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VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: BeRightBack - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 25, 2020
Billed as the Netflix of Travel, BeRightBack is the world's first travel subscription service that removes all of the hassle for travelers. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Multiple digital health passports now available for COVID travel verification
By Mitra Sorrells | November 25, 2020
The "CommonPass” digital health passport will expand use in December for multiple international routes. Read More
News | Technology
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | November 25, 2020
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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Travel industry could lose $318B through ripple effect of grounded flights
By Linda Fox | November 24, 2020
If current reductions in flying remain in the long-term, $318 billion could be diverted from the travel industry to other sectors. Read More
News | Distribution
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Volara - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 24, 2020
The travel and hospitality communications platform for the post-pandemic era. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Air Doctor - Summit pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 23, 2020
Air Doctor is a digital platform that provides a global medical network of physicians and makes it accessible to any traveler, anywhere. Read More
Interview | Startups
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
Black U.S. leisure travelers spent $109.4B on travel in 2019
By Jill Menze | November 23, 2020
According to a report from MMGY, there were 458.2 million Black U.S. traveler stays in 2019, which represent 13.1% of the U.S. leisure travel market. Read More
News | Online
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AirAsia introduces new COVID-clearance technology
By Mitra Sorrells | November 23, 2020
Known as Scan2Fly, the system determines passengers’ eligibility to travel before they arrive at the airport.  Read More
News | Technology
Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
Innovation, recovery, renewal: What the travel industry can expect in 2021
By SAP Concur | November 20, 2020
In 2021, the global travel community will continue to see significant changes in nearly every sector. Read More
Opinion | Online
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VIDEO: Diversity and inclusion in travel is about more than recruitment - is your organization ready?
By Linda Fox | November 19, 2020
A session at The Phocuswright Conference 2020 says travel companies need to create a welcoming environment to attract and retain diverse talent. Read More
News | Distribution
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
eDreams Odigeo sees signs of improvement during European summer
By Kevin May | November 19, 2020
The Spain-based online travel agency group brought in €34.4 million in the quarter ending September 30 (its fiscal year's second quarter) - a 75% slump on the same period in 2020 Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Halalbooking - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 19, 2020
HalalBooking is the world’s leading search and booking website for halal-friendly travel, allowing you to book hotels and villas online. Read More
Interview | Online
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
COVID-19 and its impact on the customer journey for online travel agencies
By Robert Brown - Travelport | November 18, 2020
To help OTAs overcome challenges from the pandemic, Travelport has launched a new report detailing tactics OTAs can use to improve conversions in the era of COVID-19 and to futureproof their businesses. Read More
From Our Partners | Distribution
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STARTUP STAGE: Colibra pays for flight delays and cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | November 18, 2020
Colibra processes claims under Europe's flight compensation rule, which covers all flights within and originating from Europe. Read More
Interview | Startups
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
VIDEO: Trueface - Summit pitch winner at Phocuswright Conference 2020
By PhocusWire | November 17, 2020
Trueface deploys ethical facial recognition and shows how the responsible use of computer vision is shaping the industry. Read More
Interview | Technology
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