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Digital travelers driving airline and airport passenger strategies until 2025

By Staff Writer 9 September 2019

A new SITA report has revealed that tech-savvy travelers are demanding more automated, seamless journeys - with that trend expected to prevail over the next six years. FULL STORY >

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Ignoring the glass ceiling: attitude, education, and mentorship is key to creating strong women leaders

By Industry Contributor 8 August 2019

By Claudette Thorne, Country Manager Southern Africa at Travelport FULL STORY >

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Discovery Channel highlights what viewers can expect for the rest of 2019

By Ryan Noik 3 June 2019

Discovery Channel has loads in store for viewers for the rest of the year. This was the crux of an informal media event recently with the Discovery team, who were out from Dubai. FULL STORY >

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UK airline debuts augmented reality to ascertain bag sizes

By Ryan Noik 7 May 2019

Augmented reality has finally come to the fore in travel, making it possible to meet hand luggage requirements, with Europe’s easyJet airline and Travelport explaining how the technology is set to make traveling a bit easier. FULL STORY >

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FlySafair to offer R5 local flights tomorrow

By Ryan Noik 6 May 2019

It appears there is good reason to be online early tomorrow morning, as FlySaFair has confirmed that 45 000 seats will be up for the taking for R5. FULL STORY >

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How Travelport uses cloud to meet changing demand in the digital travel marketplace

By Industry Contributor 19 March 2019

The travel industry is transforming with emerging technologies, new business models and changing consumer expectations. Mike Croucher, Chief Architect, Travelport explains how, and what it means for the... FULL STORY >

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FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

By Ryan Noik 11 March 2019

Another option as to how passengers can send and store their boarding passes has been added to the list by FlySaFair. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Are humans overrated? Managing business travel into the future

By Industry Contributor 25 February 2019

Are humans overrated in a workplace where bots and Artificial Intelligence are slowly becoming more commonplace? Oz Desai, Corporate Traveller General Manager, explores. FULL STORY >

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Eight sure ways to mess up a business trip

By Industry Contributor 18 January 2019

Corporate Traveller General Manager Oz Desai outlines what not to do with regards to business travel, and what business people should do instead to make the most of their next trip. FULL STORY >

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Half of travellers in South Africa now use voice search to research trips, reveals Travelport

By Press Release 21 November 2018

A new independent global study commissioned by Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has revealed travellers in South Africa (SA) are becoming increasingly digitally dependent when it comes... FULL STORY >

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Travelport Live: The impact of emerging technologies

By Ryan Noik 1 October 2018

At the recent Travelport Live conference held in Cape Town, one of the main topics was the influence that technology is having on all industries. Unpacking this in great detail was Mike Croucher, the general vice president of technical... FULL STORY >

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Travelport Live: Wave of change sweeping the world

By Ryan Noik 28 September 2018

If there were any doubts that emerging technologies are touching and influencing every sector of our lives, then the Travelport Live conference, held in Cape Town this week, thoroughly laid them to rest. FULL STORY >

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FlySafair debuts Express Check-In tech, in bid to reduce queues

By Ryan Noik 11 September 2018

It's good news for domestic flyers, as FlySafair has launched a new technology that should cut down queues and decrease waiting times. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Avoiding the hype to see the value of blockchain for travel

By Opinion 31 August 2018

Guido Verweij, Regional Managing Director, Africa, at Travelport, explains the role that the blockchain and cryptocurrency have to play in the travel sector. FULL STORY >

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Emirates launches mobile travel app Emirates Skywards GO

By Ryan Noik 20 July 2018

As well as introducing its 3D virtual experience for booking seats and viewing cabins on its aircraft, the airline has also launched an app that offers 2-for-1 deals in 20 countries. FULL STORY >

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