Yearly Archives: 2020

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The Tunnel has been Extended

2020-08-04T16:31:45+00:00August 4th, 2020|Coronavirus, Duty of care, IATA, NDC, New Distribution Capability, Post Booking Travel Management|

The Tunnel has been Extended In June, we saw light at the end of the travel restrictions tunnel – with New Zealand lifting their domestic travel ban, and many Australian states set to reopen during or just after the July school holidays. In July, the daylight hours were getting longer and the winter blues were [...]

Time to Pivot

2020-06-05T00:44:14+00:00June 4th, 2020|Automation, Change management, Coronavirus, Duty of care, Mobile Workforce, Offline Automation, SaaS, Security, Sustainability|

Time to Pivot The new normal is being thrust upon us and more than ever it is a time to adapt. Remarkably, humans have shown over and over the ability to respond to new realities. It's in our nature. With the current environment, business owners of all industries are assessing the new normal and making [...]

A Perfect Storm

2020-04-27T16:35:43+00:00April 27th, 2020|Change management, Coronavirus|

A Perfect Storm Remember George Clooney's 2000 blockbuster, The Perfect Storm, where 3 separate storm fronts converge into one? The current coronavirus pandemic now feels like the perfect storm in real life - the Global Financial Crisis (GFC), SARS, and the Ansett collapse all into one. To help us rationalise a way through COVID-19 let’s [...]

Beware of COVID-19 Cybercriminals

2020-04-27T16:00:30+00:00April 27th, 2020|Coronavirus, In the News, Security, Technology|

The lockdown measures coming into place could not come quickly enough. The sooner they happen, the sooner we can get through this. And yes, there is light at the end of the tunnel -- the travel market will pick up again. But here’s what’s happening in the tunnel from a technology perspective: There are multiple [...]

Ready your ‘rainy day’ activities

2020-03-06T01:13:29+00:00March 6th, 2020|AFTA, Automation, Change management, Coronavirus, Duty of care, Information Management|

Ready your 'rainy day' activities It’s a concerning time, with the recent barrage of factors hitting the Australia and New Zealand travel industry (insolvent suppliers, bushfires, volcanoes, coronavirus). In particular COVID-19 has terribly affected travel and many agents are busy managing cancelations and rebookings, while expecting a slow down in sales for a few months [...]