touring bird adds googleGoogle to shut Touring Bird app, tours and activities added to core travel portfolio
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Booking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distributionBooking.com pledges semi-neutral role in private accommodation distribution
The online travel agency will to deploy a "preferred partner" strategy for private accommodation... Read More
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Remote Year raises $5M to promote "digital nomad" experienceRemote Year raises $5M to promote "digital nomad" experience
The early stage venture/Series B round, led by Lightbank, brings the company’s total funding to date... Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Why personalization is impossible in travel (and how to do it)
Where do you want to go next? Does your email inbox reflect that? If you’re like most travel... Read More
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Automating the travel industry needs an intelligent approach
Whether an online travel agency, travel management company, travel agent or indeed any business... Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Traci Mercer
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RateGain names Harmeet Singh as CEO, plots multiple acquisitions in platform ramp-up
The arrival is being heralded as a significant appointment for the travel technology provider as it... Read More
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Agoda CEO on moving beyond accommodation and forging unorthodox partnerships
The OTA says it is focusing on finding the “best inventory” for its customers, operating with the... Read More
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On the path to purchase, younger travelers book sooner, brand loyalty shrinks long-term
Package trip businesses might want to reexamine marketing strategies for reaching different audiences.... Read More
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Southeast Asia, part 3: Homegrown travel brands know consumers best but struggle to educate market
For the third piece in our series on Southeast Asia, we look at the distribution landscape in the area... Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Sam Shank
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Sounding Off: Reviews should be about quality, not quantity
The narrative around reviews has completely changed. It's no longer about volume but relevancy -... Read More
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The Phocuswright Conference 2019 preview - Hospitality in a perfect storm
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