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Reporter’s Notebook: Digital Health Credentials, Dynamic Hotel Pricing, TMC Relationships

Read on for the latest industry discussions about digital passports, dynamic hotel pricing and TMC relationships. Providers of so-called digital health passports continue to add partnerships with airlines, airports and other entities to ease international travel. Starting with verifiable, negative Covid test results, the systems now are working to add proof of vaccination. Air transport…

Governments Pressed To Help Standardize Digital Health Documentation For Travel As Private Efforts Proliferate

The Travel and Tourism Advisory Board of the U.S. Commerce Department is attempting to collaborate with other U.S. federal agencies to spur development of standards and digital interoperability for traveler documentation of Covid-19 vaccinations and test results. On Wednesday, TTAB chair and CWT president and CEO Kurt Ekert outlined the effort’s goals and challenges during…

Vaccinated? Show Us Your App

Natasha Singer is a technology reporter for the Business section of The New York Times, where she covers health technology, education technology and consumer privacy. Her article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below. Among all the tools that health agencies have developed over the years…

Travelport’s Webb: Prior Management Was ‘Picking Around The Edges Without Solving The Bigger Issue’ Of Consolidating Tech

After Travelport declined to comment for a Jan. 22 article about rationalizing its core systems, the company’s board approved funding for that purpose. Travelport then made its CEO available to industry media. Asked last week what he meant by some comments in the published interviews, Greg Webb threw his predecessors under the bus. According to…

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