Innovating in the times of a global pandemic: The TUI Group – IBS Software way

TUI Group and IBS Software have been working together for a decade on the enhancement and maintenance of the airline operations platform of TUI. The months following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic have been tough for the aviation industry, and both TUI Group and IBS Software have been devising newer ways to interact and manage business operations amid the crisis. To reflect on how the whole exercise has been and to discuss newer ways to overcome the challenges, both TUI Group and IBS Software collaborated for a live webinar – REBOOT. Held in October 2020, REBOOT saw participation from tech...
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IBS Software Achieves AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency Status

IBS Software has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Travel and Hospitality Competency status, announced at the inaugural re:Invent virtual conference on December 3rd, 2020. The competency status is in recognition of IBS Software's expertise and experience in helping customers transform their business, from behind-the-scenes operational efficiencies to customer experiences. The launch of the AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency comes at a crucial time for the industry, as it looks to innovate in order to address changing demands in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. In a world already defined ...
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Dynamic Packaging: An Implementation Approach with Machine Learning and Personalisation

For long, travel has been a connected experience wherein different service providers like air, road, rail, and sea as well as hospitality players come into the picture at different stages of a journey. However, from a traveller's perspective, he or she would love to have a single booking experience with all desired modes of travel and accommodation availed as a single package. This would save them the trouble of having to search for deals in each case and then match up timings and dates to accommodate schedules of each item. But for tour operators and travel companies, offering such a flexibil...
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How airlines can prepare for the post pandemic world

As many airlines are grounded and passenger operations halted, the short-term outlook and timelines for the global recovery of the aviation sector remain uncertain. However, once the pandemic becomes controllable and the travel restrictions are relaxed, there will be an influx of cultural and commercial changes across the world that will continue to have a significant impact on airline operations. Economic effects In its May 2020 report, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasted total revenue losses of US$314 billion for the airline industry, as a result of the COVID-19 pan...
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Cargo Can't Talk (Or Can They?)

"Beep..."  RKN1212ZZ wakes up with a start. "...HQSAL001 calling coolcontainer" - the message comes through loud and clear. RKN1212ZZ responds "coolcontainer ready and receiving, state your command". Pat comes the reply "coolcontainer status report?"A pause, RKN1212ZZ checks her bearings - she'd made the long 10 hour intercontinental flight and had just checked in to the cool and secure confines of the special cargo facility. "Temperature at 10o Celsius, within tolerance of 8o to 12o Celsius; Battery 60%; GPS indicates position within acceptable variance of planned itinerar...
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Guest — Archie D'Souza
You really brought cargo to life. I've been an airfreight professional for 34 years and have written a great deal and also love to... Read More
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