Global developer community will compete to Reinvent Travel

Global developer community will compete to Reinvent Travel

first_imgGlobal developer community will compete to Reinvent TravelGlobal developer community will compete to Reinvent Travel at Destination HackSabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry and one of the world’s largest software companies, has opened up its inaugural Asia Pacific hackathon, 14 to 16 October, to also include virtual entries from the global developer community.“We’ve received an overwhelming response to the announcement of our first ever Asia Pacific hackathon, with over 200 participants registered already from Singapore and the Asia Pacific region. We’ve decided to add the virtual entry component to meet demand from additional overseas developers seeking to participate but unable to join in person,” commented Roshan Mendis, senior vice president of Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific.Additional challenges have also been announced to run alongside the overall ‘Best New Technology Application’ category, which has a Grand Prize of US$10,000. These include ‘Best Use of Virtual Reality’, a ‘Chatbot Challenge,’ and travel merchandising challenges that showcase the New Sabre Red Workspace widgets, Sabre’s advanced platform for selling and booking travel which will launch in 2017.“These extra categories are designed to accelerate the adoption of some of today’s key breakthrough technologies by the travel industry. From enhancing the traveller experience to providing travel consultants with more tools to sell and manage travel bookings, create efficiencies and drive up revenues, there is real scope for the boundaries to be pushed,” added Anupam Bokil, Vice President of Technology for Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific.Entries will be judged by a panel of industry experts, including:Roshan Mendis, Senior Vice President, Sabre Travel Network Asia PacificToni Portmann, CEO, DHISCODavid Moore, Senior Vice President, Software Development, SabreJason Shi, Director, R&D, CtripGreg Schulze, Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy and Services, ExpediaDestination Hack: Singapore will take place from 14 to 16 October 2016 at The Hub, Singapore’s largest co-working community of techies, entrepreneurs and creatives. It is being held in partnership with WIT and in conjunction with the WIT Conference taking place Oct 17-19, where the winner will have the chance to present their Application.For more information, visit Destination Hack: SingaporeSource = Sabrelast_img read more

Well these might just do that so dont blame us if

Well these might just do that so dont blame us if

first_imgWell these might just do that so don’t blame us if you’re checking out the next flight out of here!1. Chris BurkardA self-taught photographer, Chris’ work is full of stunning landscapes that’ll help spur on any adventures you had planned. Get snapping with these handy tips for travel photographersHave these photos inspired you to grab your camera next time you take off? Let us know, leave a comment or share your photos with us.Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine, helping your money go further on flights, hotels and car hire.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map 10. Brendan van SonHailing from a small town in Canada, Bredan is a travel photographer and journalist that’s visited over 80 countries in the last five years. 3. YTravelBlogGot kids – will travel. This jet-set family shows just what it’s like to travel around with world with small humans in tow. Related11 Instagram accounts to follow in 2016Ready for some serious wanderlust? We picked out 11 Instagram accounts that you need to follow in 2016.Vicky Flipflop explores Barbados – Instagram TakeoverBarbados is known for it’s whimsical beaches and laid back attitudes, but what do you actually do once you land in Bridgetown? We gave the keys to our Instagram over to Vicky Flipflop so she could show you everything you need to know.17 must have travel gadgets for your summer holidaysWhether you’ve found a cheap holiday dealor are heading off on an important business trip this summer, packing a few handy gadgets in your suitcase (or backpack) can help to make your trip run much more smoothly. From waterproof cameras for underwater scuba shots to practical luggage organisers for on-the-go essentials,… 6. Ty SchmittAfter retiring from the NFL, Ty focused on his photography and turned his passion into a full time job.7. Loki the WolfdogNot all explorers walk on two legs! And this just happens to be one of the most well-travelled dogs around. Fond of colder climates, follow Loki’s adventures with his much loved human. 8. GirlEatWorldSome go for the amazing views. Some explore the world for different cultures. This girl travels for the food. Join Melissa as she documents different grub from all four corners of the globe.center_img 5. Sean EnschA travel, landscape and underwater photographer, Sean’s snaps will soon provide enough inspiration to fill up that bucket list twice over. 11. SkyscannerSo it’s probably a bit cheeky to include ourselves, but if you’re looking for some inspiration make sure to check us out. Fancy being featured on our Instagram account? Tag your photos with #LetsGoEverywhere 4. A Lady in LondonFollow the adventures of an expat Californian as she travels around the world exploring everything it has to offer. 9. Budget TravellerNamed as the UK’s Travel Blogger of the Year, Kash is someone you’ll always find travelling the world. Not only does he travel in style but he also does it on a very tight budget. 2. PassionPassportGet together a whole community of like-minded travellers, storytellers and photographers and you can create something quite amazing. last_img read more