This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for October 2014.

Thursday 9 October 2014:

eNett and Cornerstone agree TMC virtual card deal

The partnership with see the travel payment provider will work with Cornerstone to develop a hotel billing payment service for hotels. The pair will give travel management companies access to virtual account numbers (VANs) through a new direct platform which replays payment instructions and data to each hotel.

Vistara adopts Amadeus ALTEA ahead of launch

The new India-based airline will use the ALTEA suite to power its reservations, handle inventory management, revenue accounting and management, as well as departure control services. When launched, the TATA-Singapore Airlines joint venture will be based in Delhi and run as a full-service carrier on major routes around India including Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Ahmedaba.

Dolphin Dynamics teams up with Ten Group

The lifestyle management company with Dolphin to power its online booking engine for travel products. Ten’s team of consultants will have access to hotel inventory and, Amadeus and other flight sources. The platform will also include reporting tools, workflow management and customer documentation services. 

ID90T relaunches SaaS services across mobile and desktop

The company, which specialises in systems for airlines to help reduce costs around ticketing and assisting in booking employees through various discounts on routes, has unveiled a new employee ticketing system and a revamped discount site. The company won a $3 million funding round in 2013.

Tuesday 7 October 2014:

Snapshot launches cloud-based demand management tool

The system is the first iteration of the platform from Snapshot (TLabs here) following its launch last year, giving hoteliers the opportunity to organise structures, budgets and forecasting for guest bookings. The idea is that hoteliers will be better placed to manage demand and “profit conversion, rather than being slave to the increasing number of Excel spreadsheets”.

S7 selects Triometric for fare price optimisation

The Russian carrier will use the Triometric Web Services Analyser for its new booking platform. The system allows S7 to identify and manage pricing and availability issues resulting from caching technology on third party websites featuring its fares.

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Original author: Tnooz