from the lucrative tourism industry in the next decade, it has to adopt...

British Airways trials VR entertainment on select flights

British Airways has partnered SkyLights to offer some passengers their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline trials a virtual reality (VR)...

Princess Cruises rolls out high-speed Wi-Fi to more ships

Princess Cruises will be expanding its high-speed Wi-Fi, MedallionNet, to six more ships come 2020: Grand Princess (February 21), Diamond Princess (March 15), Majestic...

Sabre unveils consumer retail trends influencing hospitality

Today's travellers crave flexibility, personalisation and a seamless shopping experience, according to Sabre Corporation's recent consumer trends study. The global travel tech provider partnered with...

The art of not planning: Is there a price to spontaneity...

If Google gets any more powerful than it is now, the sheer amount of data the tech goliath has on users can easily influence the way travellers seek out information and plan their trips.

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...

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