Travel Management Blog

Why is the GDS Important to the Travel Industry?

Unless you’re a doe-eyed debutante in the travel industry, chances are you’re well familiar with GDS and probably use one several times a day. The Global Distribution System (GDS) is a vital cog in the travel industry machine, but why is it so important to travel management companies and what does the future hold?

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October 10, 2017 Darren Waughman GDS, NDC

Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Travel Ban

Recently, Donald Trump called for a "larger, tougher and more specific" travel ban, and on Sunday it was revealed exactly what this meant when he issued the third iteration of the travel ban. But what do you need to know about the latest restrictions on immigration into the US?

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September 29, 2017 Darren Waughman TMC, Travel Industry

Hotels, Expedia and TMCs. If You Can’t Beat ‘em…?

For years, the business travel industry has feared market-cannibalisation by online travel agents (OTAs), so Expedia's recent statement that they see their future in working with partners to solve industry pain-points surely comes as a relief. But should TMCs embrace this or forge their own path?

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September 13, 2017 Darren Waughman TMC, GDS, Travel Industry

See Data More Clearly with the Latest PNR Watcher Update

We’re proud to announce the launch of Navitas PNR Watcher V3.0.0

PNR Watcher has long been one of the travel industry’s go-to tools for PNR management, but rather than resting on our laurels we’ve been exploring new ways to help you be a better travel company. 

Read on for more information or upgrade now.

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How Ready are Consumers for Emerging Technology?

The tech revolution continues to evolve and innovate at an exponential rate. Travel technology plays a highly visible role in shaping the traveller experience, and new hi-tech advances are gaining the ability to disrupt and redefine how TMCs behave and communicate. In the past, predicting the impact of technology on a traveller’s journey was an exercise in futility.

But no longer.

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