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VIDEO: Hopper on growth, the impact of NDC and the value of being app-only
VIDEO: Hopper on growth, the impact of NDC and the value of being app-only
By Mitra Sorrells | December 14, 2018
2018 was a big year for Hopper. The app-only price prediction and booking platform picked up $100 million in Series D funding in October and rolled out its hotel service to more than 40 markets. Read More
News | Technology
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Perfect Price - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 14, 2018
The dynamic pricing platform that uses AI and machine learning to maximize profitability in an increasingly digital world. Read More
Interview | Startups
SunExpress claims first for flight booking service via Alexa
SunExpress claims first for flight booking service via Alexa
By Linda Fox | December 13, 2018
SunExpress is enabling customers to search for and book flights via Amazon Alexa. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Amadeus on a new online travel agency landscape
VIDEO: Amadeus on a new online travel agency landscape
By Kevin May | December 13, 2018
The online travel agency landscape, according to some, is dominated by just a handful of players. Read More
From Our Partners | Online
Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Airside Mobile - Summit pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 13, 2018
Airside's new privacy-by-design, consumer-centric ID platform offers a faster path to deploying biometrics in travel. Read More
Interview | Startups
Opinion future AI in travel
Sentiment versus sentient: Taking conversational AI further in travel
By Madhusudan Mathihalli - Passage AI | December 12, 2018
Artificial intelligence applications that are currently being used in the travel and hospitality industries boast a myriad of benefits - from booking flights and hotels to organizing a traveler’s... Read More
Opinion | Technology
Phocuswright Conference 2018 India executive interview
VIDEO: MakeMyTrip and Yatra on the future of the Indian travel market
By Mitra Sorrells | December 11, 2018
Cheap smart phones, cheap data and a proliferation of mobile payment options are spurring massive adoption of mobile shopping in India.   Read More
News | Distribution
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Kiwi.com takes stake in airline tech company AeroCRS
By Linda Fox | December 11, 2018
Kiwi.com has taken a minority stake in AeroCRS, a cloud-based airline reservation technology specialist. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
VIDEO: MSG.ai and WestJet on giving airlines a boost through AI
By PhocusWire | December 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence-led technology is often seen only through the prism of providing consumer-facing benefits. Read More
From Our Partners | Technology
Tinyclues - Launch pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
Tinyclues - Launch pitch runner-up at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 11, 2018
Tinyclues' AI-first solution reinvents how marketers work while doubling their campaign revenue and improving the customer experience. Read More
Interview | Technology
Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
Travelport sold back to private equity for $4.4B
By Kevin May | December 10, 2018
Travelport will end just over four years on the public markets and be taken into private equity hands once more, following a $4.4 billion takeover by Elliott Management Corporation. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
VIDEO: ARC on a future for airline distribution
ARC (Airlines Reporting Corporation) has powered settlement services for airlines, travel agencies and the travel departments of businesses for over 30 years. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
QOTW: Something about simply pressing a button
By Kevin May | December 7, 2018
Quote from Clayton Reid, CEO at MMGY Global, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
News | Online
Tourlane 24 million series b
Tourlane raises $24M for agent-led trip tool, plans to nearly double staff
By Mitra Sorrells | December 7, 2018
Berlin-based Tourlane, which offers online booking of custom itineraries planned by travel specialists, has raised $24 million in Series B funding.   Read More
News | Startups
AirHelp - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
AirHelp - Launch pitch winner at Phocuswright 2018
By Kevin May | December 6, 2018
Machine learning: AirHelps' bots in charge of handling claims. Read More
Interview | Technology