Traveler Experience

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    May 1, 2013

    Travelocity debuts new weekly orgininal web series

    “Let’s Roam” Travelocity has unveiled its original weekly web series titled “Let’s Roam,” hosted by Senior Editor, Courtney Scott. From hidden cultural gems and must-try food finds, to spectacular scenery and encounters with locals, “Let’s Roam”...

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    May 7, 2013

    Sabre’s Custom Offers means personalized travel shopping

    Sabre today announced the launch of Custom Offers for hotels, which creates personalized offers based on individual traveler and shopping information. Hoteliers have the ability to create an endless number of unique, personalized offers such as special rates, room...

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    May 22, 2013

    United Airlines and Sabre gear up for ‘next chapter in distribution’

    Sabre announced today it has signed a new, long-term, full content agreement with United Airlines. Sabre and the airline plan to work together to make United’s material ancillary

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    June 3, 2013

    Travel in a tube – fantasy or for real?

    Skift takes a look at technology revolutionary Elon Musk’s vision for a high-speed transportation tube. Plans are underway for the Evacuated Tube Transport, which would travel at speeds of up to 4,000 miles per hour.  Read more

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    June 20, 2013

    DFW Airport introduces ‘nap centers’

    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has joined many other international airports by introducing its first Minutes Suites location – a high-tech, around-the-clock nap centre in which passengers can relax, conduct business or sleep, in private suites...

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    June 20, 2013

    New rack for personal electronic devices to debut with South African Airways, TransAsia

    APEX editor’s blog reports a new aircraft seat rack for personal electronic devices (PEDs) will shortly make its debut on the world stage when multiple airlines roll out Italian supplier Geven’s new ‘Comoda’ business class seat for...

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    July 11, 2013

    Japanese airlines challenging dominant high-speed rail for travelers

    Bullet trains have long dominated the the long-distance travel scene in Japan but new low cost airlines are shaking up the corporate and leisure travel landscape. Read more in this story from Bloomberg to find out...

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    August 5, 2013

    American Express and TripCase deliver a personalized mobile travel experience

    Sabre and American Express are providing a more personal travel experience for American Express Global Business Travel clients through TripCase, Sabre’s award winning mobile travel app. “Travelers today want – and expect – personalized service and...

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    August 12, 2013

    Hertz high-tech remake of car rental locations

    Skift reports that Hertz is upgrading and redesigning its global airport and off-airport locations featuring iPad and battery recharging stations, sales of snacks, power cords and FedEx services. In addition to the rollout of the redesigned facilities...

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    August 13, 2013

    Wearable devices – the ‘next big thing’

    We will begin marking “Trend Tuesday” with a new, bi-weekly series authored by Tony Brice, Sabre Labs’ Sr. Principal of Emerging Technology. Each post will highlight an emerging technology trend our team is either researching, experimenting...

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    August 20, 2013

    Trend Tuesday: Lifelogging

    It seemed only fitting to follow up an earlier emerging trends post on wearable devices with one on lifelogging, as technologies for recording every aspect of our lives are evolving rapidly. They range from cameras we...

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    September 3, 2013

    Trend Tuesday: Meet my new assistant

    A lot has been written recently about a category of software agent-based capabilities often referred to as ‘intelligent personal assistants.’ The most well-known ones – Apple Siri, Samsung S Voice, Google Now – are with us...