• Airline Digital Retail – Vendors’ View on Challenges and Opportunities of the COVID Crisis
    The airline industry has been hard hit by the global Covid-19 pandemic. Airlines have grounded their fleets, or reduced their capacity by 60, 70% or more. Since March 2020, travel has drastically changed, and is very slow to recover. At the time of this blog post at the end of September 2020, we are seeing only very slow recovery in the global air transportation market. For some domestic markets, things look a lot better, especially for China. In China, domestic travel is at over 90% of the capacity it was one year ago, thanks in large parts to their effective management of the pandemic as well as government stimulus to travel.
  • Airline PSS Decisions – Challenge and Opportunity!
    For airlines faced with the reality of changing PSS systems in the next 12 to 24 months, or having the opportunity to either renew PSS contracts or procure eCommerce and digital distribution solutions (including direct, and mobile or NDC), we urge you to consider the process and grasp the chance to review  optimisation opportunities. These can, and indeed should be part of the procurement process, potentially in combination with a traditional RFI/RFP.

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Travel Industry Strategy and Solution Consulting

Your needs are our guidelines. Travel in Motion GmbH, travel industry consulting, 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.

What we do

Travel in Motion currently has about 40 clients across the globe. Our customers range from airlines of various sizes to PSS providers, travel ecommerce vendors, travel IT vendors, travel start-ups and payment providers. With travel industry consulting, we serve airlines, small and midsize IT companies and multinational corporations in the travel industry. 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 support your company’s growth and success with our expertise and experience.

Clients & Partners – past and present

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