Carlson Wagonlit Travel plans to roll out flight booking capabilities on its CWT To Go mobile app in the second half of the year, CEO Kurt Ekert said. Already, mobile flight booking is testing with clients in what Ekert called an "aggressive pilot phase."
GuestLogix, for years a dominant force in inflight retailing and transaction processing, this month moved to extend its travel supplier merchandizing capabilities to online channels with the proposed $41.2 million acquisition of Dublin-based travel retailing tech firm OpenJaw Technologies.
During a panel discussion in New Orleans at The Beat Live conference this month, examples of the good, bad and ugly of user interfaces and experiences were on display.
Sabre Travel Network announced a global pilot of a new work flow solution for the agency community. The new product will include a new GUI (graphical user interface), work flow management across multiple GDS, a customer profile, etc.