Sounding Off: Pace of change in travel is not totally under its control
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Pace of change in travel is not totally under its control
By PhocusWire November 26, 2021
If the 2000s and 2010s were about creating mega platforms and the centralization of product, pricing and experience, a new era for travel is likely to see the reverse taking place. Read More
Marriott outspends hotel rivals on social media ads
News / Online
Marriott outspends hotel rivals on social media ads
By Kevin May November 26, 2021
Analysis of activity by five major hotel chains indicated Marriott's strategy to target social media users on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read More
Interview / Startups
VIDEO: RoomPriceGenie - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2021
By PhocusWire November 26, 2021
RoomPriceGenie will show how independent hotels can use data-driven and intelligent pricing to compete with the revenue experts of this world.... Read More
News / Technology
Webjet brings Trip Ninja back from the brink with strategic acquisition
By Kevin May November 25, 2021
Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed for multi-city flight search tech provider but the management team headed by CEO Andres Collart will still be involved in the business.... Read More
News / Online
VIDEO: Despegar on using the pandemic to its advantage
By PhocusWire November 25, 2021
Speaking in the PhocusWire Studio during The Phocuswright Conference, Despegar CEO Damian Scokin explains how the pandemic hasn’t dulled the OTA’s growth ambitions.... Read More
News / Online
Booking Holdings acquires ETraveli Group for €1.6 billion
By Kevin May November 23, 2021
Existing owner CVC Capital Partners has owned the Sweden-based ETraveli Group since 2017.... Read More

News / Technology
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
Opinion / Online
Why gambling on women in travel is a good bet
How fostering an uplifting environment for women has spurred growth for one travel company. Read more
Interview / Distribution
In The Big Chair - Nicolas Huss of Hotelbeds
Nicolas Huss became CEO of Hotelbeds just over six months ago, taking up the reins from chairman Joan... Read more
News / Distribution
VIDEO: Kyte on being different with airline distribution tech
It's been a strange time for the airline distribution ecosystem, as software companies have jockeyed... Read more
News / Startups
Limehome attracts real estate and hotel investors
The funds enable Limehome to take advantage of the real estate development and management, as well as... Read more
News / Online
Peek secures $80M Series C round led by ex-Airbnb exec
The round, which brings the tours and activities platform’s total funding to more than $100 million,... Read more
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