Hello and welcome to the weekly bulletin featuring the latest developments on travel and technology around the world, published every Tuesday at 07:00 GMT / 08:00 CET. This is our last bulletin of 2017. Our next bulletin will be published on Tuesday 9 January 2018.
KLM’s automated bot is available on Google Home
KLM’s automated bot is now available on Google Home. At the moment it seems limited to dispensing packing advice, but the potential is obvious.
Also of note this week:
Bloomberg launches its own live network on Twitter. Twitter
Google’s Year in Search. (Google)
Heathrow Terminal maps are now available on Apple Maps. (Heathrow Airport)
Nieman Lab unveils its predictions for journalism and digital media for 2018. (Nieman Lab)
The Observer’s Miranda Sawyer reviews the best audio of 2017 with podcasts featuring prominently. (The Observer)
Ogilvy presents its digital trends for 2018. (Slideshare)
Samsung is reported to be preparing to launch its own smart speaker. (Bloomberg)
Our weekly Travel Technology Bulletin will return on Tuesday 9 January 2018. Thank you for reading and we look forward to returning in 2018.