News / Distribution
Amadeus scores some financial improvements as traveler restrictions ease
By Linda Fox July 30, 2021
The distribution company reported improvements in revenue and EBITDA compared to Q1, while air bookings are recovering in all regions. Read More
Vacasa plots public listing through SPAC merger
News / Online
Vacasa plots public listing through SPAC merger
By Kevin May July 30, 2021
Trading under the ticker VCSA, publicly listed Vacasa is forecast to have a valuation of $4.5 billion as a result of the IPO and will generate $485 million in cash proceeds. Read More
Interview / Technology
Sounding Off: Do the right thing on sustainability - from big moves to small
By PhocusWire July 30, 2021
If a brand can inspire just one customer (or thousands) to do the right thing when they return home, by the way it behaves on the smaller things, then it's a strategy worth implementing.... Read More
News / Startups
Exoticca lands $30M investment to develop packages platform
By Linda Fox July 30, 2021
Multi-day packages operator Exoticca has now raised a total of $53 million.... Read More
News / Online
Trivago seeing some markets bounce back bigger than 2019
By Kevin May July 29, 2021
Total revenue at the Germany-based company in Q2 was €96 million, up almost 500% from €16 million in the same quarter last year, when much of the industry had ground to a halt.... Read More
News / Online
Hilton reports strong Q2, adjusted EBITDA $400M
By Mitra Sorrells July 29, 2021
Hilton CEO Chris Nassetta says he expects continued strength in leisure demand and further upticks in business travel to drive continued resurgence in the back half of the year.... 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 / Technology
Phocuswright Europe 2021: Every innovator pitch
At Phocuswright Europe, innovators battled for a shot at being crowned the EMEA Travel Innovator of... Read more
News / Distribution
Ixigo raises $53M led by Singapore's sovereign wealth fund
The round also has participation from Bay Capital Holdings, IE Venture Fund, India Acorn Fund, Malabar... Read more
Opinion / Online
Concrete steps toward a more sustainable travel industry
Sustainability consultancy Sea Going Green offers tips travel and tourism organizations can use to... Read more
News / Technology
VIDEO: on overcoming the travel payments mountain
During the PhocusWire Pulse: Progress in Travel Payments session, Daniel Marovitz, SVP of... Read more
News / Online
Skyscanner tests personalized road trip service
Skyscanner's new Road Trips service is built on personalization capabilities from Inspirock and... Read more
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