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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | February 27, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
News | Online
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Amadeus ends 2020 with large losses and 61% drop in revenue
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2021
The distribution giant says that while there was a slight improvement in air traffic in the final quarter of the year, the pandemic continued to severely impact travel. Read More
News | Distribution
PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
PhocusWire Pulse REPLAY: Safer & Seamless
By PhocusWire | February 26, 2021
We explore health regulatory and vaccine trends, technology provision for welcoming back customers, changes to business practices and the implementation of new processes for customers and staff. Read More
News | Technology
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Airline technology investments slumped in 2020
By Linda Fox | February 25, 2021
Airline and airport technology chiefs have had to reprioritize investment with self-service passenger options high on the agenda. Read More
News | Technology
How I Got Here, episode 53 - Atle Skalleberg of StudentUniverse
How I Got Here, episode 53 - Atle Skalleberg of StudentUniverse
By PhocusWire | February 25, 2021
After arriving in the U.S. from Norway, Skalleberg took a job at StudentUniverse, prepared to do anything in order to learn the basics and secure a visa, as he tells Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin... Read More
Interview | Online
eDreams Odigeo says it's ready to seize post-pandemic demand
eDreams Odigeo says it's ready to seize post-pandemic demand
By Kevin May | February 25, 2021
The online travel agency group reckons the business is "agile and nimble" enough to adapt quickly when travel markets open up over the next few months in its core European consumer base. Read More
News | Online
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
Digital nomads are helping fuel recovery in the Middle East
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Thanks to initiatives such as Dubai’s Digital Nomad Visa, the Middle East region is seeing green shoots of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
News | Online
U.S. Customs and Border Protection launches app to expedite travel
U.S. Customs and Border Protection launches app to expedite travel
By Jill Menze | February 24, 2021
The CBP One Mobile App allows travelers to streamline their travel into the United States by providing information before or upon arrival or departure. Read More
News | Technology
Travelport rebrands to align with company's “monumental culture shift”
Travelport rebrands to align with company's “monumental culture shift”
By Mitra Sorrells | February 23, 2021
Travelport is launching a new visual identity ahead of the rollout of its next generation platform, which will replace the legacy three-core distribution system. Read More
News | Distribution
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Emirates to roll out GDS fees as it moves sellers toward an NDC solution
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | February 23, 2021
Emirates' GDS surcharge of between $14 and $25 per ticket will begin July 1. Read More
News | Distribution
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
The vital, the obvious and the hopeful: Tech trends to watch in travel
By Kevin May | February 22, 2021
We list some of the trends noted by a recent CBInsights report and how they might strike a chord with the industry's strategies to move forward in 2021. Read More
News | Technology
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Investment in digital channels a priority for airlines, OTAs
By Mitra Sorrells | February 22, 2021
Trustly asked leaders from European OTAs and airlines about the strategies they intend to use to improve their relationship with travelers. Read More
News | Online
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Jet-lag app creator Uplift Ventures closes $500K angel round
By Mitra Sorrells | February 19, 2021
Uplift Venture says it will use the money to develop the app and also a new solution for night shift workers. Read More
News | Startups
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
As Bitcoin surges, will cryptocurrency become an accepted form of payment in travel?
By Mitra Sorrells | February 18, 2021
Industry experts agree digital currencies are an inevitable evolution and provide advantages for travel payments, but there are challenges to adoption. Read More
News | Technology
Travel + Leisure Co. launches online booking platform
Travel + Leisure Co. launches online booking platform
By Jill Menze | February 17, 2021
Travel + Leisure Co., formerly known as Wyndham Destinations, has launched a vacation booking platform as part of the company's rebrand. Read More
News | Online
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