Travel Technology Category

Well they aren’t really that new. But Sabre deactivated the old web service URLs and sent out the new list labelled as CERT, TSTS, DEV & PROD. Now if any average developer looked at this list, they would assume that DEV was meant for them, CERT for certification, TSTS for testing and PROD for live [...]

Sabre’s New Red Dress

In: Travel Technology

So everyone who uses MySabre has probably heard of Sabre Red by now. Many have already migrated to it. But why is there so much fuss about it now? This is more or less the app I developed 5 years ago (which was never appreciated by Sabre then). Sabre called up a while back and [...]

Just imagine, you are walking around Italy with your wife and you come across a huge building with columns in the front. You have no idea what you are looking at since there are no sign boards around and you don’t understand if the Italian talking to you is helping you or cursing you. LonelyPlanet [...]

Amadeus‘ TravelTainment division came up with this multi-touch application for the Microsoft Surface. Unlike the Travel Touch experience I posted about yesterday, this does not have additional toys moving around the table. However on the down-side, the actual booking takes place on an agents desktop. This would mean more walking around the office with the [...]

“Travel Touch Experience” was developed by CEFRIEL for Alidays. Seems to be a great app that runs off the Microsoft Surface table and connects to Amadeus for air results. It would be a great “show-off” tool for agents sitting down with their retail customers. I think it would work even better in the Middle East [...]

“Changing the way you travel – one drink at a time”. Now that is a real catchy slogan from GoodToGo. “The tugotm is a cup holder that keeps your drink suspended between the upright handles of your rolling bag. Its unique design keeps your cup level to prevent sloshing. Easily attached and removed, tugo collapses [...]

The Nokia netbooklet 3G is the neatest looking netbook I’ve seen. Its also the most expensive @ KWD 259/-. BIM received this unit from Nokia for testing and review and I went over to check it out. It’s got an amazing 12 hour batter life, a sim card slot for 3G net access, its got [...]

Italian Railways

In: Travel, Travel Technology

In case anyone plans to use the Italian railways, better book well in advance. They use Windows and like to advertise their frequent system crashes on the displays around the reservation counters.

MySabre GX – Second Look

In: Travel Technology

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MySabre GX – First Look

In: Travel Technology

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