Entries by Open Destinations

NEWS – MEET US AT ITB BERLIN 2020

PLEASE NOTE – ITB Berlin 2020 has been cancelled. If you would still like to arrange a meeting with our team please email [email protected] ITB Berlin, one of the travel industry’s biggest trade shows, is set to take place from March 4-8th 2020. Like at last year’s event, the Open Destinations team will be stationed […]

NEWS – MEET US AT TTE 2020 & WHAT’S ON SHOW

TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY EUROPE 2020 Will you be in London later this month for Travel Technology Europe? If so, we’d love to welcome you to Open Destinations’ stand (T68) to introduce our latest software innovations for Tour Operators, DMCs and Wholesalers. If you’ve not registered to attend yet, you can do so here. There is no […]

BLOG – TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY TRENDS 2020

Service providers like Airbnb, Skyscanner, Expedia and Tripadvisor have transformed the travel industry. They, amongst others, have been trailblazers in the shift from traditional booking methods to technology-lead equivalents designed for today’s connected world.  Technology and travel are constant;y pushing each other to new heights and expanding what is possible. As a result, the last decade […]

BLOG – TAKING CONTROL TO GROW YOUR TRAVEL BUSINESS

For tour operators, travel agencies and DMCs, having control over their back, mid and front office operations is of paramount importance. Now mobile technology has developed and become commonplace in travel, providers have control over their customers during and after their trips too. But where should travel providers aim to increase control? And what can they […]

BLOG – SUSTAINABLE RAIL TOURISM, THE OPPORTUNITY IT PRESENTS, AND THE TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED TO SEIZE IT

Our planet’s average surface temperature has risen by 1.9 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880, carbon dioxide levels are soaring uncontrollably and ice sheets are melting at an alarming rate (NASA). The situation we now face has convinced 11,000 scientists to warn of “untold suffering due to the climate crisis” (Guardian). Both on an individual and corporate […]

BLOG – DISCOVERY SERIES: PRODUCTIVITY

Over the past few months we’ve published a number of ‘Discovery Series‘ posts, each one highlighting a different core focus of our business. These areas relate to key deliverables from the travel software and solutions that we provide. First, we looked at some ways in which we increase our clients’ revenues, next we covered improving […]

NEWS – MEET US IN Q1 2020

In the first few months of the new year, Open Destinations will be exhibiting at both Travel Technology Europe at Olympia, London and ITB Berlin at Messe Berlin. Read below for details on including our stand numbers and pre-show appointment booking.    TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY EUROPE 2020 When: 26 February – 27 February Where: Olympia, London […]

WEBINAR – TRAVEL OUTSOURCING WIZARDS ON 22/01/20

An efficient, productive and well-oiled back-office is an essential component of operational success for travel providers. The poor execution of administrative processes in the back-office can easily lead to financial loss and representational damage. Despite many believing tall tales about outsourcing, we know from experience that it can be a transformative solution. Open Destinations is […]

DMC & GROUP TRAVEL TECH WEBINAR: RECORDING NOW AVAILABLE

Yesterday we hosted a webinar entitled ‘Using the Power of Technology to Grow Your DMC’. A global array of DMCs from India to Costa Rica joined the hour long session, which predominantly focused on technology trends, complexities and innovation for group travel. During the webinar, we covered: The complexities of group travel Trends, expectations and […]

NEWS – QUEENSLAND RAIL CHOOSES OPEN DESTINATIONS’ TRAVEL STUDIO SYSTEM

London, 9:00 AM GMT, 21st November 2019 – Major Australian railway operator Queensland Rail has selected the Travel Studio enterprise technology platform as the new Travel Booking System for its long-distance travel and tourism business.  The multi-million-dollar deal sees Queensland Rail enter into a long-term partnership with travel technology specialists Open Destinations, who have successfully […]

BLOG – DISCOVERY SERIES: PEACE OF MIND

We have recently covered both ‘Customers‘ and ‘Revenue‘ in our Discovery Series posts. Both are areas in which Open Destinations and our product functionalities are specifically focused. This time around, we’re talking about Peace of Mind. Open Destinations aspires to deliver peace of mind to all of our customers, suppliers and partners. Here’s a few […]

WEBINAR – DMC ‘GROUP QUOTES’ ON 27/11/19

On Thursday November 27th Open Destinations will presenting a webinar entitled ‘Using the Power of Technology to Grow your Destination Management Company’. Many of Open Destinations’ ninety-plus customers operate in the destination management sector, making us the leading provider of reservation systems for DMCs in leisure travel. Working closely with prominent global DMC brands such […]