Blockchain may have not hit the travel tech mainstream, but in recent months it has certainly entered mainstream discourse, most recently for the role it may play in the airline sector.
As Bobby Healy, CTO of travel tech firm CarTrawler, who “loves” that the airlines are innovating, put it in a recent interview (watch this space): “The critical thing for airlines is inventory, and managing, inventory and that is what they [airlines] currently use older legacy technologies for. Blockchain can replace that technology infrastructure on a like-for-like basis.
Source: Eye For Travel
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