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Joining Forces to Put Valuable Data at Travelers’ Fingertips

Gone are the days when travel providers alone shaped the travel experience. With the rise of digitization and the widespread adoption of mobile technologies, people on the move now expect to tap into a wealth of personalized information and services from a wide variety of sources at every stage of their trip – without having […]

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Are Your Mission-Critical IT Systems Truly Secure? Act Now to Protect Your Business – and Safeguard Lives

Cybercrime has been around for almost as long as the Internet. But recent years have seen a sharp increase in the threat to corporate IT systems. This is due in part to the rapid advance of digitization into all areas of life and to the ceaseless efforts of cybercriminals to access companies’ computers and the […]

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Augmented Reality: Hype or Business Opportunity?

By enabling images of the real world to be overlaid with digital information, augmented reality (AR) may be about to redefine the travel experience. The technology is rapidly gaining ground and could allow travel companies to offer customers attractive new services – for example, by simplifying chores like measuring bags or by delivering instant insight […]

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Autonomous Driving: A Must if Logistics Providers Are to Survive and Thrive?

Global parcel volumes are rising fast. That’s a welcome trend for the logistics sector. But a serious shortage of drivers is likely to cause major headaches when it comes to getting these vast numbers of items for delivery to their destinations quickly and efficiently. Autonomous vehicles (AVs) offer an ideal solution to this challenge – […]

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Cashless Payment: Travel Companies Will Drive ‘WeChat’-like Mobile Solutions

Cashless Payment: Travel Companies Will Drive ‘WeChat’-like Mobile Solutions Ordering and paying for goods and services online is nothing new. But there’s now a rapidly growing trend toward handling transactions of this kind on the move – including via mobile social apps. In China, apps of this kind have caught on in a big way, […]

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Narrowband IoT – Business Benefits for Logistics Players

In last month’s blogpost, we looked at how Internet of Things (IoT) technologies help travel and tourism players gain competitive edge through tailored service offerings. This month, we’re staying with IoT. But now we’ll consider how the wireless technology used to connect IoT devices can benefit logistics companies. And more specifically, how Narrowband IoT can […]

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Still not in the cloud? Then act now!

Cloud computing is nothing new, but its uptake has recently skyrocketed as companies from all sectors move their IT into the cloud. With the technology now established as a commodity, transport and logistics players can reap many benefits by adopting it. And businesses that are slow to act will find themselves at a serious competitive […]

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Logistics of the Future – Dark, Cold, and 100% AI-driven

Whether managing complex warehouse processes or calculating the most cost-effective routes for vehicle fleets, process optimization is the name of the game in logistics. Leveraging the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, plus the vastly increased power of quantum computing, players in the sector can now drive substantial improvements throughout their supply […]

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Connect and Conquer: Boosting Travel and Tourism Business with IoT

Whether ordering groceries or buying a car, today’s consumers demand products and services tailored to their personal preferences. This is also true in the travel and hospitality sector: Internet of Things (IoT) technology offers travel providers a host of opportunities to deliver a made-to-measure customer experience – adding significant value for travelers at every stage […]

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Emotional AI – Getting Hyper-personal in the Travel Sector

From Science Fiction to Science Fact Just a few years ago, artificial intelligence (AI) still seemed to be the stuff of science fiction. Today, the technology is being deployed for a growing number of applications in a wide range of industries.AI has become part of the fabric of our daily lives – in the form […]

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