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  • Do More Flight Ticket Sales with Mobile

    June 9, 2015

    Mobile today offers fantastic opportunities to connect with travellers – wherever they are – to make sales and build relationships. Vayant search and shopping technology helps travel sellers perform and prosper in this burgeoning channel. Evolution of the mobile channel in travel Traditionally mobile offered travel sellers limited potential: before touchscreens and today’s fast and plentiful mobile broadband, mobile...

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  • IATA NDC Regional Workshops – Connecting Airlines and Vendors for a Brighter Distribution Future

    May 26, 2015

    In a series of regional workshops organized by IATA, airlines and travel technology vendors will meet to discuss progress, exchange ideas and learn about the latest NDC developments. The IATA NDC Workshops As an IATA Strategic Partner with area of involvement “New Distribution Capability”, we look forward to presenting Vayant’s NDC Solution for Airlines during the three forthcoming IATA...

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  • Escape the Commodity Trap in Multichannel Airline Distribution

    April 8, 2015

    Airlines spend millions of dollars every year to build their brands. Traditional multichannel distribution makes it hard for airlines to sell the benefits of their branded products – but Vayant makes it easy for airlines to escape the commodity trap. The Value of Brands versus Commodities Brand is the sum of the features that distinguish one company from its...

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  • Let’s Talk About Airline Conversion

    March 23, 2015

    Conversion is a perennial issue for online travel and everyone involved in selling travel wants to turn more lookers into bookers. Conversion rates are poor on traditional travel websites: as confirmed here, 81 per cent of people abandon their travel bookings (SaleCycle, January 2015) before completion. A significant chunk of these people are just not ready to book: 39...

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  • Weekend Travel Hackathon in Berlin

    February 27, 2015

    This weekend an exciting travel hackathon will take place in Berlin, organized by Tnooz. THack @ ITB promises to gather together over 100 developers as well as leading travel and travel tech companies.

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  • The Most Profitable and Least Profitable Airlines – How Big Are They on Quality and Ancillary?

    January 31, 2015

    We came across a recent report about the most and the least profitable airlines. It was curious to see that there are airlines that make well above the industry average operating profit margin of 5.1 % (according to IATA Forecast – December 2014). Sadly there are also airlines that dive deep under this standard rate and into the negative...

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