Sounding Off: Leaders must use this time to make a difference
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Sounding Off: Leaders must use this time to make a difference
By PhocusWire September 17, 2021
Important issues around diversity and sustainability are the ones that perhaps are not front of mind in the recovery process - but they, arguably, the most important challenges facing the industry. Read More
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News / Technology
Emirates unveils Oculus virtual reality experience
By Linda Fox September 17, 2021
The virtual reality technology enables passengers to explore the cockpit and view the cabins, first class experience and other onboard facilities. Read More
News / Technology
SoftBank leads $200M investment in serviced robotics company Keenon Robotics
By Jill Menze September 17, 2021
The Chinese company says the Series D round is the largest round of funding to-date in the service robot field.... Read More
News / Distribution
CWT wipes out debt with recapitalization deal
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly September 16, 2021
The travel management company is getting $350 million in new equity funding and is eliminating almost $900 million in debt.... Read More
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Vrbo expands program to woo Airbnb hosts, claims thousands have already joined
By Kevin May September 16, 2021
The Fast Start program began in the U.S. in March 2021 and is designed to help experienced hosts who haven't joined the site yet increase their visibility and earnings.... Read More
Opinion / Technology
Why business travelers will care about personalized air travel
By Eric Leopold - Threedot September 16, 2021
Information, care and personalization will restore trust in business travel, and new types of marketplaces will enable this to happen.  ... Read More
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Real estate firm JLL launches short-term rental platform
JLL Short Stays, powered by proptech company Lavanda, aims to rival Airbnb and Booking.com in the... Read more
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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital... Read more
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Hopjump becomes SmarterTravel, raises $9.5M
SmarterTravel was one of eight companies acquired by Hopjump from Tripadvisor in 2020. Read more
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VIDEO: How can the concept of hope help the travel industry thrive?
Speaking during Phocuswright's Diversity in Leadership event, Accenture's Blair Taylor explains how... Read more
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PhocusWire Pulse: Rentals On The Rise
For our sixth PhocusWire Pulse event this year, we focus on rapid progress in the development of the... Read more
News / Technology
Voxel acquires Troovo to boost B2B payments platform
Voxel aquisition of Troovo’s gives it GDS connectivity as well as a decision engine, which optimizes... Read more
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