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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 | May 7, 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
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
Expedia Group bets on brand marketing as it prepares for travel rebound
By Jill Menze | May 6, 2021
In its Q1 2021 earnings call, Expedia Group said it's focusing on brand marketing to differentiate its offerings and capitalize on returning travel demand. Read More
News | Online
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Fly Now Pay Later adds £10M to Series A
By Linda Fox | May 6, 2021
The London-based alternative payments company plans to launch in the U.S. Read More
News | Startups
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2021
Our fourth PhocusWire Pulse looks at the current state and future of security in travel, examining issues ranging from biometrics, system breaches, listing fraud and blockchain. Read More
News | Technology
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Booking Holdings sees upward trend in Q1, focuses on buildout of connected trip
By Mitra Sorrells | May 5, 2021
Booking.com’s flight product, a key part of the connected trip, is now available in 18 countries, and Q1 had the highest number of air tickets ever booked in a single quarter. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
VIDEO: Capturing the social zeitgeist with Clubhouse for travel
By PhocusWire | May 5, 2021
The audio-only meeting and discussion app has only been in the market since March 2020 but has since ignited speculation ranging from it being a podcast-killer to the future of customer engagement and... Read More
News | Online
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
By Kevin May | May 5, 2021
Infare and Air Cube - headquartered in Denmark and France respectively - first cemented a strategic partnership in 2015. Read More
News | Technology
Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
As the pandemic continues to impact the business, Sabre says operating losses were $203 million for the quarter compared to $151 million year-over-year. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2021
Speaking at PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, TikTok brand partnerships lead for travel Hannah Bennett explains why TikTok is an ecosystem ripe for marketers to exploit. Read More
News | Online
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How testing, transparency and technology can reduce COVID risk in air travel
By Timothy O'Neil-Dunne - 777 Partners | May 3, 2021
For a safe flying environment to exist, we must stop COVID-positive transports; for now that is unrealistic, so testing on arrival must be the start. Read More
Opinion | Online
Sherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platform
Sherpa raises $8.5M to meet demand for its travel rules platform
By Jill Menze | April 30, 2021
In the past year, Sherpa says the number of airlines and other travel companies using Sherpa’s products has tripled. Read More
News | Technology
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
Marketing tactics to think about as travel attempts to recover
By Gilad Barash - Dstillery | April 30, 2021
It's likely that the travel audiences from a year ago no longer apply so travel marketers need to find the signals consumers are putting out. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Booking windows, trip duration up as consumers return to travel
By Mitra Sorrells | April 29, 2021
Skyscanner has identified several trends it says are defining consumer behavior as it relates to travel planning and purchasing. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Brian Solis on a new age for customer engagement in travel
VIDEO: Brian Solis on a new age for customer engagement in travel
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2021
He shares his perspective on the evolution of social media and the development of new tactics and, more importantly, requirements around customer engagement. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
By PhocusWire | April 27, 2021
Airlines and their partners have to consider numerous options as they attempt to get aircraft back in the skies and put passengers onboard. Read More
News | Technology
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