Challenges remain but progress emerges in vacation rental governance
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Challenges remain but progress emerges in vacation rental governance
By Kevin May January 27, 2022
The Wild West days of short-term rental owners battling with local authorities might be subsiding, according to a new study from Rent Responsibly. Read More
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VIDEO: Modern travel retailing - promises, promises!
By PhocusWire January 27, 2022
A panel at The Phocuswright Conference 2021 examined the progress made in revolutionizing airline distribution so far and what steps still need to be taken. Read More
News / Startups
May Mobility raises $83M for autonomous driving tech
By Linda Fox January 27, 2022
The company says the financing will go toward international expansion, technology development and recruitment in engineering... Read More
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Linktivity's mission to digitize Japan’s transportation and activity suppliers
By Mitra Sorrells January 27, 2022
The company, originally a subsidiary of Japanese OTA Veltra, has grown its supplier count from five to more than 100 since the start of the pandemic.... Read More
News / Online
Strong recovery in domestic demand boosts MakeMyTrip
By Linda Fox January 26, 2022
The India-based OTA says it generated revenue of $115 million in the quarter ended December 31, 2021, up 103% on the same quarter in 2020.... Read More
Opinion / Technology
How diversity and inclusion can enhance the traveler experience
By Tonya Hempstead - American Express GBT January 26, 2022
Diversity and inclusion should be a central consideration for TMCs when developing digital tools.... 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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PhocusWire Pulse: A New Traveler Experience
For our tenth event and the first of 2022, we focus on some of the cutting edge changes to the... Read more
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Fever lands $227M in funding for live events push
Investment in the company was led by the growth equity arm of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Read more
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Q&A: Why - and how - travel brands should embrace verifiable ID
Affinidi's director of travel says there will be opportunities for travel operators and intermediaries... Read more
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South Korea’s Yanolja looks to Tesla to expand hospitality market
By digitizing and connecting spaces and testing NFT and metaverse technologies, Yanolja wants to... Read more
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VIDEO: New look of the tours and activities marketplace
A panel at The Phocuswright Conference 2021 examined the issues and the route forward for the... Read more
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