Archive for April, 2012

Semantically Dynamic Hotels

[This post by Thematix Partner Larry Smith originally appeared in Tnooz on February 28, 2012] A hotel is dynamic — a veritable revolving door of people and activities. Yet most hotel web sites are dynamic only in the booking process. It’s a rare hotel that understands that you are checking in for a reason, and that that reason is probably

XML Travel Schema and Ontology

[This post originally appeared as “Why you need to care about travel technology, semantic web and ontology“ in the January 3, 2012 edition of Tnooz.] The Open Travel Alliance just published its version 2011B XML Schema specification with many new enhancements and additions.  The OpenTravel specification can be used to more easily build software that is interoperable with disparate travel systems.