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Marriott, app, booking, Hilton, Starwood, messaging

Apps to revolutionize hotel room service

Virgin Hotels and Marriott let guests lead the way
IFEC, security, inflight entertainment, hacking

Hacker claims he took over controls during flight

Hacker tells FBI he accessed computer systems 15 to 20 times
FlightBeat, app, nervous fliers, Body and Soul International, KLM,

Plane seats may soon identify nervous fliers

Smart seats with built-in heart-rate monitors being developed
shape-changing wings, NASA

Shape-shifting wings: next step in aircraft design?

NASA tests shape-changing wings at California research site
online bookings, mobile, same-day bookings

Same-day booking trend gains momentum

Same-day air and hotel bookings headache for travel agencies?
Airbus, BND, spying, industrial espionage, NSA

Airbus takes action in spy allegations

German intelligence said to have spied on behalf of US
SAS, chess, Magnus Carlsen, app

Play chess against grand master in new SAS app

SAS partners with world chess champion Magnus Carlsen
Amadeus, cloud, GDS

IHG and Amadeus to “revolutionise” hotel booking tech

Partners pledge to alter technological foundations of hospitality
rail, railway, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Baltics

Swedish and Danish railways lead in Europe

New study applauds allocation of public subsidies A comparison between Europe’s railway systems has been released, showing that that Denmark scores highest for safety and...
Helsinki Airport, e-gates

New e-gates now in use at Helsinki Airport

Security officers will no longer have to check tickets