OpenJaw t-Retailing Summit and User Conference 2014

K Club

Taking place on the 27th – 29th May 2014 at the prestigious K Club, Co. Kildare, the focus of this year’s OpenJaw t-Retailing Summit and User Conference was the new customer and how travel retailers can service their complete needs across all channels. For insight into the topic, we put together a line-up of industry leaders, from across the knowledge spectrum.

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Voyages-SNCF pursues tours and activities with OpenJaw tie-upVSNCF_carosel

Voyages-SNCF is working with OpenJaw Technologies to enable the OTA to offer tours and activities packages online. Using OpenJaw’s t-Retail platform, the online travel agency has developed Instants V combining tickets for concerts, festivals, sporting events and attractions with train tickets. The OTA hoping to tap into the event-based short-break market in France with the initiative and an Instants V tab has been added to the main site. Read More »

Travel needs more of a retailing attitude, OpenJaw summit toldFergal Kelly at Summit

Travel businesses need to think like retailers while not losing sight of their core business goals, concluded the closing session at this week’s OpenJaw t-Retailing Summit near Dublin.

Fergal Kelly, vice president, travel merchandising and distribution solutions, Travelport, said that “there needs to be a retailing attitude in the online travel space.” Read More »

Costs of distribution remain key for airlines as NDC tipped for 2020NDC Panel

Arguments over the cost and value of distribution dominated the penultimate panel session at this week’s OpenJaw t-Retailing Summit in Dublin, in which an Iata representative said that NDC would benefit integration costs more than distribution costs.

Andrei Grintchenko, who is managing the NDC project for Iata, admitted that “there will be adoption and integration costs, but how significant will depend on the individual airlines. Read More »

OpenJaw Appoints Brian Lewis to Head of Global Services

Brian Lewis, Head of Global Services, OpenJaw

OpenJaw Technologies, a leading online technology partner of the world’s biggest travel brands, today announced the appointment of Brian Lewis to the position of Head of Global Services.

Customer-focused, and with a strong commitment to excellence in project delivery, Brian is responsible for the successful deployment of the t-Retail Platform to OpenJaw’s global client base. Read More »

Vayant launches third gen OneSearch for more optimised fare shopping

Eric Dumas, CEO, Vayant Travel Technologies

The third generation of Vayant Travel Technologies’ OneSearch airfare shopping technology has been released, offering more dynamic pricing functionality and calendar shopping.

The enhancements will allow retailers to offer their customers the ability to more specifically hone their perameters when shopping for flights against certain business rules. Read More »

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