Agent Tools Update

In: Travel Technology

There has been a great response to my Itinerary Editor on TravTools [link] and the requests for updates keep coming in. I’ve just updated the site with two new features: 1) The Itinerary Edit History. On login you will be presented with your recent most Itinerary edits! You may use the “Show More” link to [...]

So, Kumo is now Bing. But the big deal in the travel industry is that there is a “Travel” menu on the home page. You don’t see that on Google! I decided to give it a quick try. First impression is that it’s a Kayak clone. Design-wise, its more appealing. The only unique feature seems [...]

Since the launch of Agent Tools [link] a few days back, a majority of the feedback received was to change the format of the Itinerary and ETickets. Well, its done now! It’s now got a cleaner look and agents seemed thrilled with it. A big thanks to all the agents in Kuwait and Dubai for [...]

The beta version of TravTools’ Agent Tools is finally up. [link] The only tool available right now is the itinerary and E-Ticket viewer for Sabre PNRs. This tool is a great replacement for Sabre’s VirtuallyThere. One of the key problems most of the Middle East travel agents face is the lack of a decent itinerary [...]

I think its fair to say that most of us travel pretty often by air nowdays. The main reason would be cheaper prices and the next would be better availability of seats than maybe 10 years ago. With these frequent visits to the airport, do we take our flights for granted? Most flights require you [...]

  Over the last few years we have seen some major changes to the travel industry. The arrival of numerous low cost carriers has given state carriers a run for their money. Its also made air travel more affordable for the middle to low income groups. With the discontinuation of commisions to travel agencies, most [...]

This looks pretty promising. I like the idea of just typing what you are searching for and using those Polaroid styled hints for maps and locations as well as them appearing as you search. Its still in beta and supports just a few locations but its worth a look. [Link]

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