Entries by luke_keogh

OpenJaw Technologies opens its first office in China

Irish Travel Technology firm opens new office in Dalian to support growing customer base in China. 06 December, 2017 – DUBLIN/IRELAND, DALIAN/CHINA: Irish travel technology company, OpenJaw Technologies, today officially opened an office in Dalian, China, to add to its existing international offices in Madrid, Krakow and Hong Kong. The new Dalian office, situated in north eastern […]

A Beginners Guide to Blockchain for Travel

Since Bitcoin first appeared in 2008/2009, people have been looking for the next ‘killer application’ for the technology that made it possible: Blockchain. Just like the word – “Cloud”, Blockchain has taken hold of the news as hot emerging technology. But, what are the use cases for travel? There has been plenty of hype around […]

7 Things to Learn about the Future of Travel from China

China’s outbound tourism is set to have huge growth over the next 10 years. The number of Chinese passport holders is forecast to swell by 100 million over the decade – only 4% of Chinese people have passports today. This will lead to dramatic increases in visitors to destination across Asia, Europe and beyond. However, […]

7 Challenges for Airlines in 2018

The Aviation Festival in London is proving itself to be one of the top aviation events in the world. The Festival takes place in the first week of September each year, and the 2017 event was at least 20% bigger than 2016, which was in turn much bigger than previous years. Each stream is packed, […]

Deconstructing Big Data for Travel #3: Propensity Modelling

Read part one and part two. Unlocking the value of Big Data in Travel In the first part of this three Part Series on ‘Deconstructing Big Data for Travel’, we defined what Big Data means for travel retailers. In the second part, we discussed the three types of Analytics: Descriptive Analytics: Analytics based on past […]