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Sabre Welcomes Qantas as Newest ‘Beyond NDC Program’ Partner

Sabre has renewed its long-term distribution agreement with Australian carrier Qantas, which has now become the newest member of its Beyond NDC Program.

Amadeus, Sabre Distribution Practices Under EU Inspection

The European Commission has launched an official investigation into distribution deals carried out by booking system providers Amadeus and Sabre with airlines and travel agents.

Travelport Paving Way for New NDC Era: Single Access Travel

Travelport aims to simplify the NDC API transition ensuring airlines, travel agencies, corporations and TMCs reach out faster to their customers.

Travelport LIVE 2018: To The Traveler of Tomorrow – You Will Be Your Passport

Travelport LIVE 2018 in Rome, this week, examined "Embracing the New Normal in Travel Tech” and concluded that there’s only one way, and that’s forward.

Travelport Goes Live in Rome with ‘New Normal in Travel Tech’

The new trends and challenges in technology and travel will come into the spotlight at the Travelport LIVE 2018 event, which is held during October 16-18, in Rome.

UK Holiday Scamsters Could Face Jail, Foreign Office Adds Greece to List

The UK’s Foreign Office added Greece to destinations frequented by UK travelers, where there has been an increase in false holiday sickness claims.

TUI Group Backs ABTA’s ‘Stop Sickness Scams’ Campaign

TUI is supporting ABTA’s “Stop Sickness Scams” campaign which is calling on the government to crack down on fake holiday sickness claims.

Sabre to Hold Technology and Tourism Event in Athens

International experts and representatives of the tech travel industry will meet on Wednesday, October 12, in Athens to join Sabre Envision, an event organized by Sabre Corporation to present and discuss the latest technology trends that will have a major impact on the travel industry.

‘Plugged-in’ Millennials Forcing Hotels to Turn ‘Smart’

For millennials - the computer-savvy 20- to 30-somethings - life is all at your fingertips, and with new technology mushrooming at unspeakable speeds, it’s time the hospitality industry take heed, especially of a group that's been predicted to become its biggest customers by 2020.

Travelport Extends Customized Offers, Welcomes 150 Airlines On Board

Travel commerce platform leader Travelport announced today at the CAPA Airlines in Transition Summit held in Dublin, that 150 airlines have joined its system and can now make customized or personalised offers to both individual travel agencies or corporations.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

WTM London 2016 to be Revamped as Three-day Event

World Travel Market (WTM) London will be revamped as a three-day event in 2016, following exhibitor and visitor feedback and an unprecedented period of growth.

Ebola Crisis Hits Travel Industry

Fears about the spread of the Ebola virus have hit the travel industry, causing shares in airlines, tour operators, cruise operators and hotels to slump on the London Stock Exchange.

Minoan Group Plc: Greece Could Have Stronger Economic Recovery If Tourist Assets Are Upgraded

If Greece's travel industry can extend the holiday season, then it could play an even more important role in Greece's economic recovery, according to Christopher Egleton, Executive Chairman of Minoan Group Plc.
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Travel Industry “Oscar” Winners Announced At World Travel Awards 2013

The world tourism industry’s elite, including senior executives of leading travel companies, government ministers and top tourism decision-makers, attended the World Travel Awards 2013 Europe ceremony, held recently in Antalya, Turkey.
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Amadeus Unveils 2012 Corporate Sustainability Report

Amadeus has published its 2012 Corporate Sustainability Report reviewing the company’s business and performance in 2012 from a sustainability perspective.

Travel Industry Faces Generation Divide

The travel industry is staring at a generational divide. On one side are the deep-pocketed baby boomers, with more money and free time than ever. On the other are the burgeoning Generation X'ers, whose oldest members turned 40 this year and who increasingly are asserting their...