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Travel Industry Strategy and Solution Consulting

Your needs are our guidelines. Travel in Motion GmbH will find the ideal model to work with you and provide you the support you require.

We focus on eCommerce, IATA NDC, distribution, revenue management, mobility and customer experience related travel topics. We can support you in creating business strategies, and translate those into business solutions.

Travel in Motion will accompany you from ideation to strategy creation, from business process modeling to requirements definition and finally from solution definition to vendor selection.

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Travel Industry Experience

With combined over 50 years in the travel industry, we have been working for and with airlines, GDS’ and IT Vendors. We bring a breadth of knowledge, and have previously had roles in software development, project management, product management, airline system migrations, solution architecture, business process modelling, business consulting and business development.

We understand the vendor perspective and the airline needs, and have played an important role in the past bridging the gap between the two.

We strive to deliver business value to key stakeholders by aligning business and IT solutions.

White Papers

White Paper #5 of 5

Retail oportunities in airline staff travel - white paper

Retail Opportunities in Airline Staff Travel

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Corporate travel and the impact of a new distribution standard - white paper

Corporate travel and the impact of a new distribution standard

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White Paper #3 of 5

An outlook into airline retailing in 2018

An Outlook into Airline Retailing in 2018

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White Paper #2 of 5

Dynamic airline offer creation – is the future here?

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White Paper #1 of 5

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An Airline’s Transition to a Digital Retail Environment

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About us

Daniel
Daniel Friedli
Managing Director and Owner
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Nick
Nick Stott
Managing Director and Owner
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Daniel, a Swiss and Canadian national, is a solution and results driven travel industry consultant with extensive knowledge in the passenger airline and consumer driven domain.

Nick, originally from the U.K., has lived in Switzerland for many years. His main focus is on solution consulting with a strong focus on PSS, revenue managment, travel retailing and related topics.

What we do

Travel in Motion currently has more than a dozen clients in three continents. Our customers range from airlines of various sizes to PSS providers, travel ecommerce vendors, travel IT vendors, travel start-ups and payment providers. We are serving an airline IT company with under 20 staff members and a multinational corporation with more than a hundred thousand employees. We are privileged to count industry organisations such as IATA to our customer base as well.

Our current work ranges from developing sales and business development strategies to solution design reviews, from one day workshops to longterm strategy engagements, driving airline IT strategies and airline NDC roadmaps to competitive benchmarks amongst industry players. We support airlines in defining NDC and merchandising strategies and market roll-out plans, and support them in the execution. We are at the forefront of the IATA ONE Order concepts, both from an industry perspective as well as looking at possible transitions with customer airlines.

We support vendors in M&A discussions and contract negotiations. We conduct benchmarks of airline eCommerce vendors’ capabilities and market perception. We support leading global IT vendors in business development and business strategy in relation to travel and transportation market and helped with new product definition and market validation.

We facilitate workshops for airlines, vendors and have done so for the leading airline industry governing body organisation, supporting organisations in defining programme scope and activities.

We moderate panels and facilitate discussions as a neutral third party.

Finally, in between all this work, we also author reports on NDC, ONE Order and future industry direction for various clients.

We’d love to add your company’s profile and goals to this growing list.

Clients

Our list of airline clients to date includes Aer Lingus*, Air France KLM, American Airlines, ANA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Edelweiss Air, EL Al Israel Airlines, International Airlines Group (IAG), La Compagnie, Pegasus Airlines, Saudia Airlines, SWISS International Air Lines*.

Our list of non-airline clients to date includes Airlines Technology, Braathens IT, Bravo Passenger Services, Datatrans, Datalex, Heathrow Airport, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IATA, IBS Software, NSM Engineering, Nyras, OpenJaw Technologies, Radixx, SPIRIT/21, Swissport, Travelaer, Travelport, Travelsky Technology Limited, T2RL, Worldticket.

*denotes under predecessor company Daniel Friedli Travel Industry Consulting or as subcontract for partner company.