A summer filled with long-awaited vacations (and unexpected flight cancellations) is finally coming to an end. Also ending are COVID travel restrictions in South Korea and Japan which now leaves China as one of the last countries still slowing the rush of post-pandemic visitors.
While the sun sets on summer vacations, the travel industry is already eyeing what new innovations can make the winter season even better.
Featured among our top headlines for the second month in a row is Southwest Airlines. While last month’s placement featured a customer-centric, virtual reality partnership with FlightPath3D, the brand’s latest dive into travel technology is focused on their corporate platform.
Within a week of similar announcements from United Airlines and Delta, Southwest issued a new system aimed at their corporate clientele, as reported by Skift. The new travel portal, Southwest Business Assist, essentially serves as a self-service tool that gives more control to corporate…