Acuity predicts automated passport kiosks to reach 8,000 by 2018

The "APC Kiosk Deployment List," Acuity's most recent APC deployments publication, supplies details on number of kiosks, locations, installation dates, vendors, costs and more.

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How kiosks are transforming the airport travel experience

From entry to departure to arrival, kiosks could soon make it possible to venture through an airport without a single human interaction.

Elements of a successful hotel technology deployment

Experts discuss key considerations for a hotel and hospitality technology rollout.

Mobile maps offer untapped resources for parks

State and national parks enter the mobile world with a cached map app that functions as a self-service tour guide.

CETW: Cell-phone charging kiosk

This Frank Mayer & Associates kiosk serves travelers by drawing them to a Hudson International News airport store for free cell-phone charging.

Hotels waking up to self-service

As the travel market rebounds and occupancy rates rise, hotel operators are turning to self-service solutions.

Video: Royal Caribbean innovates with kiosks, digital signage

The Allure of the Seas offers voyagers high-tech amenities like self-service kiosks and digital signage wayfinding.

Top 3 insights from digital signage, kiosk webinar

Expert panelists share key advice for deployers looking to integrate the two technologies.

New kiosks at San Francisco airport help travelers help the environment

The international hub's unique Climate Passport program offers carbon offsets that it says counteract a flight's effect on climate change – but it has its critics.

Research: Kiosk industry in 'holding pattern,' but growth will return in 2010

In its annual report, Summit Research Associates Inc. depicts a stagnant kiosk landscape but says the outlook is expected to improve.

Lessons to learn from the Clear kiosk program's demise

The registered traveler program's abrupt closure shocked its 200,000-plus members last month. Here's a look at what may have gone wrong.

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NEWS


Interactive kiosk replaces tourism brochures in California

Tourism company Destination Lancaster has swapped out old-fashioned brochures in its visitor center for a digital information system by Livewire Digital.

Dallas airport shortens customs wait by 40%

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport announced the release of its customs clearance program that will include self-service kiosks.

Delta taking the lead in passport kiosk deployment

Delta Airlines' Los Angeles airport hub has installed 10 passport kiosks at Terminal 5.

Livewire's ticket kiosk is one-stop shop for tourists

Livewire Digital partnered with Florida-based Ticket Box to develop a solution for tourists to purchase tickets to Orlando-area attractions.

Automated passport kiosks take off

The Automated Passport Control Kiosk has been added to several airports around the country, among the latest, Detroit Metropolitan International Airport, which just installed 30 new APCs.

Malaysia Airlines closes economy check-in in favor of self check-in

Today Malaysia Airlines will close its staff check-in counters and move to required self-service kiosks for all passengers flying out of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, according to Australian Business Traveller. The new self-service kiosks will also include baggage handling and mobile apps for online check-in.

DFW Int'l Airport, FAA to unveil NextGen kiosk today

According to a blog post on dallasnews.com, the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and the FAA will unveil a "NextGen" kiosk in Terminal C this afternoon.

Hoteliers, guests connect with GuestComment digital kiosk

GuestComment, an onsite hotel review and feedback digital kiosk system, launched today and has immediate availability to hotels nationwide. The Raleigh, N.C.-based company, helmed by reputation management advisor Andy Beal, will provide hoteliers and guests a platform for real-time communication....

Montreal-Trudeau North America's first airport to offer self-serve bag drop-off

Montréal–Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau International Airport has become the first airport in North America to offer passengers self-service baggage drop-off points, according to a company press release. This latest development means that the airport's passengers can complete the entire check-in process themselves; however,...

New Zealand airport to utilize self-service

New Zealand's Deployment of Christchurch International Airport's check-in hall and kiosks are underway and will soon unlock space for hurried passengers to locate their planes and move to nearby check-in counters whether they are on a flight to Hokitika or...

Multi-functional kiosks to sell tickets in India

The hassle of standing in never-ending queues to purchase platform tickets may soon be a thing of the past for Indian travelers. Accoring to the The Hindu, The Mysore Division of the South Western Railway is likely to introduce multi-functional...

South Korea to participate in Global Entry Program

The Global Entry Program, or GEP, a kiosk system used by the United States that reduces passport screening time for travelers wishing to enter the country, will soon be open to South Korean citizens, according to the Arirang News. Until...

Aspen to launch bike-share kiosks

Aspen, Colo. is another city on the bike-sharing bandwagon and will offer its own program next year. According to the Aspen Times, the launch was originally planned for this spring but has been pushed back to give organizers more time...

The bus stops here: Kiosks speed up travel for Greyhound passengers

Airlines aren't the only travel providers to offer self-service kiosks to speed up the ticket-buying process. Greyhound bus passengers will also be able to buy and pick up tickets purchased online via NCR Corp. kiosks. According to a company press...

NCR offers consultancy services to improve travel experience

Travel providers could improve the consumer travel experience by implementing NCR Corporation's Customer Experience Consulting Services, said Jeanice Koronowski, NCR Professional Services senior partner for travel. She said in a press release that NCR consultants can help the travel industry...

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