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Technology

Face-scans to AI: everything you need to know about biometric tech

by Ali Coulton

We chatted with SITA’s Asia Pacific President, Sumesh Patel to get the low-down on biometrics and how they’re changing the game for air travel.

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Travel Agents

Shift happens: 5 key changes to the travel industry agents need to know

by Tammy Marshall, managing director of The B Hive

The B Hive MD, Tammy Marshall, on how agents can future-proof themselves.We’re getting future ready by selling our organs to get a spot on the first space tourism trip. Kidding, we wouldn’t get nearly enough.

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Travel Agents

Barry Mayo: “Technology isn’t the threat it’s made out to be”

by Ali Coulton

TravelManager’s Barry Mayo says the travel industry needs to embrace technology. All we’re embracing this morning is a piece of toast and a strong cup of tea.

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Travel Agents

The OTA business model changing the game

by Ali Coulton

Here’s what travel companies are doing to adapt to the tech take over. We’re combatting the Monday take-over with an increase in flat whites and Berocca.

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Technology

What are top tech trends changing travel?

Despite our anxieties, we’re actually feeling ok about the potential of a robot takeover. Although, only if Will Smith saves us like he did I, Robot.

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Travel Agents

How can we protect agents against tech developments?

by Daisy Doctor

Maybe the empowering vibes from International Women’s Day are rubbing off on us, or maybe it’s all the caffeine, but we’re worked up, and we want answers about how to tackle this.

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Travel Agents

Too much choice is driving travellers back to agents

The internet is bombarding travellers with too much choice. Meanwhile, our biggest choice this morning is flat white or cappuccino?

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Aviation

Virgin unveils pop-up check-in

We doubt very much Virgin will allow you to check-in remotely with the amount of baggage pictured. Thank god all of our baggage is emotional.

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Technology

“Investing in tech is critical to survival”: Travel Counsellors MD

by Daisy Doctor

We sat down with Travel Counsellor’s Fred van Eijk and asked him where his hidden ‘robot war’ bunker is. Sadly, we’re bound to secrecy.

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Technology

Exclusive with TTC’s John Veitch on new agent portal

by Daisy Doctor

Sure, a lot of stuff Travel Weekly claims as “EXCLUSIVE” can be a tad liberal with the truth. But not today, exclusivity fans!

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Tourism

What were the biggest stories of 2017?

by Daisy Doctor

We’re taking a quick look at what made headlines this year, in between ordering a case of bubbles and 7 pizzas for a farewell office party.

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Aviation

Hong Kong airport reinvents check-in with Amadeus

Do you love waiting in tedious check-in lines for hours on end while watching the time pass by? Well this article probably isn’t for you.

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