Travel Industry Wire - Technology News http://www.travelindustrywire.com Technology Travel Industry News EN Travel Industry Wire - Technology News http://www.travelindustrywire.com/images/logo.gif http://www.travelindustrywire.com support@nevistas.com Industry Disruptor Epteca Kicks Off 2015 With Record Growth and Thirteen New Clients http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82774Industry_Disruptor_Epteca_Kicks_Off______With_Record_Growth_and_Thirteen_New_Clients.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82774Industry_Disruptor_Epteca_Kicks_Off______With_Record_Growth_and_Thirteen_New_Clients.html Epteca ignites and launches a new travel brand client every week to ‘sell more stuff’ and generate incremental ancillary revenue using their smart selling marketplace Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:32:12 EST Top 10 Tips for Educating Employees About Cybersecurity - Free EBook http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82649Top____Tips_for_Educating_Employees_About_Cybersecurity___Free_EBook.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82649Top____Tips_for_Educating_Employees_About_Cybersecurity___Free_EBook.html Do you know the most common risk factor for corporate cybercrime? Employees. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:51:26 EST Priceline Versus Expedia: The Battle for the Future http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82589Priceline_Versus_Expedia__The_Battle_for_the_Future.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82589Priceline_Versus_Expedia__The_Battle_for_the_Future.html According to the recent report Priceline versus Expedia: The Battle for the Future published by Strategy Analytics the two Online Travel Agencies are successfully courting distinct users. But the strategy has led Expedia to own more than 60% of all sessions despite a smaller installed base. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:13:54 EST The New Epteca Marketplace Ecosystem Brings Together Travel Companies, Suppliers of Goods and Services and Travellers http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82542The_New_Epteca_Marketplace_Ecosystem_Brings_Together_Travel_Companies__Suppliers_of_Goods_and_Services_and_Travellers.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82542The_New_Epteca_Marketplace_Ecosystem_Brings_Together_Travel_Companies__Suppliers_of_Goods_and_Services_and_Travellers.html Taking a holistic view of the customer path to purchase drives revenue and makes customers feel appreciated Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:56:57 EST Why the Apple Watch Could Be Great For Travelers - Conde Nast Traveller http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82526Why_the_Apple_Watch_Could_Be_Great_For_Travelers___Conde_Nast_Traveller.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82526Why_the_Apple_Watch_Could_Be_Great_For_Travelers___Conde_Nast_Traveller.html Apple’s first wearable, the Apple Watch, is set to launch on April 24 (with preorders beginning April 10), and already has a number of interesting features for travelers. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:46:05 EST Advertising, Retail and Travel & Hospitality Industries Stand to Benefit Most from Wi-Fi Targeting http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82515Advertising__Retail_and_Travel___Hospitality_Industries_Stand_to_Benefit_Most_from_Wi_Fi_Targeting.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82515Advertising__Retail_and_Travel___Hospitality_Industries_Stand_to_Benefit_Most_from_Wi_Fi_Targeting.html Digital Element, the leading provider of IP Intelligence and geolocation solutions, today released a new infographic to illustrate the need for and benefit from using Wi-Fi targeting to reach mobile consumers. Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:55:55 EST The Travel and Technological Revolutions: UNWTO Secretary-General at ITB 2015 http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82433The_Travel_and_Technological_Revolutions__UNWTO_Secretary_General_at_ITB_____.html http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82433The_Travel_and_Technological_Revolutions__UNWTO_Secretary_General_at_ITB_____.html In his ITB 2015 opening address, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai highlighted how new technologies are changing society and shaping the tourism sector, shifting power from governments and companies to citizens and consumers. Rifai recalled that with power comes responsibility and highlighted tourism´s capacity to overcome prejudice in an often divided world (ITB Berlin, Germany, 3 March 2015). Wed, 4 Mar 2015 10:41:58 EST Groupize Selected As Preferred Online Group Booking Solution for GCommerce Hotel Clients http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82400Groupize_Selected_As_Preferred_Online_Group_Booking_Solution_for_GCommerce_Hotel_Clients.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82400Groupize_Selected_As_Preferred_Online_Group_Booking_Solution_for_GCommerce_Hotel_Clients.html Industry trailblazers announce strategic partnership to help hotels attract more direct group business and increase conversions while reducing costs with automated website bookings for small groups and meetings Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:33:44 EST New Travel Health App 'My Travel Health' Now Available on Apple App Store http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82322New_Travel_Health_App__My_Travel_Health__Now_Available_on_Apple_App_Store.html http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82322New_Travel_Health_App__My_Travel_Health__Now_Available_on_Apple_App_Store.html The app allows international travelers to learn about health alerts in their destinations, take precautions before departing and better address illnesses and medical conditions while traveling. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:54:07 EST Trail Blazer Epteca Introduces 'Smart Selling' Ancillaries Marketplace for Travel Companies to Sell More Stuff http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82310Trail_Blazer_Epteca_Introduces__Smart_Selling__Ancillaries_Marketplace_for_Travel_Companies_to_Sell_More_Stuff.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82310Trail_Blazer_Epteca_Introduces__Smart_Selling__Ancillaries_Marketplace_for_Travel_Companies_to_Sell_More_Stuff.html Travel companies maximize profits and customer benefits with dynamic Marketplace Platform of travel related products and services tailored to individual customer profiles Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:45:54 EST The Next Big Thing Travel and Hospitality Technology Reveals Winners of Inaugural Innovator Spotlight Award http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82309The_Next_Big_Thing_Travel_and_Hospitality_Technology_Reveals_Winners_of_Inaugural_Innovator_Spotlight_Award.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82309The_Next_Big_Thing_Travel_and_Hospitality_Technology_Reveals_Winners_of_Inaugural_Innovator_Spotlight_Award.html Puzzle Partner is proud to announce the winners of the first Innovator Spotlight Award on their popular news site Next Big Thing Travel and Hospitality Technology (NBTWorld.com) Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:36:24 EST Kimpton, HotelTonight, Expedia Discuss Mobile Strategies http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82288Kimpton__HotelTonight__Expedia_Discuss_Mobile_Strategies.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82288Kimpton__HotelTonight__Expedia_Discuss_Mobile_Strategies.html Combine Mobile, Data & Social Media to Intelligently Target the Always Connected Traveler Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:21:38 EST BookingPal Raises $5 Million in Series B Funding to Expand Its Vacation Rental Global Distribution Platform http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82279BookingPal_Raises____Million_in_Series_B_Funding_to_Expand_Its_Vacation_Rental_Global_Distribution_Platform.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82279BookingPal_Raises____Million_in_Series_B_Funding_to_Expand_Its_Vacation_Rental_Global_Distribution_Platform.html Financing will be used on BookingPal's customer success, expansion and continued growth. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:35:30 EST FindMyCarrots (FmC) Pivots and Offers Semantic Search Technology to Hotel Companies, Online Travel Agencies and Internet Booking Engine Providers http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82255FindMyCarrots__FmC__Pivots_and_Offers_Semantic_Search_Technology_to_Hotel_Companies__Online_Travel_Agencies_and_Internet_Booking_Engine_Providers.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82255FindMyCarrots__FmC__Pivots_and_Offers_Semantic_Search_Technology_to_Hotel_Companies__Online_Travel_Agencies_and_Internet_Booking_Engine_Providers.html Innovative Semantic Technology Provider now enables the travel and hotel industry to offer the next level in travel search technology. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:14:57 EST Study Finds Americans Feel Safety Is More Important Than Having Fun When Traveling Abroad http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82209Study_Finds_Americans_Feel_Safety_Is_More_Important_Than_Having_Fun_When_Traveling_Abroad.html http://www.travelindustrywire.com/article82209Study_Finds_Americans_Feel_Safety_Is_More_Important_Than_Having_Fun_When_Traveling_Abroad.html TATE Global Introduces Overseas Travel Safety Services to Empower Travelers Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:25:01 EST Six New High Touch Independent Hotels Select Groupize to Bolster Group Business and Revenue http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82181Six_New_High_Touch_Independent_Hotels_Select_Groupize_to_Bolster_Group_Business_and_Revenue.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82181Six_New_High_Touch_Independent_Hotels_Select_Groupize_to_Bolster_Group_Business_and_Revenue.html Group booking engine helps Hotels meet the evolving expectations and demands of today’s travelers to shop, book and manage small groups and meetings online Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:16:49 EST Top 3 Tips to Avoid Travel Start-up Failure http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82108Top___Tips_to_Avoid_Travel_Start_up_Failure.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82108Top___Tips_to_Avoid_Travel_Start_up_Failure.html Rapid technological change along with the success of companies such as Uber, Airbnb and HotelTonight, is fueling a new wave of online travel start-ups. EyeforTravel has put together 3 top tips to avoid failure. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:48:56 EST 95% of Travel Planning Study Respondents Report Reading Travel Reviews Prior to Booking http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82018____of_Travel_Planning_Study_Respondents_Report_Reading_Travel_Reviews_Prior_to_Booking.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article82018____of_Travel_Planning_Study_Respondents_Report_Reading_Travel_Reviews_Prior_to_Booking.html Consumer research identifies how sites can present travel review content to increase consumer trust and bookings Fri, 6 Feb 2015 07:16:57 EST Google: The Biggest Threat in Mobile to Hotels and Airlines? http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81899Google__The_Biggest_Threat_in_Mobile_to_Hotels_and_Airlines_.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81899Google__The_Biggest_Threat_in_Mobile_to_Hotels_and_Airlines_.html According to the App Overlap Report Series published by the Strategy Analytics - Travel Analytics - service, only 20% of those that use airline applications also use hotel applications leading to bifurcated trip planning. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:59:20 EST Infographic - How Mobile and Data is Changing the Travel Industry - 5 New Emerging Trends http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81675Infographic___How_Mobile_and_Data_is_Changing_the_Travel_Industry_____New_Emerging_Trends.html http://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article81675Infographic___How_Mobile_and_Data_is_Changing_the_Travel_Industry_____New_Emerging_Trends.html An Infographic identifying 5 new trends emerging in reaction to the increasing use of data and mobile by the airline, hotel, OTA and travel industry was today release by Eyefortravel. It outlines the more subtle changes that are happening at an organisational, business model and financial level. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:06:53 EST