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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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Emirates launches new 3D virtual reality view of its aircraft

By Ryan Noik 20 July 2018

Emirates, has introduced 3D virtual reality into its cabin and seat selection process, enabling passengers to get a rich view of their aircraft, before stepping foot on the plane. FULL STORY >

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Staking SA’s future in Ecotourism

By Press Release 17 July 2018

South Africa is home to some of nature’s most incredible places. One company seeks to turn those into a boost for the country’s people and economy. FULL STORY >

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Have Drone, Will Travel

By Opinion 10 May 2018

Just as there are laws governing where to fly drones, there are laws governing how and where to travel with them. These are important to take into consideration for safety and security reasons, as well as to avoid any legal surprises when one is far from home, says... FULL STORY >

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Everki Atlas Wheeled Notebook Backpack

By Ryan Noik 1 March 2018

The Atlas wheeled backpack beautifully blends the best of both trolley and backpack. FULL STORY >

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Everki ContemPRO Roll top backpack

By Ryan Noik 27 September 2017

Everki's latest business orientated notebook bag gives travelling smart a whole new meaning, but does it impress enough to earn a spot on your next business trip? FULL STORY >

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Gemalto enables biometric passports in over 30 different countries

By Press Release 7 September 2017

Gemalto has confirmed that its advanced epassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries. FULL STORY >

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Elon Musk hints SpaceX won't use Dragon capsules to land on Mars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 July 2017

The SpaceX founder is still keen to head to Mars, but may be adopting a different approach. FULL STORY >

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Toshiba Portégé X30

By Ryan Noik 12 July 2017

Toshiba's newest Portégé X30 notebook is extremely light and yet boasts impressive power, making it potentially travelers and business users' new best friend. FULL STORY >

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Tech takes on travel

By Press Release 6 July 2017

Danny Bryer, area director, sales marketing and revenue of Protea Hotels by Marriott, unpacks the positive effect that technology can have on tourism. FULL STORY >

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Worldmate to shut down

By Ryan Noik 26 January 2017

One of the go-to apps for travellers, WorldMate, will soon be no more, with it checking out of the App Stores for good as of 31st of March. FULL STORY >

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