SilverRail raises $40 million to become the ITA of rail travel
Starting in the 1990s, Cambridge’s ITA Software developed a standardized way for booking plane tickets across different airlines and ended up getting acquired by Google for $700 million. Woburn’s SilverRail is aiming to bring a similar technology approach to the rail industry — and has now raised a $40 million Series C round to support... Read more
Juice Marketing Joins Information Technology Alliance (ITA)
The marketing firm joins well-respected organization for IT professionals and will participate in two marketing sessions at upcoming Spring Collaborative in Dallas, TX. (PRWeb April 17, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Juice-Marketing-Joins/ITA-Spring-Collaborative/prweb11772135.htm
Google Licenses Room 77 Software in Mobile Travel-Booking Push
Google Inc. (GOOG) wants you to reserve a hotel room from your smartphone, and it’s spending money on the technology to make it happen. The biggest Internet-search company is licensing hotel-booking software from Room 77 Inc., a startup backed by Expedia Inc. (EXPE) , according to a letter sent today to Room 77 shareholders that was obtained by Bloomberg News . Room 77 co-founder and Chief ...
Hotel Search Upgrade: Google Licenses Room 77 Platform
Despite its controversial $700 million acquisition of travel software company ITA several years ago and the launch of Google’s Hotel Finder site, Google has yet to emerge as a force in online travel. That may all be about to change.
Travelocity owner Sabre rises 3 percent in IPO
SOUTHLAKE, Texas (AP) Shares of Sabre Corp. rose over 3 percent in their stock market debut Thursday after an initial public offering that valued the travel software company at more than $3.9 billion.Sabre owns online travel company...
Singapore to power Oman’s digital services
At the signing of the agreement between IDA International, ITA and the Oman Ministry of Manpower (from left): Masagos Zulkifli, Senior Minister of State, Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs (Witness); Tan Lark Yang, Group Director, IDA International (Signatory); His Excellency Hamad bin Khamis Al Amri, Undersecretary of the Oman Ministry of Manpower (Signatory); and, Dr Salim ...