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As conditions around the world continue to fluctuate due to COVID-19 and other factors, traveler confidence could be boosted. The continuation of flexible change and cancellation policies in the age of the pandemic is one way for companies to offer potential vacationers that all-important peace of mind. With this realization, Holland America Line (HAL) has …

The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2022. Provided Published: Mon 21 Feb 2022, 11:55 Dubai-based online travel marketplace Wego has acquired Cleartrip’s Middle East business from Indian group Flipkart. A press release on Monday said the transaction also includes the sale of Flyin.com and a technology cooperation agreement between Wego …

Hospals, a cross-border health and travel benefits platform, announced a $3.5 million round of funding in its pre-Series A investment from Inflection Point Ventures, 9Unicorns, Singapore-based Wavemaker and eminent angels like Kunal Shah, Sanjeev Mishra and the founders of Razorpay. Existing investor Venture Catalysts also participated in the current round. Funds raised will be used …

Travelers are looking for new experiences to celebrate the start of 2022. Famous cities remain popular destinations, but the trend of trips to “get away” to more quirky nature or beach destinations dominates New Year’s Eve plans. Year of this year, according to data from the digital travel platform. , Agoda. Travelers choose luxury to …

IDEMIA I&S North America announced the launch of a new travel platform, ID2Travel, in North America. ID2Travel is an interoperable traveler identity platform spanning the entire passenger facilitation ecosystem. Based on identity management and biometric identification, ID2Travel is a passenger facilitation solution designed to enhance the traveler’s experience to deliver efficient, secure and frictionless travel. …

Dec 13 2021published at 09:00 GMT Hundreds of universities are signing up for PTE Academic Online and the number is growing rapidly London, December 13, 2021 – Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, today announced that PTE Academic Online has opened bookings with testing starting January 11, 2022. Hundreds of universities around the world have …

The solution allows users to protect their personal identity information (PII). Credit: IDEMIA/PRNewswire. Identity security and authentication solution provider Idemia is set to deploy the ID2Travel travel solution in North America to enable “frictionless” travel. ID2Travel is considered the only “interoperable” traveler identity platform capable of supporting the entire passenger facilitation ecosystem. This capability relies …

Skift take Banks see integrating travel and spending products as an effective way to improve their own credit card offering to customers, businesses and others. Expect more deals before the end of the year. Matthew Parsons Banks are rushing to take over travel and spending platforms, as the rate of payments digitization accelerates. Now Travel …

International Airlines Group (IAG) has extended its partnership with Amadeus to promote advanced travel retailing through NDC. Through the agreement, content from IAG operators including British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling will be made available to travel sellers, agents and businesses through the Amadeus travel platform via NDC solutions. from Amadeus. British Airways and …

The accessible and nomadic travel management solution help US businesses prepare for and return to travel NEW YORK, September 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With the expected increase in demand for business travel, Corporate traveler, the only global TMC that caters exclusively to start-ups and mid-market companies, unveiled Melon – its new proprietary travel …

The adoption rates of corporate online booking tools have only evolved in one direction from their introduction in the mid-1990s until 2020. But, as with just about everything in life, the coronavirus changed everything. “Many companies have frozen travel completely or only allowed it if their CEO gives it permission,” said Guy Snelgar, senior vice …

DUBA, WATER and SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cleartrip, the premier online travel and leisure aggregator in the Middle East, signed a multi-year agreement with Saber Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading software and technology company that powers the global travel industry. The extended long-term agreement makes Saber a partner in Cleartrip’s …

Dubai: Etihad Airways of Abu Dhabi announced on Wednesday that it would expand “Verified To Fly” on the routes of its global network after the travel platform proved “extremely popular” with customers. The platform, which allows travelers to validate their Covid-19 travel documents before arriving at the airport, is currently available for a large majority …

Discounted rates, free parking and free nights are among the incentives that San Diego hotels are now offering as part of a tourism marketing campaign to increase overnight stays during the much less busy week periods that suffer as a result. of the pandemic. With summer now in the rearview mirror and meeting and convention …

According to Agoda.com, Filipinos want to travel to local destinations again once it is safe to do so. In a press release, Agoda said Manila, Boracay, Cebu, Palawan and Batangas featured prominently in different demographics for Filipinos, which include couples, solo travelers, families and groups based on the the platform’s most wanted data for trips …

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Corona has long been synonymous with the beach and the natural world. After months of confinement, the brand wants to reconnect people with the outdoors, which is now more beautiful than ever. To get out of the world and explore nature with care, Corona is launching a travel platform called “Rediscover Paradise”. …

Let me start this article with a confession, but please don’t judge me. As someone who travels a lot and always works to try to optimize my travel experience, I’ve never really spent more than two seconds thinking about what it must be like to travel for a person with a disability. I mean sure, …

The focus will first be on today’s news: Google will shut down its Google Trips app in August of this year. The search giant quietly updated the app’s help page this week to reveal that support for the product will end after nearly three years in the market. The app was available for iOS and …

Airbnb has signed an agreement to acquire HotelTonight, the San Francisco-based company that uses an app to sell unused last-minute inventory at boutique and independent hotels. The negotiation talks were first reported by the the Wall Street newspaper, although at the time, history suggested that the discussions were “cold.” The purchase shows how Airbnb, which …

American Airlines, the world’s largest carrier, has formed a partnership to access up to 549 million potential passengers in China. The Fort Worth-based carrier has partnered with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s travel platform Fliggy. The arrangement allows Alibaba users to book American Airlines flights and allows members of Fliggy’s loyalty reward to earn elite status …

Travel sparked India’s e-commerce boom, and companies like MakeMyTrip and Cleartrip are still among the best-known names among Indian online businesses. But as many have noted, this is a category where top performers are busy optimizing the details of their business, and there’s plenty of room for disruption. SavvyMob, which raised funds in January, is …

When you book a hotel room, do you book directly with the hotel or through an online booking site like Expedia or Priceline? If you answered that last question, hotels are trying to change that. And you could win it. A few weeks ago, Hyatt Hotels began offering discounts to members of its loyalty program …