News / Online
Tripadvisor's rejected or removed reviews are increasing in number
October 27, 2021
The company says the two million reviews in question represent about 9% of all submissions, with almost one million of those judged to be fraudulent. Read More
Where does Gen Z like to travel and stay?
News / Online
Where does Gen Z like to travel and stay?
By Phocuswright Research October 27, 2021
Understanding Gen Z’s unique spend patterns, planning preferences, travel interests and trip types allows companies to adapt their approach to this audience accordingly. Read More
News / Online
Online cruise bookings leave many travel advisors behind
By Johanna Jainchill - Travel Weekly October 27, 2021
In a video message to travel advisors, Royal Caribbean Group CEO Richard Fain says the surge in bookings is mostly coming from the internet and not from travel agencies.... Read More
News / Online
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for activity executives
By PhocusWire October 26, 2021
This year's panel focusing on tours, activities and experiences features Blanca Menchaca (BeMyGuest), Christian Watts (Magpie) and Luuc Elzinga (Tiqets).... Read More
News / Startups
Selfbook raises $25M in quest to reinvent hotel payments
By Mitra Sorrells October 26, 2021
Selfbook says its software enables hotels to accept one-click payments on their websites while eliminating fraud and reducing chargebacks.... Read More
News / Technology
Payments app Klarna enters travel with Inspirock acquisition
By Jill Menze October 25, 2021
Using Inspirock's technology, Klarna will enable its customers to buy now and pay later for travel.... 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
News / Distribution
Airline execs push back on tech naivete claims
Airline industry figures believe carriers are moving to modern technology such as cloud as they look... Read more
Interview / Online
STARTUP STAGE: Elude helps travelers find and book trips based on budget
Elude takes a budget-first approach to booking travel, surfacing customizable trip packages to users... Read more
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PhocusWire Pulse: Startups In The Spotlight
For our eighth event this year, we focus on the trends and issues, challenges and opportunities for... Read more
Opinion / Technology
Four truths about cloud-based management systems
Here is what hotels need to know about cloud-based technology and property management systems. Read more
News / Startups
Tier rides away with $200M in funding
Tier plans to use its latest funding for acquisitions and strategic investments. Read more
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