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Research Spotlight: Asia Pacific's fast-growing OTA landscape
By PhocusWire | February 19, 2018
In the Asia Pacific region, aggregate gross bookings via online travel agencies are projected to jump 68% from 2017 to 2012. Read More
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Decoding blockchain, part 3: Flight data management
Decoding blockchain, part 3: Flight data management
By Mitra Sorrells | February 19, 2018
Data sharing is a complicated - and sometimes disjointed - process in the air transport industry. The creation and storage of information for each flight is handled by multiple entities, at minimum the... Read More
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Digital tools to enhance the value of airline offerings
Digital tools to enhance the value of airline offerings
By Jill Menze | February 16, 2018
The traveler path to purchase is influenced by countless factors, but above all, consumers make decisions based on how they interpret the value of an offer at any given moment. Read More
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TripAdvisor 2018 strategy hotels attractions mobile
TripAdvisor bets on TV advertising, improved UX to restore profit in hotel segment
By Mitra Sorrells | February 15, 2018
TripAdvisor will expand its television advertising spending to $100 to $130 million for its hotel segment during 2018, with new creative and new markets, while simultaneously reducing online marketing... Read More
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TripAdvisor earnings full year 2017
TripAdvisor has revenue elsewhere to thank as hotel growth remains flat
By Mitra Sorrells | February 14, 2018
TripAdvisor turned in modest 5% growth in total revenue for 2017 but a notable 24% increase in revenue in its non-hotel category.    Read More
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Routehappy gets second GDS deal as Amadeus signs
By Kevin May | February 12, 2018
Amadeus will include airline information such as amenities, cabin services and seat provision to travel agencies after inking a deal with Routehappy. Read More
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Blockhain travel loyalty programs
Decoding blockchain, part 2: Travel loyalty programs
By Mitra Sorrells | February 12, 2018
If we think of loyalty program rewards as a currency, it becomes easy to see why the current system is not ideal and why most programs are struggling to achieve their ultimate goal: to influence... Read More
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Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
Expedia splashed out record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017
By Kevin May | February 12, 2018
Expedia Inc spent a record $5.3 billion on marketing in 2017 - a figure that continues to trouble investors amid its full year financial results. Read More
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What airlines can gain from thinking like Netflix
What airlines can gain from thinking like Netflix
By Jill Menze | February 12, 2018
A main reason for the omnipresence of Netflix is the technology’s ability to personalize recommendations to viewers. Read More
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Expedia ticks modest growth in 2017, now charting "new direction"
Expedia ticks modest growth in 2017, now charting "new direction"
By Mitra Sorrells | February 8, 2018
Expedia Inc.’s revenue increased 11% in the fourth quarter of 2017 compared to a year prior – up to $2.32 billion – but the diverse online travel company still missed analysts’ expectations by $40... Read More
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MakeMyTrip narrows losses amid revenue boost
MakeMyTrip narrows losses amid revenue boost
By Kevin May | February 8, 2018
Indian online travel agency giant MakeMyTrip reduced losses and saw a significant jump in revenue in last quarter of 2017. Read More
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Kiwi Logitravel partnership
Kiwi, Logitravel partner to expand global footprint
By Mitra Sorrells | February 8, 2018
Kiwi.com, a search platform that combines flights from nearly 700 airlines, has partnered with online travel agency Logitravel Group to increase flight offerings in Europe, Russia, Latin America and... Read More
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In The Big Chair - Robert Albert of Routehappy
In The Big Chair - Robert Albert of Routehappy
By Jill Menze | February 7, 2018
The travel industry veteran of more than ten-plus years will continue to lead Routehappy as a strategic business unit as part of its ATPCO acquisition.  Read More
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Google new nav bar hotel search
Google simplifies travel search, leads for partners with new all-in-one mobile upgrade
By Mitra Sorrells | February 6, 2018
Google is adding new features to its travel search functions to add ease and speed for mobile users. Read More
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Bing Phocuswright digital travel marketing study
What travel marketers need to know for digital engagement
By Mitra Sorrells | February 6, 2018
Travel marketers should fine-tune digital strategies to attract new customers and reinforce loyalty among existing ones as they strive to prevail in the competitive landscape of online travel agencies,... Read More
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