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Guidebook launches educational app workshop series

Mobile event app building and publishing platform Guidebook today announces the launch of its ‘GuideTalks’ workshop series, providing practical forums for event planners to discuss and learn about event apps, with each session focusing on a specific set of topics or issues. The workshops will be case study led, with hands-on demonstrations run by the Guidebook team.

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aap³ and Etherlive form strategic partnership

Global IT Services and Recruitment company, aap³, has formed a strategic partnership with Etherlive Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of IT and communications technology for the live event sector.  
The strategic partnership, which includes aap³ becoming an investor in Etherlive, will see both companies maintaining their individual brands, businesses and operational management structure, with Etherlive continuing to be led by Chris Green and Tom McInerney, and aap³ by Rod Jackson.


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Travel giant WorldVentures acquires world-class technology software platform

WorldVentures Holdings, a global company in the direct-selling travel club sector, has acquired a next generation, cloud-based, end-to-end reservations, contracts, operations and distribution management systems platform for travel providers. Now in its fourth consecutive year of record-setting growth, WorldVentures entered the strategic agreement to support streamlined operations, flexible extensibiliy to broaden services and products to customers with scale requirements to meet their aggressive growth forecasts. The new platform offers a central reservation management system that customers can access online anywhere and anytime for real-time, competitively priced travel packages complete with photos, videos and maps of coveted destinations.

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Travelport announces new multi-year full content agreement with LATAM Airlines Group

Travelport has announced a new, multi-year full content agreement with LATAM Airlines Group. LATAM Airlines Group S.A. is the new name given to LAN Airlines S.A. as a result of its association with TAM S.A., two of Latin America’s leading airlines with service within Latin America and to cities around the world. The new agreement will become effective March 1, 2015.

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South by Southwest® (SXSW®) and Eventbase launch official SXSW GO app with cutting-edge iBeacon technology

With the largest deployment of iBeacon technology at an event, SXSW GO offers attendees highly personalised experiences to encourage serendipitous connections

South by Southwest (SXSW) and Eventbase have released an update of the official 2015 SXSW GO app, which changes the way people experience this globally renowned festival. People come to SXSW to learn about the future of culture and technology, and the partnership with Eventbase is delivering a next generation event experience.

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