Saudi Arabia’s General Directorate of Passports has introduced eye-scan and facial recognition technology to keep track of visitors and residents.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Group’s online travel service platform of the global leading technology company – Fliggy.
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) has signed a Global Strategic Partnership agreement with Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism).
Abu Dhabi International Airport has implemented smart Passenger Flow and Queue Management technologies, to boost efficiency in day-to-day operations across check-in, security, immigration and baggage-claim in Terminals 1 and 3.
Airlines and airports are already investing in various forms of biometric technology and these will be more commonplace worldwide as 63% of airports and 43% of airlines plan to invest in biometric ID management solutions in the next three years, according to a recent report by SITA.
Desktop continues to be the dominant platform for travel bookings, despite the region witnessing a growing shift to mobile.
One of the Middle East’s online travel agencies, Rehlat, has renewed a long-term agreement with global travel technology provider, Sabre to …
British Airways has announced that it will be implementing high-speed Wi-Fi to three of its long-haul aircrafts. According to the airline, it plans to connect 118 of its long-haul aircraft over the next two years.
Dubai Airports, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, GDRFA, and Emaratech have announced the completion of the installation of new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International, DXB, Terminal 1.
A new approach to loyalty programmes, smart technology, will define the hospitality industry landscape to 2022, according to a recent study.