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December 11, 2023

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Airlines See Less Turbulence in Accelerating NDC Adoption

The push by airlines for new distribution capability (NDC) has been around for so long, there was no chance a panel discussion at The Phocuswright Conference last month in Florida would solve all its issues. After all, the topic has been “talked about, debated, discussed, misunderstood for, what now? Over 10 years,” said moderator Norm Rose, senior technology and corporate market analyst at Phocuswright.

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Indian Aviation Regulator Creating Framework to Increase Female Workforce in the Sector (SIMPLE FLYING)

Aviationtag and Air North Soar in Year-End Collaboration: Yukon Airline Edition Takes Flight (TRAVEL AND TOUR WORLD)


Hyatt and Parks Hospitality Collaborate on Growth in Mexico (4HOTELIERS)

Wyndham Adds to Asia Pacific Footprint with Debut of Wyndham Grand in South Korea (4HOTELIERS)

Major Markets Driving U.S. Hotel Profitability Gains (STR)


AI Insights: Generative AI for Search Functionality in Business Travel Programs (PHOCUSWIRE)

Amex GBT Develops Global Accessibility Solution for Business Travellers (TRAVEL DAILY MEDIA)

U.S. to Increase Connectivity, Global Competitiveness with New Rail Projects (TRAVEL DAILY NEWS)

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Crisis24 Intelligence Brief

Belgium - Unionized public transport workers to strike and protest in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 12. Transport disruptions, heightened security likely.

Iceland - Air traffic controllers at Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik Domestic Airport, Iceland, plan strike 04:00-10:00 Dec. 12 and 14.

India - Political rallies likely across Himachal Pradesh State, India, through mid-December. Increased security likely.

United States - Severe weather forecast to continue across the northeastern US through early Dec. 12. Flooding possible. Hazardous travel conditions likely.

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