Technology

Delta Air Lines launches latest mobile app

Delta has released the latest version of its Fly Delta app, giving customers access to the industry’s most innovative airport wayfinding maps, and the ability to keep up with boarding pass and flight details, even when a reliable Wi-Fi or cellular connection isn’t available. The wayfinding tool features interactive maps for 20 major airports – including London Heathrow – and guides customers with turn-by-turn walking directions to their next gate,

Avis Budget Group extends Travelport partnership

Avis Budget Group and Travelport have announced the signing of a new, multi-year partnership agreement. Through the agreement, Avis Budget Group will have continued access to Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform enabling the company to continue to showcase its available vehicle inventory and suite of ancillary products and services for its portfolio of brands, including Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Payless Car Rental, Apex Car Rentals and Maggiore. Travel agencies,

Voyages-sncf signs major partnership with Alitrip in China

Voyages-sncf.com, a major player in European tourism, continues to expand its operations in China. Having opened a subsidiary in Shanghai last March, the group – operating under the Rail Europe banner outside Europe – has signed an agreement with Alitrip to promote and sell French and European rail travel packages. Alitrip is the e-tourism platform of Alibaba, China’s leading e-commerce business, and was launched at the end of 2014. “Less

The Priceline Group names Glenn Fogel CEO

The Priceline Group has named Glenn Fogel, the company’s current Head of Strategy and Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, CEO of the company, effective January 1, 2017. Current Interim CEO and non-Executive Chairman of the Board Jeff Boyd, who served as the company’s CEO from 2002-2013, Chairman of the Board since 2013 and Interim CEO since April of 2016, will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board