It has been another exciting week for all things tech, travel and #tech4travel, with numerous developments enhancing the customer journey and making travel a truly incredible experience…
- Kuoni says it is confident female and male staff are paid equally for doing equivalent jobs after revealing an average gender pay gap of 27% (via Travel Weekly).
- com and Jet2holidays have increased capacity from East Midlands airport by 8% for summer 2019 (via Travel Weekly).
- New credit cards were unveiled under a partnership between Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Money (via Travel Weekly).
- Expedia has confirmed it has struck a deal with Air France-KLM so that its customers in Europe will avoid the carrier’s GDS charge (via Travolution).
- A panel of technology experts met in London to discuss an exclusive analysis of tech spending in 2017 (via Travolution).
- Airfare, hotel and car hire metasearch site Skyscanner has launched a train booking feature for mobile (via Travolution).
- Air Canada proudly salutes and acknowledges the achievements and contributions of all women, especially the close to 14,000 women who work at Air Canada worldwide (via Travel Pulse).
- Bird strikes are an issue for airlines around the world, but one airport in West Virginia is doing something to help prevent issues in the future. Yeager Airport bought a dog (via Travel Pulse).
- Some of the UK’s largest airlines have failed to pay a combination of over £4million in court judgments, within the court timescales to delayed passengers (via Travel Daily).
- Virgin Group will soon paint the world’s most famous gambling town Virgin red after purchasing the iconic Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas (via Travel Daily).
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