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We Return to ITB Berlin 2024

After a quarter-century of innovation and excellence in the travel industry, Open Destinations is thrilled to announce its return to ITB Berlin at Hall 5.1 / Stand 111. Join us at our booth, where our dedicated team will be on hand to address your questions and showcase the latest advancements in Travel Studio and Tineri. […]

Introducing SunStone at WTM London

Unveiling the latest Travel Studio upgrade Open Destinations is set to launch the newest iteration of its flagship product, Travel Studio, this upcoming winter season. Dubbed “SunStone”, this latest release of Travel Studio is laser-focused on delivering enhanced Information Access and faster User Performance through an intuitive and user-friendly interface.   Recognising the impact of seamless […]

Minister for IT and Tourism inaugurates new Open Destinations office in GOA.

Equipped with the latest cutting-edge amenities and more space to grow, Open Destinations was joined by the Minister for IT and Tourism to mark a new chapter in the development of local Technology and Business Support Services Talent. On the 29th of October, the Open Destinations Tech and Business Support Services teams celebrated a significant […]

Open Destinations returns to World Travel Market 2023

Open Destinations is excited to return to the World Travel Market, celebrating 25 years in the travel business. Visit our stand, where our team will be available to answer your questions and demonstrate the latest developments in our products. To ensure you have dedicated time with us to discuss travel technology, we recommend pre-booking a […]

The 3 Growing Pains of Heritage Railways: The Case for Online Ticket Sales

Heritage Railways are seeing a real resurgence of interest from the public. Still, they face the challenge of modernising their software to increase revenues, optimise operations, reduce costs, and improve visitor satisfaction. Our Rail Technology expert,  Olivier Bressard, looks at some growing pains and how operators can plan their next steps.   Rail excursions are […]

Open Destinations appoints David Scott as new CCO

Open Destinations has appointed David Scott as their new Chief Commercial Officer. Scott was previously CCO of Thomas Cook where he oversaw the company’s expanding commercial function as it looked to re-establish the brand in both the UK and more recently the Netherlands. Open Destinations Chief Executive Kevin O’Sullivan comments, “Recruiting David into this new role is […]

Accor Group selects Open Destinations’ Rail Studio to manage and distribute their “Orient Express – La Dolce Vita” luxury rail offer

Open Destinations, the London-based travel technology company, today announced that ‘Rail Studio’, their flagship solution for rail operators, has been selected by Accor, the world-leading hospitality group. Accor will implement Open Destinations’ SaaS solution to manage and sell their upcoming “Orient Express – La Dolce Vita” trains, which will operate iconic itineraries throughout Italy and […]

Open Destinations appoints Olivier Bressard as VP Rail Solutions

Open Destinations has appointed Rail industry specialist Olivier Bressard VP Sales for Rail Solutions with immediate effect. He will take on the building of new partnerships with Rail Operators worldwide and will be overseeing the business development and marketing for Open Destinations’ ‘Rail Studio’ suite. Bressard is a former Railteam executive and CCO of Air Cube ; he has more than 20 years’ senior level experience in […]

Travel Expert Insights with Rupesh Naik, Programme Manager from Open Destinations

Rupesh Naik – Programme Manager  Rupesh is a technology expert with 10 years’ experience in the travel industry. Since joining Open Destinations in 2010, Rupesh has played a major role in many large-scale project implementations, including for ETSTur on-site in Turkey and a current initiative for Abercrombie & Kent Travel.   What is your role […]

Travel & Tour operators are talking a lot about outsourcing: Here are the ‘Top 8 reasons’ why outsourcing could be right for your business

For Tour Operators the decision to outsource core business functions is a vital strategic choice. The specific factors driving the decision will depend on your business segment, financial position, stage of company’s development and the specifics of what you’re looking to outsource. Open Destinations has been supporting Tour Operators and other travel industry players with […]

Alaska Railroad gets on board with Rail Studio

As the travel industry steadily returns to pre-pandemic levels of business, Open Destinations is marking another milestone in its travel technology timeline with the launch of our end-to-end Rail Management, Product Packaging and Reservations System, Rail Studio. Rail Studio is in high demand, demonstrated by Alaska Railroad’s decision implement the system to provide an improved, […]