technology

Vodafone Business demos hotel tech solutions at FiturTechY 2024

Multinational technology communications leader Vodafone Business has demonstrated hotel technology solutions including generative AI [artificial intelligence], REM Data (a solution…

How Europe is pioneering hotel sustainability reporting

Europe is paving the way on sustainability reporting and will influence other regions, BeCause chief sustainability officer (CSO) Alina Arnelle…

AI innovation is lagging in travel and tourism sector

Major new reports from industry partners the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and Microsoft have highlighted the transformative power…

Washington Hospitality Association invests in cybersecurity programme

Cybersecurity platform Upfort is being used by the Washington Hospitality Association in the US to administer a risk management programme.…

Interview: Hotel technology set to transform in 2024

The benefits of advancing technology are undeniable for hotel staff and guests alike, and 2024 looks to be a year…

LuxUrban pilots Amazon Alexa in select US hotels

LuxUrban Hotels will deploy Amazon Alexa technology in three of its Trademark Collection by Wyndham hotels: the Lafayette in New…

US travellers plan to use AI for holiday season trips

Travel publisher Matador Network has surveyed 1,200 travellers, finding that 64% of respondents said they have either used AI to…

Marriott Bonvoy launches virtual hotels in Fortnite

Marriott Bonvoy has unveiled Marriott Bonvoy Land, a virtual park in the online video game Fortnite, featuring four hotel-themed minigames.…

Travel tech company IBS Software secures $450m investment

Private equity advisory firm Apax Partners has invested $450m to acquire a minority stake in IBS Software. The transaction is…