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Blog Sep 30, 2016

On balancing modern technology with classic service

Hospitality is one of the few industries that consumers practice in their own homes. Most travelers have the experience of...

Blog Aug 9, 2016

Pokémon Go doesn’t have a lock on cute and cuddly games in travel

The Pokémon Go phenomenon demonstrates the possibilities of a mash-up of the digital and the physical. For travel brands, the game's popularity...

Blog Apr 20, 2016

So what exactly are virtual payments – and why should I care?

Efficient expense management practices are more important than ever. Virtual payments have emerged as a viable and secure alternative to traditional...

Blog Mar 28, 2016

How wearables and smartwatches are transforming travel

From head-up displays to smartwatches, there’s no doubt that wearable technology is impacting the way we interact with devices transforming...

Blog Jul 1, 2014

Trend Tuesday:  Smart Fabrics

A few weeks ago, I came across an interview that Lauren Goode of Re/code did with Intel’s head of new...

Blog Apr 17, 2014

How digital is making it personal for hotels – something Millennials demand

Millennials, young people in their twenties or early thirties, are shifting the paradigm on travel. To them,  travel is a...

Blog Jan 21, 2014

Trend Tuesday: Augmented Reality

A number of relatively new technologies are fully capable of rendering content to supplement our current view of the real...

Press Release Jan 16, 2014

AT&T, Sabre to test and develop new mobile services for travel industry

Test will explore how advanced location and proximity-based services could personalize the travel experience  SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Jan. 16, 2014...

Blog Jan 3, 2014

Apps that help you Go Green in 2014

Are you ready to adopt an environmentally-friendly lifestyle in the New Year, but not sure how you can implement change...

Blog Dec 9, 2013

Trend Tuesday: Near Field Communication

In August of this year, with a Kickstarter pledge goal of £30,000, a United Kingdom-based startup, NFC Ring, received pledges...

Blog Nov 26, 2013

Trend Tuesday: Predictive Intelligence gets personal

Traditionally, the need for predicting the future has been associated with sophisticated business operations.  In the travel and hospitality industries,...

Blog Nov 14, 2013

Europe to allow use of personal electronic devices in flight

The European Aviation Safety Agency joins the United States' Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in allowing personal electronic devices to be...