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siren comms_ travel and hospitality industry news round up 22nd March 2019_

Here’s the latest round up of some of the stories that have caught our eye during the last week from our key trade media. Just click on the headlines below to find out more about each story.

BBT

Cork airport rolls out scheme for passengers with hidden disabilities
JAL and Travelport to launch Japanese GDS
London City airport reveals new brand identity
Train companies face tighter punctuality standards 

The Caterer

Artificial intelligence harnessed in smart food waste management system 
Simon Boyle’s Brigade enlists 2019 cohort of homeless and at-risk apprentices 

Skift

Amadeus Buys Airport Self-Service Baggage Firm to Diversify Further
Instagram Launches Direct Purchasing for Fashion Brands But Travel Is Missing in Action
Men Are Spending More to Get Healthy and Brands Want In
Why Blockchain Could Come to Airport Security Checkpoints

TTG

Amadeus integrates Barclaycard’s virtual card tech with B2B Wallet
Lufthansa hails record year in UK ahead of leisure travel push
Malvern Group launches travel technology solution

You can also have a look at  Travel and Hospitality industry news round up, 15th March 2019  and   Travel and Hospitality industry news round up, 8th March 2019   because knowledge is power.