News from Travel Technology Update: The OpenTravel Alliance, the organization that develops XML messaging specifications for electronic travel distribution, is adopting a new identity that reflects a philosophical shift: It is setting standards for the industry. In the alliance's seven-year history, OpenTravel stressed that it creates and encourages the adoption of "specifications" rather than standards. It shied away from any suggestion that usage of or compliance with its message sets were ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"OpenTravel Alliance takes new stance: 'We are the standard' for XML messaging" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.